Utility Engineer Job Description

Utility Engineer Job Description

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Utility engineer provides technical support and guidance to facility including operations / maintenance for mechanical and utility systems such as compressed air system and boiler.

Utility Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Configure ArcGIS applications and tools for industry-specific uses
Changing ballasts on florescent lights
Replacing light bulbs (all types)
On-site non-union engineer for Class A, 464,502 sq.ft
Tour mechanical penthouse to ensure proper equipment operation and record parameters on a regular basis
Performs repairs to restroom plumbing, fixtures and accessories
Performs repairs on Vent registers and Heating radiators
Responsible for lamp/ ballast replacement, cleaning or replacement of light fixtures
Responsible for replacement and removal of ceiling tiles
Performs minor furniture repair and flooring repair

Utility Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Utility Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EPA, FE, EIT, AED, CPR, OSHA, CESCL, BOE, RHCE, RHCSA

Education for Utility Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the utility engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Engineering, Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Education, Civil Engineering, Design, Technical, Construction, Industrial

Skills for Utility Engineer

Desired skills for utility engineer include:

Microsoft Word are for this position
Basic operations
Terms used in building operations and maintenance
Compressed air
Gas system maps and alignment sheets
Title 22
Health and Safety Code

Desired experience for utility engineer includes:

Performs maintenance or replacement of door hardware
Performs maintenance painting of mechanical equipment, equipment rooms and other building facilities
Assists in the replacement of filters
Performs general cleaning of mechanical spaces, equipment, work spaces and perimeter induction units
Performs lobby fountain cleaning and maintenance
Assists Chief and Building engineers as required

Utility Engineer Examples


Utility Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of utility engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for utility engineer
  • Performs tenant-sundry service requests such as the installation of keyboard trays, dry-erase boards, pictures and scheduled table set-ups for the building conference rooms
  • Performs minor electrical/ mechanical repairs and miscellaneous handyman work
  • Performs duties as assigned which may include lifting of up to 50lbs
  • Calibrates pneumatic HVAC equipment as directed by Chief Engineer
  • Monitors Energy Management and Access Control Systems
  • Operates the Building Life Safety Systems as required
  • Assists Chief Engineer in the oversight of all contracted vendors
  • General housekeeping of all Engineering Spaces
  • Conduct Reliability maintenance to ensure all equipment within inspection in high performance
  • Conduct the reliability maintenance activities with detail inspection focus and provide technical assistance in field to ensure the performance to support plant operation
Qualifications for utility engineer
  • Perform all mandatory reliability inspection
  • Conduct review in all aspect in reliability maintenance program and implementation
  • Perform work and provide subject matter expertise on all MOD facilities and barracks IAW assigned task orders
  • Develop written documentation of facilities and barracks IAW assigned task orders
  • Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to assess current facilities and barracks
  • Communicate with key MOD customers and staff on facilities and barracks utility issues

Utility Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of utility engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for utility engineer
  • Contributes to production flow by minimizing downtime of utility systems due to equipment/parts failures
  • Provide input into product design aspects to assure our products are simple to use and provide a great experience for our customers
  • Work closely with Software Development, Business Development, and Professional Services teams to define and develop solution templates and applications
  • Author help documentation and/or videos that explain how to use and configure the solution
  • Design and author test cases for functionality, performance, scalability, and durability
  • Provide engineering services during construction for completed design deliverables
  • Apply QA/QC requirements to own work and work of project team
  • Consistently promote a safe working environment
  • Responsible and accountable for managing a team of technicians, technical operators, contractors and casuals in engineering department
  • Performs general labor work as assigned including loading, unloading and moving materials
Qualifications for utility engineer
  • Ability to read and use blue prints, equipment schematics and line drawings
  • Candidate must be willing to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends
  • A minimum of one year painting experience is preferred
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, push, pull, lift & climb, including ladders
  • Must be able to work independently, multi-task and maintain a clean work environment
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, including on ladders

