ARAMARK Power Plant and Energy Specialist in Albany, New York


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Aramark Engineering Solutions (ES) provides a variety of architectural and engineering consulting services including energy management, capital project management and building commissioning for educational, cultural, government, healthcare, and private institutions. This talented team uniquely positions Aramark to assist clients in assuring that their assets are optimized and their costs appropriately managed. We offer a unique environment that fosters individual growth and rewards performance. A commitment to excellence is deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition in the market place. You'll be working with a dynamic team with an impressive track record with $7 Billion in projects commissioned, $3 Billion in capital projects managed and over $400 million in energy savings. ( at )

The Position

Reporting to the National Director, Energy the Power & Energy (boiler and chiller) Plant Specialist will be responsible for the leadership, management, and development of our clients’ power and energy plants. The Power & Energy Team will interact with all Engineering Solutions’ Directors as well as senior facility leadership on an as-needed basis. This position will be flexible in need and may be asked to support the evaluation of Central Plant Operations, Identify how to create a Best Practices Solution for these Plant Operators, provide formal and informal plant training and/or strategic planning to optimize our client’s power and energy plant maintenance and operations needs

This position will be responsible for strengthening our clients’ power and energy plant operations as needed to help fulfill our long-term strategic goals to maximize their operations.

The Ideal Candidate

Aramark seeks a candidate with strong leadership and execution skills. This individual is an expert in the power & energy plants, particularly with district/central energy systems. The candidate must possess strategic and operations-based knowledge with the ability to work closely with our clients’ staff to successfully manage assigned responsibilities, guide the firm in the management of potential future opportunities, and work collaboratively within the existing culture. The successful individual will have strong industry experience and a proven record of evaluating and optimizing plant operations using a Best Practices approach.



The successful candidate will possess the following:

General Character/Skills

A strong cultural fit with the organization - an ethical and honest personality; a humble and service-oriented leadership style; a collaborative and mentoring approach to management; a friendly, energetic, and personable style; a strong sense of accountability and responsibility for the work; a highly motivated self-starter fitting the “Leader-Doer” model

Strategic vision and sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus

Strong decision-making and solid negotiation skills

Ability to effectively leverage resources across a broad range of opportunities

Ability to interact with people at all levels - both internally and externally

Ability to lead with and without formal authority

Solid organizational and self-direction skills

Credibility, maturity, business acumen, and results oriented

Demonstrated excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Industry Experience

15+ years in the plant operations marketplace with a focus on power and energy (boiler and chiller) plants with sizable district energy systems

Strong industry credibility

Proven history of managing successful power and energy plants

Understand the meaning of Plant Operating and Maintenance Best Practices

Expertise in boiler control systems

Education/Training/Computer Skills

Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in engineering

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office


Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran