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Tacoma Power is looking for an engineering manager to join their Business Customer Energy Solutions team. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing technical activities and engineering functions related to development and delivery of energy programs and services for business customers. This includes supervising the engineering group that develops and delivers energy projects, securing energy efficiency measures with Tacoma Power’s commercial, industrial, and large multifamily customers by conducting advanced level engineering and technical analyses. This work is critical to achieving Tacoma Power’s Washington State mandated energy conservation targets.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and review energy efficiency projects for commercial, industrial, and large multifamily facilities, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and adherence to regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Provide technical supervision and leadership for the engineering team, promoting professional development of engineering staff.
  • Manage large and complex energy conservation projects requiring custom analysis. Includes:
    • Conduct and direct the preparation of energy assessments and inspections.
    • Interact directly with customers and trade allies such as engineering and consulting firms to research, assess, and consult on energy project goals, options, plans and incentives.
    • Evaluate the energy performance of installed efficiency projects including detailed measurement and verification (M&V). Requires in-depth knowledge of various M&V protocols, methodologies, and best practices.
    • Prepare complex energy calculations related to a wide variety of building systems including refrigeration, industrial processes and compressed air, water and wastewater, HVAC, pumping, motors and drives, lighting, and domestic water.
  • Develop and maintain complex commercial and industrial conservation programs. Includes:
    • Ongoing implementation support for commercial and industrial Strategic Energy Management programs.
    • Support of planning efforts and enhancements to prescriptive (deemed) and custom offerings.
    • Research and analysis of technical information, new energy concepts, products, and processes.
  • Provide technical information and support to customers and trade allies. May include recommendations, engineering analyses and economic analyses of energy efficiency options, load management, and billing/rate impacts.



Minimum Education*
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or directly related field

Minimum Experience*
5 years including 1 year prior as a licensed professional engineer or project lead/intermittent supervisor

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements
Washington State Licensed Professional Engineer (or ability to obtain Washington license within 6 months from time of appointment)

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