A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field. State of Michigan Professional Engineering required or obtained within 6 months.
Minimum of 8 years of engineering experience.
Fundamental knowledge of the concepts and practices in the mechanical/electrical area of facilities operations and maintenance engineering, and the design and construction of facilities mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems for institutional or commercial buildings. Basic knowledge of associated architectural, structural, civil and electrical building systems.
Knowledge of Maintenance and Operations process standards and provide documentation for these standards.
Competence with computer software including: MS Project, AutoCAD, REVIT or Microstation, equipment sizing and selection programs (such as Cook, Greenheck, and pipeflow), load programs (Trane Trace, E20 –II, eQuest – DOE2), and other engineering programs typically used in this industry.
Experience in project management, dealing with contractors and working with maintenance management and Skilled Trades.
This is a 3-year term appointment with potential for renewal. Term appointments are eligible for all U-M benefits with the exception of Reduction-in-Force (RIF) status at the end of the term.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Facilities and Operations seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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