Mechanical Engineer-PM (00927A)

ODU Facilities Management   Norfolk, VA   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on May 13, 2024
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The Facilities Management Planning/Estimating Department at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Mechanical Engineer-PM (full-time, 12 month) position. The Mechanical Engineer, a member of the Facilities Management Design & Construction Team, provides designs, analyses, project management and inspections and condition assessments. Duties include mechanical designs for minor renovations and HVAC projects including power and control systems. Design to include calculations, code analysis, preparation of sketches/ drawings, etc. This position will also be responsible for managing various design and construction projects as assigned along with assisting with facilities inspections and condition assessment.

Required Education: BS in mechanical engineering / mechanical engineering technology or closely related discipline from an ABET accredited institution is required.

Required Qualifications: Thorough understanding of design criteria such as American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning (ASHRAE), National Electrical Code (NEC), and other engineering standards and building codes. Possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with all University stakeholders. Proficient in Microsoft Office with ability to maintain databases as required. Demonstrated ability to prepare mechanical designs including engineering calculations and preparation of plans and specifications. Demonstrated ability to use Computer Aided Design software such as AutoCAD and/or Revit. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate graphically and verbally with designers, engineers, contractors and shop mechanics and electricians. Demonstrated ability to manage numerous construction projects. Demonstrated ability to work well with others and project a professional image at all times. Extensive experience in design of mechanical systems and/or construction project management.

Special Licenses, registration, or certification: Licensed in Virginia as a Professional Engineer or licensed in another state and able to obtain Virginia licensure within 12 months of employment or Project Management Professional (PMP). Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record.

Additional Considerations: Master’s degree in mechanical engineering, construction management or a related discipline. Professional Engineer registration and/or Project Management Professional (PMP). Some experience in managing complex design and construction projects. Some experience working in scheduling software such as Primavera or MS Project. Some experience working in web-based project management software such as eBuilder, PCS or CoConstruct. 40 Hour OSHA Training Course. Some experience interacting with code officials in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Working proficiency in a range of Microsoft Office products including PowerPoint and Project. Experience in Higher Education.

Conditions of Employment: This position is required to complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interest upon hire in accordance with the Code of Virginia.

 This position is designated as sensitive. A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the final candidate. Facilities Management employees are considered essential personnel and subject to working during university closings.

Review Date: The initial application review date for this position is May 20, 2024, and will remain open until filled.

To apply, please visit https://jobs.odu.ed/postings/20790   .Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.