Coppin State University is currently accepting applications for an Electrician in the Facilities Management Department. The successful candidate will perform journey level work in the installation, maintenance, repair and service of electrical systems. The incumbent will be responsible for electrical equipment such as fire alarm panels, motor controls, lighting systems, ground fault systems, electric heaters, etc. This position is an Essential Personnel position for emergencies and the selected candidate must be available for on call at any time.
Troubleshoot, maintain, repair, install and replace building and equipment electrical and electronic systems and components rated up to 600 volts.
Perform preventive maintenance utilizing multi-meters and other specialty equipment to safely test, measure and then correct and observed deficiencies.
Generate material list and acquire materials for efficient work.
Keep accurate records of material used and maintain daily time report to efficiently complete work and document details of the functions performed.
Assist with organizing and cleaning tasks.
Cut, bend and thread conduit according to instructions and trade standards.
Perform electrical maintenance work in accordance with established safety procedures.
Inspect the work of others for conformance with specifications, requirements, and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations.
Assist other team members in the accomplishment of shop goals related to key performance indicators.
Provide timely and courteous customer service, keep supervisors up to date on daily work order status to ensure clear, concise and necessary communication channels are maintained and customer expectations are met.
Participate in the On-Call Program.
Assist and serve as back up other electrician.
Complete paperwork accurately and on a timely basis.
Keep accurate and up to date documentation of all systems.
High School Diploma or GED.
Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in the electrical trade.
Journeyman electrical license from the State of Maryland is required. License must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ANDABILITIES:
Ability to identify facilities-related electrical problems and options for solving them in the most effective and efficient way.
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 carrying less than 600 volts.
Thorough knowledge of electrical codes, Underwriters Rules for wiring and installation.
Knowledge of OSHA regulations related to the electrical trade.
Skill in the use and maintenance of the tools and equipment of the electrical trade including testing equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints, drawings, and specifications to prepare summaries and reports.
Must be able to work from lifts, ladders and scaffolding.
Must be able to work on hands and knees for extended periods.
Transport or move heavy objects in excess of 70lbs.
Work in hazardous or irritation environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or temperature conditions.
Wear and work in personal protective equipment.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license is required.
Ability to complete the following trainings as required: forklift operation certification, lock out tag out, fall arrest, confined space. MSDS, ladder safety, emergency evacuation, in-house OSHA and respirator training.
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
About Coppin State University
Coppin State University, a fully accredited institution and a member of the University System of Maryland. Founded in 1900, Coppin is a model urban, residential liberal arts university located in the northwest section of the City of Baltimore that provides academic programs in the arts and sciences, teacher education, nursing, graduate studies, and continuing education. Coppin offers 53 Bachelor’s and 9 Master’s degree programs and 1 Doctoral degree program with approximately 4000 students enrolled in day, evening, on-line, and weekend undergraduate and graduate courses. Coppin is a primarily commuter University with approximately 600 student residents.