Performs utility and building mechanical system and equipment infrastructure assessments and oversees the design and replacement / upgrade of mechanical equipment and systems. Performs project management responsibilities for mechanical system upgrade efforts.
Provides analysis, design and construction support for Design & Construction (D&C), Engineering & Energy (E&E), Operations & MAINTENANCE (O&M) and independent college projects and construction activities. Assures that project energy performance complies with the University energy conservation and reduction goals.
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar related technology field.
Seven (7) years of experience including design, commissioning, and testing of mechanical infrastructure is required. Experience should be in performing similar duties with complex mechanical utility and building systems. Position requires at least five (5) years’ experience in the design of building and infrastructure mechanical systems, including chillers, boilers, pumps, air handling units, fan coil units, chilled and heating water, steam, DX air conditioning, domestic water and specialty plumbing systems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Must have demonstrated ability to devise innovative solutions to problems. Must have knowledge and experience designing, constructing and commissioning mechanical systems. Must be knowledgeable about building automation systems and be capable of writing sequences of operation for mechanical systems, and be knowledgeable of building, mechanical and energy codes, products and current best practices for mechanical systems. Must be an effective communicator, both in oral and written form. Must have the ability to use computers and be adept at using AutoCAD, energy modelling, word-processing and spreadsheet software.
- Professional Engineer (P.E.) preferred.
- Knowledge and use of hydraulic evaluation software, such as Termis, is desirable.
Incumbent must possess a driver’s license, as duties require the incumbent to travel to and from meetings and project sites both on and off campus. If driving a State vehicle, incumbent must possess a valid MD Class C driver’s license or equivalent with fewer than six (6) points.
For full and best consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references by January 13th, 2020.
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Maryland in its mission of achieving excellence as the State’s primary center of research and graduate education and the institution of choice for undergraduate students of exceptional ability and promise. We are responsible for the physical campus – its academic, research and administrative spaces, the building infrastructure, and the surrounding landscape. Our workforce of about 800 employees brings a rich diversity of backgrounds, talents and skills to the management of this complex environment. Our five departments serve the campus community twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year.
Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position Physical Demands
Must have the ability to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment and machinery; to work from ladders; to manipulate equipment, tools and supplies; to have the manual dexterity to operate a computer; to wear and work in personal protective equipment (safety footwear, hard hat, protective eye and ear wear, etc.); to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or temperature conditions. While the physical demands listed above may be experienced, the position is primarily an office environment.
12/16/2019 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 01/13/2020 Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
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