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Report
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USAES Credentialing Program
and National Credentials
COL Jason Smallfield, PMP, CFM
SGM Jon Meyer, Program POC
19 FEB 14
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Agenda
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Purpose
USAES Credentialing Program
USACE Campaign Plan
Regimental Campaign Plan
Why certify?
Engineer Officer skill identifiers
Professional Organizations
• Professional certifications
• Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)
• Professional Engineer (P.E.)
• Certified Associate in Project
Management (CAPM)
• Project Management Professional
(PMP)
• Certified Manager
• Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
• Certified Facility Manager (CFM)
• Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design (LEED AP)
• Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
– SAME
• Construction Management
Association of America
• National Society of Professional
Engineers
• The Infrastructure Security
Partnership
• International Facility Management
Association
– AEA
– PMI
– Construction Management
Association of America
– Institute of Certified Professional
Managers
– Green Building Certification Institute
– Association of Energy Engineers
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Outline for each certification
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Sponsor
Eligibility requirements
Certification process
Exam
Certification
Continuing education requirements
Local chapters
Potential Mentors
Questions/Discussion
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Purpose
Provide SAME members with professional
certification information and to generate
discussion on what SAME can do to facilitate
member certification.
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USAES Credentialing Pilot Program
 Strategic Guidance
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President’s “We Can’t Wait” Initiative
Payment of Professional Credentialing Expenses for Military Members 16 JUL 09
Army Transition Policy 29 AUG 11
National Defense Authorization Act Credentialing Act 22 AUG 12)
Army Credentialing Program 18 DEC 12
 Five Phase Multi Year Plan
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Research: FY13 complete
Cadre (create mentors): FY14 ongoing
Student (build Regt capacity): late FY 14 for ALC, SLC, WOBC, WOAC, EBOLC, ECCC
PME Synchronization: FY15-19
Sustainment: Post FY19
 Endstate: Soldiers provided an opportunity to receive civilian credentialing
or licensing commensurate with MOS skills and management experience
they acquire during service.
 One year pilot program based on four selected credentials
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Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certified Assistant in Project Management (CAPM)
Certified Manager (CM)
Using initial projections, 220 Engineer Soldiers will be afforded the opportunity to obtain
credentials at an estimated cost of $204,985, anticipated FY14 start date.
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Why Certify?
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USACE and USAES Campaign Plans
Credibility
Assure professional excellence
Establish and maintain standards
Promote the value added of the profession
Influence the future direction of the profession
Distinguish yourself (promotion, duty
assignment, civilian money, interview screening)
• Demonstrate leadership and initiative
• Networking
• Post military employment
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USACE Campaign Plan
What will YOU do to make USACE GREAT?
USACE Vision
USACE Mission
GREAT is
A GREAT engineering force of highly
disciplined people working with our partners
through disciplined thought and action
to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions
to the Nation’s engineering challenges.
Provide vital public engineering services
in peace and war to strengthen our
Nation’s security, energize the economy
and reduce risks from disasters.
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Delivering superior performance.
Setting the standard for the profession.
Making a positive impact on the Nation and other nations.
Being built to last by having a strong "bench" of educated,
trained, competent, experienced, and certified professionals.
Goal 2
Goal 3
Goal 4
Deliver USACE support to combat,
stability and disaster operations
through forward deployed and
reach back capabilities.
Deliver enduring and essential water
resource solutions through collaboration
with partners and stakeholders.
Deliver innovative, resilient,
sustainable solutions to the
Armed Forces and the Nation.
Build and cultivate a competent,
disciplined, and resilient team equipped
to deliver high quality solutions.
Objective 1a:
Objective 2a:
Objective 3a:
Ready, responsive
and reliable.
Deliver integrated, sustainable,
water resources solutions.
Deliver sustainable infrastructure via
consistent and effective military
construction & real estate
support to customers.
Objective 1b:
Objective 2b:
Objective 3b:
Support the Operating
and Generating Force.
Implement collaborative
approaches to effectively
solve water resource problems.
Improve protection, resilience
and lifecycle investment
in critical infrastructure.
Objective 1c:
Objective 2c:
Objective 3c:
Establish human resources and family
support programs that promote
readiness and quality of life.
Implement streamlined and
transparent regulatory processes
to sustain aquatic resources.
