Chancellor's Office Statement
Join our team at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor, and make a difference in providing access to higher education. We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the position of Associate University Engineer. The CSU Chancellor's Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, is the headquarters for the nation's largest and most diverse system of higher education. The CSU Chancellor's Office offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking an Associate University Engineer to provide engineering expertise to inform, support and improve engineering outcomes in the Capital Outlay Program. The position will provide systemwide engineering coordination and integration of energy and carbon factors into facilities planning, design, construction and operations decision-making. It will create, enhance and maintain platforms and programs to meet campus, energy, utility and infrastructure needs with low-carbon emissions solutions and provide engineering advisory services to campuses.
Under the general direction of the Chief of Energy, Sustainability & Transportation, the Associate University Engineer will:
- Provide oversight of the work of design teams (architects, engineers and professionals) who are contracted to provide services to the CSU Systemwide capital outlay program on engineering topics, green building and energy code compliance. Coordinate with Planning & Design to advise on the qualification, selection and appointment of design teams that work for CSU. Perform engineering and sustainability design reviews at Capital Planning, Design & Construction review milestones.
- Administer Mechanical Review Board activities and oversee mechanical system reviews and electrical system reviews. Maintain, periodically update and disseminate Mechanical Review Board Guidelines related to Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing systems.
- Maintain and improve CPDC policies and procedures related to engineering, energy and carbon topics.
- Establish, evaluate and update campus specific Energy Use Intensity targets and support related compliance with California energy code, Title 24 part 6 when projects are in detailed design and construction phases and other advanced energy code efforts.
- Support campuses in Utility Master Planning. Review updates to Facility Condition Assessments (FCAs) based on completed projects. Support the Carbon Demand Manager in the development and ongoing support of an energy efficiency master enabling agreement. Incorporate cost-effective hardening of CSU facilities and infrastructure against climate impacts into Utility Master Plans and Infrastructure Capital Outlay funding criteria.
- Provide engineering advisory services to campus and Chancellor's Office staff on energy code compliance, thermal comfort in the built environment, construction practices, cost and design management.
- Support the optimization, implementation and dissemination of internal and external processes, model practices, data management systems and programs to reduce carbon emissions while maintaining occupant comfort through design and upgrades of new and existing facilities.
- Assist with the review of proposed legislation. Prepare recommendations to executive management and Advocacy & State Relations for responses to and positions on bills.
This position requires:
- Professional Engineer license in the State of California
- A four-year degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field.
- Minimum 3 to 5 years work experience in Engineering and/or Design
- Must have a thorough understanding of the principles of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, boiler and low carbon heating systems, energy efficiency techniques, electrical distribution systems, lighting systems, central plant design, energy management, control and utility distribution infrastructure systems.
- High level of verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience working in higher education facilities types that include central utility plants, high voltage electrical distribution systems and the mix of building types common to higher education.
- Working knowledge of Title 24, part 6, ASHRAE standards and advanced energy design guides and green building rating systems and CalGreen.
- Experience with Mechanical and Electrical Systems peer review and utility incentive program rules and procedures.
Resumes will be accepted until March 20, 2020 or until job posting is removed.
How To Apply
To apply for this position, click on the link at the top of the screen.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.
This position requires new hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHSUSCIS)' in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA).
If hired, you will be required to furnish proof that you are legal authorized to work in the United States.
Mandated Reporter Per CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Conflict of Interest
The duties of this position will include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, and on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.
The Chancellor's Office policy requires that the selected candidate successfully complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.