Electrical Engineer

Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana 47906
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Purdue University's Asset Management department is seeking an Electrical Engineer to provide electrical project engineering support through review, research, analysis, design, communication, coordination, and field observation activities.  Provide assistance to ensure electrical project scope is executed successfully and in accordance with the customer's desired results and the University's standards.  Work with project managers for resolution of engineering issues on projects.  Review and comment on engineering work of outside architectural/engineering firms.  Work with all members of the project team through planning, design, construction, and warranty.  Provide post-project facility engineering consultation.  Provide design, analysis, and field engineering support of select projects and Physical Facilities programs including the campus metering, arc flash hazard identification, and energy management initiatives.  Provide facilities engineering support to operations and maintenance staff and other departments upon request.  Provide condition assessment support for the building condition assessment program.  Provide support activities in conjunction with development and upkeep of University design standards.


• Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology with an electrical emphasis
• Minimum three years’ experience in the field of electrical engineering or equivalent education and experience as defined by Indiana Code for PE Registration
• Must be able to obtain a PE Registration in the State of Indiana once required years of experience are obtained
• Design, analysis, condition assessment, project engineering, and facilities engineering experience in building electrical systems
• Knowledge of basic engineering principles and techniques of engineering planning; of equipment and materials used in engineering operations; of specialized subjects used in the fields of engineering, such as mathematics, statistics, mechanics, power, physics, and chemistry; and of strength of materials
• Ability to apply engineering principles to practical engineering problems; to use engineering equipment and tools, including computer applications; to make, read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to relate abstract ideas to actual needs and adopt an effective course of action
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
• Ability to perform directed activities with moderate engineering oversight, guidance, and assistance
• Ability to analyze and design engineering solutions with moderate engineering oversight
• Ability to exercise professional judgment within a limited framework
• A valid US or Canadian drivers’ license

• Minimum four years’ experience in the field of electrical engineering or equivalent education and experience as defined by Indiana Code for PE Registration
• Indiana PE Registration required or ability to attain within 90 days
• Experience with electrical metering, arc flash analysis, short circuit coordination studies, and lighting and power
• Experience with energy efficient design concepts
• AutoCad or Microstation drafting experience

Additional Information:
• Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
• A Background Check is required for employment in this position
• FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
• Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
• Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Please consult the Purdue University website for additional benefits information www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/

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