Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Engineering Services, the Engineering Projects Manager will provide direct project management of MEP-intensive projects ranging in size from small annuals to majors in excess of $5 million per project. Related responsibilities will include financial and technical management and more specifically; the review of the project scope of work, preparation of estimates, submission of project funding appropriations, review of potential change orders, and appropriate processing and/or oversight for project invoices will be required to maintain the authorized project budget. The Engineering Projects Manager will provide project tracking and reporting information on the status of construction projects to all appropriate individuals.
For projects being managed outside of the Engineering & Energy Management Department, the Engineering Projects Manager will be responsible for providing technical support as an engineering resource for MEP-related design and/or construction aspects. They will assist with technical reviews of design documents to ensure that equipment and systems being proposed are in the best interest of Boston College and the E & EM Department. In addition, this position will provide technical support and troubleshooting on an as-needed basis for the Facilities Services and the Environmental Health & Safety Departments for issues associated with existing MEP systems, equipment, and overall regulatory compliance.
The successful candidate will have the ability to handle multiple projects and problem-solving efforts with competing schedules and varying levels of urgency.The Engineering Projects Manager will, at all times, keep the Assistant Director apprised of conditions and situations in a collaborative and proactive manner with formal and informal reporting and frequent communication. A close working relationship is expected.
This position will require a strong technical engineering background, with an emphasis on problem-solving, trouble-shooting and familiarity with the technical trades including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and building system controls. Practical in-the-field experience is required, especially in the commissioning of systems. The Engineering Project Manager must illustrate the ability to effectively integrate engineering issues into architectural design parameters. Project management experience is required and the ability to handle multiple projects and their inherent issues with effective time management. Experience in project estimating and budgeting is preferred. This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering field (mechanical or electrical concentration preferred) or Construction Management. Professional Engineering Registration is preferred.
Five to ten years of experience, in the areas described above, is required. Familiarity with OSHA and safety regulations as related to building construction is essential. Experience within higher education is desirable.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $81,650 to $102,050; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.