This position will be responsible to provide construction, installation, and trouble-shooting support for the facilities mechanical & electrical systems, controls and HTHW piping including underground and tunnel systems, central heating plant, utilities and other infrastructure systems of the campus with a specific emphasis on project management activities, project cost estimating and engineering support on various projects. This involves interfacing with the design consultants, contractors, university management, end Users, operations management, and campus skilled trades to troubleshoot problems and field engineer solutions and deliver projects to completion. The Senior Engineer will also be responsible to support facilities infrastructure assessment and working with Director of Engineering for development of strategic plans, reports, presentations and strategic deferred maintenance short-term and long-term planning and budgeting.
Bachelor's Degree in engineering (Mechanical) or an equivalent verified combination of education and experience with building related engineering, and equipment. Minimum 10-year experience combination of design engineering, operation, controls, construction, cost estimating and project administration including human and financial management. Proficient in computer skills and on Excel spreadsheets, MS Word, and Power point. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with others and a team player. Valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the university by the university's insurance carrier.
Hands-on experience with the design, operation, building controls, labs controls, and assessment of building related mechanical HVAC systems, construction, equipment installation, such as central heating system, utilities, high temp heating water and chilled water piping, plumbing, predominately with some working experience for electrical work. Experience in project management for facilities especially for higher education. Experience in trouble shooting, problem solving, and new technology mechanical and energy systems. Working knowledge of life cycle cost analysis and ability to perform basic engineering calculations. Familiarity with Sustainable initiatives and LEED design & certification and some experience with energy management. Professional engineer license in the State of Michigan. Ability to review design/construction documents aligning with engineering best practices. Knowledge of Michigan Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy, and Safety Codes. Knowledge of ASHRAE Standards, NFPA 13 and other guidelines related with building systems & equipment.
Internal Number: 18267
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As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.