Energy Manager

at Loblaw Companies Limited
Location Brampton, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.

All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.


1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5

At Loblaw, we help millions of Canadians get through their best days, worst days, celebration days, and every day. Through our innovation and quality products, we're here for our friends, neighbours, family members and colleagues.

We succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us.

We're looking for adaptable people who are thrilled to join us in our goal of helping Canadians Live Life Well . Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong. We promote leaders at every level and support our people to follow their passion.

Energy Manager, Ontario

Reporting to the Sr. Manager of Energy, the Energy Manager is responsible for managing the relationship between Loblaw Companies, store operators, local utilities, contractors, and consultants to ensure energy conservation projects and incentive applications are complete according to Loblaw standards.


Monitoring - Review energy consumption and building electrical loads on regular intervals to ensure energy saving activities are maintained. If issues arise, develop strategies to solve them that promote a long-term commitment to energy conservation.
Primary Assessment - Review existing energy study reports and perform a high-level assessment, including a walk-through audit of each major process area of each site, to identify energy saving opportunities and to identify which systems will require more detailed evaluations.
Energy Saving Opportunities & Action Plan - Identify, assess, prioritize and recommend to senior management energy-saving opportunity projects including both capital improvement projects and operational and maintenance changes. This will include the preparation of business cases to justify capital expenditures and the completion of applications to LDC CDM initiatives and to other agencies to maximize funding available for energy-saving projects.
Project Implementation & Electrical Energy Savings - Coordinate the implementation of energy-saving projects, including the planning, budgeting, and scheduling for the design, installation, commissioning, and verification of energy efficiency projects.
Incentive Application - Gather and organize information, submit energy conservation applications to required utilities, and effectively track and manage application process.
Measurement & Verification Strategy - Develop a strategy for the Measurement & Verification of energy-saving projects at a corporate level (i.e. not involved at project level).
Energy Management Behavior and Business Process Improvements - Work to create and foster a sustainable energy management culture at Loblaw facilities and provide an avenue for employees to recognize and report issues and ideas regarding energy conservation and efficiency.
Employee Awareness Program - Develop an employee training and awareness program to promote energy conservation and communicate the energy efficiency initiatives undertaken.
Assistance to LDC Projects - Coordinate and assist with site inspections by authorities having jurisdiction from time to time of the various measures implemented. Collect relevant information regarding additional electrical energy use (equipment purchases, schedule changes, occupancy changes or construction).
Store Development - Work with engineers and designers during planning stages of new stores and/or renovations to create a framework for creating more energy efficient lighting, HVAC, refrigeration, and control systems
Training - Train staff at store level to promote participation in energy conservation and provide a basis for understanding how systems work together to conserve energy and reduce demand.


Electrical or Mechanical Engineer
Licensed 309A Electrician or 313A HVAC technician with minimum of 5 years of experience will be strongly considered.
CEM and CMVP qualifications preferred.
Minimum of 3-4 years of related experience in energy management and/or project management.
Strong knowledge of refrigeration, HVAC, lighting, and control systems.
Ability to effectively coordinate and handle, under pressure, multiple projects with a high degree of independence and professional judgment to meet or beat project deadline.
Demonstrated ability to read and interpret all design, development, and construction documents, specifications, and bids, and recommend necessary changes or additions.
Ability to read and interpret specifications and drawings.
Demonstrated success in project delivery and execution of project management methods.
Excellent relationship building and team building skills.
Superior analytical skills with the ability to provide accurate forecasts and business insights.
Effective communicator with demonstrated written and verbal skills ie. report writing, presentations and meeting facilitation.
Capable of setting clear and deliverable goals for themselves and the team.
Works well in a team environment and has a positive outlook and attitude.
Good time management and organizational skills.
Proactive individual, able to effectively manage various projects simultaneously.
A demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people at various levels of an organization.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint), estimating, and scheduling software (Microsoft Project).
Extensive travel is required.

Passion for green buildings and the environment.

Loblaw is committed to sustainability by sourcing products with integrity and making a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values - Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence - guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits - these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, Canada's Greenest Employers & Canada's Top Employers for Young People.

Employment Type:

Full time

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We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.

Please Note:
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.

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