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Job Title: ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
Job Code: 1391
Job Level: 16
Revised Date: 06/30/2022
Job Family: JF 22
Manage the design, procurement and construction of assigned utility & university building projects at Duke University; perform related engineering analysis to assist in planning and ensure efficient operations; assist in the development of design standards; provide design review for both utility and building projects.
Participate in the design, planning, evaluation, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance of University electrical systems to include medium voltage, generators, heating plants, chiller plants, site lighting, communications and associated distribution systems to ensure that the needs of the University are met in the most economical and effective manner.
Review engineering plans, specifications and equipment for both utility and building projects; inspect projects during and following installation and advise as to compliance with specifications prior to University acceptance.
Assist in the continued development of University standards to provide guidelines for future project planning, design, construction and maintenance.
Determine fiscal requirements for electrical systems and submit budgetary recommendations.
Advise and assist with problems involving electrical maintenance, such as, but not limited to, load analysis, fault analysis, switching procedures and SCADA systems.
Prepare reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
Support the staff responsible for multi year financial planning, particularly including identifying risks and mitigation strategies.
Monitor, examine and verify expenditure of funds to established project budgets.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering required.
Three years of applicable experience required.
Knowledge of the National Electrical Code, Life Safety Code and National Electrical Safety Code.
Ability to create and maintain positive customer and stakeholder relationships.
Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
CAD drafting skills utilizing AutoCAD
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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