Hampshire College is accepting applications for a full time electrician to join the team in our facilities & grounds department.
The electrician provides journeymen level electrical repairs and maintenance on all electrical systems within college owned, rented or leased facilities. Responsibilities include the installation, repair and maintenance of all campus electrical systems; ability to interpret blueprints and wiring diagrams; maintain inventory of supplies and equipment; provide assistance and direction to electrical helpers and staff; and coordinate work with other physical plant departments in order to complete assignments in an organized manner. Electrician must be able to respond to after-hours emergency calls and special events, and be flexible to perform other duties as required. Candidate must stay current with and adhere to all applicable Massachusetts State, Federal, and local electrical codes and safety regulations relating to electrical installations. A current Massachusetts Electrical License is required.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Two years of technical trade school training and a minimum of two years field experience working as a licensed electrician, or a minimum of three years of field experience as a licensed electrician working in a commercial environment is required. Candidate is required to supply own set of hand tools.
Work is both indoors and outdoors and may involve exposure to unpleasant elements and a harsh environment such as extreme temperatures, wind, sunlight, rain, dust, fumes, smoke, loud noises, chemicals, etc. Candidate must be able to perform heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.) for an extended period of time; must be capable of wearing a full body harness for working at heights and in confined spaces; and under certain situations may be required to wear a respirator. This position requires a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and ability to successfully meet the requirements of the Hampshire College driver credentialing policy. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds required.
This is a 40-hour per week, benefited position. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/
Internal Number: 766
About Hampshire College
Education at Hampshire College prepares students to understand and participate responsibly in a complex world. Through its actions and policies, the college sets an example of the responsible and creative behavior it expects of its students. As a liberal arts college, Hampshire helps students develop confidence in their intellect, creativity, and values. It encourages their desire to be lifelong learners and their capacity to advance the cause of social justice and the well-being of others. The college fosters these attitudes through a multidisciplinary, multicultural curriculum; self-initiated, individual programs of study negotiated with faculty mentors; students' active participation in original research; and the diverse communities, on campus and off, in which learning takes place. Within the college's residential community, students encounter and learn to respect difference and appreciate diversity, thereby enhancing their capacity to live together well. Through commitment to testing and evaluating new ideas and new approaches to learning, national efforts to promote inquiry-based learning and teaching, and constructive civic and social engagement, Hampshire's actions serve as models for those of its students.