PRIMARY DUTY: The Capital Programs Engineer provides professional engineering services in support of campus-wide construction, operations, and capital planning. Performs and/or oversees engineering planning, design, and development, and provides leadership, guidance, technical coordination, and review.
Serves as project manager on comprehensive engineering design projects; sets project parameters, evaluates compliance with project and engineering standards, and approves final designs and installations to ensure owner’s requirements are being met
Oversees, reviews, and approves the work of external engineering design and planning consultants; ensures that engineering designs are consistent with contract specifications and all relevant regulations and engineering standards
Provides consultation and coordinates and integrates activities with representatives of other engineering disciplines as required on a project basis
Plans and develops project budgets within overall budget and cost parameters, and develops appropriate project implementation strategies and plans
Represents mechanical engineering discipline as appropriate in the engineering aspects of capital program planning on a university-wide basis
Manages and maintains official project records to include budgets, schedules, submittals, specifications, operations, maintenance manuals, drawings, and photographs
Prepares capital planning documents including scopes, up to date budgets, and timelines as needed by Administration
Works with facilities staff to prepare financial documents for capital programs
Completes projects on-time and under budget with minimal risk
Creates and fosters relationships with the campus community, acting as the University's representative
Communicates effectively within all levels of the University and with external vendors.
Works with Purchasing to follow procurement requirements, selection of planners, architects, and contractors
Prepares comprehensive master schedules and identifies/manages critical milestones/activities
Maintains and adheres to campus standards for design, furnishings, space allocation, and others Follows and coordinates with Facilities to update Guidelines for Design and Construction (GDC) as required
Solve problems while under great pressure during emergency situations; responds to emergencies in off hours as necessary
Develops and is accountable for a safe culture and work environment
Assists in developing and prioritizing a 3 - 5 year capital plan with regard to facility needs based on various inputs including but not limited to the University's strategic plans, the Facility Conditions Assessment (FCA), deferred maintenance needs, repair and maintenance work order history, energy management and sustainability plans
Assists in developing an annual Facility's capital budget proposal and project plan based on the overall University approved capital budget, working collaboratively with the various stakeholders to develop an annual schedule as well as coordinate resources
Assists in the development and execution of the capital programming process engaging key stakeholders in the development process and creating a supportive policy and procedures manual tailored to the University
Develops plan to implement and review CPM processes and practices on a regular basis for continuous quality improvement
Reviews documents to ensure consistency with master plans, programs, budgets, and campus standards
Prepares materials and conducts professional project presentations for various senior level meetings
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Basic technical knowledge of medium voltage electrical distribution systems
Demonstrate personal integrity and trustworthiness
Manage stressful situations and changing priorities effectively
Anticipate, recognize and resolve problems
Be responsible and accountable
Use organizational skills and provide attention to details
Maintain a positive, optimistic and success-oriented attitude
Exercise professional demeanor, which includes being tactful and courteous
Exhibit a professional work ethic
Continuously promote a safe work environment
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field, as well as technical knowledge of architecture/engineering and building construction activities
Certification/License: Valid driver’s license
Experience: Minimum of six years in a mechanical engineering consulting field with supervisory experience
Knowledge & Skills: A broad based knowledge of all phases of commercial building design, construction, and maintenance with a strong background in mechanical equipment and HVAC systems, including energy management system interfaces; must be knowledgeable in: Design and operation of building systems; construction contract document preparation and administration; specification writing and interpretation; construction budgeting and control; quality control; strong communication skills; and a basic understanding of current federal, state, and local rules, regulations, building codes, and labor laws
WORKING CONDITIONS: This position will work a typical shift of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour lunch break and must be flexible and be able to work when required. This position must purchase and maintain a cellular device and service that will be used for work functions. This position must be responsible for plan choices, calling areas, service features, terminations clauses, and paying for all charges associated with the cellular device and service.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requires extended periods of sitting or standing; must be able to climb; must be able to work under extreme weather conditions
COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy, and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri and 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the website at www.maryville.org.
UNIVERSITY: With an enrollment of about 7,100 students, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location at the Northland Innovation Center and through Northwest Online.
TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm to reach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need to submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references in order for your application materials to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email email@example.com for more information.
About Northwest Missouri State University
Northwest Missouri State University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, students, third parties on campus, and applicants for employment and admissions. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally-protected class, in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University, including, but not limited to, athletics, instruction, grading, the awarding of student financial aid, recruitment, admissions, and housing. As an equal opportunity employer, the University promotes and maintains affirmative action programs to ensure that all individuals participate fully in every facet of employment opportunities.