Building Services Engineer

Contribute to engineering & asset investment plans & energy reduction strategies, Fixed-Term position available for three years, Experience in building management systems and sustainability principles.

(HEO6) $81,254 to $87,770 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation will apply.

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Fixed-term appointment available for 3 years

Strategic Portfolio Management is responsible for the development of the strategic approach to the management, planning and investment of the University’s extensive and diverse property portfolio. In this context the position ensures that the University enjoys maximum benefits as a result of the continued and prioritised delivery of high-quality infrastructure projects and the efficient planning, management and maintenance of its physical infrastructure and assets, which is a key to achieving excellence in teaching, learning and research.  

Working under general direction, the Building Services Engineer assists the Engineering Services Planning & Energy manager in the planning, development and implementation of strategies for the procurement of Engineering Services Masterplans, Building Asset Management Plans and assists in the development and implementation of market leading energy management projects throughout the University, to minimise energy costs and associated greenhouse gas emissions.  

The Building Services Engineer is responsible for significant contribution towards the development and implementation of engineering & asset investment plans, and energy reduction strategies to ensure the University effectively and sustainably manages its infrastructure portfolio.  

To be successful you will need:

  • Sound knowledge of and demonstrated experience in building services engineering principles include Mechanical and/or Electrical, along with preferably Hydraulic and / or Fire & Safety. 
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in building management systems and sustainability principles.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in carrying out energy audits and / or engineering feasibility studies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of asset management principles and / or a willingness to learn and adopt these in addition to standard suite of building engineering principles. 
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse complex engineering matters to resolve problems and to ensure optimum system and business performance. 

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria.  Applications close 11:55pm, 11 April 2021.

For further information

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

30/03/2021 $0 Adelaide 1 Engineering
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