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
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.
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.
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.
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.