Architect/Engineer, Capital Maintenance Planning – Capital Programs

Champaign, IL

Posted: 1/24/20
Deadline: 2/17/20

About This Organization

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Job Duties

Architect/Engineer, Capital Maintenance Planning – Capital Programs
Facilities and Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for an Architect/Engineer in Capital Maintenance Planning. The Architect/Engineer, Capital Maintenance Planning, has primary responsibility for preplanning efforts addressing deferred maintenance in Academic Facilities. The Architect/Engineer, Capital Maintenance Planning will develop project preliminary project scope and budget to address known deficiencies, assist in the prioritization of campus deferred maintenance needs, and track completed deficiencies in the Facility Condition Reports.


1. Compile preliminary project scope and budget for deferred maintenance projects.
2. Prepare project scope and budgets for campus improvement and classroom improvement projects.
3. Maintain deferred maintenance database.
4. Research existing facility conditions and requirements.
5. Review project design documents prepared by Professional Service Consultant for adherence to project scope.
6. Work with Focus Groups to prioritize campus deferred maintenance needs.
7. Assist F&S staff and university consultants with deferred maintenance information. Provide architectural and/or engineering design assistance and interpretation.
8. Assume role of project planner when requested, including (but not limited to) preparing project scope, schedule, budget documents; PSC selection and contract negotiation; project planning coordination and documentation to prepare for Project Management.
9. Participate in presentation and report preparation.
10. Work with student interns, delegating tasks and monitoring work product.
11. Discuss facility needs with F&S and campus unit representatives.
12. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director for Deferred Maintenance.
13. Participate in the consultant selection process.
14. Provide support for Facilities Planning Committee efforts.


Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Architectural Sciences, Engineering or field related to the position.

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree in Architecture or Engineering

Required Work Experience:
1. Three years of progressively responsible work experience in facility planning, project management and/or construction management.
2. Strong understanding of building systems including MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) systems and building envelope systems. Project experience with MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) systems and building envelope systems preferred.
3. Construction project estimating experience.

Preferred Work Experience:
1. Ability to communicate well, delegate and supervise the work of support staff.
2. Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
3. Ability to develop priorities.
4. Experience with Microsoft Project.

Required Training, Licenses, or Certifications:
1. Current registration as an Architect or Engineer.

Preferred Training, Licenses, or Certifications:
1. Current registration as an Architect or Engineer in the State of Illinois.
2. Leadership in Energy and Environments Design (LEED) accreditation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Familiarity with ADA Accessibility Guidelines and Illinois Accessibility code.
2. Familiarity with various Building Codes.
3. Familiarity with LEED rating system.
4. Moderate working skills and familiarity with AutoCAD and facilities management systems.
5. Knowledge of building codes and University facility standards.
6. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite software.


This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position. The expected start date is as soon as possible after February 17, 2020. Salary is commensurate with experience.


Applications must be received by February 17, 2020. Apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at If you already have a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:

Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
Step 3) You must then upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable) and names/contact information for three references.

In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for the position using the “Apply for Position” button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information regarding the position, you may contact Keri Frederick, 217-300-1575 or For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit

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