The Corporate Energy Manager, Plant Operations manages the organization’s efforts to promote responsible use of resources by leveraging technology, exploiting internal and external subject matter expertise, and continuously learning from healthcare industry design advancements. The desired goal of these efforts is a reduced environmental impact by the organization along with reduced operating costs by optimizing energy consumption. The individual works with peers in Corporate Operations and others to design, build, implement, and optimize the use of technology-based systems that provide real-time tracking of physical plant infrastructure operation. The individual then analyzes data gathered from these systems to implement improvements to the organization’s energy management program.
The Corporate Energy Manager, Plant Operations position involves frequent travel. Purposes of this travel includes but is not limited to:
Conduct site-based physical plant infrastructure condition assessment and make recommendations for improvements focused upon optimization of performance leading to energy cost reduction.
Collaborate with Select Medical Design/Construction Team on new construction and infrastructure renewal to optimize design efficiency, establish appropriate sequences of operation, and ensure as-built operation matches or exceeds design specifications.
Intervene when Building Automation Systems (BAS) indicate inefficient or improper operation of critical building infrastructure systems and collaborate with site-based Directors of Plant Operations (DPO) to correct or improve performance.
Daily communication with various site-based Directors of Plant Operations/Safety Officers to provide support for critical building infrastructure assessments
Advanced knowledge of healthcare facility building infrastructure systems (e.g., Heating/Ventilation/Air-Conditioning, Steam, Hot/Cold Water Production, Domestic and Fire Suppression Water Systems, Electrical Distribution Systems, Emergency Power Systems, Building Envelope, Medical Gas Systems, etc.) NOTE: It is acknowledged that few individuals have extensive knowledge and/or hands-on experience with all critical building infrastructure. The goal of this criterion is to possess strong general knowledge with the ability to identify operational anomalies and establish/maintain appropriate preventive maintenance on critical systems using both external professional contractors
Analyze energy modeling data and develop Return on Investment (ROI) projections on proposed new projects
Collaborate with corporate project management teams to develop energy management strategies on new construction and infrastructure renovations
Develop and maintain strong relationships with both internal and external engineering, construction, and procurement stakeholders
Perform building walk-throughs to identify energy conservation opportunities (architectural, mechanical, electrical, water management/plumbing, etc.)
Self-direct priorities across the enterprise and keep team-mates within Corporate Operations Team apprised of priorities
Analyze pricing and rate structures on supply-side energy sources and advise the organization on best energy purchase plans
Collaborate with and analyze proposals and submittals by external vendors to recommend best choices internally
Ability and willingness to travel frequently overnight during weeknights via both airline and car
Four-year degree in mechanical or electrical engineering from an ABET-accredited university required
Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical Engineering strongly preferred
Professional Engineer (PE) in Mechanical Engineering licensure strongly preferred
Minimum of 8 years of advanced-level work with multi-facility, networked, Building Automation Systems (BAS) required
Experience in developing/budgeting for/implementing/optimizing corporate-level, multi-facility, networked, BAS systems in organizations spanning multiple states in the continental United States strongly preferred
Certified Energy Manager (CEM®) Certification by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) required
Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
Select Medical is one of the nation's largest providers of specialized acute and post-acute care with approximately 100 hospitals specializing in long-term acute care, over 25 rehabilitation hospitals, and approximately 2,000 outpatient clinics offering physical and occupational therapy. Select Medical treats more than 78,000 patients in a typical day. Ranging from some of the most critically ill individuals in our nation’s healthcare system to some of the most-fit athletes, our patients benefit from the combined knowledge and expertise of over 48,000 employees. No matter what the setting, our people are dedicated to providing an exceptional patient experience. In addition, Select Medical offers occupational medicine and urgent care through Concentra.