Electrical Engineer II

University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida
Dec 03, 2023
Dec 10, 2023
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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As a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world's most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you'll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We're seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission in unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.

Facilities and Business Operations:

Facilities and Business Operations is committed to providing service to faculty, staff, students and the community by creating, maintaining, and protecting the educational environment of the university. We support the goals of UCF by being a leader in providing world-class expertise and service.

The Opportunity:

The Electrical Engineer II serves the University of Central Florida by acting as the subject matter expert for all Facilities and Business office projects involving electrical systems generation, distribution, electrical components, and projects. These systems include but are not limited to energy generation, distribution, energy management, troubleshooting of electrical systems, MDP designs. This position will identify and make recommendations for efficiency improvements and provide technical counsel to Facilities leadership and staff as well as facilitate solutions to issues arising during design and construction phases of projects.

  • Support UCF's facility condition assessment (FCA) program and capital renewal portfolio with detailed building walk-downs, assessing and evaluating all deficiencies on building and campus electrical equipment and electrical distribution. Facilitate a prioritized allocation of capital planning needs by providing data to leadership for needs and budgetary forecasts and variance reports.
  • Perform highly technical design reviews of Electrical drawings and specifications for construction and operational projects, including building code and UCF Construction Standards reviews. Produce submittal review feedback addressing all errors, concerns, and recommendations for efficiency improvements. Responsible for leading projects from initial design to completion, visiting customer sites to discuss project requirements.
  • Conduct construction reviews of electrical equipment and electrical distribution for compliance, as requested by department leadership and project managers. Identify issues discovered and facilitate a resolution. Provide technical expertise and guidance to solve complex technical issues discovered when performing site inspections and site evaluations.
  • Serve as primary source of engineering consultation for projects to be conducted on UCF Facilities, infrastructure, or systems. Provide technical counsel to Facilities Project Managers and leadership regarding codes, standards, and specifications for electrical equipment and electrical distribution. Utilize data analytics to compile and summarize large datasets of information for future policies, reporting, presentations, and operational improvements.
  • Collaborate with facilities leadership staff and trades shops on reviews of campus Electrical systems and electrical distribution to improve system safety, functionality, and energy efficiency. Evaluate electrical distribution and electrical generating equipment for reliability, feasibility, and overall system performance. Develops scope of work, permit packages, field inspection reports as well as comprehensive Engineering reports.
  • Support and troubleshoot existing electrical distribution and generating systems for operations. Provide data analytics that advances leadership in facilities operational methods and deployment of technology to improve operational excellence and drive down O&M costs. Review and advise on revisions to UCF's Construction Standards. Prepare project specifications.
  • Prepare correspondences, periodic or special reports related to assignments; and contribute effectively to the accomplishment of the team or agency goals, objectives, and activities. Perform field visits and inspections. Provide recommendation to leadership in the execution of improvement activities and engage in joint design optimization.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited institution in Electrical Engineering and 4+ years of relevant experience. Licensed in a state of United states as a Professional Engineer. Must be licensed in the state of Florida as a Professional Engineer within one year of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution
  • Florida Electrical Professional Engineer (PE) License
  • Florida Certified Electrical Contractor
  • Certified Electrician (EC)
  • Registered Electrician (ER)
  • Certified Electrical Specialty Contractor (ES), and/or Registered Electrical Specialty Contractor (ET)

Special Instructions to the Applicants:

Position requires a valid Class E driver's license. The position may involve driving to various locations on and off campus to conduct University business.

If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:
  • Benefit packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays
  • Retirement savings options
  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions
  • Education assistance
  • Flexible work environment
  • And more For more benefits information, go to the UCF Employee Benefits page click here .

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Facilities - Utilities and Energy Services (F&S)

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

Type of Appointment

Expected Salary
$89,076.00 to $119,000
Job Posting End Date

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at

As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.