Deliver reliable infrastructure
using a risk-informed asset
management strategy.
Objective 1d:
Objective 2d:
Objective 3d:
Institutionalize USACE capabilities in
interagency policy and doctrine.
Enable Gulf
Coast recovery.
Develop and apply innovative
approaches to delivering
quality infrastructure.
Goal 1
Objective 4a:
Identify, develop, maintain, and
strengthen technical competencies .
Objective 4b:
Communicate
strategically
and transparently.
Objective 4c:
Standardize business
processes.
Objective 4d:
Establish tools and systems to get
the right people in the right jobs,
then develop and retain this highly skilled
workforce.
AS OF: 26 July 2010
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Regimental Campaign Plan
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1-12
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Train Engineer
Warriors
1-17
1-16
USAES
2020
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SLC
Consolid.
Redesign
and Expansion
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Review
1E Mission
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2-14
T/P
2-19
Cmmn
Fmwk
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Scenario
Coop
Degree
Prog
DOTLD
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2-26
Develop Engineer Leaders
T
3-13
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SPT
Develop
Broadening
Assignments
T/P
2-25
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2-24
En
Trng
Mangt
DAC
Prof
Devlp
Cred
ENG
T/L
2-30
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Move
120A
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Relook
Total
Force
INTG
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Base Cell
Camp Implt
Prop
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MIL
Retest
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Spider
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of Regiment
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A profession of
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Leaders
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Search 17-21 Held Sponsor ALT
Army Detector Program FUND
2020 Upgrade
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CBT ENG
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Engineer Units
Able to Win
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Develop
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Support Current and Shaping Operations
Exp Regimental USAES
SPT to
L2I
Reach
Program
back ARFORGEN
Expert engineer
Soldiers
Capabilities
“Interdependent Disciplines”
GEOS ENG
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USACE
Eng Regiment
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1-02
RCSM
A profession and
Regiment of Great
Current and
Engineers that provides
Relevant Doctrine
the Army with the
military engineer
expertise
and capabilities
Adaptive Engineer
to
enable
freedom of
Capabilities
action
for
ground
force
Packages
commanders to
successfully execute
Operationalized
decisive action
emerging
technologies
Cohesive Regiment
proud of its service
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Engineer Officer Skill Identifiers
• 1 NOV 11
– Sapper Leader (S4): SLC Graduate; PL in BCT EN Co, Sapper
Co, MAC, CC
• 1 APR 13
– Facilities Planner (W1); Degree
– Geospatial Engineer Officer (W2); Degree
– Professional Engineer (W3); Pass PE Exam and maintain PE
registration
– Degreed Engineer (W4); Degree
– Project Management Professional (W5); Bachelor’s degree, pass
PMP exam, maintain certification
– Project Engineer (W6); DAU COR course, DPW Qual Assur
Course, 1-2 day refresher COR every 3-5 years
– Environmental Officer (W7); Bachelor’s degree, USAES Environ
Officer Course, Master’s Degree
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Professional Organizations
• Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)
– the premier professional military engineering association in the
United States, unites architecture, engineering, construction
(A/E/C), facility management and environmental entities and
individuals in the public and private sectors to prepare for—and
overcome—natural and manmade disasters, and to improve
security at home and abroad.
• Army Engineer Association (AEA)
– a member-based, non-profit corporation specifically organized to
facilitate cohesion, interaction, and networking within the United
States Army Corps of Engineers total family of soldiers, civilians,
family members, and alumni.
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Professional Organizations
• Project Management Institute (PMI)
– A not-for-profit professional organization for the project
management profession with the purpose of advancing project
management.
• International Facility Management Association
(IFMA)
– A member-centric association that exists to guide and develop
facility management professionals by providing exceptional
services, products, resources and opportunities. In support of its
members, IFMA promotes the facility management profession
through education, credentialing, government relations,
leadership opportunities, publishing, recognizing excellence,
research and standards development.
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Professional Organizations
• Construction Management Association of America
– North America’s only organization dedicated exclusively to the
interests of professional construction and program management.
• National Society of Professional Engineers
– the organization of licensed Professional Engineers (PEs) and
Engineer Interns (EIs). NSPE enhances the image of its members
and their ability to ethically and professionally practice engineering.
