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Electrical Engineer

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Architecture, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
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Classification Title:

Engineer III

Job Description:

ENGINEERING CONSULTATION - Provides consultation, coordination, and professional oversight by reviewing, and approving the work of external engineering design and planning consultants of new capital projects ranging from new buildings, major renovations, and district energy system improvements. Works as a team member with all architectural and engineering disciplines within Facilities Engineering to ensure that internal and external engineering designs are consistent with contract specifications, the University design and construction standards and all relevant regulations and engineering standards. Coordinates building and utility project turnover at the completion of capital construction, inclusive of driving and accepting third-party administered start-up and commissioning. Assists the university and department groups in resolving specific Electrical building and infrastructure construction issues.

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT - Creates, Maintains and Updates the University’s Design and Construction Standards inclusive of standard details for all areas within the Electrical Engineering discipline. Standards development includes incorporating building and utility operational feedback, iterative updates based on Florida Building Code,NEC and NFPA code and standards revisions and coaching other University departments, design consultants, construction companies, vendors, and end-users on standards adherence.

PROJECT PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION – Assists with planning, developing, and implementation of a five-year financial plan for required building and infrastructure updates through the coordination with building, utilities and energy operational staff and outside departments to advance and coordinate future planned work. This work shall include planning for future operational issues, coordinating and prioritizing future construction, renovation, and repair work, collecting, and analyzing data as required, and reviewing and developing deferred maintenance projects. Projects may require that the Engineer serves as a project manager on engineering design projects through setting project expectation and ensuring compliance with project objectives and engineering standards or may require the engineer to produce calculations, designs and implementation strategies within the requisite discipline to be utilized directly by in-house maintenance crews. Creates Utility Impact Assessments for university projects of size.

COST ESTIMATION – Utilizes cost estimation techniques commensurate with required level of detail for the development of the following types of estimates: Informational Budget Estimate, Job Cost Not to Exceed and Construction Quotes. Advises project stakeholders and Director of Facilities Engineering in potential project decisions that drives costs in construction, renovation and repair work and offers value engineering solutions that do not compromise the useable lifetime of an asset or create a variance from accepted university design and construction standards

Work hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Work hours and days may vary with assignments, workload, and scheduled construction activities and may on occasion be oncall for utility emergencies or adverse weather conditions.

A criminal background will be conducted.

Expected Salary:

Expected starting salary $68,200 based on experience.

Minimum Requirements:

A high school diploma or equivalent and eight years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience; or Master's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering

Professional Engineering License

Training and experience in construction of facilities and utility systems

Previous project design, management responsibility for projects in excess of $4 million.

Computer skills in Microsoft Office Applications

Knowledge of design software such as BIM, Revit and AutoCAD

Knowledge of construction process, techniques, and methods

RCDD, LEED AP and/or CxA Certification

Project Management Professional Certification

Building Commissioning Professional Certification

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No

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