Advertised Summary Job Description: This position is located on the Lamont Campus in Rockland County, NY.
Responsible for optimizing facilities operations through the application of engineering principles, overseeing capital projects, compilation of key performance metrics, and preparation of reports.
Audit energy use, identify opportunities, and implement sustainable projects such as solar, geothermal, combined heat and power, retro-commissioning, efficiency retrofits, load shedding, and demand reduction to reduce utility costs and environmental impacts. Pursue financial incentives offered through government, manufacturers, utilities, and private sponsors.
Oversee capital projects and programs, employing consultants, vendors, and in-house staff, to ensure timely and quality outcomes. Scope of responsibility includes design, scoping, budgeting, scheduling, and providing progress reports to various constituencies, including end users, management, and project sponsors.
Work with Facilities Operations to validate Building Management System to ensure optimal energy performance, maintain critical laboratory environments, and provide timely notification of malfunctions.
Maintain map/drawing archives and campus records, perform space and infrastructure surveys, and facilities condition assessment.
Select replacements for plant machinery and establish construction standards for campus equipment based on life cycle costs and sustainability principles. Maintain campus sustainability plan, track performance, and prepare reports.
Receives general direction from the Assistant Director, Facilities and Engineering. Works independently on all key aspects of the job.
Minimal responsibility for budget and assets. Obtains quotations for purchase order requests for equipment, supplies, materials and services.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in engineering and minimum of 4 - 6 years experience in directly related work required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.