Electrical Engineer (Athens, GA.)

Athens, GA 30602

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Administrative Job Number: 3596 Pay Rate: 105,000

Job Description

Southern Point Staffing has a career opportunity for an Electrical Engineer for a university in Athens GA! The ideal candidate would act with integrity, serve others, have open, strong and clear communication, be willing to always learn and share knowledge with others, as well as have solid decision making skills.

Summary of job: An Engineer is tasked with a diverse array of responsibilities encompassing the planning, design, and management of construction and maintenance activities for infrastructure projects. This includes but is not limited to building structures, roads, bridges, irrigation systems, pipelines, and water/sewage networks. Within this role, the Engineer collaborates closely with stakeholders to ensure projects meet regulatory standards and functional requirements. Typically reporting to a Facilities Manager, the Engineer may also assume supervisory duties, providing guidance and oversight to fellow engineers involved in project execution.

Responsibilities and Daily Duties:
1. Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, or other topographical or geologic data.
2. Coordinate with Facilities Management Division (FMD), University Housing, Auxiliary Services and other entities to maintain civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, telecommunication, and security systems.
3. Create documentation for designs, contracts and proposals using AutoCAD for projects.
4. Direct engineering activities ensuring compliance with environmental, safety, or other governmental regulations.
5. Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility.
6. Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
7. Manage and direct the construction, operations, or maintenance activities at project site.
8. Negotiates and administers Commissioning Agent’s scope of work based on Owner Provided Requirements (OPR) to ensure compliance with UGA Standards and contract procedures.
9. Provide technical advice to industrial or managerial personnel regarding design, construction, or program modifications or structural repairs.
10. Provides engineering leadership for all aspects of planning, design, construction, and warranty period of facility engineering systems and infrastructure for UGA facilities.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • PE required from an accredited ABET university
  • Valid Driver's License
  • 4+ years experience with design, design development, cost estimating, field verification and construction administration for alteration, renovation, and repair of all electrical services and associated work in existing and new buildings. 
  • 2+ years experience preferred with supervising personnel engaged in the planning, design, and estimating of such projects. 
  • 4+ years working with various related projects, with a focus on electrical given preference.
  • The ability to work independently, to make sound technical decisions while exercising considerable initiative and creativity within the scope of policy directives. 
  • Driven for a high level of excellence and the desire to seek out feasible solutions. 
  • Ambitous mindset
  • (Be available in-person)

Schedule and Compensation:
  • Salary Range from $85,000 to $105,000. 
  • Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (EST)
  • 401k, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance,

SPS is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements

Facilities Maintenance, Facilities Electrical
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