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Job Description
Position Purpose:
The Energy Specialist is responsible for improving the energy efficiency and reducing costs in all Home Depot facilities which includes Stores, Warehouses and Offices. This position is required to assist in the coordination of energy efficiency projects and the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions by:
  • Managing the implementation of retrofits,audits and renewable/sustainable energy projects
  • Raising the profile of energy conservation
  • Prepare project business cases
  • Assist in the investigate, testing  and monitoring of new energy saving technologies
  • Managing existing building automation system with outsourced monitoring company
  • Assisting Construction/Maintenance in retrofit process for Building Automation System
This role will have annual budget goals, supplier management and customer service metrics to gauge how well they are driving energy efficiency,value for the company and satisfying the needs of their internal customers. 

Position Responsibilities:
  • implement and monitor energy efficiency projects, contribute to sustainable development initiatives and ensure accurate records are maintained and energy monitoring data is collected
  • Partner with Utility companies and obtain information on rebate program on consumption saving projects
  • Assist the Sr Manager with the developing,coordinating,and implementing of strategies and policies to reduce energy consumption in Home Depot facilities. This role is responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of these policies and strategies, including coordinating progress reports
  • management of the gas and electricity commodity buying Consultant; as member of the Home Depot Energy Committee will assist in the review and approval of the presented energy buying strategies
  • management of the consultant/vendor that currently provides Energy Management System monitoring services and commissioning
  • Part of the team that works on new and refurbishment projects regarding sustainability, energy and water conservation
  • Manage projects of medium complexity, including identifying, maintaining, and adjusting scope and resources; overseeing project performance
  • site inspections, reviewing energy audits, prepare feasibility studies and cost estimates, prepare pay-back calculations and report out recommendations
  • Benchmark energy consumptions against best practice guidelines
  • Keep abreast of federal, provincial and utility rebate incentive programs
  • Participates or interact with the following business partners: Field leaders, Store Operations, Public Relations, Supply Chain and Facilities
  • Accountability;The degree to which energy best practices and compliance are identified, implemented, and sustained.The degree to which data management and reporting are carried out and maintained. The degree with which Company business is conducted in a professional and ethical manner

Professionally designated as a certified engineering technician or technologist, or a licensed professional engineer in the province of Ontario, with a strong background in commercial, institutional or industrial energy use, as applicable, and energy management.
Designated as a Certified Energy Manager or designation within one (1) year of the start date.
Intermediate knowledge of energy using systems (lighting systems, plumbing and HVAC) and energy savings measures and technologies for retail commercial or industrial applications
Post secondary education preferred and/or equivalent experience
2-3 years of experience supporting & implementing energy efficiency projects for industrial and commercial buildings is preferred
Must demonstrate the ability to take initiative, be accountable for individual and team results, and motivate self and others to set and achieve high performance standards
Must demonstrate the ability to interface effectively and collaborate with associates, management and project personnel to develop solutions and ensure stakeholder buy-in
Project management and technical aptitude and analytical skills
Strong written and verbal communications skills; multi-tasking abilities; experience in building partnerships; conflict resolution; effective time and work management, benchmarking, high level of Microsoft Office applications knowledge; supplier management; performance measurement monitoring
Travel requirements approx. 25-35%

Thank you for applying to The Home Depot Canada. Our careers allow you to “unleash your inner orange” to improve the lives of our customers and yourself by helping them to complete their projects. Please note applications will only be accepted online and only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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Job Title Energy Specialist - Contract
Post Details
Posted By Home Deopt
Jobs in Toronto
Job Type Full-time
Classification Engineering