Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure, and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
The Power and Light team maintains three 34.5kV to 13.2kV electric substations that serve University grounds; the substations are equipped with redundant service from Dominion Energy significantly increasing service reliability to University facilities. The team is also responsible for the maintenance of building pad-mount transformers and switches, exterior pole lights, breakers, manholes in the distribution system, solar PV systems and emergency telephones. In addition, the team monitors and upgrades power distribution equipment to improve reliability and efficiency and performs lamp and fixture replacement for exterior lighting to reduce maintenance costs, improve efficiency and light distribution.
The Power and Light Supervisor is responsible for supervising and providing instruction to subordinates. The incumbent also performs the installation and maintenance of high voltage (13,200 volts and 4160 volts) electrical substations and distribution systems including transformers, switchgear, and underground duct bank cabling; exterior lighting, and solar PV systems. The incumbent also provides positive leadership in a manner that reinforces the University's commitment to a respectful and inclusive workplace.
Internal Number: R0008911
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.