Electrical Shops Manager

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
February 07, 2023
Offerd Salary:$75,565 - $85,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

General Information

Vacancy Open to All Candidates

Employment Type Permanent - Full-time If time-limited, note appointment end date Hours per week 40 Months per year 12 Position Number 009984 NC Salary Grade Equivalency GN15 Classification Title Engineering/Arch Supervisor (FM) - Contributing Working Title Electrical Shops Manager Salary Range $75,565 - $85,000 Anticipate Hiring Range $75,565 - $85,000 FLSA Status Exempt Division Business Affairs Department Facilities Management (Adm) Work Unit FM Maintenance Operations Work Schedule

8:00 am – 5:00 pm; Monday – Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours required, as necessary.

Mandatory Position

This position is designated as ‘mandatory' and, when contacted to report to work, its incumbent is expected to reach the campus as expeditiously as possible using normal precautions as dictated by the adverse weather conditions.

Primary Purpose of Position

Manages the facilities maintenance shops for medium voltage electrical power distribution systems, power generation systems, building, and campus-wide electrical systems, elevators, fire alarms, and fire protection systems across the campus. Develops equipment lifecycle management perspectives on maintenance and initiatives to implement them. Coordinates maintenance with the engineers and project managers of the Planning, Design, Construction, and Engineering Services organizations.

This position will manage three electrical shops with a focus on electrical systems maintenance and performance. This key role will implement reliability- centered maintenance and project management team integration for electrical systems across the campus.

Minimum Education/Experience

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from a technical college with a major in Construction Management Technology, Architectural Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Building Construction Technology or other related technical degree and four years of progressive experience in industrial or facilities maintenance and/or construction work including some supervisory experience; or five years of progressive experience in engineering related work including some supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

University Preferred Qualifications:

Four-year engineering degree in the area of assignment and two years of related engineering experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Essential Job Duties

1. Use general knowledge of electrical engineering and commercial facility electrical, fire safety, power generation, and vertical lift systems to manage the maintenance and repair of those systems for a large research university campus.

2. Lead multiple electrical and special trades shops; manage their work and projects.

3. Develop and implement comprehensive reliability, preventive, condition- based, and reactive maintenance programs for all facilities assigned with a special focus on critical university activities

4. Ensure that employees are trained, understand, and comply with University, state, OSHA, NFPA, NEC, ASME, and other governing policies and procedures.

5. Direct and safely manage emergency maintenance and operations during emergencies and inclement weather at all hours and days of the year.

6. Integrate general electrical engineering knowledge, perspective, and methodology throughout all shop activities to enhance the lifecycle management of systems and energy conservation.

7. Provide detailed analysis and input from daily maintenance activities to improve asset management and facilities systems lifecycle performance and cost.

8. Perform and lead root cause analyses (RCA) for failed systems and components.

9. Analyze and determine new processes, procedures, materials, tools, and equipment based on RCAs.

10. Use and analyze operational metrics to continuously identify improvements.

Other Work Responsibilities

  • Train and develop employees.
  • Manage contracts.
  • Manage shop materials inventory and tools/equipment accountability.
  • Use a computerized maintenance management system to manage work orders and projects.
  • Manage customer relations and partnerships with local utilities such as Duke power.
  • Develop and lead a quality assurance program for maintenance and repair within your shops.
  • Assess your shops' manning, skills, and utilization routinely to identify continuous improvements.
  • Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

  • Graduation from an accredited college with a 4-year degree in electrical power technology, power systems maintenance technology, electrical engineering technology, or electrical engineering and 15 years experience with industrial electrical systems maintenance plus 7 years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with reliability engineering for electrical systems.
  • Experience with medium voltage systems maintenance.
  • Experience with commercial building electrical systems maintenance.
  • Experience managing a university campus electrical system.
  • Experience with fire alarm and fire sprinkler systems maintenance.
  • Experience with elevator maintenance
  • Experience with electrical generator maintenance and operation.
  • Necessary Licenses or Certifications Work Location FM - Maintenance Operations Posting date 01/14/2023 Closing date 02/07/2023 Proposed Hire Date 02/20/2023 Contact Information Special Notes to Applicants

    UNC Charlotte Benefits Information: https: // hr.charlotte.edu/benefits

    The finalist will be subject to a Criminal Background Check.

    Please upload reference information including ​names, position titles and company/institutions, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least ​two​ current/previous supervisors.

    The Search Committee will not contact references without first verifying permission with the finalist ​.

    Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience, and education are listed on your application.

    Do not write ‘see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.

    If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).

    Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.

    These documents will be used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and professional experience.

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  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  • Do you have supervisory experience in industrial electrical systems maintenance? If yes, please explain your experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have experience participating in or leading a root cause analysis, or failure mode and effects analysis? If yes, please explain your experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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