Facilities Engineer- Zone A

Job description

Facilities Engineer- Zone A

Stanford University

Job Number:

Facilities Engineer 3

Job Family: Facilities

Job Series: Facilities Engineer
Job Code: 4353
Grade: K
Exemption: Exempt
Effective/Revision Date: 04/01/2015
Job Series Matrix URL: View PDF

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description


Serve as the technical expert in the performance of facilities engineering responsibilities involving the planning, design, construction, modification, operation, maintenance, and utilities servicing of campus facilities. May oversee a team of facilities professionals' work assignments.


  • Serve as an expert, providing design and technical recommendations in area(s) of specialization. May include development and implementation of programs and systems, and interfacing and coordination with/across specialties and disciplines.
  • Identify and resolve complex technical systems issues which may have high visibility and/or high risk/consequences of failure.
  • Serve on major, ongoing, technically complex projects requiring substantial coordination and interface with senior management.
  • Prepare, review, and analyze projects' technical plans and specifications for sound design, conformance with design guidelines and other related criteria, and pertinent codes or standards.
  • Represent department or lead specific project teams and review committees.
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop contingency plans.
  • Serve as a technical lead on projects in area(s) of expertise across multiple disciplines, and/or contractor activities, through all project phases.

* - Other duties may also be assigned


Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering discipline (Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Facilities Engineering, etc.). Ten years of directly related experience. Experience leading technical or cross-functional teams. Experience managing complex projects or groups of projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to cultivate strong and collaborative relationships inside and outside the organization.
  • Deep technical knowledge in area of expertise.
  • Technical and maintenance knowledge in facility building systems.
  • Proficiency with standard desktop applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Knowledge of scheduling, project management tools and resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor and control scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with engineering software related to assignment.
  • Understanding and ability to perform/evaluate lifecycle cost analysis.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate potential project risk components.
Certifications and Licenses:


  • Frequently sitting, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 11-20 pounds,
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for emergency situations.
  • May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA.
  • May working at heights 4 - 10 ft.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Location: Land, Buildings and Real Estate, California, United States
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/30/2018
Application Due: 11/16/2018
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