Energy Specialist – Aegon – Cedar Rapids, IA

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What Success Looks Like:

  • Maintain energy, utility, and property data in multiple systems to ensure consistent, accurate reporting and identify consumption issues.
  • Calculate projected energy, water and waste/recycling savings through conservation programs and projects.
  • Identify peak load demands identified by utility companies and modify electrical and HVAC strategies to reduce demand charges.
  • Monitor automation systems to ensure the efficient use of energy.
  • Perform energy audits in cooperation with utility companies to identify potential energy projects.
  • Work with maintenance teams to identify equipment failures and resolve temperature complaints.
  • Work with management to develop and implement energy program/projects; meet documentation requirements and work within established budget.
  • Perform service checks to identify potential equipment failures and areas for improvement.
  • Create and receive work orders; analyze, prioritize, gather information, and follow through to completion.
  • Ensure code compliance and building standards are maintained, including inspections and maintenance for indoor air quality, code deficiencies, equipment longevity, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and repair issues with HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and other systems as needed.
  • Perform carpentry and other construction work as needed.
  • Handle emergency situations beyond normal business hours as required.
  • Champion a culture of environmental awareness and conservation.

What You Need:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Two years of experience in facilities energy management and/or building automation
  • Experience maintaining electrical and utility grid systems
  • Experience troubleshooting/repairing heating and ventilation (HVAC) operating systems
  • Technical proficiency to program and troubleshoot automation systems software
  • Carpentry skills
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Proficiency using MS Office, particularly Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Vision work order or similar software
  • Experience with Energy Star Portfolio software
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Experience with automation systems software such as Trane SC, Trane Tracer Summit or Niagara

Working Conditions

  • Rotate on-call to respond to emergencies and situations that require prompt attention
  • Ability to lift and move heavy equipment, use ladders and hand/power tools
  • Ability to stand/walk for long periods
  • Exposure to changing weather conditions

What You Receive:

  • A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!
  • Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship
  • Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program

Our commitment to inclusion & diversity means that we value differences. We encourage the unique perspectives of individuals and are dedicated to creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.