The Minneapolis College of Art and Design has an opening for a full-time, benefits-eligible Master Electrician in our Facilities Maintenance Department, working 35 hours per week. We enjoy a dynamic, creative, and inclusive work environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and 403(b) retirement plans. After six months of service you will receive free MCAD tuition for yourself, your spouse and your dependent children, and your dependents may be eligible to receive reduced tuition at more than 600 colleges nation-wide.
Primary Function: Overall responsibility for inspecting, planning, layout, installation, maintenance and repair of electrical and emergency systems. Other duties include troubleshooting, operation, maintenance and repair of HVAC & EMS and other mechanical and control equipment.
Working Conditions: Will be subject to being on-call; carry a cell phone and two-way radio; working with hazardous materials; schedule changes based on the needs of the College; work long hours to complete/perform scheduled or emergency functions and projects. Must be able to clearly relate instructions and directions. Will be called upon to discuss remodeling, repairs, new construction and other electrical/mechanical projects.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to work from ladders, scaffolds and roofs. Involved a great deal of walking. Required to work in confined spaces that may require extended periods of stooping, bending or kneeling and standing for long periods. Must possess normal vision, hearing and physical dexterity. Will be required to do own laboring which may involve heavy weights, considered manageable and safe; must be able to transport equipment, including carts which may carry 400 pounds. Required to work under adverse weather conditions and varying temperatures.
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High School graduate, or equivalent; and/or trade school certification
Four years experience in building and general electrical maintenance
Experience operating and maintaining HVAC/mechanical systems, desired
Ability to prioritize, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair equipment in all campus buildings
MN Class A Master Electrician license, required
Other requirements: As a condition of employment, applicants will be required to undergo a background check. Applicants will also be required to undergo a Kari Koskinen Manager Background Check. Applicants must possess a valid Minnesota driver’s license, good record; and will also be required to undergo a Motor Vehicle DMV Check. At the discretion of the college, various background checks may be done during the course of employment.
Internal Number: 19-08
About Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Founded in 1886, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit teaching institution located in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. MCAD is an independent, accredited institution with 14 BFA degree programs in Design, Fine Arts, and Media Arts. It also has a BS degree in Entrepreneurial Studies, an MFA program, and online degrees. Dedicated to the creative and professional success of its students, MCAD is an important participant in the Twin Cities’ thriving cultural community. Minnesota enjoys a long history of cultural community, furthered by the generous support of numerous private foundations. Notable cultural institutions include Walker Art Center, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and Weisman Art Museum. The Twin Cities host abundant live theater, music venues, galleries, art film festivals, and are home to many celebrated international advertising and design companies. Major sports teams in football, men and women’s basketball, baseball and hockey complement the arts. Bicycling Magazine recently named Minneapolis the most bike friendly city in America. The Twin Cities frequently rates as one of the best places to live in the United States. In June 201...4, CBRE rated Minneapolis as the greenest city in the nation. Ranked as the 14th largest metropolitan area in the nation, the area hosts 19 Fortune 500 Companies and seven of the largest private companies in the country.