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Job No. 145636

  • Job Title:
  • Senior Project Engineer
  • Employer:
  • University of North Texas System
  • Location:
  • Denton , TX
  • Posting Date:
  • 14-Jan-2022
  • Description:
  • Department Summary
    The University of North Texas System Office of Strategic Infrastructure Planning & Construction delivers outstanding, sustainable, and enduring construction projects that maximize value while supporting the mission of each campus.

    With a staff of experienced professionals, the Office of Strategic Infrastructure Planning & Construction provides professional planning, design, and construction management services for complex renovation and new construction projects at locations across UNT World. These responsibilities range from initial project development through programming, design, construction, and commissioning.
    Position Overview
    The Senior Project Engineer serves as the lead point of contact for complex capital projects $25M or larger in scope and leads the programming, design, and the execution of construction of major renovations and new construction projects for the University of North Texas System and its component institutions. This owner’s representative position leads all aspects of project management, driving project success through team engagement, superior communication, and customer service. The Senior Project Engineer is responsible for the project from inception to close out. This position requires a broad-based knowledge of all phases of commercial building design, construction, and maintenance with a strong background in mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) equipment and systems, including energy management system interfaces.
    Minimum Qualifications
    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or closely related field and eight years of project management-related experience, licensed professional engineer
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Ability to comprehend technical design documents of mechanical, electrical, and other building systems to assist in the evaluation of energy projects
    Practical experience in building systems.
    Experience in Reviewing and evaluating building MEP plans and specifications.
    Strong management, leadership, and organizational skills
    Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
    Demonstrated ability to establish strong working relationships
    Strong project management skills with knowledge of facility management principles and practices in a higher education setting
    Expertise in development and implementation of design and construction projects on a university campus
    Ability to handle management of multiple projects simultaneously
    Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Acrobat
    Knowledge of construction types, delivery methods, and the advantages of each in an educational setting
    Working knowledge of building systems and site design as they relate to a building project
    Knowledge of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and local building codes relating to construction or renovation projects
    Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed
    Preferred Qualifications
    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
    State of Texas professional license or ability to transfer within 6 months
    Experience related to campus planning, design, and construction
    Experience managing major construction projects valued at $25M or greater
    Knowledge of sustainability practices
    Proficient in AutoCAD/Revit, Sketch-up, or Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.)
    Proficient in Microsoft Project and PlanGrid
    Experience working with IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery of Indefinite Quantity) contracts for professional services
    Experience working with cooperative (Job Order Contracts) contracts for construction services
    Experience working with project management software
    Active membership in a professional organization
    Owner’s representative experience
    Required License / Registration / Certification
    Licensed professional engineer
    Work Schedule
    M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. flexible
    Driving University Vehicle No
    Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
    EEO Statement
    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.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of North Texas System
  • Denton, TX 76201
  • United States
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