Electrical Engineer, Plant Operations

Job Description

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Reports to AVP, Facilities. Responsible for managing intermediate and small size electrical, fire alarm, elevators, and miscellaneous projects to include planning, establishing a budget and schedule, reviewing drawings, and managing installation/construction. Leads project teams from project inception to completion. Serves as UC Health's subject matter expert for NFPA 70: National Electric Code and provides technical knowledge and recommendations in support of site Plant Operations & Maintenance Directors, Managers and Electrical Technicians.


Job Function: Electrical Project Management

• Provide overall planning and project management for assigned electrical systems and equipment projects; coordinate design and cost estimate processes, establish project budget and schedule, review drawings and manage installation/construction.

• Coordinate activities between architect-engineer, contractor, and UC Health personnel such as the end-users, PO&M, D&C, Public Safety and others involving contractor's site access, utility/service interruptions, and project status updating to management.

• Inspect job sites and review work for compliance with documents, progress of work, and potential or actual delays, ensuring appropriate management response.

• Act as a primary contact with external consultants; provide technical or topical information, drawings, assistance and problem resolution for project related activities; assist in development of design standards and specifications.

• Perform final inspections, punch list exceptions, and expedite corrective action for assigned projects.

Job Function: PO&M Electrical Systems Support

• Serve as UC Health's subject matter expert for NFPA 70: National Electric Code; provide support and consultation to site PO&M Directors, Managers and electrical technicians on electrical code compliance.

• Conduct regular inspections of electrical systems and equipment serving inpatient care sites; identify and resolve issues.

• Review and recommend improvements for electrical systems and equipment preventive maintenance programs on an ongoing basis.

• Maintain complete project files recording progress, drawings, specifications, approvals, financial data and contracts.

• Assist in identification and prioritization of electrical infrastructure needs and annual capital replacement requests.

• Coordinate development of electrical system and equipment studies and technical proposals for feasibility and cost; present recommendations to management.

• Assist PO&M staff in troubleshooting and repairs; determine root cause of electrical systems and equipment failures and develop/implement solutions to stop recurrence.

• Lead and/or assist in planning electrical systems and equipment outages and upgrades.


Bachelor's Degree: Engineering discipline or Construction Management required; Electrical Engineering degree preferred

LICENSE & CERTIFICATION: Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Ohio is preferred.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Five years' verifiable experience in electrical maintenance engineering/project management. Prefer 10+ years' electrical project management experience working for an engineering firm, electrical subcontractor or large hospital