Website University of Massachusetts Lowell - Facilities Management

Job no: 511008
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Project Management & Planning
Salary: Salary commensurate w/ experience and grade range
Applications Open: Nov 05 2021
Applications Close:General Summary of Position:

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for project management, design, and preparation of drawings and specifications for the mechanical components of a variety of capital projects ranging from research and laboratory equipment installation to modifications of building mechanical systems, as well as development of campus standards and peer review of designs prepared by consulting designers.

This position will use their technical knowledge and creative problem solving ability to support colleagues in Facilities Management in developing energy efficient solutions to mechanical challenges.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or directly related discipline
Current registration as a Professional Engineer (mechanical) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Minimum seven (7) years of progressive experience in mechanical engineering design and consultation
Must complete training and attain MCPPO (Massachusetts Procurement Training) status within one year of hire
Must possess valid OSHA10 certification within 6 months of hire
Ability to prepare, read, and interpret AutoCAD and Revit drawings and mechanical specifications
Demonstrated working knowledge of applicable codes
Working knowledge of research laboratory practices and mechanical systems
Ability to prepare accurate cost estimates and budgets
Ability to work constructively with a wide range of technical, academic, administrative, and professional people
Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions
Excellent written, oral, and graphic communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Must be a self-directed problem solver
Ability to access any portion of a construction site or facility campus wide
Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s and/or terminal professional degree in mechanical engineering or related field
Additional construction industry and/or project management related certifications, licensure, or registrations such as Registered Architect, Professional Engineer (plumbing, electrical, or other discipline in addition to mechanical), Construction Supervisor, or LEED AP
Prior experience with Massachusetts public procurement construction laws
Experience with STEM laboratory facilities in a higher education, corporate, or other institutional facilities
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period. 

This is a SEIU 888 Professional Union position, Grade P22.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.  

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

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