Date Posted: 6/23/16
Electrical Engineer, Facilities Services -
(5196U) - 21754http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
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Facilities Services (formerly Physical
Plant--Campus Services) works to maintain a
campus built environment that is conducive to
teaching, learning and research. We strive to
continuously improve the campus in partnership
with all members of the campus community.
Facilities Services is comprised of the following
units: Campus Recycling and Refuse Services,
Custodial Services, Environmental Services,
Grounds Operations, Shops, Quality Assurance
& Customer Service, Sustainability and
Engineering Services, and People's Park
Applies advanced concepts in serving as liaison
with campus and external agencies regarding
safety, access, maintenance, remodeling and
construction activities of multiple building
occupants/departments and/or buildings with
complex needs such as research
Provide technical support to the Utilities HV
Electric Shop and the Building Electric Shop.
Must have familiarity with the following
equipment: 115 kV Outdoor Substation Equipment;
Power Transformers; 12 kV Vacuum Circuit
Breakers; Protective Relaying Schemes; Unit
Substations; Underground 12 kV Distribution.
Collaborates with department leadership on
development of space planning; evaluates and
advises on the design and allocation.
Make recommendations regarding size, orientation,
layout, and clearances for new electrical rooms
that will be constructed in new or remodeled
Reviews building management procedures and
recommends changes; ensures currency, relevance
and adherence to internal and external regulatory
Responsible for performing and/or overseeing
engineering studies such as: Short Circuit,
Coordination, Load Flow, and Load Growth.
Works with Campus occupants to plan space that
accommodates non-routine systems and/or research
or specialized equipment, and hazardous materials
storage and disposal.
Perform Plan Review for 12 kV and building
electrical services undergoing replacement or
Develops budgets for management review to include
moves with significant building infra-structure
Perform updates to Capital Renewal Projects
Lists, and other lists of future potential
projects that are needed to maintain a sound
electrical system on campus. Provide rough cost
estimates for those projects.
Works with internal and external
agencies/contractors as needed in regards to
existing contract terms or to solicit or
Write specifications and coordinate with
purchasing department to select bids for
maintenance and repair work.
Provides planning and coordination for
construction and alteration of projects on a
continuing basis. Provide technical assistance to
the Real Estate Division Project Managers for
Coordinates emergency repairs during and after
Consult with UC crews and/or contractor crews to
perform emergency repairs. Provide technical
assistance so that repairs may be performed
efficiently and in a timely manner.
Coordinates with multiple units throughout campus
to provide a safe and secure facilities
Work with the following groups: Utility High
Voltage Shop; Electric Shop; Real Estate Division
Project Managers; Facilities Services Management
Team; and, Campus Departments, including LBNL and
PG&E, to achieve a safe and reliable
electrical distribution system.
Advanced knowledge in the areas of
building space planning, codes, capacity,
security, fire safety, campus and departmental
principles and procedures involved in risk
assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood
Advanced interpersonal, written and oral
Advanced skills in working collaboratively
and influencing others.
Advanced knowledge and skill regarding
specialized research needs in space planning and
advanced skill to effectively translate needs to
professional architects and engineers.
Advanced skills to assess processes or
services to make improvements and in project
Advanced skill to multi-task and
effectively prioritize large project work.
Advanced knowledge of architectural or
Bachelors degree in Electrical
Engineering from an accredited institution.
Minimum 7 years of experience on 12 kV
distribution operations, or in combination with
design and/or construction. Proficiency with
Familiarity with SKM Power Tools Analysis
Licenses or certifications:
Valid California Drivers License.
California PE license in Electrical
Salary will be commensurate w/ experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits
package offered by the University visit:
First Review Date: The First Review
Date for this job is: June 23, 2016
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a
single attachment when applying through http://jobs.berkeley.edu
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