The Washington University School of Medicine Operations & Facilities Management Department provides a range of services for the medical campus in a customer-focused, efficient, and sustainable manner. Operations & Facilities Management maintains 61 university buildings and provides operational, planning, and construction services to over 8.3 million gross square feet of space. We will open three new facilities between 2023 and 2025 with over 1.5M BGSF. In addition, the School of Medicine continues expanding its reach on and off campus in teaching, clinical care, and research. Our team plays a vital and important role in delivering clinical care, research, and education.
The Commissioning Engineer & Mechanical Project Manager will manage the commissioning process, client relationships, and technical staff. Collaborate with consultants and provide technical support and guidance for a wide range of capital projects including new specialized research facilities and associated infrastructure projects including HVAC, BMS, lighting controls, etc. Manage and lead the commissioning process for HVAC, BMS, plumbing, and lighting control systems serving specialized research facilities and associated infrastructure. Generate comprehensive punch lists, reports, and documentation. Provide troubleshooting and recommissioning of building systems. Manage ongoing operations and maintenance of building systems serving specialized research facilities.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Manage and lead commissioning and recommissioning of HVAC, BMS, plumbing, and lighting control systems for specialized research facilities and associated infrastructure.
Prepare commissioning checklists and associated documents.
Troubleshoot issues with existing HVAC, BMS controls, plumbing, and lighting control systems, identify solutions, and work with technical staff to resolve issues.
When required, develop detailed work plans for work occurring in specialized facilities to ensure work is completed safely. Coordinate with multiple stakeholders to schedule outages and properly execute work plans.
Collaborate with consultants and provide technical support and guidance for a wide range of capital projects including new specialized research facilities and associated infrastructure projects including HVAC, BMS, lighting controls, etc.
Estimate probable costs, review construction budgets, and change orders.
Construction administration including review of shop drawings, and response to RFIâ™s. Coordinate with contractors, design team, building officials, etc. throughout construction.
Communicate and coordinate with architects, owners, other engineering disciplines, vendors, building officials, and consultants.
Generate comprehensive punch lists, commissioning reports, and associated documentation.
Assist with developing and managing preventative maintenance plans for systems serving specialized research facilities.
Monitor the age, capacity, condition, and required redundancy of all architectural elements and MEP systems and recommend required maintenance, repairs, and replacements to ensure top performance of all critical facilities.
Evaluate existing MEP systems and associated maintenance practices. Provide recommendations for improvement and follow through to completion.
Train maintenance staff on the basis of design, standard operating procedures, good maintenance practices, and troubleshooting of all critical facilities equipment, systems, and controls.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Professional engineering license and/or commissioning certification.
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
Efficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Experience with operating BMS systems.
Attend and engage in meetings with clients, owners, consultants, and contractors in a positive and productive manner.
Possess a good work ethic and be efficient in job duties.
Willing to work extra hours above 40 hours a week; when necessary to meet project deadlines and client demands.
Familiarity with green building design practices and LEED.
Equivalent of Bachelorâ™s degree in construction management or engineering and ten years experience in construction.
$82,500.00 - $145,200.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
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Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.