| The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill one Energy Engineer III vacancy within the Public Works Department. This experienced professional is needed to deliver programs and projects that reduce or de-carbonize energy use in City facilities, in service of the goals of the City's Energy and Climate Action Plan and to make the City more energy resilient in a disaster. The ideal candidate for this position must possess strong general and personnel management skills; have the demonstrated ability to function effectively in a local government environment, including coordinating work that may cross departments, involve other agencies, and require approval of the City Council; and feel comfortable working in a team within a multi-agency setting. He/she will have exceptional skills in establishing and controlling project budgets and schedules; scoping, issuing and administering contracts; and developing, implementing, and assessing energy projects. The Energy Engineer collaborates closely with the Sustainability Program Manager on assignments and tasks related to greenhouse gas emissions reductions within City facilities and operations. |
Located on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay, Oakland features a mix of architectural styles and urban landscapes, a fast-growing downtown core, and an active and accessible waterfront. Its thriving community of more than 400,000 residents form one of the nation's most diverse cultures with locals speaking nearly 125 different languages and dialects. Oakland has a rich history and expanding local economy, and is home to dynamic scenes for music, art, culture, sports, and education. Its pleasant and moderate climate, combined with access to the largest urban open space and trails systems in the United States, attract visitors and residents who enjoy the outdoors. All these amenities and more make Oakland a livable and sustainable city, and great place to grow your career.
Under general supervision in the Oakland Public Works (OPW) Department, this position provides professional engineering expertise for the City's energy goals for its facilities, including analyzing energy use and developing and implementing energy saving and renewable energy modifications to existing and proposed City facilities; supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff; and performs related duties as assigned.
Required at time of application: A valid State of California license as a Registered Professional Mechanical or Electrical Engineer must be attached to your application and is required in order to be considered for this position.