Utility Engineer - Utilities & Energy Services - Utilities Distribution
Facilities and Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Utility Engineer. Under the direction of the Associate Director of Utility Distribution, the Utility Engineer will provide engineering services for the safe, reliable, efficient operation of utility distribution systems for the Utilities and Energy Services Division of Facilities and Services, at the Urbana – Champaign Campus.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide professional electrical and/or mechanical engineering services for design, construction, operation and maintenance of utility distribution systems on the UIUC campus as assigned. Such responsibility may include limited involvement in utility production plants in addition to utility distribution systems.
Become knowledgeable of infrastructure, operation and maintenance of utility distribution systems on UIUC campus. Become knowledgeable of UIUC Facilities Standards as applicable to utility distribution systems. Pursue compliance on work associated with these systems.
Become knowledgeable of Federal, State and local codes and regulations as pertinent to UIUC utility distribution systems under incumbent’s charge. Become knowledgeable of applicable professional codes and standards and ensure compliance.
Participate in design and construction of projects that impact campus utility distribution systems. Such projects include new building construction projects, renovations, street work and other alterations to the campus environment.
Provide engineering support for projects internal to Utilities Distribution involving system operation, maintenance, alteration or repair. Provide troubleshooting support for assessing and addressing system problems.
Provide oversight of Utilities Distribution crafts and trades as appropriate and engage private sector contractors as required. Identify and manage priorities.
Facilitate education and training for safe and efficient utility distribution system operation. Ensure regulatory compliance including proper documentation.
Provide oversite of utility metering, data reporting and collection systems.
Oversee preparation of Utility Program Statements to facilitate project planning.
Provide engineering support for utility locating services.
Facilitate budget preparation and execution.
Respond to occasional non-working hour call-outs to provide engineering support for unscheduled utility outages or system problem resolution.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Utility Distribution.
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field from an accredited college of Engineering.
Required Work Experience:
Direct experience working with utility distribution systems including steam, electric, water, chilled water, and/or natural gas.
Preferred Work Experience:
1. Five years’ experience working in a utility distribution or utility production environment.
2. Experience with utility system software such as ETAP, KY Pipe, AFT Fathom, Heat Map and/or similar products.
Required Training, Licenses or Certifications:
Registration or eligibility for Registration as a Professional Engineer in Illinois.
Preferred Training, Licenses or Certifications:
Additional professional training and/or certifications related to utility distribution or production operations.
Successful Candidates will have:
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Desktop products and project planning software.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION:
To ensure full consideration, please create your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, resume, copy of undergraduate transcripts, and the names/contact information for three professional references by February 17, 2020. Applicants may be interviewed before February 17, 2020; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search.
Salary is commensurate with demonstrated ability and experience. This is a full-time 12-month academic professional appointment.
For further information regarding application procedures, contact Keri Frederick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
College Name or Administrative Unit:
Facilities and Services
Utility Engineer - Utilities & Energy Services - Utilities Distribution - Facilities and Services (125333)
Utility Distribution Engineering