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Electrical Engineer

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Other Engineering
Tempe, AZ, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023

Electrical Engineer


Campus: Tempe

Electrical Engineer

Job Description

The Center for Negative Carbon Emissions (CNCE) is seeking an Electrical Engineer. Under general direction, this position performs professional electrical engineering duties for a variety of engineering functions, primarily renovation construction designs within Capital Programs Management Group. Work assignments are broad in scope and require the use of independent judgment and initiative in making technical decisions of considerable difficulty. Ensures adherence to established budgets and deliverables.

To learn more about CNCE, please visit https://globalfutures.asu.edu/cnce/

Job Family

Campus Planning & Architecture

Department Name

Sch Sustain Engr & Built Envrn



VP Code


Scope of Search


Grant Funded Position

This is a grant funded position. Continuation is contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$60,000 - $65,000 per year; DOE

Close Date




Essential Duties

  • Develops electrical build and integration plans for all Center projects.
  • Prepares, designs and/or supervises the design of a variety of electrical systems.
  • Reviews and evaluates electrical design drawings and specifications prepared by staff and consulting engineers.
  • Prepares special reports on design, maintenance, and electrical problems.
  • Reviews and evaluates standard specifications and details used in other jurisdictions for possible adoption by CNCE.
  • Attends all hazard reviews and recommends acceptance or rejection of completed designs.
  • Gives technical advice to management and staff.
  • Formulates standard specification language for electrical experimental projects.
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • May supervise staff or student workers.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field AND five (5) years of Electrical Engineering or related experience as it pertains to construction; OR Nine (9) years of Electrical Engineering or related experience as it pertains to construction; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Employee must possess a valid US Driver's license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment. Possession of, or ability to obtain within six months, a certificate of registration as a professional engineer with proficiency in Electrical Engineering with registration in the state of Arizona. Employee must possess a valid US Drivers license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in microcontrollers, automation, and scientific testing equipment.
  • Experience with repairing electronics and troubleshooting various electrical equipment.
  • Experience with documenting electrical systems from design to establishing Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Experience with using graphic instructions, such as blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts or other visual aids.
  • Experience with estimating labor or material costs from blueprints or work plans.
  • Experience with designing in-house electrical engineering projects using electrical tools of the trade.
  • Experience with safety standards of laboratory work.
  • Experience in applying engineering principles and procedures for experimental design.
  • Knowledge of the carbon capture industry and related scientific studies.
  • Knowledge of fundamental scientific mechanical engineering concepts, phenomena, and relationships.
  • Knowledge of development and derivation of formulas and relationships, basic assumptions made and their limitations and areas of applicability of established mechanical engineering principles, methods, and techniques.
  • Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate scientific electrical engineering problems and prediction of results.
  • Ability to keep abreast of changes in scientific knowledge and engineering technology, and utilize such changes in solution of theoretical or practical electrical engineering problems.
  • Experience in working cooperatively with others, supervisory and project management experience is a plus.

Working Environment

  • Accesses various campus sites which involves walking, climbing stairs or ladders, standing and walking on uneven surfaces for long periods of time in extreme temperatures.
  • Drives University vehicle and/or cart to campus sites.
  • Operates a computer, which requires sitting for long periods of time.
  • Use of personal protective equipment as required. Airflow hoods. Various electric meters with probes.
  • Exposure to rotating equipment such as fans, motors, etc.
  • This position receives managerial review of objectives.
  • This position may provide work direction of activities to others for completion of project-related tasks.

Department Statement

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is the largest producer of engineering and technical talent in the nation and seeks to deliver a world-class learning experience for our students and to advance research and innovation – all at scale. We value and emphasize inherently interdisciplinary endeavors that leverage the breadth and depth of expertise among our outstanding faculty, and have built a unique place for large-scale innovation characterized by foundational excellence and translational impacts. We are an engineering school on the rise at the most innovative university in the country and in the heart of the nation’s fifth largest metropolitan area. The scale of our faculty research interests and interdisciplinary mindset, combined with more than 48 graduate degree programs and 25 undergraduate degree programs, provide the foundation for knowledge generation and collaborative opportunities to advance new ideas.

The Fulton Schools of Engineering, located across ASU’s Tempe and Polytechnic campuses, is comprised of seven schools based on academic programs and research areas. Fulton Engineering has a nationally recognized faculty that conducts research, instructs and mentors students, provides service to engineering, computing and technology professions and creates lasting impacts across local and global communities.

The Fulton Schools of Engineering follows a framework of values designed to distinguish our practice and guide daily decisions in our academic, research, corporate engagement and entrepreneurial endeavors. These values influence how we recognize, reward and communicate our achievements. At the Fulton Schools of Engineering, we:

  • Cultivate excellence.
  • Deliver innovation that matters.
  • Encourage bold thinking.
  • Foster a community of learning and collaboration.
  • Build a foundation for all to be successful.
Working at ASU has outstanding benefits that include: health, dental and vision insurance plans; ASU/UA/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; state and optional retirement plans; access to ASU recreation and cultural activities, and more. To estimate the value of your total compensation, please visit https://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimator.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.