Manager of Engineering Services

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)


Working Title: Manager of Engineering Services

Classification Title: Administrator I

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 11:55pm

Hiring Preference

Not Applicable

Position Summary

This position manages all aspects of the Engineering Services and Electrical units to include but not limited to, coordination of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and electrical activities, continuous improvement, determining staffing requirements, mentoring employees, and evaluating operational effectiveness. The incumbent is responsible for evaluating the use of resources to improve efficiencies; assisting with the development of plans and specifications for mechanical, electrical and other supporting infrastructure projects; providing guidance in the implementation of energy conservation strategies; ensuring appropriate safety training is conducted; and providing guidance to all direct reports and their staff.

FLSA: Exempt (not eligible for overtime compensation under FLSA). This position is benefits-eligible.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,750.00 - $11,146.00 per month 

Hiring Range: $8,000.00 - $9,000.00 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training

Salary Grade/Range:  3318-RANGE A-Grade-1

Recruitment TypeRegular

Time BaseFull-Time

Pay Plan 12 months 

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with other hours as required. Position works on-site.

Department Information 

Plant Operations encompasses the Central Plant and Electrical Services.

The Central Plant building is the heart of the campuses heating and air conditioning system. Within the building our equipment produces steam and chilled water which is then circulated across the campus through a network of below and above ground piping. Once the steam and chilled water enters the buildings, a series of pumps, valves, and fans are operated by an automated, computerized system. The system works to maintain a balance between building occupant comfort and energy efficiency. However, not all of the campus is served by the Central Plant. There are boilers and air conditioning units located in other facilities around the campus.

Required Qualifications 


  1. Bachelor degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business Administration, Management or a closely related field. The degree requirement may be substituted for a combination of supervisory experience in a related field, formal training in a related field, professional credentialing, and certifications such as Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA), Credential for Educational Facilities Professionals10(CEFP) or Educational Facilities Professionals (EFP), or International Facility Management Association (IFMA), Facility Management Professional (FMP) or Certified Facility Manger (CFM).
  2. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the installation, operation and repair of mechanical and/or electrical systems in an industrial, governmental, or commercial setting.
  3. Two (2) years of experience in a supervisory or management capacity along with leadership or supervisory training.


  1. Working knowledge of centralized computer building automation and/or energy management systems.
  2. Strong computer skills and familiar with a variety of software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  3. Knowledge of Cal-OSHA, Injury Illness Prevention Programs, National Electric Code, Uniform Building Code.
  4. Working knowledge of asbestos abatement activities and hazardous materials management.


Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

8. Experience developing and implementing energy conservation projects.

9. Experience managing a Central Plant with large chillers and steam boilers.

10. Four (4) years or more of management experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications 


Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter. Failure to upload these documents to the online application may result in disqualification. Three professional references are required as part of the online application.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification  

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.



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