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Posted: Monday, April 3, 2017 9:02 AM

  Job ID: 107576 Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States.  Our operations span the nation from Montana to Texas and from Washington to Florida, with 18,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 states. Position Overview Primary resource to support the management of fuel and energy costs and coordination of all regional utility services. Act as liaison with all utility service providers including electric, natural gas, water, sewer, and any associated utility distribution and commodity services. Work with the regional businesses to assure accounts are managed to conform to the appropriate rate schedules, service requirements and energy efficient operations. Provide support to Oldcastle’s management and procurement teams through the procurement of operating fuels, including On/Off road Diesel, Recycled Fuel Oil, Propane or other alternative fuels, as needed.  The Energy Manager is an active participant on, and is supported by, the Oldcastle-wide Energy Management Team, to drive standard practices and knowledge across Product Groups, divisions and regions. Key Responsibilities Manage Utility Services, Rates, Billing and Overall ProgramsResponsible for administering fuel and energy supplier, transportation and utility contracts. Assist in the negotiation of utility services and commodity contracts with third party suppliers.Support the development and execution of fuel and energy management category strategies within the region. These strategies include tracking key costs, forecasts, procurement approaches, and risk management. Monitor usage patterns and adjust utility service rate schedules and contracts to conform to changes in operations.Identify conjunctive billing opportunities and eliminate unnecessary accounts and services.Eliminate late payment charges, deposits, sales tax payments and seek refunds and verify bills are calculated properly, with discrepancies reconciled/refunded.Identify opportunities to manage demand. Demand Management and Utility Tariff Rate Analysis / ManagementWork with plant management to identify and implement operating procedures to manage demand and lower costs such as managing plant load factors or power factors, establishing a start/finish schedule of each plant avoiding unnecessary ratchet peak demandIdentify and participate in EDR or special rate incentive programsIdentify demand side management or interruptible rate design programsConduct primary versus secondary power analysis Energy Efficiency Analysis and Improvement EffortsConduct assessments and audits with plant personnel and management to identify and prioritize plant process improvements in the area of energy efficiency. Negotiate audit costs with outside engineering firms or equipment contractors. Participate in all audits, improving knowledge of operations and efficiency issues related to all measuresReview all utility program rules and implement efficiency measures that make long term economic sense. Negotiate all incentives from the utility programs available. Prepare outline of findings and present recommendations to management. Direct responsibility for completion of requests for capital to implement utility improvement initiatives.Responsibility for project management, procurement and installation of equipment related to the approved measures.Provide utility-related education to operations management and lead the development of efficiency awareness within the Division. Education and/or Experience Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of business, finance, purchasing, operations or related experience. Project management experience is preferredCertified Energy Manager (CEM) or similar certification desiredExperience in the management of utilities in a manufacturing, construction and / or mining environment is desirable.Must have ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical issues related to the utility industry Knowledge / Skill Requirements Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.Ability to work effectively with others and share best practicesHigh ethical standardsAbility to prioritize and perform multiple tasks effectively with customer focus and responsivenessStrong analytical and problem solving skillsStrong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliersAbility to effectively present technical information to management. Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.Ability to drive change and sell new concepts and approaches through persistence, self-motivation, energy, tenacity, follow-through, and commitmentExcellent communication skills (both oral and written) What Oldcastle Offers You A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotionHighly competitive base payComprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programsGroup retirement savings programHealth and wellness programs About Oldcastle Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise. Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family! Follow Oldcastle Careers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, WordPress (Career Blog) and LinkedIn!  EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link. Oldcastle Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.Oldcastle Materials is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network. .

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