Detailed Job Description
The Staff Engineer I supports engineering projects by adapting and applying engineering techniques; conducting tests and inspections; and preparing reports and calculations. Additional Job Summary: The position of Staff Engineer / Facility Engineer provides engineering support of the University of Alabama Facilities Department. Works for the Executive Director of Maintenance Operations and Energy Management and works to support the energy management department, maintenance departments, and various other Facilities and Grounds Operations.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in an engineering field.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering related field. Ability to work with a diverse customer base to provide effective solutions for facilities related energy issues and requirements. Ability to provide technical expertise to the Fire Protection Maintenance Department employees. Ability to provide engineering support to the Facilities and Grounds Operations and to impact the Facilities and Grounds Operations quality and customer service principles to the University. Ability to perform all tasks listed in the Job Duties section. Must be willing to work long and/or unusual hours to include nights and weekends depending on the schedule of campus events. Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier. Final candidates who are not current University of Alabama employees must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer drug screen.
Skills and Knowledge:
Possess the ability to ensure that the University manages its utilities as efficiently and effectively as possible, while providing a comfortable, safe and healthy environment that is functional for use by The University of Alabama community. Develops long term energy strategies which lessen the impact that energy consumption has on the University; both financially and environmentally. Develops and implements energy reduction projects. Assists with activities for the Energy Management department related to budget preparation and administration, personnel staffing, and the procurement of supplies and equipment, utility data acquisition. Provides energy data analysis. Possess the ability to provide technical expertise to the fire protection maintenance employees and ensures compliance with fire protection policies, specifications, standards, regulations, and codes. Must have a comprehensive knowledge and be technically proficient in matters concerning the operation, testing, and maintenance of fire protection systems; or must be willing to receive the necessary training required to develop a comprehensive knowledge and become technically proficient in the operation, testing, and maintenance of fire protection systems. Reviews and approves building and equipment specifications. Coordinates with other departments to provide customer service.
A bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering with a minimum of 3 years of experience working on energy conservation of buildings and facilities related equipment. Experience in the operation, testing, and maintenance of water based fire protection systems. 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 37065.60 Midpoint - $ 53747.16
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.