Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Engineering Services, the Engineering Project Manager will be responsible for providing technical support as an engineering resource for the MEP aspects of projects during the planning, design, and construction phases. This position will provide field engineering expertise to Facilities Services to assist in the troubleshooting of ongoing problematic MEP issues. In addition, this position will contribute in the master planning of campus infrastructure as well as the development of the Annual Capital Budget for technical projects, including MEP system upgrades, renewals and replacements. The Engineering Project Manager will provide direct project management of MEP-intensive projects ranging in scope from small Annuals to large Majors in excess of $5 million per project and will act as a liaison for technical coordination of projects between Facilities Services (the day-to-day operations group), Capital Projects, and Engineering & Energy Management.
The successful candidate will have the ability to handle multiple projects with aggressive project schedules, solve issues of a technical nature, and effectively react to change or unforeseen conditions in a manner that minimizes the impact on schedule and budget.
This position will require a strong technical engineering background, with an emphasis on problem-solving, trouble-shooting and familiarity with the technical trades including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and building controls. Practical in-the-field experience is required, especially in the commissioning of systems. The Engineering Project Manager must illustrate the ability to effectively integrate engineering issues into architectural design parameters. Project management experience is required and the ability to handle multiple large-scale projects and their inherent issues with effective time management. Experience in project estimating and budgeting is preferred. This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering field (mechanical or electrical concentration preferred). Professional Engineering Registration is preferred.
Seven to ten years of experience, in the areas described above, is required. Familiarity with OSHA and safety regulations as related to building construction is essential. Experience within higher education is desirable.
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
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Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.