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City of New York Energy Manager in New York, New York

Job Description

According to the Local Law 97 (LL97) Implementation Action Plan (IAP) developed by NYC DCAS, as well as Local Law 101 of 2021 and Executive Order 89, DOT has an expanded responsibility to provide energy data and pathways to achieve emissions reductions targets (2025 and 2030) through increased project volume and more granular reporting. Achieving these goals requires a robust Energy Team, significant coordination with various DOT divisions, DOT Budget, sister agencies, and external entities.

The Energy Manager will oversee DOT’s Energy Team, consisting currently of two staff, leading in energy reduction efforts for the agency. The Energy Manager will report to the Executive Director of Real Estate and Facilities Planning and will operationalize energy-efficiency throughout the DOT portfolio, developing strategic projects to be implemented at DOT facilities for the greater benefit of the City. The manager will also manage traditional and agency-specific energy reporting responsibilities.

Job Description

DOT seeks to hire an Energy Manager who will be responsible for overseeing energy management efforts across the portfolio of approximately 80 facilities operated by DOT to achieve the City’s energy and emissions reductions goals. The Energy Manager responsibilities will include the following:

  1. Lead the energy management program and team for the agency, develop agency-level plans to meet the City’s emissions and energy reduction goals.

  2. Provide high level technical calculations for capital and/or expense funding opportunities and apply to DCAS DEM for these projects.

  3. Coordinate and collaborate with other DOT Divisions to provide funding for energy reducing projects they plan to implement.

  4. Support peak load management/demand response program with data analysis and performance trends to participating facilities.

  5. Develop, analyze and recommend opportunities for renewable energy installation.

  6. Think both technically and creatively to analyze and understand what energy savings endeavors are most appropriate for the agency. Research and develop new ideas and plans for new energy efficient projects for the agency.

  7. Manage facility recycling policies and procedures.

  8. Manage implementation of energy savings projects.

  9. Oversee the development of RFPs and specifications for energy related projects and manage procurement process.

  10. Provide analytical and communications support to Facilities for real estate and space planning.

  11. Coordinate and implement outreach activities both internally (to DOT staff) and externally (to the public at events such as Summer Streets and Car Free Earth Day)

  12. Supervise Energy Staff

  13. Oversee energy strategic planning for Facilities.


  1. Eight years of full-time experience in construction, repair, alteration and/or rehabilitation of multiple dwellings, commercial, industrial or public buildings in the capacity of general contractor, superintendent of construction, procurement specialist, evaluator responsible for cost estimation, or as a field supervisor or as an inspector, at least 18 months of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity involving responsibility for a large number of buildings; or

  2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above. Education in an accredited college leading toward a baccalaureate degree in engineering, architecture, engineering technology or a closely related field will be accepted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years. However, all candidates must possess at least 18 months of the specialized supervisory or administrative experience described in "1" above.

Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.