Supervisor of Energy Contracts

Job Details

JOB POSTING #:  2023-0154

POSTING PERIOD:   Monday, April 17, 2023 at 8:30 AM to Friday, April 21, 2023 at 4:30 PM


UNION:  Non-Union


POSITION STATUS:  Regular Full-Time



RATE OF PAY:  $81,348.57 - $98,880.32 Annually     



Reporting to the Manager of Energy Initiatives, the Supervisor of Energy Contracts will be responsible for reducing energy (electricity, natural gas, district energy) use and costs through implementation of energy conservation and generation capital projects, introduction of innovative technologies, operational improvements, as well as reduction of greenhouse gas emissions of the Corporation of the City of Windsor towards the target of net-zero operation.

Responsibilities include conceptualizing, initiating, implementing, monitoring, and managing high value and complex energy projects through their full lifecycle. Projects relate to energy management, energy savings, power generation, and energy storage within the Corporation’s building/facility portfolio for corporate benefit and community impact. Specific tasks include:

  • Investigation and audit of the existing facilities portfolio for energy savings opportunities through optimized processes, deep energy retrofits, or technological enhancements;
  • Providing energy-related internal consultation and specialized guidance to on-site personnel for improved staff practices, process changes, new technologies, and data analysis;
  • Performing detailed analysis of utilities and facility data for energy reduction opportunities and assessing the potential for projects;
  • Implement energy projects, including developing specifications and preparing RFP/Tender documentation for consultants and contractors, evaluating technical and financial proposals, reviewing contracts, providing project management as a representative of the Corporation, coordinating and informing internal and external stakeholders, and guaranteeing the successful completion of projects.
  • Applying and securing federal / provincial incentives and grants for all eligible projects.
  • Overseeing long-term maintenance of energy assets such as combined-heat-and-power, photovoltaic, battery storage, and energy data collection technologies.
  • Serving as the contact point and liaison for federal and provincial organizations, utility representatives, grant/incentive/rebate providers, and individuals within the Corporation to maximize benefits to the City of Windsor.
  • Fulfilling the City’s regulatory energy reporting requirements set forth by the province.
  • Maintaining energy related data using applicable energy management systems.
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of new technologies, case studies, and lessons-learned;
  • Assisting with fostering sustainable energy management culture within the corporation;
  • Preparing internal and external reports as required, including Council Reports, Energy Management Plans, and periodic reporting as required by grant providers and government entities;
  • Performing Occupational Health and Safety duties as outlined in the Corporation’s Health and Safety Program;
  • Supporting energy awareness and staff participation throughout the Corporation toward achieving the goals of energy conservation and greenhouse gas emissions reduction;
  • Performing other related duties as required.


  • Must have a University degree in Engineering or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency and a minimum of four (4) years experience within energy management, building environment systems and program management.
  • OR Must have a post secondary school community College diploma in Engineering Technician or Technologist or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency and a minimum of six (6) years experience within energy management, building environment systems and program management. Must have a Certified Engineering Technician or Technologist (CET) through OACETT.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Certified Energy Management certification (CEM) within one (1) year of start date.
  • Must have the ability to travel to offsite locations in a timely and expedient manner as required.  If method of travel is by vehicle a current valid and lawful driver’s licence is required in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act and must provide a driver’s abstract as a condition of employment.
  • Must have experience in a computerized office environment.
  • Must have project management experience.
  • Must possess good written and oral communications skills.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Should have knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, its regulations and knowledge of the hazards associated with the work.
  • The physical demands analysis associated with this job indicates a sedentary level of work.


  • Only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged
  • We offer a smoke-free office environment
  • Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 25 as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.
  • The Corporation of the City of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Windsor will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the City of Windsor Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.