The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
$52,725 - $68,544 / year
Competition Number: #295-22.23

Closing Date: March 30, 2023 at 4:30 PM

Capital Planning & Operations

Capital Planning & Operations is a team of approximately 130 employees that take tremendous pride in the campus and deliver exceptional service that supports the University of New Brunswick's mission, vision and values. You will be a part of a motivated team of professionals who are always striving to make our campus a safe, sustainable, accessible and welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and community.


Full-Time | Term Ending March 30, 2024 (Leave Replacement) | Fredericton | Hybrid

Standard Work Hours: Mon - Fri | 7:45 am - 4:30 pm | 40 hours per week

UNB is committed to ensuring employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. As such, we're proud to support a hybrid work approach, which includes flexible hours and work-from-home options.


Reporting to the Energy Manager, the Energy Coordinator supports the implementation of the UNB Fredericton Campus Energy Management Program, metering of utilities, emissions monitoring, and reporting.

  • Assist in the development of projects relating to energy efficiency and sustainability.
  • Assist in the preparation of energy improvement project audits.
  • Liaise with Project Group to maintain an inventory of energy projects currently under development.
  • Indicate the stage of construction, financial and milestone updates.
  • Carry out regular walk-through inspections of energy projects under construction. Provide written status reports and raise any issues to the Energy Manager for follow up.
  • Prepare and as directed submit applications for incentives with Provincial and Federal government agencies. Track status of accounts once approved, write, and provide updates as appropriate and required.
  • Monitor and track utilities and emissions data. Investigate anomalies and make suggestions for corrective reports.
  • Prepare written technical submissions for the Energy Manager to deliver to the Energy Management Committee, including requests for approval of new energy improvement projects and reconciliation reports.
  • Prepare agendas, record, and publish the minutes of Energy Management Committee meetings.
  • Prepare emission reports for federal, provincial, and municipal government departments.
  • Prepare annual written report to Board of Governors for Energy Management, recycling initiatives and any other reports as maybe requested by the Energy Manager.
  • Pursue opportunities to add new smart utility meters within energy improvement projects and explore possibilities to retrofit existing metering to the campus controls, building automation systems and surveillance system.
  • Assist the Energy Manager with the preparation of utilities budgets and establish budgets for energy projects approval.
  • Calculate potential energy savings, simple and discounted paybacks and reconcile completed energy projects.
  • Identify annual budget requirements for metering certification and expansion across campus.
  • Produce financial charts, spreadsheets, and graphs to demonstrate the usage of utilities on campus.
  • Using BAS, monitor building performance and verify energy project performance. Make energy use visible to campus and engage campus community to reduce campus energy use.


  • Diploma in Mechanical, Electrical or Instrumentation/Controls Engineering Technology or combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in an engineering or maintenance environment which may include mechanical/electrical design, HVAC, building Automation Systems, facilities management, energy-related design, project management, construction, planning, cost estimating, problem solving, maintenance management systems and general maintenance of utility systems or implementation of energy efficiency programs or projects.
  • Must be registered or eligible for registration with APEGNB or NBSCETT as a P. Eng, PPptech or CET.

Additional Strengths

  • A LEED or CEM designation, knowledge of Canadian and local building codes and standards, the NB Boiler Pressure Vessel Code, the National Energy Building codes would be an asset.
  • Must be able to prioritize, organize and manage dynamic workload; having excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to pay attention to detail, be results oriented and professional.
  • Must be computer literate including proficiency in spreadsheets, word processing and scheduling software.

A little bit about us

University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick employs more than 3,200 full- and part-time staff, including faculty, support staff and students. UNB values people and we have proudly been named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2023 and one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers for 2023.

UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.

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Why Choose UNB?

UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.

PSAC Local 60551: Professional & Technical Staff Union

This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.


The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.