• The Infrastructure Security Partnership
– a non-profit partnership to be a national asset facilitating dialogue on
domestic infrastructure security and offering sources of technical
support and sources for comment on public policy, related to the
security of the nation's built environment.
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Professional Organizations
• Institute of Certified Professional Managers
• Founded in 1974 by the National Management
Association and the International Management
Council, the Institute was created to provide a formal
program of management training to first line
supervisors and to enhance recognition of
management as a profession
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Professional Organizations
• Green Building Certification Institute
• Recognizes excellence in green building practice and
performance globally through its third party certification
services and professional credentials supporting
market transformation.
• Association of Energy Engineers
• Information and networking in the fields of energy
engineering and energy management, renewable and
alternative energy, power generation, energy services,
sustainability, and all related areas. Membership base
of over 15,000 professionals in 84 countries, widely
recognized energy certification programs. Network of
72 local chapters located throughout the U.S. and
abroad.
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Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)
• Sponsor: National Council of Examiners for Engineering
and Surveying (NCEES)
• Eligibility requirements: BS engr/hard science ABET
institute
• Application process: documented work experience,
character references
• Fundamental of Engineering (FE) Exam: 70%<
• Certification: Varies by state, 8 hr exam, references
allowed, breadth/depth portions
• Continuing education requirements:
– varies by state, 2 yrs, $80, reciprocity, professional liability
insurance (PLI)
– Varies by state: 16 PDH, 1.6 CEU
• Local chapters: National Society of Professional
Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers
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Professional Engineer
• Sponsor: National Council of Examiners for Engineering
and Surveying (NCEES)
• Eligibility requirements: BS engr/hard science ABET
institute, FE, 4 years work experience (varies)
• Application process: documented work experience,
character references
• Principals and Practice of Engineering Exam:
• Certification: Varies by state, 8 hr exam, references
allowed, breadth/depth portions
• Continuing education requirements:
– varies by state, 2 yrs, $80, reciprocity, professional liability
insurance (PLI)
– Varies by state: 16 PDH, 1.6 CEU
• Local chapters: National Society of Professional
Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers
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Certified Associate in Project Management
• Sponsor: Project Management Institute (PMI)
• Eligibility requirements
• Application process: 90 days to complete once start, 24
hours review, pay credential fees, 1 year to take exam (3x one year)
• CAPM exam
– Fee: $225 (PMI), $300 (non PMI)
– Exam: 3 hours, 150 multiple choice questions (135/15)
– PMBOK Chapters: 3 (15%), 4 (12%), 5 (11%), 6 (12%), 7 (7%), 8
(6%), 9 (8%), 10 (6%), 11 (9%), 12 (7%), 13 (7%)
• Certification: 5 years ($225/$300 renewal)
• Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR)
• Local chapter: St Louis or Springfield
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CAPM Eligibility Requirements
Educational
Background
Project Management
Experience
Secondary degree (HS)
AND at least 1500 hours
of project experience
Project Management
Education
OR
Secondary degree (HS)
23 hours of project
management education
by time sit for exam
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Project Management Professional
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Sponsor: Project Management Institute (PMI)
Eligibility requirements
Application process
PMP exam
– Fee: $405 (PMI), $555 (non PMI)
– Exam: 4 hours, 200 multiple choice questions (175/25)
– Core Areas: initiation (13%), planning (24%),
executing (30%), monitor/controlling (25%), closing
(8%)
• Certification: 3 years
• Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR)
• Local chapter: St Louis or Springfield
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PMP Eligibility Requirements
Educational
Background
Project Management
Experience
Project Management
Education
Secondary degree
Min 5 years/60 months
unique non over lapping
experience w/ 7,500
hours leading and
directing
35 contact hours formal
education
OR
4 year degree
Min 3 years/36 months
unique non over lapping
experience w/ 4,500
hours leading and
directing
35 contact hours formal
education
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PMP Application Process
• Application submission: 90 days to complete after start
• Review: 5 days
• Payment: Online or postal mail (can not schedule exam
until pay). Credit card, check, money order, wire transfer.
