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CUNY BPL Position Openings

The CUNY Building Performance Lab (CUNY BPL) provides mission-critical support to the Department of Citywide Administrative Services’ Division of Energy Management (DEM) and its client agencies for implementing New York City’s ambitious climate and clean energy policies. CUNY BPL staff have expertise in a wide range of areas related to building systems, operations and data, and the design and construction process. This includes: energy data analytics (monthly and real-time meter data); building energy modeling (EnergyPlus and others); measurement and verification (IPMVP and ASHRAE protocols); HVAC systems; building controls; data acquisition (via BAS or field equipment); and operational improvements via Pacific Northwest National Lab’s Building Re-tuning protocol. The organization works collaboratively with industry professionals, other research institutions, and several of the US DOE’s National Labs; and is a participating member of the Center for Building Energy Smart Technologies (BEST), an Industry-University Cooperative Research Center funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in city-scale building energy systems and informatics. CUNY BPL also runs an extensive internship program for CUNY students that provides real world experience and hands-on work in each of the organization’s program areas.

Below are the current available openings with us. All openings are posted at the Research Foundation of CUNY (RF CUNY) website, and can be accessed by clicking directly on the link in the Position ID / URL column below. Applications may be submitted through each listing.

PositionLocationPosition URL / IDDate Posted
Senior Training SpecialistNew York City, NYVA-2301-00539502/01/2023

OEP Position Openings

CUNY BPL is hiring qualified energy management professionals to serve as on-site consultants and fill critical staffing capacity needs at DCAS Division of Energy Management (DEM) and other partner agencies. DEM serves as the hub for energy management for City government operations and City agencies are critical to fulfill DEM’s mission. DEM develops the City’s annual Heat, Light, and Power Budget; manages the City’s electricity, natural gas, and steam accounts; helps agency partners identify and pursue energy-saving opportunities; does energy efficiency and clean power generation projects across the City’s portfolio; and implements operations and maintenance best practices. Specifically, DEM is tasked with leading the City’s efforts to reduce emissions from City government operations 40 percent by 2025, 50 percent by 2030, and 80 percent by 2050 from baseline.

Below are the current available job openings embedded within DEM or at one of its partner agencies. All openings are posted at the Research Foundation of CUNY (RF CUNY) website, and can be accessed by clicking directly on the link in the Position ID / URL column below. Applications may be submitted through each listing.

PositionAgency LocationPosition URL / IDDate Posted
Document Management Intern,
Organizational Development
New York City, NYVA-2404-00624104/19/2024
Associate Program ManagerNew York City, NYVA-2404-00624004/23/2024

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