Energy Office Contacts

If you have any questions or input regarding energy usage at the City of Tucson, please contact one of the following representatives of the City of Tucson's Energy Office Team at: 

Thomas O. Price Service Center 
4004 S. Park Ave., Bldg. #2,
Tucson, Arizona 85714
 
 

Energy Manager

Jason Laros

Phone: (520) 837-6325
Fax: (520) 791-3190
Email: Jason.Laros@tucsonaz.gov

Biography: Jason first moved to Tucson in 1992. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelors of Science degree in Regional Development, and a minor he created called Cultures, Technology and the Environment. During his undergrad, Jason started work with a Tucson energy engineer and was involved in the development of many local energy projects and sustainability efforts, including several years of monitoring the Sustainable Energy Standard via energy and water audits of the community of Civano. He went on to co-author a book on the subject named Inside the Civano Project: A Case Study of Large-Scale Sustainable Neighborhood Development (McGraw Hill, 2010). Jason came to the City from a four-year position with a military contractor where he worked for the Air National Guard, the Coast Guard, and the Air Force as a Resource Efficiency Manager. Jason is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) through the Association of Energy Engineers and a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional through the U. S. Green Building Council. Jason also completed a Masters of Project Management degree with an Organizational Change Management Specialization and has over 15 years of experience in the field.

 

Technological Interns

The City of Tucson employs student interns from the University of Arizona to help with energy and solar related day to day tasks. Interns report directly to Energy Manager Jason Laros. Current interns are listed below with contact information.

 

Randy S. Martinez

Phone: (520) 837-6324
Fax: (520) 791-3190
Email: Randy.Martinez6@tucsonaz.gov

Biography: Randy Martinez joined the Energy Team in February 2013. He is a senior at the University of Arizona, double majoring in Engineering Management and Applied Mathematics with a minor in Electrical & Computer Engineering. Randy enjoys Mathematical modeling topics of Crowd dynamics, Population Dynamics, Epidemics, and Predator & Prey. Randy also enjoys Circuit Analysis, Circuit Theory as well as constructing circuits in the lab. He has had a lot of field experience as Project Manager, specifically in the Fire Protection division with Sun Mechanical Contractors. Some of his most recent projects he managed were the UA Recreation Expansion Center and the Highland/Tyndall Dormitories. Randy is also a current employee at the UITS 24/7 where he works part time as a Technical Consultant

 

Victor Hugo Ruiz

Phone: (623) 313-7423
Fax: (520) 791-3190
Email: Victor.Ruiz@tucsonaz.gov

Biography: Victor Hugo Ruiz started working for the Energy Team in October 2012. He is currently a junior at the University of Arizona majoring in Mechanical Engineering and a Math minor. He enjoys working with Excel and has experience working with engineering companies such as Larson Davis in the product and logistics department. Aside from school work, Victor Hugo enjoys playing the piano, sports, and salsa dancing.
 

General Intern Inquiries?  Email: FDMInternTPR@tucsonaz.gov