The Department of A&F Utilities Distribution Operations at the University of Cincinnati provides utilities for over 100 buildings and over 12 million gross square feet. Our Utilities Department has two plants on campus that provide electric, steam, and chilled water service to the University, local hospitals and surrounding areas. The plants burn a variety of fuels to ensure our reliability and cost effectiveness. Our staff are trained to efficiently operate and maintain the facilities and equipment, resulting in dependable utilities every day of the year.
The University of Cincinnati is currently seeking a Senior Facilities Automation Systems Engineer who will be responsible for medium and high voltage power systems and equipment, including maintenance and operations. The selected candidate will be responsible for the engineering and integration of automation systems, as well operations, maintenance and upgrades to campus wide controls systems to provide efficient and reliable production and distribution of energies throughout the University.
Work closely with Utilities personnel to develop, implement, and oversee medium and high voltage electrical equipment.
Manage contractor personnel working on medium and high voltage power plant and substation electrical equipment.
Work closely with Duke Energy personnel and electrical contractors to maintain electrical distribution equipment across campus.
Install, repair, maintain, and/or modify IT equipment /systems that interface with current systems.
Develop and implement projects to upgrade and modify hardware and software in support of operational power generation equipment requirements.
Provide maintenance and troubleshooting support on electrical and energy control systems throughout Utility Power Plants.
Coordinate the installation, testing, calibration, maintenance and repair of electrical system devices.
Work closely with Utilities, Facilities, and Campus building personnel to monitor energy utilization activities across campus.
Develop and implement energy savings and efficiency processes and equipment to support University cost and energy usage reduction.
Work with campus building personnel to troubleshoot, identify, and repair equipment related problems.
Design, develop, and work with University personnel to implement projects to reduce energy consumption in buildings.
Manage special projects as assigned and ensure project completion on schedule, under budget, and to customer expectations.
Provide direct supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff as necessary to support plant and campus maintenance activities.
Perform related or less skilled duties based on departmental need.
Bachelor’s degree with five (5) years experience; -OR- Associate’s degree with seven (7) years experience; -OR- nine (9) years experience. Experience must include at least three (3) years supervisory experience.
Exposure to large equipment
May be exposed to dirt, dust, fumes, noise and dangerous machinery; may be exposed to high temperature, steam or hot water.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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Internal Number: 26081-en_US
About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.
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