The role of this position is to provide a safe, functional, clean, efficient and attractive living and learning environment. The electrician is a skilled, licensed DC Journeymen responsible for evaluating, repairing and replacing a variety of electrical facility components, to ensure the equipment is fully operational and meets university standards. This position will be involved in corrective and preventive maintenance and minor alteration work and may oversee temporary labor and/or other trades persons or contractors as required. This position requires general supervision and often works independently.
This position reports to the Manager, Electrical and Fire Safety Systems, along with the Campus Master Electrician, Senior Electrician, and a Fire Alarm Technician
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Sr Coordinator/Sr Analyst A
Commensurate with experience
Required Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivelent
DC Journeyman Electrical License
2 years fire alarm experience
4-5 years working journey level experience
Basic computer skills/email usage
Basic electrical troubleshooting skills
Ability to read & use blueprints
Ability to use meters/testing devices
Use & knowledge of electrical codes
Preferred Education and Experience
Completion of formal apprenticeship program
2 years’ service truck experience
1-2 years controls service
Microsoft office skills
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check
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About American University
A global outlook, practical idealism, and a passion for public service define American University. American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our academic strengths are grounded in social responsibility and a commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity.