Manager- Electrical Systems

Job description

As one of America's finest universities, UCLA has a tradition of advancing higher education and the common good through excellence in scholarship, research and public service. UCLA is California's largest university and a model for public institutions of higher education. Academic excellence, faculty distinction and a comprehensive curriculum are hallmarks of the UCLA experience. The university is an educational and architectural landmark in Los Angeles, attracting thousands of visitors and scholars each year.

Manager- Electrical Systems- Requisition 30656
UCLA Facilities Management, Los Angeles, CA

Facilities Management at UCLA is looking for a Manager of Electrical Systems for our campus.Under the broad direction of the Assistant Director of Maintenance and Alterations, assume full supervisory responsibility for an operational group of skilled and semi-skilled tradespersons in the electrical field providing 24/7 trouble call response, preventive and routine maintenance, construction and retrofit services, and operation for campus electrical systems. Provide direct and oversight supervision through four supervisors to approximately 90-100 electricians, lead electricians, apprentices, facilities mechanics/workers, laborers and clericals. Plan and schedule work, assign tasks, oversee work performance and evaluate results. Conduct job site assessment; resolve project problems and ensure each job is closed and charged properly. Supervise the preventive maintenance program and emergency repair services. Establish budgets and monitor budget performance. Select, hire and train personnel, evaluate performance and administer discipline in accordance with University Policy and represented employee contracts. Represent Facilities Management to academic and administrative staffs and all levels of the university.

Job Requirements

  • Skill in planning, staffing, monitoring, controlling, direction projects for quality control and accurate budgeting for various construction projects.
  • Working knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration general safety rules, equipment, and clothing and CA Administrative Codes including Title codes 19, 22, and 24 when overseeing construction projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a unionized workforce environment
  • Ability to exercise sound time management skills and control of projects and work proactively to mitigate delays, legal confrontations, budget problems and any additional complication that may jeopardize projects or client confident.
    Full information concerning the job qualifications are listed on the official UCLA job posting.

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    Qualified applicants may apply for this position using the UCLA Career Opportunities website. Go to and search for Requisition 30656. Or, quicklink:

    UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks of vacation per year; an average of 12 days sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan; various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, the University Credit Union, and much more!

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 7/15/2019
    Application Due: 8/13/2019
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