Medium Voltage Electrical/HVAC Supervisor

Mansfield University   Mansfield, PA   Full-time     Other
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Posted on September 13, 2020

Medium Voltage Electrical/HVAC Supervisor
Salary $44,303.00 Annually
Location Mansfield, PA
Job Type Full time
Department Facilities
Job Number 94460-20-004
Closing 9/20/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

Position Description
An employee in this job supervises Medium Voltage Electricians, Electricians, and participates in a variety of skilled duties involving the operation and maintenance of electrical power distribution systems and associated equipment with a voltage below 23,000 volts. Work involves planning, assigning, reviewing, and participating in the maintenance, repair, and replacement of electrical machinery, devices, and equipment. Work also includes supervising and participating in the operation and maintenance of a medium voltage electrical substation.

An employee in this class supervises and participates in the work of a group of refrigeration mechanics and temperature control technicians engaged in installing, servicing, and repairing various refrigeration and air conditioning installations and equipment in a campus environment.

The work is performed independently within procedural and safety guidelines and requirements, and is reviewed by the Assistant Director for adherence to standards.

This position is considered an essential personnel position.

Examples of Duties

Supervises and participates in the operations of a Medium Voltage electrical distribution system.
Supervises and participates in the repair and maintenance of HVAC/R equipment campus wide.
Sets up maintenance schedules and ensures that proper maintenance is performed.
Reads blueprints, sketches, and drawings in order to plan the material and labor needed to accomplish tasks.
Reads schematic diagrams to determine and resolve electrical system problems, such as short circuits, power outages, and equipment failures.
Complies with legal, procedural, safety, and recordkeeping requirements for electrical refrigeration and HVAC work.
Maintains records of repairs, maintenance services, and materials inventory.
Operates a lift truck or bucket lift truck to make electrical repairs on street and sign lighting.
The Position Purpose and Description of Duties sections summarized above provide a representative listing only and should not be regarded as a complete statement of tasks performed by incumbents of this position. It should be recognized, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job related duties in addition to those outlined above.

Makes decisions based on seasonal conditions, parts inventory/availability, staffing, and impact to Campus academic and administrative activities. Makes independent decisions relating to shop repair/maintenance operations, personnel work assignments, and equipment repairs. Provides general feedback to supervisor(s) unless a significant change in typical operations, like a system or building shut-down is, being considered. Identifies deficiencies and proposed repairs/corrections to ensure safe and efficient operations.

Monitors shop expenses to ensure that the budget account is not depleted before year-end. Identify, estimate and provide timely notice to supervisor(s) for maintenance and repair work requiring supplemental or additional funding.

Performs the full range of supervisory duties for Medium Voltage Electricians, Refrigeration Mechanic, MRII/HVAC and Temperature Control Technician. This position may supervise other maintenance positions as needed. An employee in this job may participate in the performance of subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.
Qualifying Experience/Education

Minimum Experience and Training:
1. Minimum one year of experience as a Medium Voltage Electrician OR
2. Six years of journey-level experience in the electrical trade, including one year of experience in Medium Voltage electrical work OR
3. An equivalent combination of experience and training.

This job requires possession of a valid PA Driver’s License.

Applicant must possess these skills, knowledge, and abilities or to be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Knowledge of the principles and theories of electricity associated with Medium Voltage equipment.
Knowledge of the principals and theories of HVAC/Refrigeration and Temperature Control Systems
Knowledge of the maintenance, operation, and repair of electrical devices and HVAC/Refrigeration equipment.
Knowledge of the methods, practices, and materials of the electrical trade.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards, required safety precautions, and legal requirements involved with electrical, HVAC/Refrigeration and Temperature Control work.
Knowledge of standard tools, safety equipment, and testing devices used in electrical work, HVAC/Refrigeration and Temperature Control work.
Ability to read and interpret codes, regulations, and standards applicable to electrical, HVAC/ Refrigeration and Temperature Control work.
Ability to read and interpret electrical measuring devices.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematic diagrams.
Knowledge of Building Automation Systems.
Ability to perform basic arithmetical calculations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Applicants will be rated on the following criteria:
1. Training and experience relevant to standard practices, processes, tools, equipment and materials used in operation/maintenance/repair of medium voltage electrical systems, HVAC systems, and Building Automations Systems (BAS).
2. Working knowledge related to safety rules and regulations, such as Uniform Building and National Electric Code IEEE.
3. Working knowledge of the principals and practice of supervision and training.
4. Demonstrated computer literacy used to prepare and maintain appropriate records and reports.
5. Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams and sketches for improvements or alterations to low/medium voltage electrical distribution systems, HVAC and HVAC controls systems.
6. Demonstrated ability to accurately estimate equipment, labor and material cost for repair and maintenance/construction projects.
7. Demonstrated ability to supervise and evaluate the work of skilled workers as well as convey information to others effectively.
8. Demonstrated ability to operate/inspect/perform maintenance on medium voltage switch gear, transformers and overhead/underground electrical distribution systems.
Supplemental Information
This is a permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. Salary is in accordance with the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Memorandum for a Medium Voltage Electrical Supervisor, $44,303.00 annually (pay group 6). Hours of work: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Application Procedure:
Application materials must be submitted by 11:59 PM on September 20, 2020. A complete application includes an application addressing qualifications and experience for the position. Submit application materials via the Online Recruitment System by the last day to apply.

Other Conditions of Employment:
Finalists must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process. Verification of all earned degrees through the receipt of original transcripts, acceptable background clearance check reports, authorization to be employed in the United States or the ability to obtain such prior such prior to commencement of employment, and positive references required.

Mansfield University is committed to enhancing the diversity of its employees and student body. Hiring decisions are made based on an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment related criteria. Mansfield University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic background, or veteran status. Mansfield University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer complying with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title 42, USC 1990). The Title IX Coordinator, JoEllen Lindner, may be contacted at