Job Title: Project Manager, Capital Delivery #2
PVN ID: VA-2205-004760
Category: Managerial and Professional

Job Description

General Description

Through its partnership with the City of New York, CUNY’s Building Performance Laboratory is hiring qualified energy management professionals to serve as on-site consultants and fill critical staffing capacity needs at the Department of Citywide Administrative Services’ (“DCAS”) Division of Energy Management (“DEM”). For background, DEM serves as the hub for energy management for City government operations. DEM develops the City’s annual Heat, Light, and Power Budget; manages the City’s electricity, natural gas, and steam accounts; helps agency partners identify and pursue energy-saving opportunities; does energy efficiency and clean power generation projects across the City’s portfolio; and implements operations and maintenance best practices. Specifically, DEM is tasked with leading the City’s efforts to reduce emissions from City government operations 40 percent by 2025, 50 percent by 2030, and 80 percent by 2050 from baseline.  


For this specific role, on behalf of DEM, CUNY BPL seeks to hire two (2) Project Managers to help reduce emissions and energy consumption across the City by focusing on the delivery of capital-funded energy efficiency projects and clean energy projects.


Other Duties

Under this assignment, the person’s responsibilities may include the following:

  • Managing the design and construction process to ensure proper, timely, and cost-efficient completion of projects, including supervising consultants and contractors, and working with agency staff at City facilities.
  • Performing technical calculations related to energy usage changes, generation capacity, energy cost savings, and avoided greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Serving as a liaison to the Capital budget planning team.
  • Developing new energy-related contracts and taking advantage of new citywide contracts.
  • Managing project scoping and providing project management support across the division.


The ideal candidate will bring the following skills and experience to this position:

  • A master’s in electrical, mechanical, facilities, or environmental engineering or architecture.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in energy management, energy performance contracting, facilities management, commissioning, or mechanical construction project management.
  • Strong understanding of building energy systems, energy efficiency technologies, and clean energy technologies. Experience with the design and construction of energy efficiency or clean energy projects in diverse buildings that vary in age, size, and use. Knowledge of and experience with ASHRAE or AEE Procedures for Commercial Buildings Energy Audits.
  • Familiarity with NYC electrical and energy codes.
  • Familiarity with energy usage, energy cost savings, and avoided greenhouse gas emissions calculation methodologies.
  • High level of productivity: able to meet and even exceed deadlines and handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Professional Engineer qualification strongly encouraged
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and proficient computer skills, including Microsoft applications.


Special Caveats:

  • NYC residency may be required for continued employment.
  • Immigration sponsorship is not available under this program.
  • Must be vaccinated.
  • Must be prepared to be on-site.

About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

DCAS, Division of Energy Management
Full Time
Annual Salary Range
$75,500.00 - $85,000.00
Closing Date
Aug 31, 2022 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit