Title:  Electrical Engineer

Division:  Facility Services
Schedule:  M-F 7-4, additional hours as needed
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  up to $131,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9265


The electrical engineer provides electrical engineering research and support to the electrical maintenance team in order to maintain high voltage (4160V, 480V, 208V, and 120V) normal and emergency power infrastructure and equipment.  The electrical engineer also interfaces with researchers and provides support and input on research equipment selection and electrical issues that may be causing equipment anomalies.  This effort includes researching specific equipment operations, electrical requirements, monitoring electrical systems with sophisticated electrical meters to understand if power fluctuations are present and if so, devising an approach to mitigate the impact.

Job Duties


  • Inspect and make recommendations on aging electrical distribution equipment, both normal power and emergency power.
  • Interface with contractors and suppliers to schedule and complete electrical maintenance and new construction / renovations.
  • Support the electrical maintenance team in code compliance and work approach / problem solving issues.
  • Keep up to date on electrical code changes.
  • Keep up to date on new equipment and energy saving opportunities.
  • Make recommendations on modernizing operations and equipment.
  • Electrical infrastructure renewal projects average $350K / yr.
  • There are no direct reports but you will be expected to provide support to our electrical maintenance team of six.
  • Keep our electrical drawings up to date.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Eight years of relevant experience in the design and operation of electrical systems in an educational, research, or medical facility.
  • Professional Engineering registration or the ability to obtain the registration desired.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ABS degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technology..
  • Knowledge of City of Houston and National Electrical Code.
  • Ten years experience working in an academic medicine, hospital, research institution, or other facility with sophisticated equipment where power quality is essential.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Good attitude and dedication to a team work environment.


  • Required to climb and work off ladders.
  • Required to occasionally work with hand tools.
  • Required to use Microsoft software to communicate.
  • Required to be available (on site) during hurricanes and other times (freezes) when there is concern that there could be damage to the facility.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.