Project Mechanical Engineer

Employer: 
University of Oregon
Division: 
Campus Planning & Facilities Management - Design & Construction

This position provides Mechanical Engineering expertise for major capital projects, capital repair, deferred maintenance and in-house projects; designs mechanical and related systems and prepares cost estimates; and reviews design and construction documents to assure conformance to University of Oregon Design Standards. The position will advise and provide engineering support to campus units on capital, utility, repair, deferred maintenance, and energy projects, and all mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection (MEPF) related components and projects, provide information to assist in annual budget preparation and aid in project planning and prioritization.

The Project Mechanical Engineer will participate as part of a D&C commissioning team to ensure the project closeout process meets with project and campus customer expectations. They will assist in all phases of a project and provide support related to MEPF systems, energy analysis, design reviews, BIM, LEED, and updating campus Design Standards. The Project Mechanical Engineer will participate in studies targeting MEPF, utility and energy systems for planning and development of projects, and assess existing building systems in support of CPFM.

The duties for this position include:
- Design of mechanical systems.
- Prepare cost estimates for small capital projects.
- Mechanical systems; determining the type and appropriate sizing of HVAC systems and components. 
- Identify existing systems to be upgraded or replaced.
- Identify systems to be commissioned and to what level.
- Review of project design documents.
- Review operating efficiency of systems for new construction, and ensure appropriate level of metering and when existing meters should be replaced.
- Conduct systems assessments and provide appropriate reports. 

Minimum Requirements
• A Bachelor's degree in either Civil, Electrical, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management Engineering, or Energy Management Engineering; 
AND
• Four years of engineering experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
• Hold a current Mechanical Engineering Professional Engineering License in Oregon, or ability to obtain Mechanical Engineering Professional Engineering License in Oregon within one year of hire.

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