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Job ID: 199565

Electrical Engineer, Design and Construction
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Nov. 15, 2022
Title Electrical Engineer, Design and Construction
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Design and Construction
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Position Summary

University Facilities Design and Construction Department seeks a meticulous and visionary electrical engineer to serve as part of a growing internal design team. This group collaborates daily to ensure the safe, efficient, and sustainable design of multiple major construction projects simultaneously, while assuring the unrestricted pursuit of the University’s overall mission as a flagship SUNY research institution. In this engineering role, ongoing responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Preparation of contract documents including drawings and specifications, support of ongoing project needs throughout construction, and active participation in the occupation of finished spaces and related systems
    • Collaboration with external design consultants hired to prepare contract documents from concept to closeout
    • Interface with outside agencies including SUCFSUNY OCFNYS Division of Standards and Codes, National Grid, NYPANYSERDA, and relevant vendors to coordinate work
    • Serve as a peer reviewer of electrical engineering scope in ongoing design reviews for both internally and externally designed UB projects
    • Serve as a subject matter expert of electrical engineering for the University to support ongoing operations, sustainability efforts, and educational needs


Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About the University at Buffalo
A flagship of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), the University at Buffalo is a place where impactful research, scholarly distinction, transformative student experiences and far-reaching service to local, state, national, and international communities define our mission as a premier research-intensive public university. We are committed to advancing, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion, and believe that excellence in research, teaching and service can be achieved when diverse perspectives are engaged.

Founded in 1846 as a private medical college located in downtown Buffalo, UB is the largest and most comprehensive institution in the SUNY system. The university enrolls more than 30,000 students (approximately 2/3 undergraduate and 1/3 graduate and professional students), boasts a distinguished faculty of over 2,500 scholars, and offers over 400 degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and professional and doctoral levels across 12 academic units. The university’s 280,000 alumni, in more than 150 countries, are comprised of graduates who are truly changing the world. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related degree with 3 years of experience in a design role.
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree.
    • Excellent technical, organizational, and interpersonal skills required.



Preferred Qualifications

  • New York State registration as a professional electrical engineer.
  • Master’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field with 5 years of experience in a design role ideal.
  • Familiarity with spot networks, coordination with low voltage systems, and demonstration of ability to collaborate with a team of construction professionals in a large and complex organization.
  • Experience in education renovation and construction projects of similar size and scope desired; cost forecasting experience preferred.
  • Certification as PMPNYCCEO, and/or LEED or equivalent considered.

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