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CBRE Energy & Sustainability Manager - REMOTE IN CENTRAL U.S. REGION ONLY in Davenport, Iowa

Energy & Sustainability Manager - REMOTE IN CENTRAL U.S. REGION ONLY

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Building Management, Facilities Management, Health and Safety/Environment


Austin - Texas - United States of America, Chicago - Illinois - United States of America, Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Green Bay - Wisconsin - United States of America, Houston - Texas - United States of America, Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America, Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America, Saint Louis - Missouri - United States of America


Thepurposeofthispositionistoleadtheimplementationof energyandsustainability initiativesfora large healthcare client with 25+ hospitals and a total portfolio of 300+ properties in Texas.


Utility Cost Management

Establish / monitor utilities budgets. Provide commentary for budget variances and exceptions.

Oversee utility bill payment and data management processes.

Provide forecasts of utility expenses throughout the portfolio.

Coordinate energy procurement and renewable energy purchasing activities as needed.

Data Analytics

Manage energy benchmarking in Energy Star and other healthcare benchmarks

Analyze energy and water consumption metrics to identify opportunities and create plans to sustain energy savings

Develop and presents monthly energy reports on energy use, water use, waste diversion rates and spending trends.

Understand and calculate building energy consumption profiles.

Energy and Water Efficiency

Develop energy management & sustainability strategy for clients' real estate portfolios Ensures that global energy and sustainability standards are applied throughout the managed properties.

Lead identification and prioritization of energy capital projects, operational changes and physical plant upgrades, resulting in reduced energy consumption (may include HVAC, lighting, building envelope, demand response and controls, plug loads, distributed generation, employee engagement, and evaluating new technologies and services).

Engage FM team and the global energy and sustainability team to identify and develop energy projects. Responsible for formalizing scope, obtaining quotes, evaluating financial viability, performing project savings analysis, budgeting and obtaining project approval.

Collaborate with the global CBRE platform on the implementation and management of energy and sustainability projects in a timely and accurate fashion.

Implement programs in a timely manner to achieve targeted savings goals.

Report clear and concise metrics on various energy and sustainability activities (cost savings, CO2, water, etc.), and achievements monthly or as requested by client.

Provide energy and sustainability related inputs to preventative maintenance and engineering teams.

Communicate plans and progress to all levels of staff through presentations and meetings.

Support water saving programs and recycling programs as requested.

Support new business pursuits and business development through relationship building and building walkthroughs

Other Responsibilities and Skills Needed for Success

Has a detailed knowledge of energy consuming building systems, energy and water efficiency in hospitals and healthcare environments, healthcare compliance, industry standards for measurement & verification of energy savings.

Strong people and communication skills required. The candidate should be able to work with the client, FM leadership and facility operations team members to communicate value, progress and to mentor as needed.

Strong computer skills including proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint, online software platforms, with the ability to use spreadsheets and data analysis applications

Ability to multi-task and effectively organize responsibilities. Strong project management and leadership skills.

Advanced, in-depth knowledge of sustainability and energy principles and concepts, particularly related to the built environment.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future


Bachelor's degree (BS) from four-year college or university in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering. Minimum of four-six years related experience.


Professional Engineer (PE), BPI Multifamily Building Analyst (MFBA), AEE Certified Energy Manager (CEM).


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


Experience developing energy modeling calculation spreadsheets.

Proficient with one or more energy modeling softwares.

Experience conducting energy audits of multifamily buildings.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong organizational and analytical skills.

Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.

Ability to effectively present information.

Proficiency in Microsoft software, including Excel.

Responsible for completing assigned projects according to project schedule.

Requires knowledge of economic terms and principles.

Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as simple payback, savings to investment ratio,

Conducts basic economic analysis.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.


CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)