Building Environment Specialist Job Number 166
Johnson Controls

Kansas City, Missouri

Posted in Engineering

Job Info

We are seeking a Building Environment Specialist to join our federal team at our Kansas City, MO location.

At Johnson Controls, we support our nation's most critical facilities, the people who occupy them, and the missions they enable. Johnson Controls Federal Systems (JCFS) is a specialized team serving as a trusted partner to the federal government. We help modernize U.S. military installations, Department of Defense and other federal agency facilities to be smarter, more resilient, efficient, sustainable, and secure.

Shift (if applicable): 1st shift
Eligible for benefits on first day of employment
3 weeks of paid vacation per calendar year

As a Building Environment Specialist, you will:

  • Develops and maintains the relationship throughout the duration of the Facility Consulting Services Contract. Satisfies customer needs and expectations of the lease's Performance Contract through a consultative partnering approach regarding customer energy and operational issues.
  • Partners with the site management team, Project Development Engineers, Account Executive, and Project Manager to ensure the successful execution of the contract.
  • Sets up software systems to gather and track equipment performance requirements and energy consumption
  • Assists in the preparation of Performance Value Reports for assigned Performance Contracting projects including analysis of cost reduction to contract specifications and/or guarantees.
  • Reviews results and presents findings to the customer. Commissions retrofits, and monitors energy consumption and non-energy performance items.
  • Researches problems that might cause additional usage by monitoring data and making facility inspections.
  • Gathers further information from on-site service providers and customer's maintenance staff. Initiates immediate corrective actions, which includes notifying the customer of any needed action on their behalf.
  • Keeps site management team updated and involved when need for corrective action is identified.
  • Identifies areas needing further attention and seeks new Solutions opportunities for energy conservation or non-energy performance items within the customer's facility.
  • Assures the objectives of the Performance Contract are being met, regardless of the guarantee status.
  • Meets with the customer on a regular basis to provide consultation on these items.
  • Trains customer staff on energy conservation measures, non-energy performance items, problem diagnosis, and their contractual obligations to achieve operational goals set forth by the lease.
  • Promotes additional Solutions offerings to support customer's needs. Oversees the management of Measurement and Verification requirements of the client, ensuring all facility performance requirements and contractual obligations are met, ultimately to support the success of the leasing agreement.
  • Verifies the performance of Measurement and Verification requirements of the client and ensures overall customer satisfaction.
  • Uses standard Johnson Controls tools to identify and calculate Base Line Adjustments as building use changes or equipment is added or removed.
  • Consults with the customer on changes identified to prepare the customer for the resulting budget impact and to ensure comprehension adjustments before they're factored in and presented.
  • In the event of a potential shortfall, notifies the site management team immediately to put in place a plan for proper resolution
  • Promotes and utilizes the NISC Bill Payment and Analysis tool/service, Remote Measurement and Verification Monitoring/ECM if applicable to leasing agreement.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in HVAC, Performance Contracting, Utility report writing and business writing, or 5+ years of proven business operations performance
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc) and general Windows environment
  • Proficiency with general computer skills (Windows, modems, networks, zip drives, etc)
  • Strong statistical analysis and sound business writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; both written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Johnson Controls Metasys Building Automation System (BAS) is desired.
  • Experience working with Measurement and Verification (M&V) related work

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or related field
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and/or Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP)

Who We Are

At Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI), we are One Team working collaboratively to create purposeful solutions that make a difference in the world. We are a Fortune 500 company with more than 100,000 employees worldwide offering the world`s largest portfolio of building technology products, solutions and services. As a member of our Federal Systems team, your work matters. We value and recognize your contributions and want to help you succeed. We invest in our employees, provide opportunities for growth and advancement, and foster a culture of inclusion and respect.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, please check out our video.

Recently, Johnson Controls has been recognized by several organizations for leadership in Environment, Sustainability and Governance, as well as innovations in smart building platforms:

  • Named to
  • Corporate Knights Global
  • Identified as a Sustainalytics for managing material ESG issues
  • Received HRH The Prince of Wales' inaugural
  • Ranked 67 on the Drucker Institute's list of
  • Named Chairman and CEO George Oliver

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit

Division: JCFS (Johnson Controls Federal Systems)

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