Facility Operations maintains our physical campus to support research, teaching, and learning at Indiana University Bloomington. As a unit of Capital Planning and Facilities, Facility Operations provides wide-ranging services—all with the goal of creating a beautiful, well-functioning campus.
Using mechanical engineering design skills prepares construction documents for building renovations and new construction that will be implemented by in-house craft crews or bid to outside contractors. Duties include: meeting with facility representatives, development of project scope, preparation of preliminary designs and cost opinions, preparation of AutoCAD drawings and project specifications, and assistance with project implementation through field observations. The design work primarily occurs on the IU-Bloomington campus but may also involve design work on regional campuses, The type of projects include renovations for office upgrades, renovations for change of occupancy, replacement of major mechanical equipment including chillers, pumps, boilers, air handlers fire protection systems, plumbing systems, etc. Assist Facility Operations Department with troubleshooting of Building Mechanical Systems.
Note: Must be able to successfully complete required training programs.
Bachelor's degree and two years of experience with mechanical design (HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, etc.).
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Knowledge and application of all related codes including: national fire codes, ADA requirements, Indiana building, plumbing, and mechanical codes, ASHRAE and SMACNA standards for heating, cooling, ventilation, and ductwork installation. Proven ability to analyze and troubleshoot mechanical systems and develop solutions based on the results. Excellent interpersonal, communication skills including ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals. Demonstrated computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Autodesk products (including AutoCAD and Revit).
Knowledge and application of all IU standards governing architectural, mechanical, and CAD standards.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Physical requirements of this position include ability to: sit, reach, stand, walk, drive a vehicle, climb ladders, squat/kneel, grasp, push/pull, and twist/bend.
Must be able to lift/carry up to ten pounds frequently.
Most time spent indoors at a computer workstation; occasionally outdoors in below freezing and above 100 degree temperatures for an hour or more. Conditions may include loud noise, vibration and risk of injury from mechanical parts, electricity, or fumes.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.