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University of Michigan Medical School, Medical School Facilities invites applications for the position of Senior Project Manager, Lead Facility Engineer. The position will be responsible for overseeing the engineering aspects of creating and maintaining first class research, education, and administrative facilities in a top tier Medical School. The University of Michigan Medical School is comprised of 46 buildings at the North Campus Research Complex and on the Medical School Campus and totals nearly 4 million square feet of space.
Position reports to the Associate Director, Capital Projects, Medical School Facilities.
Position shall work closely with and collaborate with other Medical School Facilities groups such as Facilities Planning, Operations, Safety Services, and Work Place and Research Services (whom all report to the Director, Medical School Facilities), as well as oversee activities and priorities of Campus partners such as Operations and Maintenance engineers, Energy Management engineers, and Architecture, Engineering & Construction professionals, as they relate to Medical School initiatives.
Assures project goals, objectives and outcomes are aligned with, and supports, the strategic direction of Michigan Medicine.
Provide engineering services in support of meeting the University’s carbon neutrality goals. Identify, develop, and support energy saving initiatives in conjunction with and oversight of Energy Engineers assigned to Medical School Buildings.
Provide or manage engineering support to the various maintenance and skilled trades groups to troubleshoot HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and other building systems. Provide or manage engineering support to utilities and power plant operators and staff.
Provide or manage site utility master planning support, feasibility assessments and study reviews for the needs of the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC) and the Medical Campus Medical School buildings.
Provide critical reviews of project design and construction documents provided by consultants or other units and participate on design teams.
Lead projects as the subject matter expert and/or single point of contact for certain engineering or deferred maintenance initiatives.
Support the Operations team with engineering information including but not limited to, shutdown impact information, triaging complex building issues, and provide critical building system information during building emergencies.
Participate in Capital Planning and have lead responsibility related to Deferred Maintenance project planning and forecasting. Perform analysis and updates in order to maintain key metrics, including but not limited to average age of plant and facility condition index.
Provide functional supervision of UM partners with respect to efforts that are dedicated to Medical School Facilities.
Prepare analyses, reports and communications as needed for executive review.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field is required.
Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in project and design management, construction, installation, commissioning, and operations and maintenance of building facilities and utility distribution systems.
Excellent written and verbal skills is required.
Ability to work independently as a critical thinker to solve complex problems.
Ability to assemble and lead a team of technical subject matter experts.
Experience working within large scale, complex research facilities, including laboratory and vivaria HVAC systems.
Experience in the designing or managing the operation of HVAC systems, DDC controls and with the planning, operation, and evaluation of chilled water, heating hot water, and medium pressure steam systems.
Familiarity with Building Management operating systems including Honeywell and Siemens.
Familiarity with electrical power systems and distribution, lighting systems, fire alarm systems, and UPS systems.
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