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Villanova UniversityPosting DetailsDo you have questions about the application process? If so, please refer to the Applicant FAQ's.Posting Details (Default Section)

Posting Number:

20243964SPosition Title:

Electrical Systems ManagerPosition Type:


Villanova, PARecruitment Type:

Internal/External ApplicantsWork Schedule:

full-time/12-monthsAvg Hours Week


791-FS - AdministrationDuties and Responsibilities:

Proactively direct electrical personnel & operations of electrical delivery systems including: Monitors & controls electrical power distribution system efficiencies.

Responsible for all electrical building equipment.

Directs the activities of a skilled work force.

Generate 5-year electrical systems capital renewal program including budget cost.

Develops an accountable, productive, and safe work force through mentoring and training programs.

Develops programs necessary for the improvement of all maintenance operations and develop training programs for electrical personnel.

Motivate employees by routine performance evaluations, counseling, and discipline when necessaryDirects routine, planned and emergency maintenance of central electrical substation, auxiliary systems, distribution system including: Effectively communicate and coordinate shutdowns to minimize effects on users.

Maintains documentation of maintenance activities.

Determine solutions to interruptions in service of utilities when they occur.

Prioritize and schedule all preventive maintenance work.

Experience referencing and using electrical safety standards NEC and NFPA 70-E.Coordinates with cogeneration & local utility company to provide effective, reliable and efficient utility service including: Collects and maintains documentation of electrical usage.

Verify utility bills monthly.

Prepare budgets for electrical usage.Ensure all emergency generators are certified for operation in accordance with State Codes including: Maintains Title V Air Emission Permit required documentation. Coordinates with independent consultants to generate associated reports.

Monitors & reports run times on emergency generators.

Collaborates with the University's Environmental Health and Safety department, especially in the preparation of permit submittals.

Meet with state and insurance carrier inspectors for annual inspections and properly remediate as necessary to achieve compliance.Maintain material & parts inventory for electrical operations.Responsible for electrical side maintenance and operation of domestic & hydronic heating hot water heaters. (disconnect switches, Variable Frequency Drives).Responsible for all electrical, fire alarm and fire suppression control systems.Review all plans and specifications for new or replacement electrical, fire alarm and fire suppression systems for completeness, accuracy, compatibility with existing infrastructure and quality including operational performance.Promote development and implementation of energy conservation measures thru collaboration with peers, faculty, students, administrators and staff.Perform additional duties and assist with special projects as assigned including professional development activities.This position description outlines the general nature and level of work assigned to individuals who function in this job. This description is not exhaustive; other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. Staff employees are vital to the mission of the University. Accordingly, Villanova confidently expects that all employees will so comport themselves as to assure the continuance and enhancement of the University's high purpose, traditions and community ideals.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma and technical training in Electrical Generation and Distribution and an Electrician License required.10 years elevant experience in electrical infrastructure and distribution systems and 5 years in a supervisory position required.Specific Job Knowledge: Working knowledge of hi voltage, low voltage and auxiliary systems operations.

Ability to diagnose and trouble shoots problems in electrical distribution systems.

Knowledge of Federal, State and Local Codes.

Proactively manages, mentors, trains, and supervises all tradesmen.

Specification writing.

Electronic circuitry and control systems.

Electrical Systems, 13.2 KV,480/277, 208/120 volt Single and Three Phase.Work Skills: Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Ability to operate independently under general directions.

Self-starter with the ability to make decisions.

Computer knowledge of Windows, database systems, Microsoft Word and Excel. Working knowledge of TMA work order system and Kronos time keeper system a plus.

Availability to work long hours on demand as needed.

Ability to occasionally work an on-call schedule.

Ability to periodically work overnight for electrical shut-downsEquipment Knowledge: Operative knowledge of all electrical generation and distribution equipment.

Knowledge of all tools and equipment of the trades.Preferred Qualifications:

15 years journeyman's experience in Electrical Operations and Electrical systems preferred.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:

Physical requirements: Must be capable of lifting, pushing, pulling, standing or sitting for extended periods of time.

Must have manual dexterity.

Must be capable of walking and climbing ladders.

Must be able to bend and reach.

Must be able to lift to 60 lbs.

Must be able to work in confined spaces.Environmental conditions: Exposure to chemicals.

Exposure to noise.

Entry into tight spaces.

Exposure to dusty spaces.

Exposure to extreme cold.

Exposure to extreme heat.

Exposure to wet conditions.

Exposure to High Voltage Electrical Equipment.Tools, machinery and equipment used: Computers.

Electronic notebook.

Electronic multi meters.

Infrared Scanners

Hand tools.

Electrical Data Collection Meters, High and Low Voltage.

Arc Flash Protective Clothing.Special Message to Applicants:

Applications must include contact information for 3 references who will receive secure email links to submit confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.Posting Date:

03/25/2024Closing Date (11:59pm ET): Salary Posting Information:

Commensurate with experience.Salary Band:

JJob Classification:

exemptReferences Needed

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