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Senior Electrical Engineer

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Open Until Filled


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Position Title

Senior Electrical Engineer

Department this Position Reports to

Engineering and Utilities

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Not an SEIU Position

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Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


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Location of Position

Hanover, NH

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Position Purpose

Participates in all aspects of day-to-day operations of the Dartmouth College engineering office. The position is supervised by the Engineering Design Manager. The FO&M engineering office strives to provide high quality engineering services for a wide range of projects and clients, including working with Project Managers on in-house design and renovation projects, working with FO&M shops on system upgrades, improvements, replacements, and O&M procedures, assisting with design and analysis of energy efficiency projects, and providing review and technical oversight of projects designed by outside consultants. The activities of the Sr. Electrical Engineer may include design reviews, field investigations, existing systems assessment, electrical, lighting and lighting control system design and layout, equipment selection and specification, drafting, code review, calculations including spreadsheet analyses and use of engineering software, writing control system sequences of operation, construction administration, and commissioning services.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors plus 6 or more years' experience or combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or architectural engineering technology, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ten plus years of supervised electrical design and drafting with an MEP consulting firm, or the equivalent.
  • Registered Professional Electrical Engineer in New Hampshire, or the ability to become registered in New Hampshire within one year.
  • Familiarity with all aspects of low voltage (480 V or less) electrical design, including calculations and field experience. Experience with fire alarm and network communications systems a plus. Experience with higher voltage (4160 V to 13.2 kV) systems a plus.
  • Experience with energy efficient lighting and electrical system design and control strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems associated with the operation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • High level of proficiency with AutoCAD drafting software. Proficiency with 3D drafting software such as Revit is a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Detail oriented self-starter with good interpersonal and decision making skills.
  • Ability to relate well with a diverse group of constituents and to build strong relationships within and among those groups.
  • Strong service orientation and a demonstrated desire to continually improve the service and operations of an organization
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Admin HR Services

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Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Abbe Bjorklund, Director of Engineering

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Preferred, but not required

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


Owner’s Engineer

As Owner’s Engineer, provides electrical engineering oversight of consultants’ studying, designing, constructing, and commissioning new construction and renovation projects in campus buildings, utility plants, and utility distribution systems.Projects may involve electrical distribution and equipment ranging from low voltage to 13.2 kV. Projects also may include fire alarm and communication systems. Checks designs and installations for compliance with Dartmouth College design and construction guidelines, energy performance guidelines, and relevant building codes, including ASHRAE, NFPA, IBC, and local regulations and zoning. Activities include attending project meetings, developing consultant scopes of work, conducting design reviews, conducting selected submittal reviews, construction observation, commissioning oversight, and project closeout verification as Owner’s Engineer.

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Department Liaison

Acts as liaison between FO&M and various departments requesting engineering support services campus-wide. Works closely with FO&M shops on troubleshooting, providing technical insight, problem solving, and implementing solutions for maintenance and operations related projects Provides technical oversight of projects to successful completion, and issues work orders as needed to complete various jobs .

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Engineering Design and Construction Administration

Provides engineering design and construction administration services for a variety of small electrical system renovation/renewal projects in academic, administrative, utility and residential use facilities. Prepares bid documents including equipment selection, system layout and design, drafting, and specifications. Construction administration services include shop drawing review, attendance at job meetings, clarification of installation details with contractors in the field, review of as-built documentation and archiving, and conducting field inspections with reports.

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Campus Design and Construction Guidelines

Participates in continuous improvement of campus design and construction guidelines, and high performance building design guidelines, for designers and contractors doing work on the campus.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are actively striving to make Campus Services a desired place to work in the Upper Valley, a place where people feel welcomed, where they can be their authentic selves, be heard, and feel accepted. We want this culture to be felt by those who receive our services. The way we treat one another should be the same way we treat our customers.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
  • Participates in division wide DEI initiatives and training, including promotion of the 7 Principles (Empathy, Fair, Dependable, Inclusive, Considerate, Vulnerability and Respect)
  • Willingness to foster a growth mindset in the areas of increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion across the division
  • Collaborates, when appropriate, on other DEI -related initiatives within the division and College
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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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