Electrical Engineering Systems Manager Waco, TX, United States
Job Identification: 13076 Posting Date: 06/04/2022, 8:04 AM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor
Job Description: What We Are Looking For
The Electrical Engineering Systems Manager is responsible for administering, monitoring, and documenting contractor's performance against the terms and conditions of the contract, comply with reporting requirements, and validate contractor-submitted invoices. Additionally, this position holds responsibilities related to Electrical Engineering, Energy Management and Building systems controls, and other electrical systems throughout the University specifically ensuring the service provider contractors provide Engineering, Energy and Building system control services in accordance with the Statements of Work (SOW), other contract documents, and local, state, and federal laws. The duties of this position are accomplished through performance metrics, consulting, advisory planning, overseeing the development of services, conducting studies, customer satisfaction reviews and partnering with the service contractors to reduce total spending through continuous improvement of services while meeting Baylor University expectations for service performance.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (power option preferred), or a closely related degree
Five (5) years of relevant full-time experience
Proficient with Siemens control systems
Proficient with latest technologies available for high voltage systems, switching methods and trouble-shooting methods
Proficient with plan for switching loads in various locations around campus.
Familiarity with working in a higher education environment is preferred
Driver's License - Must have a valid driver's license
An active Christian faith
Experience will not be considered in lieu of the educational requirement. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
What You Will Do
Provides oversight, guidance, direction, and evaluation of the service provider(s).
Develops, prepares, and writes clear and concise Performance Work Statements (PWS), Statements of Work (SOW), Surveillance Plans, Request for proposals, Request for Purchase, contract modifications, technical evaluations, and Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans for various service agreements.
Participates on a routine basis in Multi-Functional Team (MFT) meetings with Contractor leadership and various university functional elements to foster a cooperative relationship and to promote a mutual understanding of contract requirements.
Assists the Assistant VP of Facilities Services (AVPFS) with assessment of option years, continued need, compares cost to related service providers and other universities, and whether the requirement is in the Universities best interest. Maintain situational awareness of service agreements (SA) awarded in markets with limited competition, projected SA start dates, required modifications, and SAs projected for retirement.
Writes detailed surveillance reports to document and communicate validated customer complaints, discrepancies, project status, measurement of achievement against objectives, problems encountered, action taken to correct deficiencies, percentage of work complete/work remaining, acceptability of the work, and evaluations to AVPFS, service provider, and others as necessary.
Conducts various types of surveillance dependent upon the criticality of the SA, resources available, type of contract, complexity, scope, and knowledge of contractor's past, and current performance and conducts targeted surveillance if needed. Provides documentation to the AVPFS when performance begins to decline, number of observations made, incidents of unsatisfactory performance, actions taken to notify contractor, and any discrepancy between actual conditions and those represented in the contract PWS, specifications, or drawings.
Identifies procured services which are complex or critical, knows the limitations and authorities of each service agreement, and monitors contractor's Quality Control Program.
Identify, evaluate, and validate service agreement requests or proposals to ensure no deviations from Baylor University Standards.
Prepares technical evaluations and ensures availability of funds.
Serves as liaison, establishes, and maintains open communication with internal/external customers, contractors, construction engineers, and Baylor University administration. Develop relationships with campus constituents for the purpose of strengthening communications related to day-to-day performance.
Guides the service provider(s) to ensure they have a priority system for emergency responses based on customer's needs.
Monitors the service contractor's performance related to complex service contracts.
Reviews related projects and determines feasibility. Provides final decisions on techniques employed for successful project completion. Monitors contractor's performance using plans and specifications as the controlling guidelines. Controls the contractor operations using documented sequence of work, and adherence to schedules.
Verifies the accuracy of contractor charges on invoices and ensures proper payment is made in a timely manner.
Initiates and drafts Requests for Proposal when non-routine work is necessary.
Supervises the development and periodic updates of a documented electrical mapping system used for quick response to power outages.
Performs duties necessary to ensure availability of electrical power and light to all buildings, parking lots and service areas.
Assists with design and modification of existing systems, as well as new systems.
Reviews and approves specifications for fire alarm and security equipment.
Recommends and/or approves of all energy saving programs.
Tracks and reports service provider commitments toward energy savings.
Ensures service provider delivers efficient and safe electrical power; troubleshoots electrical outages or electrical malfunctions to insure proper repair and prevention of future system damage.
Provides input for final selection of outside consultants and 3rd parties and provides direction during their performance period.
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicants religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.