Responsible for the project management of all assigned mechanical and electrical system construction and alteration projects for Miami University. Projects include but not limited to mechanical systems and equipment, electrical systems and equipment, energy management systems, building automation systems, fire alarm systems, fire suppression systems. Coordination with various agencies such as the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission and related state agencies, Associate Architects and Engineers, construction firms, University departments, and the Physical Facilities staff is required. This is a full-time, 12 month temporary position, renewable on an annual basis.
Overall project management responsibilities for assigned mechanical and electrical projects of various sizes and types from initiation through project closeout. Duties include development of initial planning and conceptual engineering, scope of work determination, cost estimate reviews, engineering design review, competitive bidding, contractor negotiations, cost control, work inspections, scheduling, work coordination, move planning and management, project close out, and post occupancy follow up.
Project Planning – Meet with departments to determine needs and project feasibility. Develop engineering concept and sketches.
Scope of Work Determination – Develop an accurate scope of work, to include all systems for a complete scope determination.
Project Management – Solicit and select engineering / architectural firms, Solicit and select construction firms, Manage project financials and job costs during construction, Manage project budgets during design, Manage and review change orders; prepares project status reports, reviews requests for payment by consulting A/E’s and contractors, control payment by valuation of completed work, manage projects in compliance with ORC 153
Work Coordination – Responsible for coordination between various trades, suppliers, and end users to ensure timely and proper completion of project.
Project Close Out – Inspection of contractor work to ensure compliance with all project requirements, follow up to be sure contractor completes all final inspection work tasks, and to ensure submission of accurate record drawings and operations and maintenance manuals; conduct post occupancy interviews.
Coordination with department representatives and review of documents for compliance with University Engineering Standards.
Acts as an engineering representative to other PMs for assigned projects managed by the Planning Architecture & Engineering Division of PFD. Reviews design drawings and specifications with the engineering associate and reports major design issues to the project manager. Reviews engineering design prepared by engineering firms on assigned projects.
Assists with updating the engineering portion of the University Construction Standards including working to develop the engineering requirements when programming new buildings and major building renovations
Coordination with project managers to provide on site technical expertise.
Works with the project manager (on their assigned projects to technically assist) and the contractors throughout the construction period and the final commissioning of mechanical equipment and electrical systems as needed to ensure compliance with Standards and Contract Documents. Reports contract deficiencies to the Project Manager.
Maintains knowledge of current codes and ensures that all applicable codes are followed on assigned projects. Submits reports as required to comply with requirement of State agencies and other agencies having jurisdiction over inspection.
Assists the Director of Planning, Architecture, & Engineering and the Director of Energy Systems in formulating and directing policies and methods to meet total energy management needs and consumption reduction goals.
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A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience in a position with similar responsibilities is required.
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About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”