University of Oregon - Facilities Engineer 1

By District Energy posted 04-08-2024 16:17


University of Oregon

Facilities Engineer 1

What will you do as a Facilities Engineer 1?

The purpose of this position is to provide design, implementation and field support of capital projects for the Engineering and Utilities team. This may include: investigation of system failures, research and implementation of corrective action, and assisting colleagues with design of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems for small projects and renovations.

This position conducts field investigations on a large range of construction projects and in collaboration with the contractor and consultants works to resolve problems that arise during construction by applying engineering principles and recommending solutions to ensure MEP systems and components are installed and operating as designed. The position plays a key role in project design review activities, document management, equipment tracking and identifying QA/QC issues in the field and assisting with corrective action.

You will interact daily with the campus and larger community in the course of performing work and responding to emergencies. Position works as a member of a team while frequently performing tasks independently. Decisions may be made about the best method and materials necessary to ensure continuous flow of utilities in normal and emergency situations. They may also include setting priorities and troubleshooting, restoring utilities when lost, assessing customer needs and responding to those needs. Position may coordinate the work of students.

Why you should work at the University of Oregon:

• 40-hour work week with consistent hours and minimal travel.

• Involvement in a diverse range of projects across campus, which shape the campus built environment.

• Involvement in developing and implementing sustainable and energy efficient projects.

• Paid on-the-job training and professional growth within the position.   

• Excellent benefits including health, dental, retirement plans, and generous paid time off.

• UO offers a tuition discount for eligible employees or family members in participating programs at UO or other Oregon public universities


Minimum Qualifications

• A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management Engineering, or Energy Management Engineering; OR

• An Associate's degree in engineering or a related technical area such as Civil Engineering, Building Construction, Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Structural Engineering and two years of engineer-type experience which includes project field data collection and analysis; estimating project costs; and designing projects with specification development and materials selection; OR

• An equivalent combination of related training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• LEED accreditation.

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