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Energy Specialist

Coquitlam, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

Energy Specialist


The Coquitlam School District invites applications for the position of Energy Specialist. The Energy Specialist is involved with all aspects of conservation and sustainability within the District and will assist the Energy Manager to achieve, promote, and coordinate energy saving initiatives. 

The Energy Specialist explores, develops and promotes business cases related to sustainability and energy conservation with a focus on natural gas consumption.  This position ensures that FortisBC’s programs are utilized and implemented where applicable.

Specific responsibilities include energy tracking and monitoring, identifying energy conservation opportunities, developing business cases to support initiatives based on financial/statistical analysis, developing student/employee training and awareness programs to promote energy conservation, promoting participation in FortisBC programs, and coordinating quarterly reports.



The ideal candidate will possess at least one of the minimum education requirements:  BCIT Sustainable Energy Management Associate Certificate with Energy Management Experience; or UBC Masters in Clean Energy with Energy Management; or Registered Professional Engineer; or Registered Engineering Technologist or Certified Energy Manager.


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • An aptitude in writing detailed reports and performing financial/statistical analysis based on provided Energy Tracking software
  • A strong knowledge of building mechanical systems (HVAC, DDC systems and controls) and familiarity with energy efficient technologies
  • A genuine passion for environmental sustainability in the reduction of GHG emissions
  • Ability to build strong relationships with people at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software technology such as Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with a high degree of independence, professional judgement and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, facilitate, and gain consensus with various stakeholders and teams
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and presentation skills
  • A valid BC driver’s license and business use of personal vehicle


To apply, (by Friday, April 17th, 2020 at 4:00pm) please click on the following link

Once you have completed your profile you will have access to the job postings.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


The successful applicant will be required to obtain two Criminal Record Check clearances.


“The deliberations of employees, and Committees used to screen and consider job applications, shall be kept in strict confidence, and shall not be disclosed to any person except as required by law. Personal references, recommendations and evaluations collected or generated by Board employees and Committee members as part of the Board’s hiring processes (other than references whose authorship and content is already known to the job applicant) shall be treated as having been supplied in confidence to the Board for the purposes of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.”