• Audit Process: 90 days to submit if selected
• Exam Eligibility:
– 1 year from date of application
– 3 tries in one year
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Certification Cycle: begins day you pass the exam
Credential Maintenance: 60 PDU in 3 years
Credential Renewal: 60 PDU and pay
Credential Suspension: 1 year period
Credential Expiration: After 1 year suspension
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PMP CCR
• Professional Development Units (PDU)
– 60 PDUs in 3 year cycle
• Education (no max number)
– Courses
– Continuing Education
– Self Directed Learning
• Giving Back to the Profession (max 45 PDUs)
– Creating New Project Management Knowledge
– Volunteer Service
– Work as a Professional in Project Management
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Certified Construction Manager
• Sponsor: Construction Management Association of
America
• Eligibility requirements
• Application process: Complete application, document 48
months, meet additional requirement
• CCM exam
– Fee: $275
– Exam: 5 hours, Passing 65-66% by modified Angoff
Method
– Core Areas: 7
• Continuing education: 3 years, $200, professional
involvement and professional development
• Local chapters: St Louis
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Certified Construction Manager
Pre
Design
Design
Procurement
Construction
PostConstruction
Project
Management
Cost
Management
Time
Management
Quality
Management
Contract
Management
Safety
Management
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CCM Application
• ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
– An undergraduate (4-year BA/BS level) or graduate
qualifying degree.
– A 2-year undergraduate qualifying degree (AA/AS
level) AND 4 years experience in general
design/construction.
(This experience is in addition to the 48 month CM
requirement.)
– No degree in construction management, architecture,
engineering or construction science AND 8 years
experience in general design/construction.
(This experience is in addition to the 48-month CM
requirement.)
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CCM Exam Areas
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Project Management 15%
Cost Management 15%
Time Management 16%
Contract Administration 19%
Quality Management 11%
Professional Practice 9%
Safety & Risk Management 15%
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Certified Manager
• Sponsor: Institute of Certified Professional Managers
• Eligibility requirements: CM Program Eligibility Worksheet (10
pts; 3 education, 4 experience)
– Education: HS (1 pt), College (1 pt/yr), other cert (1 pt; 2 max), management
training (1 pt / 40 hours)
– Experience: full time or military (1 pt/yr), non mgmt (.5 pt/yr)
• Application process: online, abide by ethics and meet
eligibility standards
• CM exams (3)
– Fee: $745 + S/H (bundle) or $265/module or $495 (no study manuals)
– Exam: 2 hour exam
– Exams
• Management Skills I: Foundations of Management
• Management Skills II: Planning and Organizing
• Management Skills III: Leading and Controlling
• Continuing education: Recertify annually (fee + 4 PD)
• Local chapter: ??
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Certified Facility Manager
• Sponsor: International Facility Management Association
(IFMA)
• Eligibility requirements
• Application process: document work experience to
include employer/supervisor contact information,
education, continuing education, references, and essay
• CFM exam (VA benefits, military discount)
– Fee: $550 (IFMA), $815 (non IFMA)
– Exam: 4 hours, 180 multiple choice questions
– Core Areas (9)
• Certification: 3 years
• Certification Maintenance Worksheet (120 pts in 2/4
categories)
• Local chapter: St Louis
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CFM Eligibility Requirements
Education
Experience with FMP
Experience w/o FMP
FM Master’s or
bachelor’s degree from
IFMA Accredited Degree
Program
3 years
3 years
Related bachelor’s
degree
3 years
4 years
Non related bachelor’s
degree or associate’s
degree
4 years
5 years
Some post secondary
education
5 years
8 years
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CFM Core Areas
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Planning and project management
Operations and maintenance
Real estate
Quality assessment and innovation
Leadership and management
Human and environmental factors
Finance
Communication
Technology
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Certification Maintenance Worksheet
• Practice (60 pts max)
– Full time practicing FM (20/year)
– Provide FM consultation (100 hrs = 1 pt)
• Continuing Education (60 pts max)
– 1 – 3 competency programs (2 day = 15 pts, 3 day = 20 pts)
– 1-3 conferences (3 days/20 pts per conf; max 60 pts)
– Seminar attendance (1 pt = 1 hr)
• Professional Involvement (60 pts max)
– Membership FM association (5 pts/year/association)
– Leadership position in association (20 pts/year)
– CFM mentoring program (5 pts/person/year)
• Development of the profession (60 pts max)
– Workshop presenter (5 pts each; 30 pt max)
– Publish article (15 pts each; 30 pt max)
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Levels of
LEED
Ratings
Green Buildings
are certified at LEED
rating levels.
