OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY: Coordinate the planning, execution, completion, and inspection of designated construction and renovation projects involving Duke University Medical Center buildings and facilities; provide technical guidance and consultation in the review of project plans and resolve special construction problems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Coordinate and monitor the execution, completion and inspection of special maintenance, replacement, upgrading, and renovation projects of Duke University Medical Center buildings and plant facilities to include cost estimation and requisitioning of specialized equipment. Coordinate with department personnel and prepare necessary plans and specifications to ensure efficient completion of projects.
Perform construction phase activities for both internal projects and assigned projects by external consultants working through the Design Office. These activities include shop drawing reviews for adherence to Duke University Medical Center Facility Standards, monitoring construction progress and providing field inspection reports, and assisting external consultants in resolution of construction issues as required to conform to design standards and maintain consistency with long term system operational strategies.
Provide technical assistance to Duke Community in planning proposed projects as needed.
Coordinate facility assessments with appropriate Engineering and Operations shop personnel to track capital projects and other infrastructure projects; maintain appropriate database on projects to insure up-to-date information regarding status to include budget requirements and impact.
Develop, implement and monitor energy conservation programs for Medical Center facilities; maintain liaison with building occupants to establish operation procedures consistent with energy conservation programs; plan and recommend changes to existing control systems to achieve cost effective and efficient energy consumption.
Conduct analysis of existing and proposed systems to determine energy efficiency and consumption; review plans, specifications, and equipment for renovation and new construction projects to recommend changes and modifications as required to ensure compliance with Medical Center standards, applicable codes, and University initiatives
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work requires a Bachelor's degree in a specific engineering field related to construction (e.g. Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering) and eligibility for North Carolina licensure as a Professional Engineer. For this position, a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field is preferred.
Work requires a minimum of 3 years of experience in design, planning, evaluation and project management related to new construction and renovation of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems for commercial buildings. Healthcare related engineering and construction experience is preferred. Knowledge of appropriate computer software to include AutoCAD and Microsoft Office. Experience with healthcare related codes and standards is preferred. Candidate must possess effective oral and written communication skills.
Additional skills for success in this position include the ability to focus on details and solve challenging problems as well as the ability to manage and prioritize job assignments to ensure timely completion of tasks.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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About Duke Health Engineering & Operations
Duke Health Engineering and Operations provides facility maintenance, renovation, and construction services for Duke University Hospital, Duke Clinics and Medical Center research facilities as well as other Duke Health System and School of Medicine facilities. We maintain the building structures, systems, and equipment from the ground to the roof and provide discretionary construction and renovation services as requested.
Engineering and Operations (E&O) is divided into five major areas: Duke Hospital Maintenance Division, Duke Clinic Maintenance Division, Research Facilities Maintenance Division, Construction Division, and Administrative Services. The department is comprised of approximately 300 staff members.
The maintenance divisions provide support to their respective areas by maintaining existing facilities and equipment. Each maintenance division has core shops representing each of the building trades: HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, and Carpentry/General Maintenance. These facilities are maintained daily by staff performing preventive and corrective maintenance and repairs to facilities, equipment and systems.
The Construction Division provides services to all... areas with project and service request work. These discretionary services range from small service requests to major renovation projects. The Construction Division uses the services of subcontractors to supplement the Duke workforce, enabling us to handle multiple renovation and construction projects.
The Administrative Services Division consists of the Director’s office along with Finance/Business operations, Human Resources, and Engineering Support. This division supports the entire department.