Utility Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an utility engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for utility engineer
  • Paints and patches drywall
  • Facilitates office access and office moves by providing moving crates, assembling furniture, office keys, nameplates, Maintains key inventory
  • Report to the Chief Engineer
  • Coordinate employee work schedules & change requests while ensuring proper shift coverage
  • Work independently with minimal supervision to perform normal processes and procedures
  • Produce and/or direct and supervise the preparation of permit, bid and construction drawings, design calculations, studies and reports, material and construction specifications and procurement documents
  • Independently manage performance of work, monitoring effort in accordance with the budgets and deadlines
  • Field engineering as needed to obtain existing site information and coordination with construction crews
  • General civil engineering design and construction
  • Permitting and regulatory requirements
Qualifications for utility engineer
  • Possess a good knowledge of electrical systems
  • Ability to diagnose and repair complex equipment and system deficiencies
  • Must be able to work in the mornings and mid-days between Sundays and Thursdays, including holidays
  • Work as the product owner for the core utility offerings (water, electric, gas, and/or telecommunications)
  • Domain expertise in the utility and/or the telecommunications industry along with experience in applying the ArcGIS platform to solve specific industry workflows
  • Five or more years of professional experience in a GIS-related field

Utility Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of utility engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for utility engineer
  • Develop conceptual designs for reliable, lower cost of ownership utilities
  • Identify and work with equipment vendors, detailed designers and operations team to actualize designs (go from blank page concept to basis of design, to system specification)
  • Pipeline design including trenchless rehabilitation and trenchless installation design
  • Storm water Best Management Practice (BMP) planning and design
  • Discuss technical and commercial subjects with customers based on strong communication and presentation skills (both verbal and written)
  • Understand utility business issues and drivers
  • Understanding of electric utility delivery system operations, such as distribution network, substation system, protection and control operation, associated regulatory requirements
  • Study and develop highly complex business/engineering/system solutions of electrical system and conduct independent studies and research encompassing advanced analytical techniques
  • Supports plant, corporate and contract resources to ensure that compliance projects get developed and submitted in a timely manner
  • Reviews scope documents (Technical Briefs) for less complex project with the purpose of ensuring the scope is complete and will deliver the intended outcome
Qualifications for utility engineer
  • Demonstrated ability to document and build GIS workflows
  • Creative problem solver and a team player
  • Strong problem-solving skills for understanding root cause of technical issues
  • Bachelor's in geography, computer science, or related field (master’s preferred)
  • Experience working with ArcGIS and enterprise databases (Oracle, SQL Server)
  • Programming experience with JavaScript, Python, .NET, C++, QT, Java, Objective C

Utility Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an utility engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for utility engineer
  • Travel could be up to 50% domestically
  • Assist engineers in performing engineering research, development and design of new and/or expanded communications networks
  • Provide system engineering support to state agencies regarding alternatives available, communications engineering, training, and identification and resolution of system engineering solution/ problems
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering specifications for operational, communications equipment, technical control centers, interface monitors, data simulators, and analog or digital test equipment review and approve specifications written and submitted by state agencies
  • Assist engineers to provide product management engineering support to the using agencies during installation of advanced communication systems and afterwards to assure proper interface, efficient operation, and compliance to technical specification
  • Provide technical and communication engineering support to other engineers or personnel in the Division, as needed
  • Assist in the development and publication of long-range telecommunication plans and the updating of existing plans
  • Provide support as needed to the Emergency Operations Center during any declared disaster or emergency
  • Demonstrate a commitment to employee health and safety, particularly through a commitment to zero injuries, awareness of hazards, and a strong understanding of legislative requirements in all aspects of the operation
  • Act a Lead Design Engineer for substation systems of varying size and complexity
Qualifications for utility engineer
  • A minimum of eight years of electrical experience is required
  • Experience in integrating ArcGIS with other enterprise systems such as work management, network analysis, SCADA, customer information, and document management
  • Experience to include public/private utility coordination, right of way, easement and other land rights research, development of potholing plans and all related engineering activities for successful competition of infrastructure replacement/and installation of new infrastructure projects
  • BA/BS degree in Engineering
  • Years experience in semi-skilled building maintenance or related work
  • Required to perform necessary instructed Utility/Engineering tasks in various climates/conditions (summer, winter)

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