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Director, Civil and Exterior Operations

Company: MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Ideal candidate will be a Civil Engineer.

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.


The primary purpose of the Chief Design Engineer (Civil) position is to provide institution wide civil engineering and facilities management support including facilities planning, forensic analysis, design and specification development, construction and project management, construction and facilities service contract development, grounds and landscaping services and maintenance, repair and operations services related to Houston campus area's site infrastructure and grounds and the building envelope and ancillary building support systems for all institutional buildings including the Science Parks.

Facilities Management, planning, and project support Facilities Management: Oversight of the facilities operations providing support services affecting site infrastructure, grounds and landscaping, building envelope and ancillary building support systems institution wide. Provides supervision, direction and mentoring to professional and operational support staff, develops the overall facilities management program to ensure continuity with and support of the institution's strategic objectives. Manages fiscal and equipment resources within budget parameters to focus maximum support on mission critical requirements. Facilities Planning - Building Envelope and Site Infrastructure Systems: Develops capital and minor construction repair plans for site infrastructure and the building envelope and ancillary support systems. Conducts institution wide facility condition assessments related to the annual development of the UT System's Facility Repair and Renewal Model to assess facilities readiness conditions. Project Management Support: Provides the Facilities Management Division with support engineering services from FAR evaluation through construction on projects that effect site grounds and infrastructure, building envelope systems, civil engineering systems and ancillary building systems institution wide.

Civil Engineering Support Serves as the chief design engineer (civil) for the institution. Provides in-house consultation services regarding design, construction, and regulatory life safety and environmental issues to the Facilities Management Division. Provides full forensic services for related building system failures in the conduct of normal operations. Maintains civil engineering and facilities management proficiency to ensure cost effective and efficient support service and that capital construction projects meet building and professional/industry code standards. Environmental Health and Safety Support: Provides consultation and support to the Executive Director, Environmental Health & Safety, in compliance and risk management issues related to fall protection, lifting systems, fire investigations and storm water system management. Works directly with EHS staff to support program and safety initiative development.

Disaster Preparedness and Contingency Planning Maintains an equipment response suite to support post disaster operations. Provides disaster preparedness planning services related to site infrastructure and building envelope systems. Serves as the recovery leader for those related systems after a natural or manmade event. Serves as the primary triage engineer for any civil engineering system related damages.

Other duties as assigned

Required: Bachelor's degree in a Facility Engineering field. Eight years of engineering design experience, with emphasis on design of facility mechanical systems and with three years supervisory experience. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience. Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), State of Texas. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

Preferred: Registered Professional Civil Engineer (P.E.), State of Texas or the ability to acquire by reciprocity within six months of appointment. A minimum of five years' experience in the management of a facilities maintenance and construction program at an academic, healthcare, government or industrial facility.

Onsite Presence: Is required in a hybrid model role as determined by the RAF FM Operations AVP

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 149027
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
  • Work Week: Days
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote
  • Pivotal Position: Yes
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 113,000
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 141,500
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 170,000
  • Science Jobs: No

Keywords: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston , Director, Civil and Exterior Operations, Executive , Houston, Texas

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