Position is responsible for reviewing and evaluating utility usage for all SEI facilities (approximately 10,000 stores). Position will analyze and optimize all rates, make necessary rate change, verify accurate pricing, correct billing errors, maintain the utility database and produce energy reports.
Works with various groups within the organization such as Construction / Facilities / Real Estate / Store Planning / Facility Management / AP, etc to manage utility accounts and related issues. Maintains utility database - this includes but is not limited to setting up and closing utility accounts, assigning accounts to correct sites and resolving billing issues. Analyze the utility rates in the regulated markets and change rates as necessary. Disseminates utility related information within the company. Creates energy performance reports as needed. Analyzes utility cost data and tracks utility budgets. Prepares accrual reports as needed. Develop energy budgets and track energy costs. Collects data from utility bill management database. Benchmarks stores based on energy & water usage and investigates high cost sites or other energy anomalies for possible causes and resolution. Assists the Energy Manager and Director to deliver a total energy management strategy that covers energy information, energy procurement and energy utilization. Work with the utility companies to get the account holder names corrected especially for acquired stores. Liaison with the utility companies. Get account managers assigned where possible. Communicate rule-making changes from utilities serving SEI. Manages Corporate Solid/Liquid Waste and Recycling Programs.