Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Oct 24 2017 Job Description:
Budget Title: Assistant Facilities Program Coordinator (SL-3)
Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 commensurate with experience
Binghamton University's Physical Facilities, nestled within 887 acres, consists of more than 100 structures (primarily constructed between 1966-1976) totaling more than 5.2 million square feet (1.7M residential, 3.5M academic/support) with a current replacement value in excess of three quarters of a billion dollars. The Binghamton University community is made up of approximately 2,500 staff and over 16,000 full/part-time students; approximately 7,000 of who live on campus. The Physical Facilities Department, comprised of approximately 550 hard-working, diligent employees, is progressing another multi-million dollar, multi-year plan of capital renewal projects. This position shall conduct day-to-day functions around premise established by the Physical Facilities "Fundamental Management Objectives" (copy can be found on Physical facilities web site).
The Electrical Engineering Designer/Project Coordinator position is a salaried, UUP represented, professional position that works with architects, engineers, designers, project coordinators and campus customers, on the design and construction of campus projects. This position focuses on the campus impacts, needs, project budgets and schedules. This Designer works closely with other design professionals to provide the best possible design, within budget, while anticipating potential problems and minimizing the negative impacts of construction on campus operation.
This Electrical Engineering Designer/Project coordinator will be expected to have an understanding of single and three phase power for Commercial Buildings, and be able to draw basic circuitry for power and lighting. They should be well versed with the current National Electrical Code. They would also be required to work with licensed design professionals in a team environment to identify a scope of work, prepare design concepts with construction cost estimates and complete the design with final construction documents (i.e. drawings and specifications), periodically review construction progress, attend and document job meetings and answer requests for information from the construction team.
Designers/Project Coordinators work closely with campus customers to determine the project facility needs in order to provide the best possible facility within the budget allotted for the project. They concentrate efforts on minimizing the negative impacts of construction on the operation of the campus, anticipating potential problems and working toward prevention, and maintaining communication with all entities. Specific reviews are conducted with interested committees/groups on the campus such as Services for Students with Disabilities and the Committee on the University Environment. Designers/Project Coordinators will be assigned design/coordination work in association with fellow Campus Design professionals.
The Electrical Designer/Project Coordinator is a 100%, fulltime salaried professional position, annual renewal, and is eligible for the NYS benefits package.
Associates of Applied Science Degree required, bachelor's degree preferred
Design/Project Coordination Experience to include electrical design, or related field experience. 2 years minimum required
Working proficiency in AutoCAD MEP and/or Revit is required
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) required
Proficiency in Microsoft Project is preferred
NYS Professional Engineering License preferred
Written and verbal communication skills are required in order to represent Physical Facilities when meeting with customers and other members of the design team to identify a scope of work, design and coordinate projects
Association with related trade associations, professional license/registration, certifications, etc. are preferred
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character — shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life — promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities t...o engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.