Electrical Engineer, Building Systems (Fac), C - 511493

Tennessee Valley Authority Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 4 weeks ago


511493-Electrical Engineer, Building Systems (FAC), C

Organization: Facilities

Department: Architecture $ Engineering

Location: Chattanooga or Knoxville, Tennessee

Posting Open: 9/15/2021

Posting Close: 9/29/2021

Salary: Competitive

Job Summary:

Incumbent functions as Chattanooga Office Complex (COC) ,as-well-as other field locations, .specialist in electrical building systems maintenance, both preventive and corrective. Incumbent's duties involve electrical engineering as practiced in the design and management of a preventive and corrective maintenance program for a large, advanced state-of-the-art, office/computer building complex which encompasses approximately 1.25 million square feet of office and computer facilities

The "maintenance" function is a two-fold operation, the first and foremost of which is the care of the electrical equipment in building systems. Through a thorough knowledge of and prior expertise in the engineering principles involved, such as but not limited to, solid state electronics, power distribution, computerized controls, and the design of electrical equipment, the incumbent revises and maintains a detailed program for preventing unwarranted machinery breakdown. Through this program, data will be fed back from field observations that will determine equipment conditions.

Reviews and analyses proposals for maintenance and outside contracting and prepares recommendations for award, taking into account all technical design and material characteristics. Supervises the investigation of sources of supply for materials and equipment and the requisitioning of required items through the procurement system.

Supervision Received: Supervision and guidance are provided by the department manager and are generally limited to overall objectives, general guidelines, and work priorities. Incumbent plans and executes the work with minimal supervision.

Principal Accountabilities:

Ability to develop control wiring diagrams, operation sequence, and specifications, as well as equipment sizing and arrangement. Ability to read and interpret diagrams, contracts, and test procedures.

Ability to present ideas clearly and convincingly, orally and in writing. Ability to analyze and evaluate cost benefit and make impartial decisions based on factual data. Ability to prepare reports, graphs, and other technical data utilizing statistical methods.

Ability to lay out work for craftspeople. Ability to work well with people at all levels of other organizations, private individuals, and private companies. Ability to schedule craft work and resolve interface complexities between crafts to maintain schedules. Ability to prepare and present reports for management on budgetary requirements, work force loading, analysis of cost, and budget forecasting.

A technical knowledge of electrical engineering principles, practices, and procedures, particularly as applied to the design of solid state controls systems and the maintenance and operations of TVA facilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements/Other Requirements

Bachelors' degree in Electrical engineering or equivalent engineering degree from an accredited school of study. Several years of experience in the more difficult aspects of electrical engineering as it pertains to preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance and a wide knowledge or various mechanical and electrical components and systems.

It is desirable to be an active member of at least one professional organization such as IEEE, Professional Engineering, ISA, ASHRAE and etc. It is desirable to be a registered professional engineer.

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA's Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found at www.samhsa.gov/workplace.

TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

If you are a U.S. Military Veteran and would like to be considered a preference-eligible veteran for the purposes of your employment application to TVA, please take the necessary actions outlined in the application process. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

  1. Upload documents after you complete the application by clicking Careers Home, Cover Letters and Attachments, and Add Attachment, or

  2. Email documents to [email protected]

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Electrical Engineer, Building Systems (Fac), C - 511493

Tennessee Valley Authority