The Electrical and Fire System Manager is responsible for overseeing the operation, maintenance and repair of the electrical Medium Voltage (MV) distribution system, electrical lighting and infrastructure for all buildings and facilities on campus, generators, Uninterruptible Power Supply and inverter systems, and fire protection systems; by developing and maintaining effective planning, training, and supervision of direct reports; providing technical support with design and construction of capital projects.
Duties & Essential Job Functions:
1. Manages Electrical and Fire operations by ensuring quality customer service; developing procedures to ensure prompt repair when required; properly scheduling of planned maintenance; programming major equipment upgrade or replacement. 2. Leads the implementation of new technologies, applying modern training technics to achieve better overall efficiency. 3. Oversees and/or contributes to projects by implementing procedures for soliciting bids; awarding and approving completed work related to electrical and fire utilities; coordinating with other departments involved in the projects. 4. Provides leadership to direct reports by coaching, planning, monitoring and appraising job results, counseling and disciplining employees. 5. Identifies, addresses and resolves electrical expense changes indicating possible equipment malfunctions. 6. Meets financial objectives by preparing budgets; scheduling and approving expenditures; monitoring and reporting on cost control; conducting budget analysis on maintenance cost, labor, and equipment replacement; initiating corrective actions. 7. Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. 8. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
• Associate’s degree and 5 years’ experience maintaining electrical systems in a supervisory capacity, including 4 years Medium Voltage experience. OR • High school diploma or GED and 7 years’ experience maintaining electrical systems in a supervisory capacity, including 4 years Medium Voltage experience.
Preferred Education & Experience:
• 10 years’ experience working with a variety of electrical and fire systems in a supervisory capacity. • Experience with design and construction of commercial and industrial electrical systems. • Experience with fire systems. • Experience working with a building management system
• Programming/maintaining building lighting control systems
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Knowledge to troubleshoot and recommend improvements in operations. • Knowledge of means and methods of electrical and fire systems. • Knowledge of customer service techniques. • Knowledge of electrical and fire codes. • Knowledge of electrical lighting control systems. • Knowledge of building codes. • Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations. • Knowledge of the current National Electric Code. • Knowledge of NFPA 70E. • Knowledge of ARC flash rules and regulations. • Knowledge of Lock Out/Tag Out procedures. • Knowledge of job-related policies and regulations. • Skill in oral and written communication. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. • Ability to train and lead direct reports. • Ability to learn and implement new technology and software associated with equipment functions and process optimization.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information. • Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication. • Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions. • Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting. • Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 25 lbs.
• Work is primarily indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours. • Work requires frequent visits to job sites that include major construction, chiller plants and mechanical rooms. • The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate, however hearing protection is required in some work environments.
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
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