CONTROLS PROJECT ENGINEER
Date posted: Thursday, October 04, 2018
CONTROLS PROJECT ENGINEER
Final Filing Date: 11-02-2018
Reporting to the Controls Engineering Supervisor, the incumbent will provide project management and engineering support for Controls Engineering in Facilities Management Energy & Engineering. This position will provide engineering project management for a wide portfolio of energy projects of medium scope and complexity ranging from $50,000 to $2 million, with an emphasis on building energy efficiency and mechanical systems retrofits and commissioning. Develop projects and work with team members and consultants to conduct building system assessments, refine scope and uncover new opportunities. Manage energy projects from concept to completion including oversight of ongoing commissioning efforts. Work scope to include project management, engineering, and analysis for campus energy management systems, as well as the development and documentation of standards related to energy conservation and efficiency. It will also provide project oversight and coordination of contractors and consultants, along with Facilities shop personnel. It will include field work such as building energy and mechanical system audits and site visits for field verifications and system diagnostics.
• Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited program, preferably in Mechanical, Civil, Industrial or a related field or equivalent experience/training.
• Professional experience in project management of complex projects with an emphasis in building mechanical and control systems and leadership responsibility for budgets, schedules, and project team coordination.
• Experience in HVAC design, analysis, construction, operations, or energy analysis of building systems with strong HVAC emphasis.
• Skills to analyze complex information or problems in an objective manner and derive logical conclusions to provide a sound basis for establishing priorities, selecting appropriate courses of action for pursuit or recommendations to others, and to resolve conflicts.
• Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals to secure and/or provide information to clarify situations, resolve problems, and negotiate services and/or agreements.
• Knowledge of energy efficiency/conservation principles and practices in building systems.
• Skills with word processing, spreadsheet, calendaring, project management, and document management database programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Project,) in a Windows environment to prepare correspondence, reports, budgets, and schedules.
• Professional certification such as PE, CEM or LEED AP.
• Project Management Certification.
• Advanced degree in Engineering, preferably related to energy systems, building systems or renewable energy.
• Thorough organizational and analytical skills including skill to provide high quality control.
• Proven skills to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.
• Thorough working knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including full understanding of architectural, engineering and construction practices.
• Experience managing contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.
• Experience in creating and managing complex databases.
• Familiarity with building automation systems or energy management systems.
• Skill to effectively direct and review the preparation of design and construction documents, review and approve contractor submittals, and to effectively resolve field problems during construction.
• Experience analyzing and summarizing large data sets in Excel, Tableau, PowerBI or other similar tools. Skill to develop software-based energy diagnostic and analytical tools.
• Thorough knowledge of current project and construction costs and experience with industry standard cost estimating systems; financial skills to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates, and review and approve payment requests.
• Knowledge of OSIsoft PI system tools, SkySpark, SQL, Python, or other.
• Knowledge of building control systems (especially Siemens Insight), analyzing operational sequences and providing reports. Experience with complex HVAC systems and requirements specific to laboratory environments.
• Experience performing retro-commissioning / monitoring-based commissioning projects, and preparing reports and calculations.
• Experience working with large centralized steam, hot water and chilled water systems and central heating and cooling plants.
• Field experience in construction industry.
To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at
Requisition number #03022534
The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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