Department Name: 3CU00:Utilities & Energy Management
Reporting directly to the Utility Systems Manager, this position provides work management and administrative direction for the high voltage electrical distribution system extending from three substations through multiple breakers, manholes, switches, and building transformers within the University of Kentucky – Lexington Campus. ; Oversees utilities maintenance service and repairs, including adjusting and testing equipment and devices; Participates in budget preparation and administration; Monitors costs and unit expenditures and reviews budget detail monthly with manager; Plans, organizes, sequences, schedules, and assigns daily utilities maintenance work load based on work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel; Inspects equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors, problems, or defects as needed; Collaborates with high voltage electricians to generate and update daily work orders in SAP, ensuring accurate and complete information; Generates and distributes PMs, including lockout/tag-out sheets; Closes daily work orders by documenting accurate information of work performed, time to perform, parts used, equipment work was performed on, editing PM tasks, etc.; Coordinates emergency work and removes barriers for electricians; Follows-up with daily work through walks on job sites, inspection, testing, or measuring completed work to verify conformance to standards or repair requirements; Analyzes information, uses logic, and develops new ideas and answers to address work-related problems; Interprets blueprints, specifications, or diagrams to plan, inform or develop work procedures or activities; and Ensures performance of skilled repair and utilities operations for 24/7 coverage and support.
In addition, this position directly supervises assigned high voltage electricians; Proactively and regularly initiates contact with customers and clients; Ensures the highest quality, safety standards, and compliance with all federal and state regulations; and Ensures staff knowledge and understanding of all electrical codes in accordance with N.E.R.C, NEC, IEEE, NFPA, NESC and all applicable standards.
AVO Medium Voltage Cable Technician Certification — Preferred.
MS Windows/Office/; SAP; KRONOS.
Must have knowledge and understanding of all electrical codes in accordance with N.E.R.C, NEC, IEEE, NFPA, NESC and all applicable standards.
Driver's License — Preferred.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Licensed Master Electrician.
Bachelor's Degree + 5 years in electrical and/or high voltage electrical work.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.