Towson University is accepting applications for an Electrician. Under general supervision, the Electrician performs electrical work at the journey level. Installs, maintains and repairs equipment and facilities involving electrical circuits carrying less than 13,000 volts.
The Electrician performs specified electrical work; installs, repairs or maintains transformers, generators, circuit breakers, conduits and panels; tests electrical circuits; replaces units or parts including wiring, fuses, transformers, coils and switches. Plans layout, installs and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment; plans new or modified installations consistent with specifications and local electrical codes. Coordinates the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical services. Performs specialized activities including coordinating electrical renovations. Coordinates the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical services. Performs specialized activities including coordinating electrical renovations. Reads, interprets and works from blueprints, schematic drawings, and specifications ensuring concealed wiring is installed before sketches showing wiring equipment locations. Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components; observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation and/or replacement. Prepares estimates of time, labor and materials. Prepares reports reflecting daily operations and project status. Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the electrical trade. Cleans work area upon completion of projects. Provides guidance and training to other maintenance personnel. May have lead responsibility for special projects.
High School Diploma or equivalent and four years progressively responsible experience in the electrical trade. Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the theory, principles, methods and techniques used in the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems, equipment, and apparatus including Underwriters Rules for electrical wiring and installation of electrical equipment. Thorough knowledge of and skill in the practical application of electronics, hydraulics, and mechanics as used in maintenance work; of basic mathematics including area, volume, weights and the practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions; of OSHA regulations and National Electric Codes related to the electrical trade and working with high tension lines and equipment. Working knowledge of the principles and theories of electronics. Skill in the use and maintenance of the tools and equipment of the electrical trade including testing equipment such as ohmmeters, battery and buzzer and oscilloscopes. Strong communication skills and ability to follow directions preferred.
Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
A Criminal Background Investigation and pre-employment physical are required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits
$43,685 annually with University benefits including annual leave, holidays, personal and sick days; tuition remission; and excellent health, life, and retirement plans. Applicants with TU or USM service may receive salary credit. To learn more about our benefits, click here. This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
Internal Number: 180000AN
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).