Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M) at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for an Electrical Engineer. This position will be filled as either an Engineer Designer II or Engineer Designer III level.
Responsibilities include providing electrical design services while serving as a design team leader or team member and coordinating the work of, or with, other design disciplines for assigned remodeling and new construction projects with budgets of $250,000 up to $500,000; assisting engineers in updating and enforcing university electrical design standards; providing guidance and expertise to FP&M maintenance and operations staff; and investigation, trouble shooting and resolving electrical facility operations and maintenance issues. This position will review work performed by FP&M services personnel for compliance with electrical codes and design standards.
In addition to the duties above, the Engineer Designer III will handle projects with budgets up to $500,000 to $1,000,000 and will be responsible for stamping drawings as necessary.
The successful candidate will possess the ability to communicate and work with university clients, professional consultants and contractors. The candidate will also possess strong tact and negotiation skills to maintain positive client and workplace relations. Strong organizational and analytical skills, including the ability to organize and coordinate work within projects will also be essential for success in this position.
ABOUTTHEDEPARTMENT: Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) is an organization that is dedicated to the maintenance and enhancement of Iowa State University, one of the nation's leading educational and agricultural institutes. But more importantly, FP&M is dedicated to their employees and enhancing the lives of each team member through opportunities both professionally and personally. FP&M is one of the largest departments on campus and currently employs 453 full-time employees and 41 students.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a combination of education and related experience totaling 6 years.
Preferred Education and Experience:
-Degree in Electrical Engineering or construction engineering with Electrical Design emphasis; or other related engineering degrees. -Additional years of experience in the preparation of plans and specifications for educational, institutional or commercial facilities; -Experience estimating electrical construction and operating costs; -CADD experience
The position has been reposted and the guaranteed consideration date has been extended.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.