Job Requisition Number: 24495. Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community.
Engineering and Technical Services helps develop the vision, strategy, incentives, and initiatives that will align operations, planning and design processes, and resource management with the principles of sustainability. Engineering and Technical Services consists of: Engineering Services, Energy Office, Strategic Energy Program, Energy Management, Fire Prevention Services, Facilities Preventive Maintenance.
•Reviews project applications to PG&E and UCOP for completeness in terms of data required, forms being complete, and timeliness of submission.
•Monitors the projects progress and provides periodic project update reports.
•Meets with clients to help define project scope and program.
•Serves as technical & program advisor and assists management on all planning and related project matters, exercising independent judgment and initiative, and rendering opinions and making decisions having long-term effects on campus energy use.
•Reviews cost estimates, establishes project schedule and budget and reviews with clients.
•Formally establishes campus project, including working with other units, departments and the Office of the President (i.e. Budget Office and Capital Project Units) to facilitate this effort and ensure funding is transferred.
•Works with architectural/engineering firms to develop project requirement, design criteria, and preparing energy savings calculations.
•Prepare analyses, calculations and reports to support energy related components of each project by preparing parametric simulation sets to evaluate optimal design strategy combinations for building energy efficiency designs.
•Provides expertise in selection of design and construction professionals, in fee and contract negotiations, in project code compliance and regulations, in engineering and technical support, in campus policies procedures, and in guiding project development
•Participates in data gathering, tracking and analyzing campus building energy usage and provides historical utility data & costs with analysis for buildings being considered for project study & implementation.
•Provides clear and well written technical report to various clients regarding specific energy performance and modeling results.
•Develops and implements campus automated utility metering (electric, steam, gas and water) including meter installation, data server configuration, programming, and management.
•Works with outside vendor in set-up of programming & account and with FS shops and contractors in project implementation.
•Performs organizational, campus and administrative activities not directly relating to projects, including serving on campus committees representing department or unit.
•Participates in campus water conservation program including consumption metering and reporting, conservation outreach and water conservation project implementation.•Expert written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, including expert level political acumen and negotiation skills.
•Expert knowledge of design and construction, contract administration and California Building Codes, including expert understanding of industry practices or highly specialized and critical disciplines.
•Within area of expertise, expert skill in advising and consulting with all levels of campus management and/or capital planning, budgeting and construction professionals.
•Expert skill in promoting, advancing and implementing programs within area of expertise.
•Advanced knowledge of the campus, including its infrastructure, rules, regulations, policies and short and long range strategic plans.
•Expert analytical, organizational, project management and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills.
•Thorough organizational and analytical skills including skill to provide high quality control.
•Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building mechanical and electrical maintenance repair and construction activities.
•Knowledge of campus policies, practices and standards relating to the maintenance program and inspection control.
•Ability to operate automated data base, work control, and computerized maintenance management programs.
•Working knowledge of appropriate building and safety codes and regulations
•Ability to complete assignments and meet established deadlines
•Ability to use sound and independent judgment and make decisions based on engineering judgment and analysis
•Knowledgeable about building energy simulation software such as EnergyPro, CBECC-Res, CBECC-Com, TREAT, eQuest, DOE-2, Energy Plus, BeOpt, or others
•Ability to conduct training sessions and seminars.
•Ability to read and interpret plans technical manuals, diagrams, architectural, mechanical and electrical drawings and specifications used in the building, mechanical and electrical trades.
•Ability to plan and schedule work and to maintain reports and records.
•Ability to make standard arithmetic and engineering computations, to size and locate various details of the work and to calculate the quantities and costs required to complete a project.
•Maintains proficiency at a current level and continually updates knowledge through appropriate courses, seminars, publications and contacts with others in the trade.
•Demonstrated skill to fully analyze assignments, gather data and information, determine and evaluate solutions and alternatives and provide final recommendation.
Education/Training: •Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience/training Licenses or certifications: •Engineer In Training (California State Certification)
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.