Mechanical Inspector-On Site Construction Rep

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 101560
Title: Supervisor Construction Contracts
Functional Title: Mechanical Inspector-On Site Construction Rep
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: VPAF-FM-P&C-Support
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Using advanced knowledge of design and construction of mechanical and plumbing systems, construction management, civil and electrical engineering, and architecture, provide overall inspection and coordinate all aspects of multiple, large-scale capital and small construction projects for College Park and/or other campuses of the University System of Maryland.

Minimum Qualifications:


BS in Mechanical, Civil, or Electrical Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management, or Architecture, or related field. Note: Vocational higher education, college course accreditation in HVAC related fields and/or additional experience in mechanical and plumbing construction experience, to include project management and field inspection activities, may be substituted for the required education on a two years of education and/or experience for one year of required education.


Four years in construction supervision/coordination and quality control in mechanical and plumbing systems.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to independently inspect and coordinate multiple small and large-scale construction projects.
Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with customer department, government agencies, and other service and support agencies.
Ability to review and understand project finances, make and review estimates, recommend contract change orders to Architect/Engineering firms and contractors.
Ability to communicate with professional staff at technical level.
Ability to prepare management reports.
Ability to interpret project plans and specifications including knowledge of all state and local codes applicable to construction.
Ability to perform contractor and A/E evaluations.
Possess advanced knowledge of project management, engineering (civil, mechanical, or electrical), or architecture.
Ability to apply computer skills to include MS Word and Excel and Google mail and calendar programs.


MS in Mechanical, Civil, or Electrical Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management, or Architecture, or related field.

Additional Certifications:

Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class C Driver’s license or equivalent to travel to other USM campuses. If driving a state vehicle, license must have fewer than 6 points.

Additional Information:

For full and best consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and professional references and apply by February 21, 2018.

The salary range of this position is $69,255-$86,569.

Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Maryland in its mission of achieving excellence as the State’s primary center of research and graduate education and the institution of choice for undergraduate students of exceptional ability and promise. We are responsible for the physical campus – its academic, research and administrative spaces, the building infrastructure, and the surrounding landscape. Our workforce of about 800 employees brings a rich diversity of backgrounds, talents and skills to the management of this complex environment. Our six departments serve the campus community twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year.

The Department of Planning & Construction delivers design, construction and equipment services to support the University’s educational and research programs while serving the needs of the State.

Posting Date: 01/23/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 02/20/2018
Physical Demands

Position is physically demanding since incumbent is required to enter all areas of buildings under construction, from trenches and excavations to structural steel erection, and must spend a majority of time in the field on the job site and under all weather conditions. Must be willing to wear personal protective equipment as required at construction sites, and promptly reports accidents/incidents, safety hazards, and safety violations, to the appropriate parties; follows-up to ensure action is taken. Serves as a role model for safe work practices, making safety an integral part of daily operations. Incumbent must be decisive, alert and able to handle a number of simultaneous problems quickly, efficiently and independently.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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