The Department of A&F Utilities Distribution Operations at the University of Cincinnati provides utilities for over 100 buildings and over 12 million gross square feet. Our Utilities Department has two plants on campus that provide electric, steam, and chilled water service to the University, local hospitals and surrounding areas. The plants burn a variety of fuels to ensure our reliability and cost effectiveness. Our staff are trained to efficiently operate and maintain the facilities and equipment, resulting in dependable utilities every day of the year.
The University of Cincinnati is currently seeking a Utility Energy Meter Engineer who will perform specific procedures of dealing with the collection (metering) of energy use information, analysis of that energy usage, communication of energy usage, energy efficiency, and energy services.
Provide oversight to the production, distribution, and transmission of reliable electricity, steam, and chilled water to over one hundred campus and hospital area buildings supported by the University of Cincinnati Utilities Department.
Perform ongoing evaluation of production and maintenance activities to insure cost effective modes of operation in the supply of energy.
Leverage relationships with CEAS faculty to develop tools, programs, and services to monitor, analyze, project, and communicate energy usage, efficiency, and savings throughout campus.
Support the overall University and Department goals of ensuring safe, reliable, environmentally compliant, and regulatory compliant operations.
Develop, recommend, and implement technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance of equipment and processes.
Monitor and analyze energy production and consumption data from internal plants and the more than one hundred campus and area hospital buildings.
Using advanced knowledge of University administration work with building personnel and other internal support groups to identify energy savings opportunities; make recommendations to achieve greater energy efficient operations throughout campus.
Utilize developed campus and organizational relationships to work closely with building management personnel to communicate, analyze, and explain in detail their energy usage trends, impacts, and costs.
Using advanced knowledge of University financial and billing systems work with University financial groups to develop internal and external billing for each building based on identified consumption of each energy.
Utilize existing relationships with University personnel, department, and student organizations to identify energy cost saving initiatives aimed a reduction of overall energy costs.
Produce technical reports for management and other groups such as the EPA, PUCO, PJM, Duke, and DOE.
Leverage experience working with external organizations to advance the interests of the University.
Evaluate construction design information such as detail and assembly drawings, design calculations, system layouts and sketches, or specifications
Develop procedures to ensure reliability and contingency plans for emergency operations.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Chemical/Mechanical Engineering combined with advanced degree in Engineering and/or Business Administration. At least five (5) years of experience working in roles integrated with University of Cincinnati administration groups and personnel.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.