Facility Engineer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 22 Aug 2017

Posting Information


Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Engineer - Journey
Working Title Facility Engineer
Position Number 00054976
Vacancy ID P007443
Budgeted Hiring Range $64,370 - $97,238
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Salary Grade Equivalent 76
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Department Name and Number FS-Eng Svcs-Shop 247200-247200
Date First Posted 08/07/2017
Closing Date 08/22/2017
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Engineering and Architecture

Position Summary Information

Department Description

Provide engineering services to the Carolina campus, a highly complex campus with a large number and variety of buildings and structures. The organization also provides engineering support, leads energy management and water conservation efforts, and building commissioning services in support of other Facilities Services Division departments and campus customers.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

Provide design-bid-build project management services for informal (total cost under $500,000) and formal (total cost exceeds $500,000) engineering-led renovation and maintenance construction projects. Services include coordinating with campus customers and stakeholders to develop project scope, budget, and schedule; contracting outside designers or leading in-house design team to deliver complete construction documents for construction by either outside contractors or in-house construction shops; coordinating reviews with appropriate internal and external agencies; providing construction administration services as they relate to project design; and supervising project close-out.

Responsibilities include representing the University, coordinating all work for the project, and delivering the project according to University guidelines and customers’ parameters.

Provide peer reviews of in-house and outside engineering designs. Review formal and informal projects at each submission (Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documents) and upload comments to the review software program. Review focus is on adherence to UNC-CH design guidelines, project scope, functionality, ability to construct, maintainability, versatility, and sustainability.

Attend review, pre-bid, pre-construction, and construction progress meetings and submit comments to project team. Review project submittals, make regular site visits, submit field reports for project adherence to construction drawings and specifications, conduct inspections, and submit punch-list items.

Provide technical recommendations for updates to the UNC Design and Construction guidelines, which often requires leadership in the development of standards for new areas not currently covered in the guidelines. Provide technical support of maintenance and operations efforts. This includes establishing proper preventative maintenance activities and schedules for mechanical and electrical equipment, supporting maintenance staff with technical issues, establishing, and implementing and monitoring operational changes in buildings as required to meet the facility needs.

Provide engineering expertise to maintain building systems, including BSL2, 2+, and 3 laboratories and animal care facilities consistent with their programmatic needs, safety requirements and efficiency standards.

Work with commissioning coordinator to implement commissioning plan or perform it in-house.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in the engineering discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience Some positions may require licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations governing engineering, public bid laws, and agency/university practices, procedures and principles; ability to effectively manage multiple projects with established completion dates, budget limitations, and numerous stakeholders; effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to technically direct others; and ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships.

Preferred Qualifications

Mechanical/Electrical Engineer with minimum of seven years of engineering experience.

Substantial knowledge of professional engineering theory, techniques, practices, procedures, building codes, standards, and laws, as well as experience in applying these skills toward system design, problem-solving, and identification for energy conservation opportunities.

Strong working knowledge of the NC Mechanical/Plumbing/Electrical/Energy/Fire Codes.

Ability to peer-review engineering designs, including interpreting all related plans and specifications and cost estimates.

Thorough knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations governing the delivery of construction projects; and thorough knowledge of agency/university practices, procedures and principles.

Strong leadership skills, as well as basic human resources and fiscal management skills.
• Ability to produce construction drawings in AutoCad.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally, On-call occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Valid NC Driver’s License, Weekend work occasionally
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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Contact Information

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