Associate Engineer
University of California San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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Facilities Services, unit under the Campus Life Services Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all UCSF campus instructional, research, and administrative facilities. This includes campus utilities, building maintenance, engineering services, fire and life safety services, landscaping, custodial, waste management, locks and security services and maintenance services in campus housing, the fitness and recreation centers, childcare facilities, conference center, and parking facilities. The Department is also responsible for the Campus’s environmental sustainability initiatives such as energy efficiency, water efficiency, recycling and existing buildings LEED certifications. The Department has over 290 employees, maintains over 7.5 million gross square foot of space and operates an annual budget of over $83 million.

This position will work in the Engineering Services Unit of the Department. The Unit is responsible for third party mechanical, electrical and plumbing design reviews, in-house design services for small to medium-size projects and other related services such as planning, field assessment, diagnostic investigations, etc. to support operation and maintenance of the campus facilities and systems.

Under the general direction and guidance of the Principal Engineer, the Associate Mechanical Engineer will:
• Provide in-house design for small to medium-size Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Refrigeration (HVACR), plumbing and energy conservation projects.
• Provide engineering peer reviews for mechanical and plumbing designs.
• Provide consulting services to other Facilities Services units, other departments in UCSF and assigned UCSF contractors and sub-contractors.
• Coordinate and evaluate requested installations, maintenance, modification, system overhaul, service and repair of mechanical/plumbing systems.
• Assist in monitoring and evaluating energy and utility consumption and provide the required recommendation to meet the department’s energy efficiency goals.
• Provide heating and cooling loads analysis.
• Provide energy analysis and life cycle analysis.
• Establish benchmark for new and existing buildings using industry best practice standards.
Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
• Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer in State of California.
• Five years plus experience in Mechanical design of Research Laboratories, Vivarium, higher education facilities or similar institutions.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office.
• Five years plus experience in related field inspection/coordination activities.
• Proficient in computerized and manual HVAC analysis.
• Proficient in AutoCAD MEP.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to organize and handle multiple project assignments.
• Valid California Driver License.
Physical Demands: requires sitting; standing; walking; squatting; bending; waist twisting; kneeling; crawling; climbing stairs; climbing ladders; reaching up to shoulder height; reaching above shoulder level; carrying/lifting 60 pounds; pushing/pulling 60 pounds; gripping/grasping, fine/gross finger manipulation; repetitive movements of upper and lower extremities; may be exposed to loud noises; dust, fumes or gases; use protective equipment; differentiate color.
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
• Experience in construction project management and project cost estimation.
• Experience in project cost estimation.
• Experience in construction project management.
• Strong knowledge in energy standards and applicable Codes.
• Experience in Renewable Energy Application.

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