Dollar General Energy & Building Systems Specialist in GOODLETTSVILLE, Tennessee

Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 14,500 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

General Summary:

Conducts day-to-day tasks for new, relocating, closing, and existing stores as well as project management related to store utilities (electric, gas, water, sewer, propane, etc.), building systems, and energy efficiency. Utilizing research and analysis, this position partners with utility companies, service partners, internal departments, field management, and stores to identify potential inefficiencies and develop methods and processes for improvements that can be made to lower the cost of energy required to operate Dollar General Stores.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops process, analyzes and responds to exception utility consumption. Researches exceptions, takes steps to lower ongoing costs through partnering with the utility company, facilities service providers, store associates, field management teams and others.

  • Coordinates day to day communication between various internal departments and external vendors in relation to low voltage program, including install timing, warranty claim resolution and cost decisions.

  • Develops and recommends to Sr. Director and Sr. Manager various process improvement steps to increase efficiencies. Analyzes data, identifies trends, and develops methods to lower the cost of utilities needed to operate stores.

  • Manages rebate processes associated with various projects that impact utilities. This includes working with various SSC departments, utility companies, and various third party companies to determine needed information and requirements to ensure Dollar General maximizes rebate capture.

  • Coordinates day-to-day tasks involved with assigned trades in utilities for traditional and market store locations (hybrid grocery).

  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Inquisitive nature

  • Strong problem solving skills (quantitative, analytical and strategic)

  • Ability to be a team player and focus on customer driven initiatives

  • Highly organized and advanced office skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, often with conflicting schedules

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of management and external vendors

  • Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree preferred (preferably with a business emphasis) or technical degree with three to five years relevant work experience. Previous experience with energy, utilities control systems (such as EMS or building automation systems), utilities or low voltage preferred.



Requisition ID: 2018-160373

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Street: 100 MISSION RDG