University of Utah Architectural Project Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/23/2017

Requisition Number PRN14310B

Job Title Architectural Project Manager

Working Title Energy/Sustainability Project Manager

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Work Schedule: Regular office hours M-F 8:00 to 5:00 with some flexibility possible depending on circumstances. Work outside of these hours required as needed.

VP Area President

Department 00376 - Assoc VP, Facilities Mgt

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47600 to 90400

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

We are seeking a results oriented individual with a passion for sustainability and energy conservation to support planning, design and construction activities related to new buildings, renovations of existing buildings, upgrades to infrastructure, and energy plant efficiency upgrades to help achieve the University’s “Net Zero” campus goal. Supports project management teams in the analysis and selection of energy efficient Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) systems including Life Cycle Analyses. Assists project teams in theLEEDinquiry and certification process. Coordinates with the University Sustainability Office, Facilities Management Operations, and other facility oriented organizations.


1. Leads and manages building and utility/ energy efficiency improvement initiatives.

2. Supports project managers throughout the life of design and construction projects to establish energy performance goals, evaluate life cycle costs ofMEPsystem options, guide and monitor theLEEDcertification process, and ensure resolution of energy system issues.

3. Coordinates with Project Managers and Facilities Managers to assure that operational needs are addressed during theMEPdesign and construction process.

4. Responsible for keeping abreast of current and future market trends in energy design for buildings and utility plants

5. Responsible for representing energy strategy, goals and progress on design and construction projects to the University through team training and advocacy.

6. May be assigned to manage energy efficiency projects.

Minimum Qualifications

BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, or equivalency.

LEEDAP certification

5-7 years of experience leading design, life cycle analysis and implementation of energy systems for higher education and healthcare facilities

Strong verbal, written, computer, technical communication and presentation skills.

Demonstrated human relation skills

Current licensure with the State of Utah as an Architect or Engineer is preferred.


Professional Engineering or Architectural registration

Experience in delivery ofLEEDand “Net Zero” buildings

Experience with energy efficiency disciplines including renewable energy systems, active energy management, lighting retrofit, building controls and automation, geothermal design, heat recovery systems,VRFsystems and other emerging technologies.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.