University of Washington – Facilities Engineering Manager

By District Energy posted 06-15-2023 15:02


University of Washington

Facilities Engineering Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

Establish expectations for assigned staff and manage workload assignments to support a wide range of engineering support to UW Facilities departments and the campus community. Track expenditures and revenues to ensure cost effective management of resources.

Manage and direct the provision of engineering expertise for campus operations, maintenance, and facility projects. Ensure appropriate Engineering Services technical assistance, recommendations, and engineering solutions are provided to prevent and/or resolve major operational and maintenance problems. Identify life-cycle cost optimization and operational efficiencies and coordinate with shop personnel for building and utility renewal projects and assessments, corrective engineering, preventative, and deferred maintenance. Develop, implement, and monitor accountability to ensure the safe and efficient management of various engineering programs such as bridge inspections, water treatment program, etc.

Provide management of engineering support during all phases of Capital Projects. Make project assignments and oversee review during programming and all design phases to ensure building systems and infrastructure are safe, reliable, and future maintenance and operation activities are optimized. Ensure appropriate quality monitoring of construction project execution to specifications and standards.

Lead audits and analysis to identify deficiencies and building and system needs. Develop projects to renovate and upgrade systems and utilities for the Building and Utility Renewal Program of $30 million dollars per biennium and ensure appropriate engineering support is provided throughout execution.

Manage field investigations and calculations in direct support of the development of the Utility Master Plan and other infrastructure planning, which compliments the Campus Master Plan for the Main Seattle campus and other outlying branch campuses. Identify cost-effective and efficient strategies for repairing, improving, and expanding utility systems and infrastructure, in support of site selection and development for new or renovated facilities and utility upgrades.

Manage the development and update of the Facilities Services Design Guide (FSDG). The FSDG provides design consistency, maintainability, utility efficiency and future flexibility while maintaining first cost of the renovating existing facility and building new facilities.

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