Engineer Facilities

Job description

Under the direct supervision of the Plant Manager I for Design Services,
Facilities Management - Medical Center, this position provides electrical engineering
services for commercial building renovation projects, including design of commercial facility electrical systems and consultation on electrical issues. Observe and document field conditions. Attends project meetings.
Answers design questions. Reviews shop drawings. Provide sizing and
specifications on all related electrical components. Deliver designs within
the scheduled time frame or work with Project Manager to adjust schedule.
Update schedules daily to reflect completed assignments. Ensure compliance
with Federal, State, and local laws for the University of Kentucky campus.
Time reports will be completed in specified time frame. Candidate needs to
have related experience in building system design to include HVAC,
plumbing, motor and pump design, HVAC controls and building automation
systems design. PE is strongly preferred.

Job Title
Engineer Facilities

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
3CM00:Medical Center Physical Plant

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

4 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; Sitting at computer workstation
for extended periods; Repetitive motion.
May be exposed to loud noises, fumes, confined spaces, and/or temperature
extremes while reviewing a job-site(s).


8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Monday - Friday); Hours of work may vary dependent upon situational factors and crisis management, requiring some night(s), weekend(s), and/or holiday(s)


MS Windows/Office; MS Project Manager; SAP; and KRONOS.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Electrical Engineering Degree.
Professional Engineer preferred.
Driver's License preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Professional Engineer license?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in engineering facility management?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  3. * Describe your approach to problems which require critical thinking.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your experience as it relates to this job posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • IEEE
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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Job No:
Posted: 11/30/2018
Application Due: 12/12/2018
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