This class incumbent performs technical administrative work involving project management, review and approval and technical assistance regarding mechanical assistance and instrument support systems in all new or remodeled State buildings.
Nature and Scope
This incumbent reports to the Chief of Engineering and Operations for the Division of Facilities Management and is responsible for reviewing and approving all specifications and drawings relating to the design and installation of basic systems and accessory sub-systems in State owned or leased facilities; evaluate alternatives; consider administrative and technical impact and determine cost-effective solutions. Significant aspects of work in this class involve preparing recommendations for new construction and/or remodeling of old facilities, electrical and mechanical support systems; preparing reports, correspondence and initial plans and drawings as well as interpreting other's reports and correspondence.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Coordinate and analyze all review and design of facilities support systems on initial architectural and structural plans.
Conduct periodic inspections of mechanical, electrical, instrumental systems located in/around new and existing state-owned or state-leased facilities and formulate recommendations based on findings.
Analyze system design specifications, drawings and bidding documents for physical feasibility, code compliance, cost effectiveness, and completeness.
Prepare reports correspondence, design review of specs, drawings, bidding packages for State agencies lacking engineering support.
Conduct building surveys to address condition of buildings; structural components and performance of systems operations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
Knowledge of general mechanical and electrical engineering theories and application.
Knowledge of budget, time and manpower management.
Knowledge of methods, techniques, and equipment used in single or multi-story buildings.
Knowledge of the building and supervision of construction and major alteration projects involving mechanical, electrical and instrument systems.
Knowledge of heating, ventilation and power distribution requirements for major buildings or a building complex (institutional).
Skill in analyzing system designs, evaluating alternative and providing cost-effective solutions.
Skill in problem identification and diagnosis.
Skill in assimilating and presenting information.
Ability to develop good working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and capabilities.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Building Support Systems Engineer Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Possession of a Professional Engineering License.
Three years experience in construction project management which includes planning, scheduling, staffing, coordinating, controlling, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the status of construction projects.
Three years experience in interpreting national and local building and fire codes.
Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).