The Senior Mechanical Engineer assists with the planning, development, and operations of mechanical systems and equipment including HVAC, plumbing, steam, chiller water, medical gas, elevators, etc. Position reports to the University Engineer; He/she will also be responsible for assessing, recommending and implementing equipment performance standards in support of the effective operations in the assigned areas. The Senior Mechanical Engineer functions with autonomy and typically serves as an engineering expert and advisor on projects, utilizing both internal and external professional consultants/resources. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will provide leadership and development in support of the Goals and mission of FOD. Hours and days may vary due to project needs. May be required for 24-hour emergency call. May require successful completion of a criminal background check.
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering Licensed engineer, or equivalent education or experience. Considerable computer skills in both engineering and office software. Minimum five years of experience in HVAC/plumbing/fire protection/Steam and Heating Hot Water design. Considerable experience in construction projects. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Meets mandatory safety and educational requirements. Demonstrated competence in technical and interpersonal skills required to meet job expectations. Knowledge of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers Standards (ASME), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Ohio Basic Building Code (OBBC), Ohio Mechanical Code (OMC), Ohio Plumbing Code (OPC) and other regulatory agency requirements for compliance; takes appropriate action when needed.
Target Salary: $90,000.00 - $100,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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