Requisition ID:  30158

Mechanical Engineer

Job Summary

As the P2 Mechanical Engineering Specialist or P3 Mechanical Engineer you will provide mechanical project engineering support through review, research, analysis, design, communication, coordination, and field observation activities.  Provide assistance to ensure mechanical project scope is executed successfully and in accordance with the customer's desired results and the University's standards.  You will work with project managers for resolution of engineering issues on projects.  You will review and comment on engineering work of outside architectural/engineering firms.  This position will work with all members of the project team through planning, design, construction, and warranty.  You will provide post-project facility engineering consultation, and provide design, analysis, and field engineering support of select projects and Physical Facilities programs. You will provide facilities engineering support to operations and maintenance staff and other departments upon request, and provide condition assessment support for the building condition assessment program.  As well as provide support activities in conjunction with development and upkeep of University design standards.

 

This is a dual level position that the Hiring Manager will determine the level with the selection.

 

 

 

About Us:

Purdue University continues on an exciting and unprecedented upward trajectory of progress. Working alongside a great team of engineers and technical experts, the university setting offers a wide variety of facilities engineering and project engineering experiences that allow engineers to be involved through the entire life cycle of projects and assets. Capital Asset Management is part of Administrative Operations, the organization that supports the university through safe, reliable and transformative services. Capital Asset Management is responsible for capital construction project planning, design and delivery. The department collaborates with architects, engineers, contractors, other internal Purdue departments and service providers to meet the needs of the campus community. The engineering group within Capital Asset Management is a team of dynamic experts that provides project engineering, facilities engineering, consultation and condition assessment services. 
 
Join a team that strives to meet the needs of the university while supporting campus initiatives!
 

What We're Looking For:

Education and Experience:

As the P2 Mechanical Engineering Specialist you will need the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology with a mechanical emphasis 
  • Minimum Three (3) years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering 
    • Design, analysis, condition assessment, project engineering, and facilities engineering experience in building mechanical systems 
    • Experience with HVAC system commissioning and controls concepts and strategies desired
    • Experience with energy efficient design concepts desired
    • AutoCAD or Microstation drafting experience desired
    • Consideration for equivalent combination of education and experience  
  • FE desired

 

As the P3 Senior Mechanical Engineer you will need the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology with a mechanical emphasis required.
  • Indiana PE Registration Required or ability to attain within 90 days
  • Minimum Four (4) years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering (Equivalent combination of education and experience considered.)
    • Design, analysis, condition assessment, project engineering, and facilities engineering experience in building mechanical systems 
    • Experience with HVAC system commissioning and controls concepts and strategies desired
    • Experience with energy efficient design concepts desired
    • AutoCAD or Microstation drafting experience desired

 

Skills Needed:

  • As the P2 Mechanical Engineer you will need the following:
  • Knowledge of basic engineering principles and techniques of engineering planning; of equipment and materials used in engineering operations; of specialized subjects used in the fields of engineering, such as mathematics, statistics, mechanics, power, physics, and chemistry; and of strength of materials  
  • Ability is required to apply engineering principles to practical engineering problems; to use engineering equipment and tools, including computer applications; to make, read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Ability to:
    • relate abstract ideas to actual needs and adopt an effective course of action  
    • establish and maintain effective working relationships with others 
    • perform directed activities with regular engineering oversight, guidance, and assistance 
    • analyze and design engineering solutions with regular engineering oversight 
    • exercise professional judgment within a limited framework 

 

As the P3 Senior Mechanical Engineer you will need all of the above:

 

Additional Information:

  • Purdue University will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period 
  • Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days


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