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(Archived) Facilities / Utilities Engineer

Last Updated: 1/08/21

Job Description

The Facilities / Utilities Engineer manages industrial HVAC and laboratory facilities projects with a strong emphasis on energy management and sustainability. This role is key component of a broader multi-disciplinary Facilities Management Team, and is specifically responsible for performing and/or leading the following activities:

  • Engages frequently with facility tenants and customers on requirements analysis related to HVAC and other site utility processes.
  • Assists with life-cycle planning for utilities equipment and infrastructure.
  • Performs project management, including schedule, quality and budgetary oversight of 3rd-party architectural and engineering firms, utilities companies, consultants, and specialty vendors engaged in facility design and construction projects.
  • Leads project prioritization and schedule planning activities for the facilities maintenance, renovation, and sustainability projects portfolio.
  • Performs facility-wide electricity, natural gas, water and sewer usage monitoring and tracking.
  • Assesses energy usage for facilities equipment, systems and processes. Provides recommendations for energy reduction strategies and projects.
  • Performs budgeting and tracking of utilities operating costs and capital facility investments.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a Facilities Engineer, Mechanical/Utilities Engineer, or similar role working within a large-scale lab facility or comparable environment.
  • Independent thinker with strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, SAP, and MS Office.
  • Knowledge of the building process and construction principles.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and building codes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proven experience in writing technical project proposals, assessment reports, and executive summaries.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven project management skills and experience in managing construction projects involving complex, large-scale utilities systems.
  • Lab-based facilities design knowledge and experience highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with HVAC control software and Building Management Software is highly preferred.

Full time



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Company Details


Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.