Operations and Maintenance Manager (HV) 1449

Columbus, Ohio
20 Jun 2019
11 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
ENGIE North America manages a range of energy businesses in the U.S. and Canada, including electricity generation and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and sales, retail energy sales and energy optimization services. ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ) employs 154,950 people worldwide and achieved revenues of USD$ 74 billion in 2017.

The long-term lease and concession agreement with The Ohio State University is a multi-billion dollar flagship project which is redefining how utility operations and investments should be made by bringing the strengths of a public-private partnership. Would you like to be a key member of this trailblazing project team that can take your career to new heights?

We are committed to the health and wellness of our employees as well as stable professional relationships. The balance between work and personal life therefore is part of our corporate culture.

Job Office: The Ohio State University
Position Status: Permanent , full time

Responsible for the operation, maintenance, administration, management and engineering activities related to three campus substations and the cabling, switches and transformers for the campus electrical distribution systems; ensures the delivery of reliable, cost effective, safe and environmentally sound generation and distribution of electrical utilities; provides system planning, technical support and design reviews for electrical system projects; manages personnel assigned to the Electrical Services Group. Carries out all other duties as assigned.

  • Performs short and long range planning for high voltage and medium voltage utilities.
  • Develops distribution system modification and expansion plans to anticipate customer needs and assure a safe and very reliable power supply to meet the site's goals.
  • Prepares Program of Requirements, cost estimates, and funding requests for the electrical distribution system improvements and extensions; monitors and evaluates system loading patterns and anticipates when system configuration changes will be required to assure reliable service to all service areas.
  • Reviews electrical plans and specifications for all new and major renovation projects on site.
  • Coordinates with other campus stakeholders on installation/connection of electrical distribution systems in support of construction/renovation projects.
  • Develops and reviews component testing, checkout and commissioning plans.
  • Updates medium and high voltage electrical portion of the campus Building Design Standards.
  • Maintains records of electrical loading, including peaks.
  • Provides administrative oversight, technical direction and advises the Electrical Shop Supervisor and Electrical Engineer in shop activities including planning and guiding the operation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment, development and review of switching plans and sequencing to support construction projects and maintenance while maintaining electrical service and workplace safety; equipment testing and commissioning.
  • Directs, as required, investigations of power service issues and recommends solution.
  • Responds to emergency calls if an electrical system failure occurs.
  • Responsible for code compliance of all medium and low voltage wiring and gear in Power Plant and campus distribution system.
  • Develops electrical projects and drawings in support of plant operations and maintenance.
  • Recommends and designs projects for, repair, replacement or upgrade of plant electrical equipment and related wiring & devices.
  • Provides technical assistance within discipline field as required

  • Considerable experience in medium and high voltage electrical distribution and electrical equipment operations and maintenance required.
  • Experience managing a small group of technicians required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Other desired requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree, preferably in Electrical Engineering
  • Registered professional electrical engineer in Ohio or able to obtain via reciprocity.
  • Experience in operation, maintenance and improvement to electrical equipment and systems in utility or heavy industrial plants.
  • Project Management experience

Equal Employment Opportunity:
ENGIE Services Inc. is committed to the principles of equality in employment and invites women, aboriginals, members of visible minorities, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation or preference, religion, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

As part of the ENGIE Services selection process, candidates may be asked to give their consent to a background check that is relevant to the position to be filled before receiving an offer of employment.

We thank all applicants. Only selected candidates will be contacted

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Jun 10, 2019

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