Stanford University, Department of Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE) is committed to the preservation and enhancement of Stanfords campus and adjoining lands and constructs and maintains the facilities in which advancements across the academic spectrum are made possible. LBRE takes pride in the care and stewardship of the 8,100 acres that make Stanford the special place that it is.
LBRE is seeking qualified applicants for the Zone Engineer position. This is a full-time continuing position.
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description
JOB PURPOSE: Perform facilities engineering responsibilities involving the planning, design, construction, modification, operation, maintenance, and utilities. May serve as project leader in area of expertise for a major group of ongoing, technically complex projects with large budgets and requiring substantial coordination.
Provide assessment, design, and technical recommendations; may include development and implementation. Develop and define scopes of work and estimates. Conduct risk assessments and develop contingency plans on less complex activities. Plan, research, formulate, and prepare project analyses in area of expertise. Prepare, review, and analyze projects' technical plans and specifications for sound design, conformance with design guidelines and other related criteria, and pertinent codes or standards. Manage design activity or projects in area of expertise, and/or manage contractor activities. Represent department on specific project teams and review committees.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering discipline. Minimum five years of directly related experience. Experience managing complex projects.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to cultivate strong and collaborative relationships inside and outside the organization. Proficiency with standard desktop applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations. Knowledge of scheduling, project management tools and resources. Knowledge and proficiency with engineering software related to assignment. Demonstrated project management skills.
Certifications and Licenses:
Frequently sitting, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds. Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 11-20 pounds, Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for emergency situations. May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA. May working at heights 4 - 10 ft.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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