USG has four
LEED version 3.0 of
LEED.
Platinum: 80+ points
Gold: 60-79 points
Silver: 50-59 points
Certified: 40-49 points
Test
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Categories of
LEED Ratings
NEW
PROGRAMS
LEED
for New
Construction
LEED
for Commercial
Interiors
LEED
for Existing
Buildings
LEED
for Core &
Shell
LEED
for Homes
LEED
for Neighborhood
Development
LEED
for Schools
We need
LEED
Accredited
Professionals
expertise to
design and
construct
LEED buildings
Healthcare
Laboratories
Retail
Multi-building Campuses
Test
Multi-family Residential
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LEED AP
WWW.GBCI.ORG
Credentialing Maintenance - 30 hours total
every two year cycle for LEED AP.
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LEED AP
• Sponsor: US Green Building Council
• Eligibility requirements: 18 years old; Experience OR
Employment OR Education
• Application process: letter of attestation; 5-7% audit
• CCM exam
– Fee: $150-$200
– Exam: 2 hour exam
– Domains and corresponding knowledge areas
• Continuing education: 30 CE hours every two years
• Local chapter: ??
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LEED AP Domains
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Synergistic Opportunities and LEEP Application Process
Project Site Factors
Water Management
Project Systems and Energy Impacts
Acquisition, Installation, and Management of Project
Materials
• Stakeholder Involvement in Innovation
• Project Surroundings and Public Outreach
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Step 1 - Create a member login
www.usgbc.org/register
Army Password: F6638ITJKITARAO
Step 2 – Join a LEED Project Team to gain experience
Step 3 – Study for the Exam with a LEED Reference Guide
Step 4 – Register for and take the Exam
Step 5 – Credentialing Maintenance (30 hrs in 2 years)
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Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
• Sponsor: Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
• Eligibility requirements
• Application process
– Must attend AEE's preparatory CEM training seminars (40 hrs)
• $1,695 AEE members, government, and non-profit organizations
• $1,895 Non AEE members and non-government personnel
– Fee:
• $300 (immediately after 40 hrs training seminar)
• $400 (at remote testing center following completion of 40 hrs seminar)
– Exam: 4 hrs (open-book)
– Core Areas: CODES/STANDARDS, ENERGY ACCOUNTING, AUDITS AND INSTRUMENTATION,
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS, HVAC SYSTEMS, MOTORS AND DRIVES, BUILDING ENVELOPE, CHP SYSTEMS and
RENEWABLE ENERGY, FUEL SUPPLY AND PRICING, BUILDING AUTOMATION AND CONTROL SYSTEMS,
HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS, THERMAL STORAGE SYSTEMS, LIGHTING SYSTEMS, BOILER AND STEAM
SYSTEMS, MAINTENANCE AND COMMISSIONING, ESPC and MEASUREMENT AND VERIFICATION
• Certification: every 3 years ($300 after first 3 years)
• Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR)-10 credits are required.
• Local chapter:??
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CEM Eligibility Requirements
Educational Background
4-year degree in engineering or architecture;
OR
Professional Engineer (P.E.)
or Registered Architect (R.A.)
4-year degree in environmental science,
physics or earth science
4-year degree in business
(or related field)
2-year energy management
associate's degree
2-year technical
associate's degree
Management Experience
AND
3+ years of experience in energy engineering
or energy management
AND
4+ years of experience in energy engineering
or energy management
AND
5+ years of experience in energy engineering
or energy management
AND
6+ years of experience in energy engineering
or energy management
AND
8+ years of experience in energy engineering
or energy management
10+ years of experience in energy engineering or energy management
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Potential Mentors
• FE/PE
– Todd Messenger, DOI
• CAPM/PMP
– COL Jason Smallfield
• CCM
– ??
• CM
•CFM
• COL Jason Smallfield
• LEEP AP
• ??
• CEM
• ??
• ??
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SAME Chapter Impacts
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Support USACE goals / objectives
Support Regimental goals / objectives
Grow local engineers professionally
Grow local SAME chapter
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Questions / Discussion
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