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Facilities Engineering (FE) serves as a center for technical subject matter expertise and stewardship related to facilities and campus services. FE is organized into four technical discipline sections including Architecture & Structural, Civil & Environmental, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and a Shared Services Group.
The successful applicant will join a team of architects and structural engineers within Facilities Engineering that offer a full range of professional design services in support of University wide construction and renovation projects. Responsibilities are listed below:
Provide stewardship, leadership and technical expertise in a team oriented environment for Facilities Engineering, including performing architectural and interior design services, supporting campus partners with building code consulting, assessing programmatic needs and feasibility of projects, and providing expertise in the stewardship of University architectural design and construction standards.
Work as a team member with Architectural/Structural, Electrical, Mechanical, and Civil/Environmental Engineering disciplines to deliver effective and efficient design services. Assist in developing business strategies and workflow management as a key member of the design leadership team. Support FE in-house design service by performing architectural and interior design and modeling services for university renovations, repairs & construction.
Ours is a values–based organization where all employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity. Employees are required to attend staff development trainings and participate in the performance evaluation process.
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Architectural Technology or the equivalent, plus three or more years relevant design experience. Must have working knowledge of International Building Codes, Industry Standards, and ADAAG/ANSI design implications. Must have experience serving as a design manager on architecture projects, with leadership roles on multidiscipline teams and have produced design drawings and documents utilizing Revit. Proven experience working effectively in a fast paced, production focused role. Must demonstrate sound design sensibilities and instincts and have produced quality design deliverables. Demonstrated ability to resolve complex issues and create solutions. Must be competent in using spreadsheet, scheduling and word processing software.
Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills as well as ability to develop and maintain effective customer, consultant, and stakeholder relationships within a team approach. Ability to effectively work on multiple projects and designs with varying scope and multiple stages of completion. Demonstrated computer skills required for computational work, spreadsheets, modeling (Revit) and using section and facilities management information systems. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license; may be required to operate a motor vehicle (your own vehicle or Cornell-owned) to travel to/from job sites.
Master's degree in Architecture or Interior Design preferred. Registration as a licensed architect. Proven ability performing Building Code Review and Analysis. Design and Construction Administration experience in higher education and research labs. Experience with Life Cycle Cost analysis.
-Typically lifts 10 to 20 lbs
-Limited exposure to hazards
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Engineer Architect I
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