511493-Electrical Engineer, Building Systems (FAC), C
Department: Architecture $ Engineering
Location: Chattanooga or Knoxville, Tennessee
Posting Open: 9/15/2021
Posting Close: 9/29/2021
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.
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.
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.
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