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Requisition ID:  5702

Lead Electrical Engineer - Asset Management

Job Summary

*Updated March 23, 2020*: All interview and hiring processes will be postponed until later specified. At this time, we are still accepting applications.


Asset Management is seeking a Lead 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 Administrative Operations 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
  • Six years Civil Engineering design, analysis, condition assessment, project engineering, and facilities engineering experience 
  • Four years post-Professional Engineer registration experience in the field of civil engineering 
  • Indiana PE Registration or ability to attain within 90 days
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience
  • Design, analysis, condition assessment, project engineering, and facilities engineering experience in building electrical systems
  • Experience with electrical metering, arc flash analysis, short circuit coordination studies, and lighting and power design
  • Thorough knowledge of 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 exercise sound engineering judgment and exhibit solid leadership to establish well-reasoned solutions
  • Demonstrated consistent ability to satisfactorily perform duties equivalent to those required of the Electrical Engineer entry level position
  • Demonstrated ability to satisfactorily perform self-directed activities of moderate complexity with minimal engineering oversight, guidance, and assistance
  • A valid US or Canadian drivers’ license


  • Experience with energy efficient design concepts
  • AutoCAD or Microstation drafting experience
Additional Information:
  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment authorization for this position
  • A Background Check will be required for employment in this position
  • ALL applicants must apply via Purdue's online recruitment system. No other applications/resumes will be accepted
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Immediately
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

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