Electrical Systems Manager

New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Purpose

Responsible for the leadership of electrical personnel and the management of campus electrical distribution systems and equipment, including operations, maintenance, repair, and renewal.

Key Accountabilities
  • Serving as a member of the departmental leadership group;
  • Managing the day to day operations of the electrical shop team, ensuring high performance and reliability in the delivery of services to the campus;
  • Creating and maintaining a budget and overseeing expenditures to remain within the budget;
  • Training, supervising and assigning duties to maintenance personnel, including performance assessment and management;
  • Utilize computerized maintenance management system to assign work, manage work orders, and perform preventative maintenance in accordance with established procedures.
  • Taking pro-active responsibility for ensuring a safe working environment and compliance with occupational safety requirements;
  • Coordinating with other departmental functional areas including setting up electrical components for all events on campus;
  • Recommending and initiating personnel actions to the Director.
  • Preparing and overseeing the estimating and scheduling of in-house projects and preparing all necessary requisitions and notifications;
  • Coordinating and supervising outside electrical contractors – primarily for service contracts;
  • Performing a range of construction, administration, and troubleshooting assignments in support of the Academy's electrical distribution systems;
  • Reviewing the workmanship of others for compliance with codes and standards;
  • Assessing and recommending practices and procedures to ensure the Academy is in full compliance with applicable codes and standards;
  • Assisting in the preparation of compliance reports and documentation for outside agencies:
  • Developing and maintaining a planned, predictive, and preventive maintenance on electrical and life safety equipment as per code;
  • Recommending and initiating energy saving measures as related to electrical systems;
  • Obtaining permits required by applicable codes;
  • Manage all assigned electrical projects on campus;
  • Serving as a subject matter resource for capital projects related to electrical distribution systems and reviewing designs of architect/engineering firms with regards to electrical distribution systems;

Degree of Independent Action Performed

Incumbent works under the guidance of the Director of Facilities Management, but is expected to work with a high level of independence and autonomy, and exercise a high degree of initiative, influence, and judgment in decisions impacting staff and department operations.

Expected to solve problems or address issues that require immediate attention.

Direct/Indirect Reports

Electricians and Electrical Systems Technician

Internal & External Contacts

Frequent contact with FM Managers, PEA administrative and academic offices, students, faculty and staff. External contacts could include engineering firms, contractors, outside construction workers, prospective students, parents, alumni, outside organizations, visitors, vendors and local community members/neighbors.

Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Associate's Degree in the electrical field or equivalent experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience preferred.


  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in operations and maintenance of electrical distribution systems, with a minimum of five years in a supervisory position, preferably in a campus or hospital environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of high voltage systems and fire alarm systems required.
  • Strong knowledge of international, national and local electric and building codes required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students by building trust and credibility.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as a strong customer focus.
  • A strict adherence to confidential policies is required.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Possess strong computer skills.
  • Willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed.
  • High degree of organizational skills with the ability to be flexible and multi-task with accuracy.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions, maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, including stressful situations.

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