Engineer

Location
Raleigh
Posted
May 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00040726

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The 900+ positions of the Facilities Division service the students and staff of the University's teaching, research/administrative space and 2,240 acres of infrastructure. The Facilities Division provides design and building services, maintenance, custodial, landscape, solid waste removal, utility, mail, and motor pool services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The goal is to deliver cost effective services to the University, ensure completed projects and maintenance that conform to codes and regulations, while minimizing University liabilities and disruptions caused by the maintenance, repair, building, and equipment modifications to the University. The primary purpose of the Capital Project Management (CPM) unit is to support teaching, research, extension, and other activities of the University through timely and economical completion of design, construction, renovation and/or repair, and other improvements to the facilities. Accordingly, CPM administers all University, endowment and research corporation design and construction for formal capital improvement projects. Formal projects are defined by General Statutes as being valued in excess of $500,000 and are subject to oversight by the Office of State Construction and governed by the State Building Commission via legislative authority.

Essential Job Duties: This position is charged with direct project management responsibilities for ensuring that formal (>$500,000) capital improvement design and construction projects are completed on time and within established budgets while ensuring the capital improvement to the University's facilities meets Federal, state and local building codes as well as University requirements with minimal disruption to on-going University activities. As a journey Facilities Engineer, this position is tasked with managing the design of multiple, moderately complex capital improvement projects in excess of $500,000 per project. Capital improvement projects for the journey level are mid-scale and may be valued up to $50M, are moderately complex and technical in nature and involve those modifications to the physical educational and work environment requiring funding to implement. Moderately complex projects may vary from new construction of buildings and infrastructure to renovations of existing facilities and systems. Examples may be replacement of boiler equipment, new roofing, underground utilities, renovated spaces, storm water basins, parking lots, telecommunications and data centers, laboratory research facilities, multi-purpose spaces, landscaping, fire alarm systems, security systems, HVAC equipment and systems, life safety systems - typical of higher education facilities. This position has direct responsibility for project management during the design phase. This includes designer and construction manager selection, contract negotiation and administration, coordination of design with University and state stakeholders, budget management, schedule management, bids and awards. This position requires the ability to: anticipate issues and formulate options to resolve them; manage multiple projects; prioritize projects; use goals to guide actions and create detailed action plans; and schedule people and tasks to achieve goals with minimal oversight.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: Proficient knowledge of standard design and construction practices and have both office and field experience. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to proficiently operate personal computer and a variety of software for e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets, database and information collection. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds occasionally, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Bachelor's degree in the engineering discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Bachelor's degree in Engineering. Licensure as a registered PE. If out-of-state, the expectation is that in-state licensure will be obtained within nine months of hire date. Seven (7) years experience. LEED accreditation or ability to pass first test within six months of hire date.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Valid DL required. Valid North Carolina driver's license is required within 60 days of hire and must be maintained.

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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