As a member of the FOD-Operations Energy team, the Senior Mechanical Engineer will provide mechanical, HVAC, and plumbing expertise to various design and construction projects handled by Facilities Operations and Development (FOD). The work includes identification, review, and resolution of mechanical, HVAC, and plumbing issues during planning, design, and construction. Provides effective problem solving and documentation skills to resolve building system and equipment issues. The position reports to the Director of Energy and Sustainability and assists the director in various tasks such as design reviews, in-house engineering design, development of Building Design Standards, studies, coordination with project groups, operations, as well as internal and external university constituencies.
Hours and days may vary. May be required for 24-hour emergency call.
Will require successful completion of a criminal background check.
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Licensed engineer or equivalent education and experience. Considerable and comprehensive skills in mechanical engineering. Experienced and capable of utilizing Microsoft Office software. Minimum 10 years of experience in steam, HVAC, plumbing, and hydronic system design. Considerable experience in construction projects. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated competence in technical and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of ASME, ANSI, OBC, ASHRAE, and other regulatory agency requirements for compliance.
Building commissioning, geothermal, steam design, and fire protection design experience; LEED AP credentials; Engineering Internship (EI); successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam. Certified Energy Manager and Certified Building Commissioning Professional. Certified Energy Auditor.
Target Salary: $85,000.00 - $110,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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