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Facilities Electrical Engineer

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Facilities Electrical Engineer
Requisition Number RE24332
Working Title N/A
Department Name 3CM00:Medical Center Physical Plant
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 47
Salary Range $54,142-89,315/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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Required Related Experience

6 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/weather extremes while on or reviewing job-sites.


8:00am – 5:00pm ( Monday – Friday)*

*Hours of work may vary dependent upon situational factors, emergencies, and crisis management requiring evening(s), weekend(s), and holiday(s) response.

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Manager, Facilities Engineering & Project Managment, the Facilities Electrical Engineer develops designs, plans, and operations for new and/or existing electrical systems, including specifications to compliment electrical designs, and layouts for various applications. The Facilities Electrical Engineer participates in new electrical systems projects and/or renovations in developing project scope, parameters, timelines, specifications, and budgets. The Facilities Electrical Engineer also provides technical maintenance support as needed in troubleshooting and evaluating performance and/or failures of installed electrical systems and equipment. In addition, the Facilities Electrical Engineer assists project managers and construction superintendents with electrical systems installations helping to avoid problems and addressing any issues that might arise to reduce downtime.

Additional Responsibilities include:
• Researches systems ideas and draws up plans for these systems, including utilizing computer-aided software (AutoCAD).
• Ensures designs are consistent with University design standards, contract specifications and all relevant regulations and engineering standards.
• Develops electrical systems project implementation strategies and plans. Approves final designs and installations.
• Oversees, reviews, and approves the work of external engineering planning and design consultants.
• Provides activities and guidance on electrical systems processes, designs, and construction.
• Compiles data on electrical systems, monitoring system efficiency and energy and material usage.
• Produces necessary design reports and documentation addressing project progress and details for stakeholders.
• Documents each project by updating the project and drawing files, including specifications, schematics, and diagrams regarding projects.
• Ensures compliance with University Records Retention Requirements.
• Delivers engineered analyses of equipment or system failures and delivers solutions.
• Aids in researching and sourcing new and/or replacement equipment.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Windows/Office; SAP; KRONOS

Driver’s License — Preferred

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in
using computer-aided design (CAD) software; adhering to project management guidelines and processes; and compliance with electrical codes in the design of electrical systems.

Ability to read technical drawings and understand electrical theories and concepts.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree (BSEE) – Electrical Engineering + 6 Years

Master’s Degree (MSEE) – Electrical Engineering — Desirable

MBA — Desirable

Professional Engineer License (PE) — Highly Preferred

Deadline to Apply 09/30/2020
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.


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Posted: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-09-30

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