Electrical, Engineer - Campus Services

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Campus Services
FM Engineering Services
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Facility Support & Building Maintenance
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Reporting to the Director of Engineering Services, primary duties include providing technical and functional expertise for all campus electrical engineering tasks.



  • Provides technical guidance in the development and construction of the Emory University campus underground 20KV electrical distribution system.
  • Monitors 20KV electrical loads on the individual loops of the distribution system and assigns new electrical loads to the appropriate distribution loop.
  • Maintains a reserve list of capital improvements and maintenance projects including costs for the campus-owned electrical systems. May provide project management services on designated utility projects.
  • Provides utility master planning for the Emory owned electrical distribution system. Keeps electrical utility maps and electrical distribution single line drawings up to date. Reviews drawings and specifications provided by Architect/Engineer teams on all capital projects.
  • Reviews Contractor's submittals for general compliance with the design standards and the contract documents. Attends project meetings as required.
  • Conducts technical inspections and provides deficiency reports on all new construction and renovation projects. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local codes.
  • Writes and modifies the Emory Design standards. Assists in the accurate documentation of electrical system construction.
  • Acts as the University's expert on electrical lighting. Keeps up with the state of art electrical lighting designs, and evaluates electrical energy saving equipment. Conducts energy studies and economic analysis.
  • Provides troubleshooting of electrical problems, and writes technical reports on findings. Provides technical assistance to Operations & Maintenance as requested.
  • Acts as the University liaison with the DeKalb County Electrical Inspector and with Georgia Power.
  • May perform minor electrical design that generally consists of a detailed scope of work.
  • Interprets electrical system short circuit analysis, coordination studies, and arc flash studies for the University's electrical distribution systems.
  • Evaluates electrical systems and provides recommendations for preventative maintenance programs for the University's electrical systems. Serves as the technical lead on all campus electrical outages. Responds to off-hour storm contingencies and utility emergencies.
  • Uses stairs and ladders at construction sites, and may have to enter electrical distribution system manholes. Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program and five years of related work experience, including design and construction.
  • Georgia Professional Engineer's License is preferred. Some positions within this classification may require a valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record.
  • Must be knowledgeable of current Electrical code. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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