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Engineer

Company: University of Texas Arlington
Location: arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Number S02662P Position Title Facilities Engineer (S02662P) Department Facilities Mgmt Administration Location Arlington Job Family Facilities/Construction Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

Open to External and Internal FLSA Exempt Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary

This position exists to support the University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA ) Office of Facilities Management ( OFM ). The Facilities Engineer will support the OFM in MEP design, construction, maintenance, and energy conservation that report to the Director of Mechanical and Energy Operations. The Facilities Engineer will handle a variety of jobs simultaneously and react to rapidly changing job priorities. The Facilities Engineer will work as a team with other Facilities employees as well as work individually to plan and organize daily duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Perform HVAC , plumbing and minor electrical design for small to medium new construction and renovation projects including all necessary calculations for cooling/heating load, pump and fan capacities, etc. Prepare construction drawings and specifications for bidding and construction purposes. Prepare cost estimates for new construction and renovation projects. Provide engineering support for large capital projects from conceptual design to final construction, including document review, inspections and coordination of campus thermal utilities. Implement facilities and utility commissioning services. Provide project management and construction administration for in-house construction projects, including planning, budgeting and coordinating construction activities with contractors, UTA shops and campus faculty and staff. Inspect MEP installation of equipment and systems during construction to ensure compliance with UTA specifications and current building and energy codes. Provide input on short and long range planning and cost estimating for future deferred maintenance projects. Provide expertise, review and updates to current MEP facility guide specifications. Identify and analyze facility deficiencies/problems in conjunction with the Thermal Energy Plant and facility shops and provide engineering based solutions. Stay current with new technology and provide recommendations related to facility MEP systems. Review campus energy use and provide recommendations for energy saving projects with cost estimates, simple paybacks and/or life cycle costs.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Preferably mechanical and registered as a Texas Professional Engineer or eligible to be registered in Texas. Current Texas Drivers License.

Preferred Qualifications

Five (5) years of experience in facility operations and maintenance. Proficient in e-Builder and PlanGrid construction software. Experience in facilities construction and administration for large campus type facilities. Experience with science lab exhaust systems including fume hood design and operation. Comfortable working with campus faculty and staff providing good customer care, communication and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office including Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project. Expertise in the operation and design of building automation systems, large HVAC systems, large chilled water and steam boiler plants, steam systems and related equipment. Ability to read and understand MEP engineering drawings and specifications.

Working Conditions

Work responsibilities are both technical and administrative in nature. Employee is expected to respond to occasional after-hours emergencies on campus for the Facilities Management operations. Must be able to work on ladders, scaffolding, and construction sites and on roofs. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve working around refrigerant, biohazards, toxic lab chemicals, poisonous gasses, dust, and dirt, working in confined spaces and in all-weather conditions. Ability to lift, pull push, bend, squat, stand, sit and kneel are required.

Special Conditions for Eligibility EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Keywords: University of Texas Arlington, Arlington , Engineer, Other , arlington, Texas

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