1. Serves as the in-house electrical engineer for all facility and electrical distribution matters, working closely with Physical Plant and Utilities Department personnel. 2. Serves as primary contact for consultants and the local electric distribution company for all technical issues pertaining to the electrical distribution systems. 3. Solves problems in unstructured situations; develops engineering solutions and expedites projects. 4. Directs and manages engineering projects from the design phase through completion of construction. 5. Formulates and recommends new department policies and procedures. 6. Ensures projects are completed in a timely manner within budget and in conformity with codes, rules, regulations and specifications. 7. Reviews drawings and specifications prepared by outside consultants for compliance to NEC, OHSA regulations, maintainability, University design standards, good engineering and trade practice. Performs acceptance inspections. 8. Creates and maintains Master Plan for Electrical Distribution System documenting current and anticipated demand and energy usage in support of expected growth. 9. Originates electrical system expansion and improvement projects in support of building renovations and new construction. 10. Identifies and analyzes electrical distributions system problems. Develops scope of investigations. Writes request for proposal and oversees consultant's activity. 11. Reviews electrical metering data to insure accuracy and reliability of the meters. Executes projects to reduce system losses and consumption campus wide. 12. Creates and maintains University electrical design standards for all construction and renovations projects. 13. Develops and maintains the capital maintenance plan for the campus electrical distribution system. 14. Provides engineering expertise to other University departments including Construction and Renovations, and Occupational Environmental Health and Safety. 15. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience with SKM power system modeling software.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with SKM power system modeling software.
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong verbal, written and presentation skills. Demonstrated leadership and strategic planning skills. The ability to adapt to changing priorities, programs and organizational goals including implementation thereof. Proficiency with software tools such as Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and CAD.
Posting Position Title: Senior Mech/Elect Engineer
Required Skill/ability 3: Knowledge of safe electrical work practices including LOTO, Arc Flash and Switching Procedures. General knowledge of building electrical system design and operation, including application of electrical codes and standards to complex building types such as high-performance laboratories and dormitories.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer
Required Skill/ability 1: Thorough knowledge of power distribution systems and equipment typical to district energy– utility switchgear, normal and alternate power circuiting, underground distribution infrastructure, and unit substations. Thorough knowledge of power generation systems, particularly gas turbine and diesel engine-based systems.
Required Skill/ability 4: General knowledge of plant automation systems including PLC and DCS based systems Experience with the commissioning process as exhibited by the application of commissioning principles starting in project formulation, continuing through design and construction, and concluding with functional testing and system turnover to operations.
Required Skill/ability 2: Specific knowledge of protection and control of medium voltage (up to 15 kV) power systems (feeders, transformers and generators) including the ability to troubleshoot protective device trips. Demonstrated ability with power systems modeling including arc flash hazard analysis.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Eight years of related experience in engineering; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 51523BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.