Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ


Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Electrical Engineer Sr. - Facilities Management

Arizona State University

FDM FM Administration

Campus: Tempe



Job Description

Facilities Development and Management seeks an Electrical Engineer Sr. to support Facilities Management with the operation of the medium-voltage distribution system and equipment, and for overall operations support of electrical systems and infrastructure. Review detailed plans, specifications and bid documents for capital improvement projects related to campus and building electrical infrastructure. Provide professional direction and coordination to other engineers and technicians. Coordinate design activities and prepare and review detailed engineering documents. Other projects may be executed using outside consultants, in which case, the Senior Electrical Engineer is responsible to provide technical review and input.


Salary Range

To be determined. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona


Close Date



Essential Duties

May supervise, coordinate or monitor activities of subordinates and consultants. Plan and design or manage the design and operation of electrical systems components, or equipment. Organize and manage the adoption of engineering principles in the solution of problems for the development of new techniques, instrumentation and/or processes. Oversee construction, testing and installation activities to ensure conformance to engineering design and specifications. Review completed projects, designs or studies for policy and budgetary compliance; may perform technical review of designs where questionable. Coordinate engineering studies. Coordinate operation, maintenance and repair activities to maintain optimum utilization of equipment or system. Provide design concepts and oversee design by consulting Architects and/or Engineers. Recommend design modifications or alterations. Prepare correspondence to other divisions, departments or agencies regarding status or technical aspects of work performed by section. Write research papers on projects for publication and present papers at conferences. Assist operations and maintenance staff to ensure all campus electrical equipment and systems are operated in a safe, energy-efficient, and reliable manner. Interface with utility providers to resolve power delivery and power quality issues. Directly support Facilities Management staff by providing P.E. review of all project M.O.P.s and medium-voltage switching operations, both planned and emergency. Review specifications and design guidelines for projects. 


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field AND seven (7) years of related engineering experience, which includes two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience; OR, nine (9) years of electrical engineering or related experience, which includes seven (7) years of professional level electrical experience, which includes two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Possession of, or ability to obtain within six months, a certificate of registration as a professional engineer with proficiency in Electrical Engineering with registration in the state of Arizona. Employee must possess a valid US Drivers license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment.


Desired Qualifications

Experience in:

·        Engineering design applications.

·        Medium-voltage distribution design and operation.

Demonstrated knowledge of:

·        NFPA 70E Arc Flash standards.

·        Engineering principles and procedures.

·        Supervisory practices and principles.

·        Electrical equipment and systems.

·        Electrical codes and best practices

Evidence of verbal and written communication.

Ability to stimulate changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable environment.

Ability to lead by example in communicating, participating and encouraging support of the institution's sustainability programs.


Working Environment

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Occasionally participate in field work doing on-site inspections, which requires accessing paved, rocky or uneven areas and exposure to dire, dust, extreme temperatures and inclement weather. Field work also includes support of central plant equipment and systems in a loud environment. Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.


DAYS AND SCHEDULE:  Monday through Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm


Department Statement

ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM’s vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university’s mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.


ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff. This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services, access to world-class educational opportunities at deeply discounted rates, disability resources for Americans with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of your career, paid vacation and holidays – and more. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources, Benefits website, at


ASU’s comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your overall total compensation – and ASU pays for most of it when you are a benefits-eligible employee.


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Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.


This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).


Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.


This position may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays.


ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.


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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview. 


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.


To apply please go to see Req Id# 71790BR


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