This position is responsible for working in cooperation with projects managers, utility plant electrical engineer, utility plan manager, utility electricians, and design professionals to support the design of capital, renewal, repurposing, and maintenance projects at the UAF power plant. Additionally, this position must provide design and technical expertise in the maintenance of all UAF facilities. Must have management and leadership skills to successfully provide design and maintenance support for University facilities to meet changing needs and resource challenges.
20Provide engineering, budget development, and work planning support to senior Facilities Engineering staff for the maintenance, modification, and construction activities of the Division by the application of extensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles, practices and codes, conflict resolution, and coordination of projects with campus goals and master plan. Facility inspection and assessment, identification, analysis and recommendations on maintenance, energy conservation and/or renewal options; support of facility asset database and maintenance scheduling software. Development and maintenance of facility records, procedures and design standards.Essential
35Design and review of designs by others. Quality control and operational inspections of construction contractors' work for compliance with contract documents and/or applicable codes. Document construction progress.Essential
45Under the intermittent supervision of a fully competent and experienced engineer provide: Technical engineering support to construction projects and maintenance shop efforts at the Fairbanks and rural campus/remote site facilities. Troubleshoot facilities systems such as fire alarms and security systems, HVAC equipment and control systems, motor controls, VFDs, electric motors, power distribution and lighting systems, UPSs, power conditioners, and generators.Essential
Knowledge of computer systems and applications including: Windows operating system(s), AutoCAD, spreadsheets, word processors, and scheduling software. Preference is given to candidates with knowledge of specialized software such as Visual, SKM Arc Flash,etc.
Ability to work in a wide variety of locations and environments, including confined spaces and rooftops.
Ability to travel in or on airplanes, snow machines, and tracked and wheeled vehicles.
Ability to clearly communicate technical information verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of policies, principles, practices, laws, legal liabilities, responsibilities, and regulations relating to construction project management for projects valued from several thousand to millions of dollars. Knowledge of current building codes, construction trade codes, construction scheduling, cost estimating and all disciplines of architectural and engineering drawings and specifications.
Facilities Engineers at all levels must be able to relate well and communicate with co-workers, regardless of whether the co-worker is a superior, equal or subordinate. Interpersonal skills are critically important to create a pleasant and smoothly functioning workplace.
Computer Aided Drafting (CAD).
Facility Life Safety Codes: IBC, UPC, NFPA, NEC, IFC, IMC. Engineering Principles.
Construction methods: Construction scheduling, cost estimating and materials of construction. Computer Software proficiency.
Facilities Engineer 4: Combined six years of education and work experience in the electrical engineering field.
Facilities Engineer 5: 6-10 years of extensive progressive experience including experience in design of and/or maintenance support of facilities. Experience in facility maintenance, electrical equipment selection and operation, project management, facilities systems analysis and automation.
TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING:
Facilities Engineer 4 and 5 - Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering program. Valid Driver's License.
Facilities Engineer 4: Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam and 2-years demonstrated experience in the same discipline.
Facilities Engineer 5: Professional registration in the State of Alaska as an Electrical Engineer, or show ability to transfer registration from another state within probationary period or or demonstrate ability to obtain professional registration within six months of hire.
Salary Info: This position is a full-time, benefited, Grade 81 or 82 DOE.
Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on 1/5/2020 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.
Applicant Instructions: Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.
Background Check: The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Term Position: This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
Probationary Period: Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.
Training Policy: It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/
Tobacco-Free Campus: UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/
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Advertised: 17 Dec 2019 Alaskan Standard Time