- Master's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Facilities Management
- Professional Engineer
- Driver's License
- Communication Skills
Job Posting Title:
Facilities Operations and Maintenance
Position Open To:
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UT MAIN CAMPUS
Entry-level engineering position with direct supervision by a licensed PE to implement and maintain the arc flash program and electrical/mechanical building systems at The University of Texas at Austin.
40 hours, variable schedule to be determined with supervisor, overtime, weekends and holidays possible. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check and receiving an acceptable driver's rating. Applications will be reviewed online by the hiring department.
Maintain arc flash program and metrics to show compliance and track progress. Prioritize and perform building-level arc flash analysis including data collection and entry. Recommend and develop scope of work for renovation projects and electrical maintenance requirements as driven by arc flash code.
Oversee and develop 1-line diagrams for electrical distribution systems. Develop initial SKM models and perform reviews as required by code for arc flash compliance. Setup and maintain repository for current building models, 1-line diagrams, and documentation for code compliance. Work with other UT stakeholders to develop process for adhering to arc flash program. Serve as technical resource and assist with electrical safety program.
Provide support to maintenance crews through analysis of complex electrical, mechanical, HVAC and lighting controls systems. Recommend and implement solutions.
Manage maintenance repair projects, including budget oversight, communicating with customs, coordinating with other work groups, and directing contractors. Serve as liaison for externally executed projects and communicate project status to maintenance stakeholders. Organize and maintain drawings, maintenance manuals, maintenance repair procedures, and guidelines.
Assist with developing, documenting, and continuously improving electrical maintenance program including emergency lights, lightening protection, and preventative maintenance activities. Analyze cause, recommend and implement solutions for problems related to electrical building systems.
Review design drawings and specifications for electrical systems tied to new construction and renovation projects to ensure energy efficiency, maintainability, and compliance with standards.
Provide technical input on construction projects to arrive at the best life cycle cost solution for electrical systems. Participate in development of university MEP standards.
Bachelors degree in Electrical or other Engineering field from ABET accredited university. Two years of increasingly responsible experience with facility Electrical, HVAC and mechanical systems including measurements, analysis, design, capacity modification, and troubleshooting. Knowledge of NEC, NFPA, building and energy codes. Experience with simultaneously designing and managing several projects through to conclusion within restrictive time constraints. PC experience including developing and using complex spreadsheets and software for engineering analysis, project budgeting and cost tracking, and facilities management. Ability to review and interpret MEP plans and specifications. Demonstrated ability for strong communication skills. Licensed Professional Engineer with Texas State Board for Professional Engineers or obtain Texas registration within 24 months. Must have a valid driver's license and provide a Motor Vehicle Report(s) (MVR) that covers the most recent 36 months.
Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Masters degree in Electrical or other Engineering field from ABET accredited university. Two years of increasingly responsible experience with facility electrical system arc flash analysis, measurements, design, capacity modification, and troubleshooting. Knowledge of building and arc flash codes, specifically NFPA 70E and IEEE. Experience with SKM software. Experience with electrical systems up to 12kV serving commercial or industrial applications. PC experience including developing and using complex spreadsheets and software for arc flash analysis, project budgeting and cost tracking, and facilities management. Previous experience in developing and leading arc flash and electrical safety program. Experience in developing preventive maintenance programs for large commercial electrical systems. Familiar with industrial electrical distribution systems. Experience with determining project costs, energy savings, paybacks, and locating sources of project funding. Licensed by Texas State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Successful completion of the Leader Development Program.
T his job requires a class "C" operator's driver's license. The applicant selected must provided a current three year driving record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, a Texas driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Employees who are required to have a CDL are subject to drug and alcohol testing (pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing).
$70,000 + depending on qualifications
U niforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished)
M ay work in all weather conditions
M ay work in extreme temperatures
M ay work around chemical fumes
May work around standard office conditions
May work around biohazards
M ay work around chemicals
M ay work around electrical and mechanical hazards
U se of keyboard at workstation
U se of manual dexterity
C limbing of stairs
C limbing of ladders
Lifting and moving
Additional Working Conditions:
Working on or around energized equipment in an industrial setting using proper PPE in order to ensure a safe work environment and personnel safety. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.
40 hours per week M-F, scheduled to be discussed with supervisor
3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
Letter of interest
Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.
Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.
Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.
Retirement Plan Eligibility:
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Employment Eligibility Verification:
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.
The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197.