The Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) is looking for someone to work in its Energy Efficiency and Conservation Section . This position will be involved in energy efficiency and conservation efforts tied to the public, commercial and industrial sectors. Additionally, the Governor’s draft 10-Year Energy Plan has placed new emphasis on maximizing energy efficiency in public buildings.
Since 1975, ODOE programs and policies have helped make Oregon a recognized leader in energy efficiency and renewable energy.
This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified people. The list will be used to fill the current vacancy and possibly other vacancies as they occur. This is a permanent, full-time, unrepresented position.
Duties & Responsibilities
The purpose of this position is to provide technical assistance to improve compliance with Oregon’s commercial building energy code. Includes developing and maintaining educational materials, conducting classroom training, and provide on-site assistance and remote technical assistance for building owners, design and construction professionals, and local building officials and staff in support of the commercial building code. This position will coordinate closely with the Building Codes Division to supplement their code education work.
This position will help further the deployment of energy-efficient design and practices in non-residential (commercial and public) facilities in Oregon by providing engineering level analysis and review of plans and designs of energy systems on capital construction projects for public buildings in Oregon to ensure maximum cost-effective energy efficiency is incorporated. This position will provide technical services for agency programs relating to non-residential facilities, including but not limited to the energy standards of the state building code, State Energy Efficient Design (SEED) program, the Energy Incentives Program (EIP), technology demonstration programs, and design and operation of other public buildings.
This position is also expected to develop and implement programs for energy-efficient technologies and practices, assist in selection and deployment of a commercial energy scoring system, standardized energy/building audit protocol, and provide technical assistance to commercial sector stakeholders promoting efficiency in all energy-related systems in non-residential buildings taking a lead role in one or more of technology areas.
For the full list of specific duties and working conditions, see the Position Description .
Your work experience must clearly demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications below in the WORK HISTORY section of your application. A resume WILL NOT substitute. All answers to the supplemental questions will be verified using the work history section of your application to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications.
To qualify you must have:
A Bachelor's degree in either Civil, Electrical, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management Engineering, or Energy Management Engineering; AND
Four years of engineering experience AND
Possess a Professional Engineering License (PE) in Oregon or have the ability to obtain the designation within a year.
Preference may be given to candidates with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management Engineering, or Energy Management Engineering.
Credits must be from an accredited college or university. To receive credit for your degree and/or course work you must attach a copy of your transcripts.
The work experience section of the NEOGOV application must clearly show that you meet the minimum qualifications of the position or your application may be rejected.
Transcripts must be submitted to receive credit for education coursework at the time of application. It is highly recommended that you attach your transcripts even if you meet qualifications with work experience. Transcripts are used as additional information if experience calculations cannot be made with work experience alone.
The candidates whose experience most closely matches the qualifications and desired attributes of this position will be invited to interview. We are looking for qualified applicants whose work experience most closely demonstrates the following:
Experience designing or reviewing plans for mechanical engineering and other energy-related systems in non-residential buildings.
Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of advanced energy efficiency technologies and practices.
Excellent technical analytical skills in an energy/natural resource related field.
Experience constructing and reviewing energy models of commercial buildings energy use.
Strong policy analysis skills.
Experience writing clear and concise reports and other written materials of a technical nature.
Only the candidates whose experience most closely matches the qualifications and desired attributes of this position will be invited to an interview.
TO APPLY , follow the “Apply” link above to complete the Oregon Employment Application online. All application materials must be received by the closing date/time posted on this announcement.
This announcement has supplemental information required for submission. Please see the “Supplemental Questions” section of this announcement. Only complete applications will be considered.
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation. See additional information link below for more details.
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The pay and benefits on all announcements may change without notice.
Applicants are subject to a computerized criminal history check for a thorough background investigation. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification.
Driving is an essential function of this position. The person in this position must have a valid driver's license and maintain a satisfactory driving record. A review of the finalist's driving record will be conducted prior to an offer being made and annually to ensure a satisfactory record is maintained.
Your driving record will be considered unacceptable for any of the following offenses. Offenses include but are not limited to:
Any traffic offense or crime in the past 24 months (Examples include reckless driving, driving under the influence of intoxicants, failing to perform the duties of a driver, criminal driving while suspended or revoked, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, and others.).
A felony revocation of driving privileges, or felony or misdemeanor conviction resulting in driver license suspension within the last 24 months.
Three or more Class B traffic violation convictions within the past 12 months.
A careless driving conviction in the last 12 months.
A Class A moving violation in the last 12 months (Class A is the most serious level of violation, e.g., going 30 miles over the speed limit.).
Application Reference Number: ODOE13-0022
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