Sr Engineer

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Job posting number: #7077969

Posted: May 6, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
Assists the Principal Investigator and/or Department Head in managing the engineering activities of a department. Provides leadership and management of personnel and resources for engineering projects. Provides counsel and support for the definition of engineering goals and objectives.

The primary role of this position is to develop carbon neutrality projects from a library of prioritized opportunities to a “shovel-ready” state. Campus-wide project plans will cover a broad set of topics (ex: HVAC, lighting, water, transportation, waste, grounds, etc.) and will require extensive research, collaboration, documentation, and operational strategy development. This role will also serve as a technical lead and owner’s representative during project construction.

This role will also support other engineering efforts including the evaluation of infrastructure technology changes and operational policy development.

This pivotal role will make a large impact by directly contributing work that reduces the University’s carbon footprint, improves local air quality, and generates significant financial returns.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline or a related field, or equivalency; six years experience in scientific research or engineering development; demonstrated communication skills; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required. Experience should include project or organizational management. Preference is given for an advanced degree in a scientific or engineering field and for publication of original research or project development in peer reviewed scientific journals, recognized professional society or engineering journals.

Candidates with a consistent track record keeping implementation of projects on time, in scope, and within budget while successfully delivering project goals.
Preference given to candidates with an intimate knowledge of sustainability and energy and related codes/standards, guidelines, and state/University requirements.
Preference given to candidates that hold PMP certification.
Documented experience with the following:
• Managing design-bid or design-build consultant/contractors and transdisciplinary teams for 3 or more years.
• Developing scope and project plans/budgets for at 3 or more large-scale, highly-technical projects
• Design, construction, operation & maintenance, and commissioning major building systems
• Developing and maintaining standards and procedures
• Working with or in quality-controlled environments such as hospitals, laboratories, and/or manufacturing facilities
• Implementing scalable and creative, solutions-focused projects
• Life-Cycle Cost Analysis and Net Present Value calculations
• Measurement and Verification (M&V) processes
• Data-driven analysis and decision-making

Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Apply Now

Please mention to the employer that you saw this ad on

More Info

Job posting number:#7077969
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Online Job Advertising
United States
More jobs from this employer