Utility Engineer

Job Summary:
The Utility Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of utility systems within a facility or organization. These utility systems may include power distribution, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), plumbing, water supply, waste management, and other related infrastructure. The Utility Engineer ensures the efficient and reliable operation of these systems to support the facility’s operations.
  1. Design and oversee the implementation of utility systems, including power distribution, HVAC, plumbing, water supply, and waste management.
  2. Develop engineering designs, specifications, and drawings for utility systems, ensuring compliance with applicable codes, standards, and regulations.
  3. Collaborate with architects, contractors, and other stakeholders to integrate utility systems into the overall facility design and construction.
  4. Conduct feasibility studies, cost-benefit analyses, and risk assessments for utility system projects.
  5. Plan and coordinate the installation, testing, and commissioning of utility systems.
  6. Monitor the performance and efficiency of utility systems, identify areas for improvement, and implement optimization strategies.
  7. Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs for utility systems to ensure their reliable operation.
  8. Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to utility systems, working with maintenance staff and contractors as necessary.
  9. Stay updated with emerging technologies and industry trends related to utility systems, and recommend innovative solutions to enhance system performance and energy efficiency.
  10. Ensure compliance with relevant environmental, health, and safety regulations in the operation and maintenance of utility systems.
  11. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support facility expansions, upgrades, and renovations, providing engineering expertise on utility system requirements.
  12. Prepare technical reports, documentation, and presentations related to utility systems.
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  2. Proven experience in utility engineering or a similar role, preferably in a facilities or industrial setting.
  3. In-depth knowledge of utility systems, including power distribution, HVAC, plumbing, water supply, and waste management.
  4. Proficiency in engineering design software and tools.
  5. Familiarity with relevant codes, standards, and regulations governing utility systems.
  6. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  8. Detail-oriented and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  9. Knowledge of energy conservation practices and sustainable engineering principles.
  10. Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  11. Professional engineering license (PE) is preferred but not required.
  12. Willingness to stay updated with advancements in utility engineering and related technologies.

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