Initial Review Date (IRD) Initial Review Date (IRD): 8/27/2020
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Dept Marketing Statement Uses advanced engineering concepts and organizational objectives to plan, organize, and perform the work of professional engineering staff engaged in the design and execution of mid-level to major construction projects, and improving the design of physical plant engineering systems. Regularly works on highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. As the senior electrical engineer, work will focus on electrical engineering as it applies to building and site infrastructure construction. Key requirements include being a technical lead in the electrical discipline as well as coordinating efforts between all other engineering and architectural disciplines.
Physical Planning, Development & Operations - Engineering Services (PPDO-ES) supports the UC Santa Cruz academic vision by managing and overseeing all engineering aspects of physical planning, design, and construction. PPDO-ES ensures that projects contribute to and support campus life by creating visually pleasing, functional, and sustainable facilities that are sensitive and responsive to the surrounding natural landscape. We collaborate with other campus departments to facilitate and realize their programmatic and operational needs when building or altering facilities.
PPDO-ES works closely with campus clients and stakeholders to support UCSC's Academic Mission and is responsible for the planning, design, and construction of all major and minor capital improvement projects. In addition to design and construction, PPDO-ES supports the Campus Planning unit which oversees conformance with UCSC's Long-Range Development Plans including project entitlements and regulatory compliance such as the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Forest Practice Act, Coastal Act, and coordination with local, state, and federal agencies.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience. $105,000 - $125,000 No. of Positions: 1 Benefits Level Eligibility: Full Schedule Information: Full-time 100% weekly 40 hours weekly Mon-Fri Shift: Days Employee Classification: Career Job End Date: None Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus Union Representation: Non-represented
Advanced knowledge associated with the planning, design, construction of engineering systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of construction procedures in general, applicable building codes and regulations.
Demonstrated successful experience in providing engineering analysis and engineering design services, administering engineering office work, and managing and administering construction projects of varying size and complexity.
Demonstrated ability to manage independently all phases of design and construction projects, including programming, budgeting, design, preparation of construction documents, contract administration, construction supervision and inspection.
Demonstrated experience is required in most of the following areas: medium and low voltage power distribution, renewable power generation, lighting, life safety systems, and telecom.
Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner; readily assess complex challenges and barriers and recommend effective resolutions.
Willingness to expand knowledge into other overlapping disciplines including civil engineering, mechanical engineering, architecture, landscape architecture and planning
Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner.
Advanced problem solving abilities to apply principles, practices and procedures within discipline to resolve complex issues.
Advanced project management skills needed to assume responsibility for both high quality and timely accomplishment of design and construction projects.
Advanced interpersonal, and presentation skills necessary to act as liaison with University faculty, administrators, and staff, design consultants, and governmental agencies.
Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and influence others.
Experience with the following; public agency construction administration, personal computer use and engineering applications, AutoCAD drafting system, SKM critical path scheduling especially computerized scheduling methods and experience with geographical information system (GIS) software.
Training and experience in building startup and commissioning in particular leading functional acceptance testing.
Demonstrated experience with medium voltage (12 and 21 KV) power grids on a campus wide scale including; underground distribution, switching configurations, protection schemes, short circuit analysis, and interfacing with the outside public utility.
Training in building codes in particular; the California Electrical Code, the California Energy Code, the California Fire Code and the California Green Building Code. ICC or IAPMO as applicable.
Licenses: Professional electrical engineering license in the state of California is required.
Certifications: Certificates covering specialty areas under their discipline.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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