This position reports directly to the NEIDL Engineering Operations Manager, and will provide technical assistance and support to sustain and coordinate ongoing maintenance programs and activities associated with day-to-day biocontainment facility operations of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory (NEIDL). Duties include assigning daily task to mechanics, following up on work orders and schedule PM Assignments, providing engineering oversight on all building operation projects, provide supervision and direction for implementing corrective action as carried out by contracted services or in-house personnel, provide hands-on coordination and delegation of repair and maintenance activities routed through the Computerized Maintenance Management System. Assist with setting priorities and responsible for capturing data in formats useful for assessment of budget, labor, and overall project costs. Assists with coordination of certifications and facilities required permitting. Evaluates preventative maintenance strategies under guidance and consultation with the Engineering Operations Manager. Initiates scope development and requirements for project bid specifications to incorporate standards and engineering principles for equipment installations, and building infrastructure and performance. Assists in contract performance assessments. Assists in projects involving sophisticated technologies as assigned and ensures that installation, implementation and commissioning processes are included and followed. Reviews technical specifications and communicates application to NEIDL standards and/or policies. Assists the Engineering Operations Manager and Core Director in review and/or development of operational protocols, procedures and process for workflow and administrative management. Participates in communication and coordination of the facilities group activities to disseminate information within the Facilities leadership regarding status of projects. Attends meetings at the direction of the Engineering Operations Manager; training sessions, conferences, site visits, etc. as assigned. Provides briefings, educational sessions, and/or training programs to internal staff as appropriate.
Associates Degree, Bachelor Degree (Preferred) (Engineering / Construction Science)
Must have minimal 1 -3 years of proven operations engineering experience in a safety conscience, protocol driven, and mechanical intensive infrastructure environment. Knowledge of high performance HVAC systems and building automation. Strong oral and written communication skills required to manage the flow of information in support of decision making, and in addition, strong analytical capabilities to support the NEIDL's safe and efficient operations. Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail in a fast paced environment of competing priorities.
Must successfully complete all background checks / security clearances as deemed necessary by BU or governmental agencies with regulatory oversight of projects.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 9265
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