OFFICIAL TITLE: Electrician II
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Staff Assistant, Supervisor of Trades
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None
General Statement of Duties: The Electrician II is responsible for testing, repairing, installing and/or maintaining various types of electrical systems and equipment; troubleshooting electrical and related equipment; maintaining adequate inventory of equipment and materials; inspecting the work of outside contractors; determining materials and/or equipment necessary for a job and on-the-job procedure changes; and performing related work as required.
(E) = Essential
1.(E) Tests, repairs, installs and/or maintains various types of electrical systems and equipment by operating the appropriate equipment and tools to ensure proper maintenance and functioning of necessary equipment.
2.(E) Troubleshoots electrical and related equipment by using necessary equipment and reading schematics, diagrams and outlines to identify and correct operational problems.
3.(E) Maintains an adequate inventory of equipment and materials by contacting vendors for equipment prices and ordering equipment and materials.
4.(E) Inspects the work of outside contractors visually to ensure compliance with agency safety codes and regulations.
5.(E) Determines on-the-job procedure changes by consulting with trades people, private utilities, outside contractors and engineers to obtain technical advice and coordinate and expedite work projects.
6.(E) Determines acceptable quality of materials and/or equipment necessary for a job to ensure that completed work projects comply with specifications.
7.(E) Performs related duties such as reviewing technical literature to keep abreast of developments in the field; resetting fire alarm systems; deciding when to kill main electrical power supply in an emergency; setting up, breaking down and/or moving staging; drafting schematics, diagrams and outlines; and providing on-the-job training.
8.(E) Writes technical specifications for equipment purchases.
9.(E) Attends meetings, seminars, workshops, etc. to exchange information.
10.(E) Maintains reports such as time and production, repair, vacation, attendance, cost analysis, etc.
11.(E) Serves as a designated essential employee, required to report to work in the event of emergencies, unforeseen closures, inclement weather-related closures, etc.
12.Interviews prospective employees.
13.(E) Utilizes computerized work order system and implements electrical-related preventative maintenance work orders and daily work order tasks.
14.(E) Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs Simplex related fire alarm systems and components.
15.(E) Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs various types of automated lighting systems, including programming lighting schedules from a computer-based location.
16.(E) Implements maintenance schedules and repairs for electrical-related equipment.
17.(E) Assists outside contractors as required or directed by Facilities management staff.
18.Performs other duties as assigned within the Electrician classification.
a.Class specifications may be found at http://www.mass.edu/foradmin/humanresources/classspecshrd.asp.
1. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Journeyman or Master Electrician's License issued by the State Examiners of Electricians.*
a. *NOTE: License requirement regarding the Department of Public Works: Neither general street lighting nor traffic light work performed by the Department of Public Works or its agents or employees on public ways is subject to the licensing requirements of M.G.L. Chap. 141. 1976 - 1977 Op AG, No. 26.
2. At least on