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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

  • Schedule: M-F

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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.

Job Requirements

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