1. Serves as the in-house electrical engineer for all facility and electrical distribution matters, working closely with Physical Plant and Utilities Department personnel. 2. Serves as primary contact for consultants and the local electric distribution company for all technical issues pertaining to the electrical distribution systems. 3. Solves problems in unstructured situations; develops engineering solutions and expedites projects. 4. Directs and manages engineering projects from the design phase through completion of construction. 5. Formulates and recommends new department policies and procedures. 6. Ensures projects are completed in a timely manner within budget and in conformity with codes, rules, regulations and specifications. 7. Reviews drawings and specifications prepared by outside consultants for compliance to NEC, OHSA regulations, maintainability, University design standards, good engineering and trade practice. Performs acceptance inspections. 8. Creates and maintains Master Plan for Electrical Distribution System documenting current and anticipated demand and energy usage in support of expected growth. 9. Originates electrical system expansion and improvement projects in support of building renovations and new construction. 10. Identifies and analyzes electrical distributions system problems. Develops scope of investigations. Writes request for proposal and oversees consultant activity. 11. Reviews electrical metering data to ensure accuracy and reliability of the meters. Executes projects to reduce system losses and consumption campus wide. 12. Creates and maintains University electrical design standards for all construction and renovations projects. 13. Develops and maintains the capital maintenance plan for the campus electrical distribution system. 14. Provides engineering expertise to other University departments including Construction and Renovations, and Occupational Environmental Health and Safety. 15. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience with building electrical system design and operation, including lighting, submetering, building automation, alternate power, and applicable regulatory frameworks. Experience with commissioning processes and principles from project formulation through turnover, and performance diagnostics. Experience with managing projects and teams of consulting design professionals.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with building electrical system design and operation, including lighting, submetering, building automation, alternate power, and applicable regulatory frameworks. Experience with commissioning processes and principles from project formulation through turnover, and performance diagnostics. Experience with managing projects and teams of consulting design professionals.
Posting Position Title: Senior Mech/Elect Engineer
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to adapt to changing priorities, programs, and organizational goals, while managing multiple projects and deadlines.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer
Required Skill/ability 1: Well-developed analytical and critical thinking skills. Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability and enthusiasm to learn and lead over time, stay informed of industry best practices, training, and new technical approaches to the most complex building and campus system challenges.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent interpersonal skills with willingness to establish productive rapport with staff and teams throughout the University contribute to, and benefit from a team environment.
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Eight years of related experience in engineering; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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