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Engineer I, Mechanical (Facilities)


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Engineer I, Mechanical (Facilities)

Jobid 23768-359478

Location: Orlando, FL, 32806, USA

Description **Job Number** 31859BR

**Job Title** Engineer I, Mechanical (Facilities)

**Business Segment** Universal Studios

**Sub-Business** Universal Orlando

**Posting Category** Theme Parks – Technical

**About Us** Universal Orlando® Resort is a universe of opportunities for people who have a lot to offer. It takes a special kind of person to work at Universal Orlando. An individual who knows how to be part of a team. Someone with a sense of fun who's serious about their work. A person who knows it doesn't take magic to put a smile on a guest's face… it takes hard work, dedication, knowledge and just the right amount of Universal attitude. Whether you're serving food, working in an office, maintaining equipment, performing in costume or operating a ride, you won't just be "doing a job." You'll be creating memories for our guests that will last a lifetime. Are YOU that kind of person?

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Florida

**City** Orlando



Performs basic engineering support to provide for increased reliability and operational performance of building environment systems such as heating, cooling, humidity, lighting and building management controls associated with theme park and back of house facilities. Evaluates condition and operational performance of building environment systems, including chiller plants and boilers, and recommends maintenance programs, repair, replacement and planned improvements. Duties include troubleshooting, root cause analysis, redesign assignments, programming building management controls and test and start-up of implemented improvements. All work shall be compliant with applicable codes, regulations and standards including: ASHRAE, ASME, ASTM, ANSI, NEC, and OSHA, among others.


• Performs evaluations of existing and proposed building environment systems with a focus on improving reliability, improving occupant comfort and reducing operation and maintenance expenses. Performs energy audits and retro-commissioning of existing buildings. Recommends modifications to lighting, heating and cooling systems, including boilers, chiller plants and chilled water distribution systems, and building management system controls. Performs design modifications and implements solutions to improve safety, reliability, cost effectiveness and serviceability of building environment systems.

• Manages assigned projects from design through installation to include developing project scopes, budgets and schedules, construction observation, testing, and training.

• Develops and conducts Acceptance Test Procedures on building environment systems modifications, generates maintenance procedures and prepares maintenance and/or operation manual updates.

• Interfaces with Facilities supervisors and managers to resolve building operation problems and design issues. Coordinates engineering activities between Facilities supervisors, managers, technicians and other internal department personnel as necessary.

• Monitors and interfaces with vendors/equipment manufacturers to resolve problems and design issues. Prepares and reviews equipment specifications and performs technical evaluation of emerging vendor products/services.

• Performs engineering calculations for design, analysis, test and implementation of building environment system improvements. Writes new or modifies existing building management system code and programs system controllers.

• Provides project status of assigned task list items to Facilities supervisors, managers, technicians and other internal department personnel as necessary. Updates project status via Maximo on a regular basis.

• Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional information: Indirect supervision of Facilities technicians on a project-by-project or fault analysis/isolation assistance basis. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.


Responsible for performing basic re-design and development efforts of all Facilities related building environment systems to provide increased reliability and operational improvements.



Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis on building environment systems from an accredited four-year college or university


Professional Engineer license is desired but not required.


• 3-5 years demonstrated project engineering experience with 1 year of project management experience in an engineering environment pertaining to the design, implementation and optimization of building environment systems required.

• 2 years field experience with building energy audits, commissioning or retro-commissioning required.

• 3-5 years "Hands-on" experience with building management control system optimization and programming required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


• Analytical skills to perform engineering calculations for design, analysis, test and implementation of building environment systems.

• Proven ability to work with team members of diverse experience and educational backgrounds.

• Proficient in reading and interpreting engineering plans and specifications.

• Experience with generating drawings, specifications, acceptance test procedures and maintenance/training documents.

• Proficient in developing and tracking project budgets and schedules.

• Knowledgeable in NEC, ASHRAE, ANSI, ASME and ASTM standards.

• Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

• Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills.

**Desired Characteristics**


Must be able to regularly:

• Talk / verbal communication

• Hearing audible alarms, voice commands with background noise

Must be able to frequently:

• work in outdoor weather conditions to include direct sunlight, heat or cold

Must be able to occasionally:

• Stand, Sit, and Walk for prolonged periods of time including the ability to walk at a given pace that is predetermined by a moving sidewalk

• Use hands and fingers to grip, pinch, handle or feel objects, tools or controls

• Climb Stairs / Ladders

• Ability to work at heights for prolonged periods of time including heights with or without railings or over open pits greater than 4 feet.

• Balance

• Stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl

• Reach, pull, push with hands and arms above and below the head

• Repeat motions more than twice per minute

• Ability to work in an environment subject to vibrations

• Repetition-using an input device-a keyboard or mouse-in a steady manner

• Close & Distance vision with or without corrective lens. (clear vision at 20 inches or less & 20 feet or more)

• Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

• Peripheral Vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

• Depth Perception (vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

• Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus while in changing light conditions e.g., sunshine to indoor or dark conditions)

• Ability to work in varied light conditions including low or diminished lighting

• Ability to work in an environment with flashing lights including strobe lamps

• Ability to maintain alertness and attentiveness up to 4 hours while working varying hours.

• Ability to maintain concentration/focus (e.g., ability to interpret the work environment and make decisions on predetermined operating policies and procedure)

• Ability to work in small or confined spaces including manholes for work pits

• Ability to taste & smell

• Ability to work in wet, humid conditions

• Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions to include direct sunlight, extreme heat or cold

• Will require working with cranes, scaffolding, high-reach, aerial lift

• Will require working with toxic or caustic chemicals, hazardous chemicals, fluorescent lamps or batteries.

• Will require the use of a motorized company vehicle or a leased or personal vehicle for company business.

• Will require performing maintenance or servicing of powered (energized) equipment (pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical) LOTO

• Noise Level-Loud Noise (Noise when raised conversation is needed)

This position will require a valid Florida driver's license.

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