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Engineer / Project Manager

Apply now Job no: 502519
Department: Planning, Architecture & Engineering
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Skilled Trades, Custodial, Building Support, Grounds, Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Engineer / Project Manager

 $75000 - $97500

Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

Responsible for the project management of all assigned mechanical system construction and
alteration projects for Miami University including, but not limited to, mechanical systems and
equipment as well as systems and components involved in energy management and building
automation systems. Coordination with various agencies such as the Ohio Facilities
Construction Commission and related state agencies, Associate Architects and Engineers,
construction firms, University departments, and the Physical Facilities staff is required.

Duties/Physical Demands:

1. Overall project management responsibilities for assigned mechanical projects of various
sizes and types from initiation through project closeout. Duties include oversight of initial
planning, scope of work determination, cost estimate reviews, competitive bidding, contractor
negotiations, cost control, work inspections, scheduling, work coordination, move planning
and management, project close out, and post occupancy follow up.
a. Project Planning – Meet with departments to determine needs and project feasibility.
b. Scope of Work Determination – Develop an accurate scope of work, to include all
systems for a complete scope determination.
c. Project Oversight – Oversight for job costs, including change orders; prepares project
status reports, reviews requests for payment by consulting A/E’s and contractors,
control payment by valuation of completed work.
d. Work Coordination – Responsible for coordination between various trades, suppliers,
and end users to ensure timely and proper completion of project.
e. Project Close Out – Inspection of contractor work to ensure compliance with all
project requirements, follow up to be sure contractor completes all final inspection
work tasks, and to ensure submission of accurate record drawings and operations
and maintenance manuals; conduct post occupancy interviews.

2. Coordination with department representatives and review of documents for mechanical
compliance with University Standards.
a. Acts as a mechanical / HVAC technical representative to other PMs for assigned
projects managed by the Planning Architecture & Engineering Division of PFD.
Reviews design drawings and specifications with the engineering associate and
reports major design issues to the project manager.
b. Assists with updating the mechanical portion of the University Construction
Standards including working to develop the engineering requirements when
programming new buildings and major building renovations

3. Coordination with project managers to provide on site technical expertise.
a. Works with the project manager (on their assigned projects to technically assist) and
the contractors throughout the construction period and the final commissioning of
HVAC equipment and systems as needed to ensure compliance with Standards and
Contract Documents. Reports contract deficiencies to the Project Manager.

4. Assists in the development and implementation of Planning Architecture & Engineering
Objectives; develops and pursues personal goals and objectives that are in alignment with,
and supportive of, Divisional goals.

5. Maintains knowledge of current codes and ensures that all applicable codes are followed on
assigned projects. Submits reports as required to comply with requirement of State agencies
and other agencies having jurisdiction over inspection.

6. Assists the Director of Planning, Architecture, & Engineering and the Director of Energy
Systems in formulating and directing policies and methods to meet total energy management
needs and consumption reduction goals.

7. Supports Divisional LEAN continuous improvement efforts, sustainability initiatives, customer
service philosophy, and productivity expectations with a focus on: effective and efficient
solutions for the University.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master degree in engineering; and a minimum of 3 years experience in project management with an engineering firm or mechanical based contractor, a facility-owner representative and/or military OR
Bachelor degree in engineering; and a minimum of 5 years experience in project management with an engineering firm or mechanical based contractor, a facility-owner representative and/or military OR
Associate degree in engineering; and a minimum of 8 years experience in project management with an engineering firm or mechanical based contractor, a facility-owner representative and/or military.

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with major/focus in Mechanical Engineering
Professional Engineering licensure

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The position requires sound knowledge and experience with managing project budgets,
schedules, and other project management duties. It requires the ability to organize, prioritize, and perform under pressure in both public contact and internal departmental capacity.

Responsibility: Information and direction are given primarily verbally. The coordination and
review of work are the responsibility of the incumbent. All duties are performed within the scope
of the objectives of the Department as well as other applicable guidelines.

Difficulty: Position requires dealing with a wide range of complex technical and project manager
related tasks where frequent independent interpretation and decision is required. Position directly affects the effectiveness of the Physical Facilities Department and the University community as a whole.

Personal Relations: Position requires face-to-face, telephone and written communications with all levels of the University community and a wide spectrum of outside agencies, schools, and
vendors. These communications will range from a simple exchange of information, to requests
for assistance or service, to more complicated inquiries related to proposed work or work in

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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