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Electrical Shop Supervisor, Assistant Facilities Program Coordinator

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Department: FM&D
Local Title: Electrical Shop Supervisor, Assistant Facilities Program Coordinator
Budget Title: Assistant Facilities Program Coordinator
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Maintenance & Skilled Trades


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Facilities Management & Development at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Electrical Shop Supervisor, Assistant Facilities Program Coordinator. The successful candidate will:

  • Report to the Director of Physical Plant and Associate Director of Physical Plant.
  • Coordinate of repairs and maintenance activities with other shop users.
  • Develop scopes of minor projects and prepare estimates.
  • Coordinate support and monitoring of construction projects and contractor activities.
  • Verify as built drawing accuracy.
  • Management of electrical issues for all campus and satellite buildings.
  • Participate in maintenance and operation of emergency power systems including diesel generators.
  • Plan and coordinate systems repairs and time-frames.
  • Responsible for ordering replacement parts indicating quality and type required.
  • Implement a preventative maintenance program for electrical equipment and italicizing our computerized maintenance management work order system.
  • Close follow-up with department trade supervisors, contractors and facilities Management Department staff.
  • Function as liaison for capital equipment commissioning projects.
  • Perform other duties as requested by Director of Physical Plant and Associate Director of Physical Plant.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of electronic theory and practice as applied to the electrical trade, UPS systems and related switchgear. 
  • Knowledge and experience with TMA computerized maintenance management software.
  • TJC regulatory experience in satisfying document requirements for emergency lighting and power is necessary.
  • Ability to train and supervise others, manage and coordinate multiple projects while producing time results.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6-years full-time satisfactory experience as a Journeyman Electrician and/or 4-years in an Electrical Supervisory capacity acquired within the last fifteen years.  

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; 8:00am to 4:00pm (Full-Time)

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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