Energy Manager
Unimin
Nephton, Ontario, Canada
1d ago

Job Description

Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. The formation of Covia in 2018 is the most recent of many significant milestones in our shared history.

Built from the merging of Fairmount Santrol and Unimin Corporation, Covia’s rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership.

Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly-

skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Energy Manager who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Nephton, Ontariolocation.

As an Energy Manager, you will identify, report, and implement energy saving opportunities.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities :

  • Energy Tracking & Monitoring - Provide a database and an energy tracking and monitoring system for each Facility / process that captures current monthly energy consumption and an electrical load inventory of major equipment.
  • The Energy Manager will develop and deliver training to the Participant’s staff on the energy tracking and monitoring system.

  • Primary Assessment Review existing energy study reports and perform a high-level assessment, including a walk through audit of each major process area of each site, to identify energy saving opportunities and to identify which systems will require more detailed evaluations.
  • Maintenance and Operating Schedules - Review and provide a description of the control systems, operating schedules, and maintenance practices at each Facility / process to identify operational savings.
  • Develop maintenance practices and programs to enhance energy efficiency. Examples would include : reprogramming controls to shutdown equipment and lighting when not required, developing a checklist to ensure that all shutdown procedures are properly implemented and followed.

  • Energy Saving Opportunities & Action Plan - Identify, assess, prioritize and recommend to senior management energy-saving opportunity projects including both capital improvement projects and operational and maintenance changes.
  • This will include the preparation of business cases to justify capital expenditures and the completion of applications to LDC CDM initiatives and to other agencies to maximize funding available for energy-saving projects.

  • Project Implementation & Electrical Energy Savings Coordinate the implementation of energy-saving projects, including the planning, budgeting, and scheduling for the design, installation, commissioning, and verification of energy efficiency projects.
  • It is expected that a project manager (not the Energy Manager) would be assigned for large capital projects.

  • Measurement & Verification Strategy Work with the Participant to develop a strategy for the Measurement & Verification of energy-
  • saving projects at a corporate level (i.e. not involved at project level).

  • Energy Management Behaviour and Business Process Improvements Work to create and foster a sustainable energy management culture at the Participant’s facilities and provide an avenue for employees to recognize and report issues and ideas regarding energy conservation and efficiency.
  • Employee Awareness Program - Implement an employee training and awareness program to promote energy conservation and communicate the energy efficiency initiatives undertaken.
  • Assistance to LDC Projects Coordinate and assist with site inspections by the LDC / IESO (or their respective designate) from time to time of the various measures implemented at the sole discretion of the IESO or LDC, as the case may be.
  • Collect relevant information regarding additional electrical energy use (equipment purchases, schedule changes, occupancy changes or construction).

  • Reporting : Complete Quarterly Reports and annual Energy Management Plan.
  • Additionally, the Energy Manager will be required to participate in up to 4 workshops, seminars and / or training programs per year.
  • Mandatory training programs will be designed to aid in the identification and / or implementation of measures enabling the Energy Manager to achieve the Annual Savings Target.

    The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications :

  • Professional designation as a Certified Engineering Technician, Certified Engineering Technologist, Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Energy Manager In Training (EMIT) required to successfully complete the CEM examination within first year of employment, a licensed professional engineer in the province of Ontario (P.
  • Eng.), with a strong background in energy management, or such other appropriate qualifications.

  • Must possess 2+ years of energy management experience
  • Heavy industry experience strongly preferred
  • Engineering analysis experience within the context of energy savings performance contracts
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience performing Energy audits of facilities and energy consuming systems
  • Position is for a temporary assignment to last up to (2) years.

    At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we recognize this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace.

    We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-

    work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.

    The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

  • Covia is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. Please advise if you require accommodation;
  • we will work with you to meet your needs.

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