University of Utah Job Description
This position is responsible for the assessment of the quality and efficiency of exterior and building lighting. Develops and facilitates new and retrofit projects. The lighting specialist interacts with electricians, engineers, lighting contractors, energy management, and project managers. Leads the effort to develop appropriate lighting standards across campus.
Associates Degree in Energy Management, Lighting Technology, a related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience). Minimum of 1 year of experience conducting lighting studies, managing projects and/or directing and inspecting the work of implementation teams. Excellent Communication and Analytical Skills. Knowledge of University buildings and systems preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
1. Program Management: Identify projects and potential funding sources. Facilitate the efforts of consultants and vendors. Measure and verify system performance. Ensure proper maintenance of systems is completed.
2. Exterior and Building Lighting Audits: Inconjunction with University and outside staff, perform audits/surveys of buildings and outside areas at various hours to verify sufficient lighting and identify energy efficiency opportunities
3. Development of Lighting Standards: Work with internal and external resources to create appropriate lighting standards for the campus.
4. Design Review: Participate in the design review process as it pertains to lighting and ensure appropriate fixtures and systems are used.
This position is required to solve problems related to lighting adequacy and efficiency. Deficiencies are to be identified with recommendations developed, and implementation of those solutions.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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