Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: P6015 / Supv,Energy Services
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Exempt
Grade: 13

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Oversees and coordinates the operational delivery of maintenance, construction, and commissioning services for energy management and control systems, building HVAC, lighting digital controls, and alarm systems throughout the main campus and branch campuses. Supervises the daily activities of a specialized technical workforce.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises energy services personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and control, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
  2. Performs estimates of job costs for multi-trade projects; reviews work orders for compliance and billing purposes; orders supplies and materials.
  3. Coordinates with customers, project technicians, and outside contractors to ensure the timely completion of required repairs and/or construction.
  4. Serves as project manager for assigned energy services projects, as appropriate.
  5. Evaluates and determines the resources needed for assigned energy services projects and, or contractor support.
  6. Assists in the monitoring of energy consumption to ensure efficient and reduction goals are sustained during ongoing operations.
  7. Oversees inspections, commissioning, and approvals of projects and work assignments; ensure all deliverables are complete.
  8. Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records for the operating unit.
  9. Participates in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a computerized maintenance management system, including corrective and preventive maintenance programs.
  10. Assists in evaluating existing HVAC control logic and graphic displays. Oversees modifications to system programming to ensure accuracy and to reduce energy consumption.
  11. Participates in the development and implementation of university-wide safety programs and in formulating maintenance strategies and policies.
  12. Oversees and performs quality assurance inspections on all completed jobs; ensures conformance with institutional standards; identifies and resolves issues.
  13. Oversees the organizing and maintenance of an inventory of test equipment, tools, and supplies; ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  14. Assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of the unit.
  15. Establishes and maintains appropriate customer services procedures and standards; interfaces with customers and resolves problems and conflicts as necessary.
  16. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 9 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Certification/Licensure: Current New Mexico Journeyman in one of the following disciplines: Journeyman Refrigeration (JR), Journeyman Gasfitter (JG), Journeyman Plumber and Natural Gasfitter (JPG), Journeyman Boiler Operator (BO1), Journeyman Boiler Operator (BO2) or a Journeyman Electrician (JE98), Journeyman Plumbing (Jp), Journeyman Gas (Jg), ES-3J Sound and Intercommunication and Electrical Alarm Systems, EE-98J Electrical (includes all ESJ Specialties), EE-98J Electrical (includes all ESJ Specialties), EL-1J Electrical Distribution Systems, including transmission lines, ES-3 Sound and Intercommunication and Electrical Alarm Systems, EE-98 Electrical (includes ER-1 and ES classifications) & EL-1 Electrical Distribution Systems, including transmission lines.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. Completed management training from UNM-Lead or similar.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • In-depth understanding of systems networking as related to energy management systems and campus-wide.
  • Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.
  • Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Knowledge of Delta and Automated Logic software applications.
  • Knowledge of digital HVAC control systems and computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Ability to provide operational guidance and leadership to technical staff in area of specialty.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Analytical, evaluative, and critical thinking skills.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to read construction design plans.
  • Knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
  • Project management skills.

Conditions of Employment

  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • CPR and First Aid certification must be obtained within 6 months of date of hire.
  • Successful candidate may be required to submit to a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check, depending on location and nature of position.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job.
  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 11/14/2022