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Energy Projects Engineer - Mechanical

Apply now Job No:513070
Area:Office of Chief Operating Officer
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 07 ($88,763.14 - $96,783.71)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

Property & Facilities Division (P&F)

The Property & Facilities Division (P&F) is responsible for delivering comprehensive facilities operations to the University community by using integrated systems and services to support the University's teaching and learning, research endeavours and strategic objectives. To achieve this, and to further improve the environment in which members of the University community study, work and live, P&F provide a range of services of Campus Operations, Infrastructure and Sustainability, Planning and Property and Project Delivery. 

About This Opportunity

Our next Energy Projects Engineer - Mechanical will take charge of mechanical services projects that are geared to reduce the University's energy and utility usage and spend, including discovering opportunities for development and taking those opportunities from analysis, to planning, and on to engagement. Being heavily project based, this role works through the project life cycle and analysis the effectiveness of initiatives post implementation. Please see the Position Description (PD) embedded below for a full list of duties.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

You'll be highly adept in the fundamentals underlying mechanical building services, inclusive of psychrometric design, heat transfer, equipment selection as well as a knowledge of control theory and practice to HVAC systems, plus at least two (2) years experience in the HVAC industry. Advanced statistical knowledge and application is key, plus qualifications in a relevant discipline (or equivalent). Experience with a BMS platform is highly advantageous, plus basic skills in developing business cases and financial analysis. You'll be highly skilled at managing professional relationships and engaging various stakeholders.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed-term (exp. November 2021) position at HEW level 7.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $88,763 - $96,783, plus employer superannuation contributions of 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $103,852 - $113,236.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 513070_Energy Projects Engineer - Mechanical_PD.pdf

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Darren Andrews (Program Manager - Energy Management) at darren.andrews@uq.edu.au

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter, addressing key selection criteria embedded within the Position Description (PD);
  • Resume/CV.

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

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