Reporting to the Associate Director of Engineering, the Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the project management of all assigned mechanical system construction and alteration projects for Miami University including, but not limited to, mechanical systems and equipment as well as systems and components involved in energy management and building automation 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. The position is open due to growth and the need to create a continuous succession plan of advancement within the department. Desired candidate will have the opportunity for advancement and additional responsibilities.
Miami University holds an extremely high standard of excellence, and it is crucial that the Mechanical Engineer’s expectations and goals exceed this threshold. The Physical Facilities Department is determined to be the benchmark of excellence for facilities planning and engineering. The culture of the department is highly collaborative and forward thinking. Desired candidate will bring a creative approach to problem solving; an understanding of industry standards, trends, and best practices; and the ability to incorporate LEAN principals in a ‘CAN DO’ environment.
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Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience in a position with similar responsibilities is required.
Sound knowledge and experience with managing project budgets, schedules, and other project management duties.
Ability to organize, prioritize, and perform under pressure in both public contact and internal departmental capacity.
“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 w...ith 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.”