Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encourage to apply.
The principal function of this position is to assist the Chief Facilities Officer in the management, supervision, and execution of all engineering design and engineering planning required to support the Facilities operations for the College of the Holy Cross. These responsibilities include engineering design, supervision of contracts between the college and architect or engineer firms, engineering and technical support to the other divisions within Facilities planning support for the College, general administration, and procurement and management of campus utilities. This position is responsible for providing all engineering service including, Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) systems throughout entire campus. Overall manager of campus infrastructure and building systems. Performs all utility management functions such as recommends procurement of utility commodities, energy analysis, track usage and cost; operate campus Energy Management System. Provide project management services for capital projects that involve significant MEP scopes.
The principal responsibilities of this position include engineering and design leadership and management, particularly in the mechanical and electrical disciplines for the Facilities Department. Additionally, responsibilities include management of campus utilities. Specific responsibilities include:
The development of engineering designs for in house or contract execution.
The execution of architect and engineer contracts including scope development negotiation, administration, review, acceptance, advertising, and contract award.
The supervision of contract construction efforts in the development of in-house cost estimates, sketches, drawings, and specifications sufficient to provide direction to either contract work forces or in house forces for the execution of various facility projects throughout the College.
The development of proposals and engineering drawings for mechanical systems in the areas of beating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, and fire protection systems.
The review of working drawings and specifications for code compliance with project criteria.
The management of fire detection and energy system programs. The technical supervision of the other divisions in Facilities in the routine execution of their duties.
The provision of long range planning services for the general development of the College with particular emphasis on mechanical and electrical systems.
The management of the technical library for Facilities.
The provision of technical liaison for the department with other departments and organizational entities of the College.
The administrative work necessary to support assigned activities.
The execution of Project Management duties for assigned projects.
The development of a preventive maintenance program and engineering standards for the college.
The development of cost estimates and cost alternatives for proposed investments.
A bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering. Familiarity with the basic principles of design and specification writing. Familiarity and understanding of the building codes of the state of Massachusetts. Familiarity with the operations of an engineers or architects office. Familiarity with construction practices and maintenance programs.
Holy Cross is a highly selective, four-year college of approximately 2,900 students. One of the nation's leading liberal arts institutions, Holy Cross offers an academically rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit tradition. Exclusively devoted to teaching undergraduates, Holy Cross promotes close ties between students and faculty. In this active, friendly campus community, individual in...terests? from athletics to the arts, from campus ministry to student government? are pursued with intensity and passion. Graduates go on to prominent academic and professional programs and pursue their individual talents in many careers and service activities. Holy Cross is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a centrally-located New England city of 175,000. The 174-acre hillside campus provides inspiring views, an inviting mix of historic and contemporary buildings, beautiful landscaping, and first-rate facilities. With a tradition of academic excellence that dates to its founding in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has grown increasingly diverse in the last decade. Holy Cross graduates become members of a loyal alumni family; equipped with the resources and perspective to respond as thoughtful leaders in business, professional and civic life.