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Mechanical Engineer
at University of North Texas
Denton, TX

Mechanical Engineer
at University of North Texas
Denton, TX

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The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Mechanical Engineer to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Serve as Project Manager and main point of contact for building occupants on extensive MEP (Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) renovation projects. Will lead and coordinate all activities of Design Engineer during Design, General Contractor during construction, and will oversee Commissioning and Test and Balance work. Will inspect the work of ongoing projects ensure quality and completeness and adherence to the Campus Design Guidelines.

* Provide analysis of existing mechanical systems of campus buildings for condition assessment, operating capacity, functionality, compatibility with associated systems and use of spaces served. Will assist the Shops to troubleshoot existing mechanical system issues. Will provide a detailed scope and recommendation of corrective work to be performed.

* Provide detailed engineering review of design drawings, specifications, and submittals for construction projects for remodeling, renovation, repair, replacement or new construction. Will ensure documents adhere to applicable codes, Campus Design Guidelines, and MEP systems are designed to meet the needs and best interest of the University.

* Will make recommendations and keep the MEP (Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) sections of the Campus Design Guidelines up to date.

* Will review and provide comments and analysis of all Commissioning, Test and Balance reports, and DDC control sequences.

* Provide assessment of new technologies, equipment and systems for related mechanical equipment to evaluate the total value to the University.

* Prepare and present reports, documents, programs, or drawings to management or staff as assigned.

* Will serve as a resource for all Departments within UNT Facilities providing technical support and engineering expertise.

* Prepare and present training sessions for staff for various topics as assigned.

* Other duties as assigned.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field and four years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Work experience that demonstrates increasing responsibility in management of institutional renovation and new construction projects for owner-clients.

* Strong knowledge of applicable building codes, including IBC, IECC, and ASHRAE Standards and Guidelines.

* Experience with energy modeling software.

* Comprehensive knowledge of mechanical engineering, HVAC systems, and building automation and control systems.

* Experience in the design, installation, maintenance, operation, and

commissioning of large HVAC systems, industrial plants, or facilities mechanical systems.

* Experience in construction of laboratories, offices, and other facilities, including HVAC and plumbing systems.

* Experience with HVAC system analysis, troubleshooting, and energy efficiency improvements.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* LEED AP certification.

* Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

* Registered professional engineer.

* Strong knowledge of applicable building codes, including IBC, IECC, and ASHRAE Standards and Guidelines.

* Experience with energy modeling software.

* Comprehensive knowledge of mechanical engineering, HVAC systems, and building automation and control systems.

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