Pay Grade: 42 Salary Commensurate with Education & Experience. Job Summary/Essential Job Functions: The Staff Engineer will be responsible for all engineering activities of the Office of Architecture and Planning as assigned by the Director. Duties for this position include but limited to mechanical, plumbing and electrical engineering services consisting of designing, planning and evaluating space arrangements, estimating construction costs, developing construction drawings and specifications, consulting and coordinating project requirements with architects on-campus as well as off-campus consulting engineering firms and administering and inspecting construction work on the University's campus. This position will also Review and coordinate mechanical plans with architectural plans, specifications and equipment for new installations and renovations; inspects projects during and following installation and advises as to compliance with specifications prior to university acceptance. Assists in the establishment of university standards to provide guidelines for future project planning, design, construction and maintenance. Determines fiscal requirements for mechanical and electrical systems and office personnel; submits budgetary recommendations. Advises and assists with problems involving mechanical maintenance such as, but not restricted to, psychometrics, fluid flow and mechanical control systems. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages engineering design (mechanical, plumbing & electrical). Participates in the design, planning, evaluation, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance of the university. Coordinates and monitors the execution, completion and inspection of special maintenance, replacement, upgrading, and renovation of university buildings. Energy management for campus projects. Research of materials and techniques of construction. Coordinate consultants design with architectural design requirements. Review drawings, specifications and cost estimates. Provide oversight of contract administration. Coordinates and monitors the execution, completion and inspection of special maintenance, replacement, upgrading, and renovation of university buildings. Monitors, examines, and verifies funds to established project budgets. Prepares reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering; five (5) years experience must be licensed as a professional engineer in the State of Tennessee, or have the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire; formal training in engineering drafting techniques including drafting techniques by hand, as well as electronically through the use of CADD & Revit; must have a thorough knowledge of the Building Codes, Fire Safety Codes, and HVAC guidelines, codes & requirements. MUST POSSESS A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING LICENSE. (VERIFICATION OF DEGREE AND LICENSE REQUIRED IF SELECTED). Education/special licenses documentation is required if selected for a position. An official transcript or documentation to verify education must be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Human Resources Department prior to first day of employment if selected for a position.
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