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Essential Responsibilities: As the Facilities Mechanical Engineer you will provide cost estimates for projects, engineering designs and solutions for office, laboratory renovation, and new lab equipment installations for all aspects of HVAC. You will work with a diverse team including unionized workforce, facilitators, facilities engineers, research staff, contract engineers/architects, and construction contractors.
Direct and lead Service Equipment Operators, HVAC mechanics and HVAC technicians. This includes managing OT, driving optimization of their workload, reduce cycle time, and reduce work order backlog
Maintain all exhaust, refrigerant replacement program, chillers, air handlers, and all HVAC databases
Be responsible to lead and drive successful installations, shutdowns, operations, troubleshooting, and controls strategy
Develop and review bid specification/design packages, construction documents, and review as-built drawings, work with construction contractors and contract engineers to drive system startup, commissioning, and personnel training
Provide troubleshooting for mechanical systems; piping, exhaust systems, controls, and HVAC including IAQ (Indoor Air Quality)
Be responsible for alarms, be on call for responding to critical alarms, and resolve system issues to maintain low alarms counts
Identify and provide training for Techs, Mechanics, and Service Equipment Operators on all aspects of troubleshooting site HVAC operations
Team with contract engineers and outside engineering/architect consultants to put together design specifications and drawings for construction packages
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Facilities Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Architectural Engineering with a building systems or mechanical/HVAC concentration
Minimum 2 years facilities operations experience
Operational experience using, installing, troubleshooting DDC and non-DDC HVAC control systems, including pneumatic controls
Demonstrated ability to design and troubleshoot various building systems such as process gases, steam and condensate, piping, pumps and pumping systems, chillers, cooling towers and HVAC systems, including hazardous exhaust
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, provide detailed lists of mechanical items/systems necessary to support the trades for construction of the project
Proficient troubleshooting of building mechanical and HVAC systems and ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
Working knowledge of ASHRAE, ACGIH, NYS Mechanical Code, NYS Fire Code, NYS Building Codes, NFPA and OSHA compliance requirements
Demonstrated proficient knowledge and use of Microsoft Office suite of programs
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; we will not sponsor individuals, now or in the future, for this job opening
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY
Must be 18 years or older
You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered
Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Architectural/HVAC Engineering, or Facilities Mechanical Engineering
Experience with Honeywell and Automated Logic controls systems
Experience working with unionized workforce
Process engineering a plus
LEEDS certification a plus
Strong knowledge of ASHRAE, ACGIH, NYS Mechanical Code, NYS Fire Code, NYS Building Codes, NFPA and OSHA compliance requirements
Six-Sigma Certified GB/BB/MBB
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team
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