Advertised Employing Department: Facilities Planning and Management
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilities Planning and Management at Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for a Recommissioning Engineer and Manager. This position works as an engineer and leader of a hands-on team, which performs recommissioning on existing buildings. This position, and the team, optimize the performance of existing building systems, primarily heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) and control systems. This position has many opportunities to make significant impacts on thermal comfort, energy use, system performance, and equipment life.
Responsibilities include managing and leading the recommissioning program and team, which includes the support, development, mentoring, supervision, evaluation, and motivation of the team members. This position is actively involved in providing recommissioning services as the team leader and engineer; continually develops and improves the recommissioning initiative as well. This position provides engineering services for the building maintenance shops as well as the maintenance and improvement projects identified through the recommissioning process. This position supports the capital renewal process for these projects by providing detailed technical review of design standards and documentation. Also provides project management and construction phase services for small, in-house maintenance and improvement projects.
The successful candidate will have exceptional analytical, decision making, and time management skills; strong interpersonal and collaborative skills; excellent communication and leadership skills; be detail oriented and have a strong commitment to public service. This position serves under the direction and supervision of the Assistant Director of Facilities Services in the Facilities Planning and Management Department.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 2 years of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
- Degree in electrical, mechanical, or related engineering field. -Experience providing direction and leadership to staff - Experience with heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in institutional or commercial buildings - Experience with Johnson Controls building automation system (BAS) and controls - Experience recommissioning building systems
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.