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    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Coast Guard (USCG), Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4), Office of Civil Engineering (CG-43), Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center (SILC), Engineering Services Division, Facility Operations Branch - Norfolk, VA.

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    You will serve on the Energy Management Team focused on energy efficiency, electric vehicle infrastructure, renewable energy generation, and water conservation programs.  You will develop proposals impacting legislative authority, budget proposals, policies and procedures impacting energy consumption. You will identify, develop, evaluate, and recommend projects to implement energy and water conservation measures in CG shore facilities. You coordinate with program managers, budget personnel, and other engineering/architectural professionals to scope and gain approval for new programs and projects. In addition, you will also provide consulting services to field units nation-wide on how energy and water conservation can be identified and incorporated into both new construction and rehabilitation projects

    Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:

      • Uses innovative professional engineering concepts and problem solving techniques to develop Energy and Water Conservation Measures, analyze data, conduct surveys, audits, and special studies to reduce the energy and carbon footprint across Coast Guard shore facilities
      • Evaluates and makes recommendations on all matters concerning energy management to ensure compliance with federal/state statutes, Executive Orders, Department of Homeland Security and Coast Guard policy, and prevailing codes and standards
      • Drafts and interprets legislative change proposals and Coast Guard policies related to energy management
      • Administers complex Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) and Utility Savings Performance Contracts (UESCs) with cumulative construction costs of $300M requiring auditing, quality assurance, sound financial analysis, and strong negotiation skills in order to maximize energy and financial savings for the USCG.
      • Developing plans, proposals, procedures, standards, and policies for CG-wide implementation including, but not limited to, facilities management procedures to support ongoing energy efficiency through commissioning, retro-commissioning, and continuous commissioning, strategies and standards to reduce impervious hardscape, limit disruption of natural hydrology, and control storm water runoff quantity and quality.
      • Identifies requirements, develops feasibility studies, evaluates analysis of alternatives, and provides technical oversight for facility utility infrastructure projects including energy planning, building sustainability, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, renewable energy, chiller plant operations, boiler plant operations, steam generation, domestic hot water, building envelope, facility water usage and irrigation, lighting and HVAC controls, electricity/natural gas/fuel oil/water consumption, tracking and reporting of all energy/water metrics, fleet electrification, and new technology pilot programs.
      • Coordinating complex environmental permitting for energy projects including, the identification of floodplains, critical habitats, land use designations, zoning, archeological and historical site designations that impact permit processing.
      • Serves as a subject matter expert on shore facility energy efficiency, renewable energy, electricity vehicle infrastructure, and water conservation compliance, policy and planning.
      • Chairs meetings/briefings and coordinates with all levels of management within the Coast Guard and key personnel in other Government agencies

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588852300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.