MEP Design Engineer
Strategy and Technology Practice
New York, NY
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CS Technology is a global IT consulting and advisory firm with offices in New York, London, Sydney and Melbourne. We are dedicated to strategically solving our client’s cloud services, data center, digital workplace and operating model IT transformation challenges. We create predictability for technology intensive environments by applying proven engineering concepts and practices for long-term solutions. We, at CS Technology are visionary infrastructure transformers, with a multi-disciplinary team of technologists, financial analysts, project and program managers. We foster critical thinking and innovation that drive career development. Our reward is in a culture of collaborative experts who drive our industry forward. If you are motivated by turning challenging ideas into reality, creating uncharted value for clients and bringing your best self to your work – we want to connect with you.
About the role
CS Technology is seeking a MEP Design Engineer who can design MEP solutions and manage project deliverables from end to end in a client facing environment.
Lead assessments of data center facilities including interviews of facilities’ engineering, operations & maintenance staff to document detailed understanding of architecture/structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, network connectivity, and security systems supporting the facility
Real-time review of As-Built MEP Construction Documents for system capacities, conveyances, and concurrent maintainability
Display detailed understanding of Uptime Institute Tier requirements to identify relative status of an existing facility and describe design for improvement
Provide recommendations with respect to systems selection, sizing, location, and operations
Conduct RFP, bid meetings, and scoping meetings, constructability reviews, and referral evaluations, and value engineering of project drawings and schedules to optimize client’s benefit
Lead Construction Team, including providing direct instructions to General Contractor
Manage delivery and equipment logistics
Monitor project work to maintain schedule, budget and compliance to contract
Implement change management program (preparation, negotiation and ongoing management of impact of proposed changes on cost, schedule and deliverables)
Develop schedules of values, review purchasing, review pay applications, manage contingency reserves, and manage cost-to-complete against budget
Provide on-site construction Project Management to monitor construction to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and approved submittals while acting as liaison between team members, contractors and operators ensuring coordination of all trades to complete project on schedule.
Generate/review field reports, track and follow up on requests for information, prepare punch lists and monitor completion
Coordinate and communicate with project managers and other team members with respect to project status and performance
Ensuring resource efforts remain focused on the established goals, objectives, deliverables and targets established for the project
Interacting with internal and external project resources to ensure evaluation, final disposition and communication of changes to project scope via a formal change control process
Creating integrated project schedules including tasks, milestones, resource assignments, and task dependencies resulting in a clear understanding of critical path activities.
Monitoring and tracking performance to the project schedule by interacting with project team members and conducting regular team status meetings
Updating and communicating the project schedule weekly
Facilitating identification of Risks and Issues that may affect project deliverables and targets, and interacting with project team to develop and implement migration strategies and corrective actions to ensure minimum impact to the project
Communicating project health and status to project team members, management, committees and key stakeholders as per established reporting schedules, following reporting guidelines as per the communications plan, and using a standard PM tool set.
Create initial baseline and detailed technology budget. Manage and maintain all aspects of project financials including change orders, timesheets, invoices, contingencies, etc.
Establish a Quality Management Process and ensure all quality metrics are met throughout project implementation.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, Math, Physics or Engineering
7+ years’ experience with MEP systems evaluation, design, and construction oversight (construction administration) experience with large-scale corporate office and data center projects
Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) is preferred
Registered Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred
Competence with leading Computer Aided Design (CAD) packages (AutoCAD, Revit) with ability to create comprehensive design packages
Exceptional client-facing skills, with requisite verbal and written communication skills necessary to clearly articulate technical details, cost / schedule / risk tradeoffs, field coordination challenges, and general construction progress
Ability to effectively manage numerous simultaneous projects, balancing the ebbs and flows of the typical evaluation, design, construction, and BAU process
Basic project management experience
Excellent time management and conflict/contention management skills
Minimum 5 years experience in designing, developing, construction estimating, and managing large, complex data center construction projects
Experience managing multiple simultaneous construction projects and establishing remote management systems to ensure compliance with project requirements
Consulting background (2 years minimum) with an engineering or technology professional services entity
Commercial experience, including new construction and retrofits of existing facilities
Ability to interface and manage clients with emphasis on excellent customer relationship skills
Excellent communication skills that include both verbal and written presentations
Must be able to present to senior facilities and technology managers.
Ability to travel throughout the US and abroad
CS Technology is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications, with emphasis on selecting the best qualified person for the job. CS Technology does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
CS Technology’s headquarters is located in New York City. We offer a competitive compensation plan and benefits package, 401K, and paid vacation. We are hiring as a result of our proven success, recent growth, and consistent high performance.