Massachusetts Institute of Technology Senior Mechanical Engineer, Plumbing and Fire Protection in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Senior Mechanical Engineer, Plumbing and Fire Protection
Job Number: 20457
Functional Area: Facilities
Department: Dof Engineering & Energy Management
School Area: Department of Facilities
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER, PLUMBING AND FIRE PROTECTION, Facilities-Facilities Engineering, to provide plumbing and fire protection engineering and direction for project managers, operations staff, and outside consultants for MIT’s 160+ buildings on campus. Will provide plumbing and fire protection engineering coordination and technical guidance with the Utilities Division, including campus water meters technical oversight and operations; interact with MIT’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) group for technical collaboration and building system guidance and oversight of chemical waste and wastewater systems; provide technical assistance and collaboration to other engineers with primary responsibility for electrical systems, fire alarm, HVAC, and mechanical systems and develop working knowledge of those systems; and provide expertise to and be involved in MIT water sustainability initiatives with the MIT Office of Sustainability. Will work under the direction of the director, facilities engineering.
REQUIRED: B.S. in mechanical engineering; at least ten years’ experience and evidence of a path to P.E.; experience with plumbing and fire protection systems design, construction, and maintenance; experience with waste/chemical wastewater systems; collaborative approach to work; ability to influence and serve and function in a team-based environment; and communication and interpersonal skills for effectively dealing with a range of customers, e.g., students, administrators, professors, tradespeople, senior management, etc. PREFERRED: master’s in fire protection engineering; PE license; experience with water conservation and technologies with sustainable goals; and project management experience on plumbing and fire protection projects. Job #20457-11 11/22/21