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University of Oregon
  • Position Number: 5130206
  • Location: Eugene, OR
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Facilities Engineer 1

Job no: 533469

Work type: Classified Staff

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Construction/Planning, Development, Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades, Operations/Infrastructure, Planning/Project Management, Engineering/Biomedical Engineering

Department: Campus Planning & Facilities Management - Design and Construction
Classification: Facilities Engineer 1
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $27.69 - $42.47 per hour (updated)
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins

April 15, 2024; open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application, which includes an on-line application and resume.
Your resume should include relevant construction and building systems experience that indicates how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.

To request a complete position description, please email

What will you do as a Facilities Engineer 1?

The purpose of this position is to provide design, implementation and field support of capital projects for the Engineering and Utilities team. This may include: investigation of system failures, research and implementation of corrective action, and assisting colleagues with design of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems for small projects and renovations.

This position conducts field investigations on a large range of construction projects and in collaboration with the contractor and consultants works to resolve problems that arise during construction by applying engineering principles and recommending solutions to ensure MEP systems and components are installed and operating as designed. The position plays a key role in project design review activities, document management, equipment tracking and identifying QA/QC issues in the field and assisting with corrective action.

You will interact daily with the campus and larger community in the course of performing work and responding to emergencies. Position works as a member of a team while frequently performing tasks independently. Decisions may be made about the best method and materials necessary to ensure continuous flow of utilities in normal and emergency situations. They may also include setting priorities and troubleshooting, restoring utilities when lost, assessing customer needs and responding to those needs. Position may coordinate the work of students.

Why you should work at the University of Oregon:
  • 40-hour work week with consistent hours and minimal travel.
  • Involvement in a diverse range of projects across campus, which shape the campus built environment.
  • Involvement in developing and implementing sustainable and energy efficient projects.
  • A positive work environment committed team-building and a strong sense of community.
  • Paid on-the-job training and professional growth within the position.
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, retirement plans, and generous paid time off.
  • UO offers a tuition discount for eligible employees or family members in participating programs at UO or other Oregon public universities.

What you need to be considered for this role (Minimum Qualifications)
  • A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management Engineering, or Energy Management Engineering; OR
  • An Associate's degree in engineering or a related technical area such as Civil Engineering, Building Construction, Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Structural Engineering and two years of engineer-type experience which includes project field data collection and analysis; estimating project costs; and designing projects with specification development and materials selection; OR
  • An equivalent combination of related training and experience.

It's great, but not required, to have... (Preferred Qualifications)
  • LEED accreditation.

For success in this position you will be able to... (Professional Competencies)
  • Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and university.
  • Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective relationships for problem-solving and positive interactions.
  • Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing it.
  • Pay close attention to detail.
  • Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
  • Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude.
  • Model the highest ethical standards.
  • Provide superior customer service.

Who We Are

Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270 employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction. We plan, build, maintain, and operate the infrastructure that supports the University of Oregon's mission of exceptional teaching, discovery, and public service. As stewards of a physical legacy, we enable the university community to achieve its potential by providing a campus that is safe, clean, beautiful, inspiring, and environmentally responsible.

The Office of Design and Construction (D&C) works closely with Facilities personnel, faculty, and staff across campus to deliver successful, budget-conscious projects. Project sizes range from under $50,000 to over $300M. Project types include small departmental moves, interior renovations, new building construction, and many different types in between.

FLSA Exempt: No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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