Engineering Services - Electrical Supervisor

Facilities/Skilled Trades
21004317 Requisition #

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Engineering Services is seeking an Electrical Supervisor (Management Services Supervisor).

Position Summary

The Electrical Supervisor will oversee and participate in the daily and regulatory management of the Electrical shop and the Emergency Power Supply System (EPSS).

Position Responsibilities (include, and not limited to):

  • Supervision of planned and unplanned corrective work orders  
  • Scheduling and completion of  preventative work orders
  • Direct supervision of the Electrical shop staff that includes:
    • Payroll
    • Scheduling
    • Distribution of corrective and preventative work orders and assignments
    • Organizing and performing the repair, maintenance
    • Installation and inspection of electrical systems and equipment
    • Coordination of contractor activity
    • Ordering and maintaining supply inventory
    • Oversee electrical and compliance with regulatory and departmental policies and procedures including infection control measures
  • Works cooperatively with the Engineering Services Department management team, Capital Management Department to ensure urgent needs are met in a timely manner and large capital projects are designed, constructed and completed within the UIHC recommended standards.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • The supervisor is expected to be on-call 24/7 for emergency needs; as needed address on site conditions during off hours and weekends.
  • Occasional driving is required, a valid driver’s license that meets UI Fleet Safety requirements.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Anticipated hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, additional hours as needed
Percent of Time: 100%
Pay Structure (PFC1 4A):


  • Bachelor’s Degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Typically a minimum of 5 years’ experience in electrical trade
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Typically 2 or more years of supervisory experience including talent acquisition and performance management;
  • Demonstrated effective leadership while managing personnel in a professional manner that includes periods of stressful deadlines and available resources.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Previous timekeeping/payroll management experience
  • Previous generator experience
  • Previous project management and/or technical inspection
  • Underground fuel storage tank certification
  • Knowledge of various codes and procedures, etc., that applies to hospitals such as TJC, OSHA, DOT, etc.

In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Mason Garcia at

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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