PIA II HVAC/Refrigeration, Pumps, Water / Planner/Inspector/Analyst II
Michigan State University
Location: East Lansing, Michigan
Internal Number: 778384
PIA II HVAC/Refrigeration, Pumps, Water
This position plans, designs, directs, estimates, inspects and analyzes the installation, construction, alteration, operation, and/or repair of very complex mechanical, structural, electrical, environmental, electronic and/or computer based systems in new and/or existing facilities and projects campus-wide; provides conceptual planning and prepares cost estimates of campus-wide and interactive large-scale alterations and new construction projects; actively manages a heavy load of ongoing projects; provides design plans and specifications for campus-wide and interactive projects; oversees and manages all aspects of project management, which include inspection of design, reviews, alterations, procurement, improvements and construction projects in order to ensure compliance with university standards and any other regulatory requirements; provides input and updates to university standards; analyzes complex architectural, engineering, mechanical, electrical, and/or environmental problems and recommends solutions; answers customer concerns regarding construction costs and acts as a public relations liaison with all MSU stakeholders; reviews and approves project payment applications; also approves and authorizes payments to the State of Michigan; prepares complex technical reports and detailed cost studies; interviews, evaluates, schedules, and recommends employment of employees, recommends internal skilled trades personnel for specialized projects, and negotiates outside contractors where needed; meets and screens new suppliers; also schedules required State inspections and maintains data records for internal systems; defines own goals and objectives based on University strategy; has great latitude to exercise independent judgment and make decisions with few existing guidelines and has full budget responsibility; full autonomy to manage project from cradle to grave; directs activities of university management and non-management employees as it relates to assigned projects; manage campus emergencies 24/7.
Specific Responsibilities for: HVAC/Refrigeration, Pumps, Water Treatment & Absorption Provides technical support in the disciplines of compression refrigeration and air conditioning, absorption refrigeration, water treatment, process cooling water systems, chilled water systems, open and closed loop cooling towers, closed loop heating water systems, including pumps and filters; EPA/DEQ regulatory requirements for refrigerant management, cooling towers and swimming pools.
This position will engage in high performing, leading edge practices, valuing people, partners and stewardship. At IPF, we are committed to fostering an equitable, inclusive culture; engaging and hiring a diverse workforce.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
The job requires: knowledge normally acquired by completing a four- year college degree program in Engineering or a related field; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in construction specific to the work being performed, supervision and management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; may require a license in a specified field.
Knowledge normally acquired by completing a four- year college degree program in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Engineering Technology, Engineering or a related field; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in mechanical construction, managing construction projects and general knowledge of a blend of skilled trades in order to coordinate activities for projects; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; eight years of experience with EPA Regulations regarding refrigerant usage and knowledge of methods, materials, tools, equipment, occupational hazards, and safety precautions of the trade; experience in reading and interpreting blueprints, specifications, and instructional manuals; possession of State of Michigan Mechanical Contractors License or be able to obtain license within one year of hire.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm and may require after-hours, weekend and holiday work.
Bidding eligibility ends on May 17, 2022 at 11:55 P.M.
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