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Job ID: 166256

University Engineer
Auburn University

Date Posted Aug. 31, 2021
Title University Engineer
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Client Relations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Other Administrative Categories
  • Facilities Operations

Job Summary
Serves as the University’s senior-level engineer, providing strategic focus, guidance, and functional (as opposed to execution) oversight of all institutional engineering systems and functions, assuring effective stewardship and sustainability of the University significant facilities investment.

Essential Functions
Serves as Auburn University Facilities Management Authority Having Jurisdiction (AUAHJ); acts as liaison with state, county, and local authorities, provides plan reviews, conducts construction inspections, and grants AU Certificate of Occupancy as warranted.

Coordinates with other entities on campus regarding security system requirements for campus facilities and oversees the development of continuous improvement plans for existing systems.

Directs and leads the assessment, reporting, planning, and management of laboratory space on campus, to include developing plans to systematically renovate existing lab space.

Leads University Engineer related design standards and plan review processes as a part of the overall quality control/quality assurance programs; develops, oversees, and maintains a systematic process for reviews.

Manages the systematic development and documentation of a Repair and Renovation (R&R) execution plan to ensure funding for the repair and maintenance of university facilities is allocated consistently with the direction provided by university leadership.

Oversees and manages a Facility Condition Assessment Program (FCA). Using the FCA program and stakeholder feedback, plan and oversee execution of assessments for building system components such as sites, building envelopes, roofing, inspections, laboratory systems, building systems, and other various programs like bathroom renovations, etc. to calculate the Facility Condition Index for these same components. Ensures this information is used to assist in informing the R&R program as accurately and transparently as possible.

Directs and oversees a building commissioning program aimed at ensuring efficient building operations, maintenance cost savings, and occupant satisfaction.

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