Working Title: Electrical Engineer
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Facilities Management Department
Posting Date: 09-25-2017
As he planned the University of Virginia and designed its first buildings, Thomas Jefferson envisioned a great public institution of global scope and character in his words, the "future bulwark of the human mind in this hemisphere." As we move ever closer to fulfilling the vision of U.Va. as the first truly great public institution of higher learning in America, our employees advance our core work of teaching, conducting research, providing best-practice care for patients, and encouraging public service. Our staff are essential team members in an environment known for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excellence, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
The Electrical Engineer provides design/project coordination and electrical engineering services to increase Project Services' capabilities as a design/build contractor within UVA Facilities Management. The incumbent is responsible for applying related engineering principles and practice to complex, extensive and diversified engineering projects in the specialty area. The Electrical Engineer participates in review meetings with Architects, Engineers, Project Managers, and other construction professionals to resolve problems.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of inspection methods and techniques for strict compliance with regulations and applicable codes.
2. Capable of working independently and prioritizing tasks in order to meet the needs of the unit and its customers
3. Interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and interact with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds
4. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
5. Ability to review and interpret construction drawings, blueprints, sketches, diagrams, and specifications.
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