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Energy Construction Management Officer

Recruitment #19-001206-0005


This is a Skilled Service position with full State of Maryland benefits.

Work that matters. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in the financing of affordable housing and revitalizing communities. The Department of Housing and Community Development is seeking an Energy Construction Management Officer with a deep understanding of building science, diagnostic testing, building energy modeling and installation of energy conservation measures for single family and multifamily buildings.




7800 Harkins Rd Lanham, MD 20706.

The Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.


The Energy Construction Management Officer is a highly skilled professional, knowledgeable of building construction and assemblies, energy diagnostic and modeling methodologies, energy conservation measures concepts and practices to assure effective energy efficiency retrofits in single family and multifamily buildings.

The Energy Construction Management Officer is responsible for project management including; the review and approval of energy audits and studies, energy conservation scopes of work, construction specification review, cost review, work progression and payment requests. The Energy Construction Management Officer is also responsible for guiding a project from initial application, through evaluation, selection of a scope of work, construction, closeout and post retrofit monitoring of the project's energy use. The energy retrofit work may be part a stand-alone energy retrofit project, a more comprehensive substantial or moderate rehabilitation effort or new construction project. Typical project size will be 20 to 200 units and may involve low-rise, mid-rise, or high-rise construction.


Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of administrative or professional experience to include one year of financing experience or providing technical assistance for development or rehabilitation of multifamily or single family housing; neighborhood revitalization and business development; community infrastructure development; or historic preservation programs.


1. Additional administrative or professional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional job-related education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in business and industry classification or business and industry specialty codes in the housing management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.    


One year of experience in Energy Retro Fits


  • Experience in energy efficiency, weatherization, and affordable housing development
  • Experience working with Energy Retro Fits
  • Certification in any of the following: Home Energy Professional (HEP)/Building Performance Institute (BPI) Energy Audit Certification, Quality Control Inspector Certification, or Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst Certification.


The successful candidate will be travelling between multiple locations throughout the work day and should have access to reliable transportation, both to and from work, and also during the day.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.

Please note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. 



Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:

Mrs. Kathleen Hubbard,
Department of Housing and Community Development,
Office of Human Resources,
7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706.

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to Please include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Attn: Mrs. Kathleen Hubbard, HR Coordinator
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Recruitment #
  • Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application. For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7418.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.