Advertised Employing Department: Facilities Planning and Management
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilities Planning and Management at Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for Manager for Engineering Services. This position serves under the direction and supervision of the Director for Facilities Design and Construction unit of Facilities Planning and Management.
Responsibilities include the management and leadership for the Engineering Services work group, which includes the support, development, mentoring, supervision, evaluation, and motivation of the staff of the staff of mechanical and electrical engineers, and student interns that comprise this group. Position is also actively involved in providing engineering services as a design team leader/member. Coordinates work of, or with, other design disciplines for assigned projects for on-campus and off-campus Regent facilities. This group provides design services for maintenance and improvement projects (generally $1 million dollar project values and below), and supports the capital project process by providing detailed technical review of capital project design and documentation, setting design standards. This group also provides project management and construction phase services in coordination with the procurement and construction of small maintenance and improvement projects.
The successful candidate will possess good communication skills; strong analytical and organizational skills; be detail oriented; and have the ability to follow through on project issues to complete projects and ensure they meet project objectives in terms of quality, schedule and budget; a strong aesthetic sense; knowledge of construction techniques and general engineering principles; leadership experience; knowledge of design practice and principles and development of contract documents; understanding of project accounting and budgeting processes; understanding of current state of the art in design software (e.g., AutoCAD, Revit, etc.)
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 2 years of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Demonstrated experience providing direction and leadership to staff.
Additional years of design team leadership experience on commercial and/or institutional projects.
Demonstrated experience of working with staff, faculty and students on higher education and/or governmental projects.
Demonstrated knowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM) software application.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.