Management Engineer Specialist - UES/Energy Management Services/Recommissioning

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Champaign, IL, USA
  • Mar 18, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Management Engineer Specialist - UES/Energy Management Services/Recommissioning
Facilities and Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Management Engineer Specialist.

The Management Engineer Specialist would provide technical expertise and direction to the composite Recommissioning (ReCx) team. The individual would be responsible for assisting in the management and ongoing development and implementation of a proactive maintenance program for the F&S - Utilities and Energy Services Division at Urbana-Champaign. Development and manage ECM's identified and implemented during ReCx visits. This position will interact with other divisions of Facilities and Services to provide support to the campus in an effective and efficient manner.


  • Supervise and manage the daily functions of the ReCx teams.
    o Supervise and direct ReCx personnel, and programs. This position will be the supervisor of multiple composite crews of tradesmen.
    o Meet or exceed identified KPI metric goals for ReCx group.
    o Manage shops jurisdictional work assignments.
  • Evaluate and determine staffing needs for the ReCx visits and reallocate resources according to needs.
  • Benefit approval, FMLA, yearly evaluations, disciplinary actions, and other related HR activities.
  • Grievances within the ReCx team.
  • Assist in the ReCx budget and responsible for monitoring and adhering to it.
  • Provide estimates for ReCx project requests.
  • Create, Provide and Enforce safety procedures and policies for the shop work environment and personnel.
  • Develop and/or maintain a preventive maintenance system manual outlining an equipment naming scheme, equipment classification guide, preventive maintenance schedule.
  • Create and maintain a prioritized list of buildings for the preventative maintenance crew based on utility expenses.
  • Coordinate and administer an annual review of preventive maintenance activities for F&S -Utilities & Energy Services Division.
  • Analyze maintenance schedules and work with Utilities & Energy Services group and maintenance on adherence to schedules associated with preventive maintenance activities.
  • Work and interface with the Energy Management Control Center.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned by the Associate Director of Utilities and Energy Services - EMS construction.


Required Education:

Bachelors of Science Degree or higher in the field of Engineering.

Required Work Experience:

5 years of continuous working experience in the field of engineering.

Preferred Work Experience:

1. Experience in work management systems. Specifically Asset Works AiM software.
2. Work experience in a University environment.
3. Experience in reading and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
4. Experience in managing crafts and trades work functions.
5. 5 years of experience in HVAC systems design and troubleshooting.
6. Experience in the Siemens and Schneider Electric I/A BAS control systems.

Successful candidates will have the following:

1. Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2013 Suite.
2. Knowledge of Microsoft Project.
3. Knowledge of AutoCad.


This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after April 15, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.


Applications must be received by April 15, 2019. Apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at If you already have a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:

Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
Step 3) Upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable), and names/contact information for three references.

In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for the position using the "Apply for Position" button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about the position, you may contact Keri Frederick, 217-300-1575 or For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit