Position Summary: Coordinate the University's design interests through all phases of Capital Construction project document review of Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) trades. Manage Facilities interdepartmental relationships to ensure all stakeholder comments and concerns are addressed. Work closely with Project Engineer/Architectural trades to coordinate between PU team members. Assume role of in-house Commissioning Agent for all single-party commissioning projects, and coordinate the Commissioning teams on large projects. Maintain Facilities Department MEP design standards and update them on a regular basis.
Act as the point of contact for design and technical reviews conducted for each project design submission for various Facilities Departments including Grounds and Building Maintenance (GBM) and Engineering. Participate in development of project milestone review schedules. Review MEP bid packages to confirm proper coordination with the project design plans. Resolve technical design differences that emerge between various departments. Aid the Project Manager in bringing closure to the comments generated. Assist the Project Manager in determining the completeness of design submissions.
Take part in cost estimate reviews, cost reconciliation, cost reduction and value engineering processes. Distribute shop drawings, submittals, and requests for information to appropriate personnel in GBM and Engineering for comment. Review comments; resolve conflicts and forward to the appropriate Field Manager. Invoke participation where required from appropriate personnel in GBM and Engineering for their comments on mock-ups, samples, proposed change orders. Provide quality assurance role on the project to assess whether the Construction Manager and its subcontractors are performing inspections and quality control requirements, including a full range of Pre Functional and Functional Commissioning tests. Lead the internal turnover process for distribution of deliverables for closeout documents at project completion.
This is a 3 year term appointment.
Essential Qualifications: Position requires a professional degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field. Professional registration as an engineer is desirable. These requirements include the ability to interpret construction documents, an understanding of applicable construction codes, working knowledge of the principles of design, and overview of engineering system elements, including at the plant level, and a solid grasp of construction industry practices and procedures.
The position requires a minimum of five years experience in reviewing plans for major construction or renovation projects. At least five years experience must be associated with work on buildings similar to those found in an institutional environment, preferably while a member of a facilities-owner organization. A minimum of five years experience required in leading a building commissioning effort, or in the role of commissioning agent on small and large projects, including preconstruction-phase commissioning services.
The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with the use of project collaboration software and the ability to give clear directions, follow-up on actions and report issues to management is highly desirable. AutoCAD 2000 or higher proficiency is desirable.
Education Required: Other-see essential qualifications
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.