Mechanical Engineer - West Lafayette, IN - Asset Management
August 14, 2018
West Lafayette, Indiana
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Provide mechanical project engineering support through review, research, analysis, design, communication, coordination, and field observation activities. Provide assistance to ensure mechanical project scope is executed successfully and in accordance with the customer's desired results and the University's standards. Work with project managers for resolution of engineering issues on projects. Review and comment on engineering work of outside architectural/engineering firms. Work with all members of the project team through planning, design, construction, and warranty. Provide post-project facility engineering consultation. Provide design, analysis, and field engineering support of select projects and Physical Facilities programs including campus metering, commissioning, energy modeling, and energy management initiatives. Provide facilities engineering support to operations and maintenance staff and other departments upon request. Provide condition assessment support for the building condition assessment program. Provide support activities in conjunction with development and upkeep of University design standards.
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Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology with a mechanical emphasis.
Indiana PE Registration or ability to obtain within 90 days.
Minimum four years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering or equivalent education and experience as defined by Indiana Code for PE Registration.
Design, analysis, condition assessment, project engineering, and facilities engineering experience in building mechanical systems.
Knowledge of basic engineering principles and techniques of engineering planning; of equipment and materials used in engineering operations; of specialized subjects used in the fields of engineering, such as mathematics, statistics, mechanics, power, physics, and chemistry; and of strength of materials.
Ability is to apply engineering principles to practical engineering problems; to use engineering equipment and tools, including computer applications; to make, read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to relate abstract ideas to actual needs and adopt an effective course of action.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to perform directed activities with moderate engineering oversight, guidance, and assistance.
Ability to analyze and design engineering solutions with moderate engineering oversight.
Ability to exercise professional judgment within a limited framework.
A valid US or Canadian driver's license.
Ten years post-PE registration experience in the field of mechanical engineering.
Thorough and advanced knowledge of engineering principles and techniques of engineering planning; of equipment and materials used in engineering operations; of specialized subjects used in the fields of engineering, such as mathematics, statistics, mechanics, power, physics, and chemistry; and of strength of materials.
Ability to exercise sound engineering judgment and exhibit solid leadership to establish well-reasoned solutions.
Demonstrated consistent ability to satisfactorily perform duties equivalent to those required of the Mechanical Engineer II.
Demonstrated ability to satisfactorily perform self-directed activities of high complexity without engineering oversight, guidance, and assistance.
Purdue will not sponsor an employment authorization for this position.
A Background Check will be required for employment in this position.
ALL applicants must apply via Purdue's on-line recruitment system. No other applications/resumes will be accepted.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
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