Energy Management Consultant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 03 – L – Exempt
  • 04 – M – Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Engineering
Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute
Full/Part Time:


The Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSFEI.psu.edi) is seeking an Energy Procurement Engineer experienced in providing technical assistance on energy-related matters to join the PSFEI Energy Team. Responsibilities include developing energy procurement and risk management strategies for PSFEI clients; analyzing changes in dynamic energy markets and regulations to develop procurement recommendations and assisting with energy procurement events; preparing and delivering energy market analyses; regulatory trend information, and forecasts to clients; presenting energy procurement strategies to clients; providing analytics on energy cost estimates, variances, savings from default service, tariff analysis, pricing indices, and procurement summary analytics; creating client reports; and responding to ad hoc requests in a professional and timely manner. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or related discipline or higher plus five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. The successful candidate must be a subject matter expert in energy procurement with an emphasis in natural gas, risk, and portfolio management in Pennsylvania energy markets, and have energy budgeting/forecasting experience. Excellent organizational and computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, are required. The successful candidate must possess first-rate verbal and written communication skills to provide briefings, presentations, and written reports that are clear, concise, and actionable, and be able to interact with a variety of audiences, including agency facility managers, administrators, and government agency executives. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to inclusion and diversity. The position is based in State College, PA; however, travel throughout PA is required (day and occasional overnight). This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. United States citizenship is required. The Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute has been providing technical assistance to Commonwealth of Pennsylvania facilities since 1947. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from the date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088