The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Senior Manager of Electrical Engineering. The incumbent will be acting as the senior electrical engineer for the Facilities Management Division, overseeing electrical engineering design services for all major and minor new construction and building renovation and addition projects as well as engineering support services for operations and maintenance on the University's Pittsburgh and Regional Campuses.
The Senior Manager supervises and manages all professional electrical engineering personnel. The Senior Manager reports to the Director of Engineering and may be required to directly manage complex projects as assigned by the Assistant Vice-Chancellor from time to time. The Senior Manager, working in collaboration with FM's Operations, and Planning, Design, and Construction professionals, is responsible for the development and management of electrical engineering design standards for the Facilities Management Professional Design Manual. Further, through oversight of a thorough design review process, the Senior Manager shall ensure that all project designs and installations are in compliance with the established standards.
In addition, the position will have input and oversight for energy conservation activities including project planning and operational activities related to the reduction of energy consumption at the Oakland and Regional campuses. Responsible for the operational and planning oversight of all campus electrical utility systems including 5 kV and low voltage service entrance distribution. Working in collaboration with FM Planning, Administration, and Operations personnel, the Senior Manager plans and develops annual and long-range capital plans for electrical systems to ensure responsible stewardship of campus systems and utility infrastructure. Projects shall be identified, estimated for probable cost, and prioritized in order to most appropriately allocate University resources, taking into consideration factors such as current condition, reliability, age of equipment, and energy consumption. The Senior Manager is expected to conduct all responsibilities with the highest degree of professionalism.
The incumbent must demonstrate strong project and personnel management skills in order to effectively direct teams to achieve project goals and objectives. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are required in order to effectively communicate with Facilities Management personnel and all levels within the University and external communities.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited School of Engineering. Master's degree in Engineering, Business, or related field preferred. 10+ years experience in engineering project management for large, institutional projects. 5+ years experience in the supervision of professionals, preferably in an institutional setting. Professional registration in Pennsylvania required (or ability to obtain within 6 months). Experience in large scale project management in an institutional setting preferred. LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) Certification preferred, Certified Energy Manager Certification preferred. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Facilities.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 6-9 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 20000996
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.