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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Engineer LEED

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3191

UW Job Family: 3E

SOC Code: 17-3011/17-2199

Pay Grade: 23

Date: January 01, 2010

Job Purpose:

Provides advanced level support and management of geospatial and electronic facilities data.  Develops and manages LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) or Energy Star documentation for certifying capital projects.  Directs office production of planning documents, graphics, and construction documents.  Supervises student technicians.  Utilizes engineering expertise in the management of planning and construction projects and solves technical problems for institutional and non-institutional entities.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree


2 years related work experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

  • USGBC LEED certification, including recertification as required.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Energy Star requires a professional engineer license.
  • Valid driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Engineering theory.
  • LEED or Energy Star certification and continuing certification methods.
  • Advanced facility mapping techniques.
  • Applicable computer hardware, software and network systems including, but not limited to, CAD and BIM (Building Information Modeling) systems.
  • Industry standards and techniques in creation, editing and production of maps and architectural drawings.
  • Surveying techniques and equipment.
  • Current construction principles, including design, processes and procedures.
  • LEED guidelines as they apply to institutions of higher learning and campus environments.
  • Personal computer operation and maintenance including software currently used for mapping, CAD, graphic design, image editing, spreadsheet analysis, and word processing.
  • Illustration and graphic design concepts and techniques.
  • Technical writing principles, methods and techniques.
  • Large-format printer and scanner operations.
  • University rules and regulations.
  • Cost estimating methods and techniques.
  • Facilitating effective business meetings and client relationships.
  • Communication methods and techniques for diverse audiences, including interpreting and explaining technical data.
  • Supervisory and training methods and techniques.
  • Presentation and demonstration methods and techniques.
  • Project and time management methods and techniques.
  • Design application and theory.
  • Department's policies and procedures.
  • Applicable federal and state rules and regulations.
  • Safety standards and principles.
  • Basic mathematical calculations.
  • Writing and modifying technical documents.
Reading blueprints, schematics, drawings and diagrams.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Communicate ideas clearly and concisely, both written and verbal, to institutional and non-institutional personnel at different professional levels.
  • Read and interpret maps, blueprints, drawings and schematics.
  • Understand and follow detailed instructions.
  • Work with and under direction from other staff.
  • Foster a team environment through cooperation and collaboration.
  • Interpersonal skills working with diverse community.
  • Interpret and communicate technical information in understandable terminology.
  • Supervise, train, and schedule work of student workers.
  • Manage projects meeting conflicting deadlines.
  • Prioritize multiple projects and work independently.
  • Analyze and solve technical problems and assist in teaching others to solve technical problems.
  • Complete LEED documentation.
  • Research, evaluate and prepare recommendations, as required.
  • Prepare cost estimates and recommendations for assigned project work, as directed.
  • Perform field work on site.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records.
  • Manage production and reproduction of maps, drawings, graphic arts, illustrations, sign graphics and documents.
  • Organize and maintain digital and non-digital records and archives.
  • Understand and work from blueprints, sketches and schematic diagrams.
  • Work well individually and cooperatively as a team member.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Documents, analyzes, manages, and publishes geospatial information; researches and synthesizes data from various sources and creates accurate digital geospatial representations; and produces and edits maps and planning documents using advanced CAD mapping techniques.

Develops, manages, and assures completion of LEED documentation within designated certification level requirements; coordinates with USGBC, consultants, contractors and University units.

Submits and maintains documentation as required for LEED certification; identifies problems and assists with design and execution of project to achieve facility sustainability goals.

Verifies work and materials are within guidelines; and assists with building commissioning.

Coordinates office production of plans, graphics, and construction documents.

Researches existing documentation and surveys field conditions to create accurate plans utilizing CAD software; establishes CAD best practices and standards and insures compliance.

Evaluates and manages facility drawing documentation from consultants, contractors, government agencies and institutional units.

Creates and edits graphics utilizing computer software and conventional printing techniques; and directs oversize printing and reproduction.

Coordinates hiring, training, schedules work assignments, supervises methods and manages student technicians including, but not limited to, checking deliverables for adherence to quality assurance and quality control to established standards; and oversees meeting demanding deadlines for assigned project work.

Designs, plans and manages projects utilizing engineering theory and construction expertise; coordinates work with consultants, contractors and University units.

Designs in compliance with applicable laws, building regulations and codes; prepares project documentation and oversees procurement of materials and equipment; and may review shop or other types of drawings, blueprints and schematics.

Provides engineering expertise to faculty, staff, students and/or the public to solve technical problems.

Supplemental Functions:

Stay current with LEED certification program.

Provides research and analysis to architects and project managers, as requested.

Organizes and maintains facility information in the form of maps and drawings, both in digital and non-digital formats

Working Conditions:

Office/construction site environments.  Regular exposure to safety concerns including, but not limited to, electrical, noise, mechanical, and tools and equipment hazards or other hazards associated with the construction industry for field site visits; repetitive keyboard use and hazards associated with computer monitors and printing equipment.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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