Job summary: Princeton University's Office of Design and Construction seeks a talented Architectural Engineer to join our team of dedicated professionals. In this key role you will coordinate the University's interests between multiple Facilities departments through all phases of Capital Construction Projects for architectural-related trades.
-Act as point of contact for design and technical reviews conducted for capital or maintenance design submissions representing all Facilities Offices. Coordinate scheduling, record and post the outcomes of reviews and resolve associated conflicts between vested internal departments.
-Aid the Project Manager in determining the completeness of design submittals and bring to closure any comments generated.
-Distribute shop drawings, submittals, and Requests for Information (RFI's) to appropriate personnel in Facilities for comments. Review, resolve conflicts and forward solutions to the field. Invoke participation from appropriate personnel in Facilities for comments on mock-ups, samples, and proposed change orders.
- Act as point of contact for University Design Standards documentation and publish formal updates on a biannual basis.
This is a two year term benefits eligible position.
Position requires a professional degree in Architecture or Engineering or related field and/or journey-level experience. Professional registration as an architect or engineer is desirable, or the previous training needed to obtain licensure. Current AutoCAD drafting experience is essential. Job requirements include the ability to interpret construction documents, an understanding of applicable NJAC construction codes, working knowledge of the principles of design, architectural building elements and systems, as well as a solid grasp of construction industry practices and procedures.
A minimum of five years' experience in reviewing plans for major construction or renovation projects is necessary. At least five years experience must be associated with work on buildings similar to those found in an institutional environment.
The successful candidate will work both individually and collaboratively in a dynamic institutional environment of several hundred internal and external contacts.
The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Date created: February 25, 2015