Required Qualifications: Per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. Four years of full-time experience in the electrical trade under a skilled journey-level tradesperson, which includes training equivalent to that given in a two year applied skilled electrical traineeship or an apprenticeship. Training gained by completion of technical courses in the electrical trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. Candidate must be able to perform physical tasks of position such as bending, lifting, stretching and climbing. Must have the ability to work in confined spaces and from a ladder, scaffolding or man lift over ten feet in height. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes").
Preferred Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED. Experience working on high voltage systems.
Brief Descriptions of Duties: The Trades Specialist (Electrician) will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of the campus high voltage distribution system. Duties to include the following:
Perform preventative maintenance on high voltage distribution equipment according to prescribed procedures and schedule. Inspect electrical systems. Plan new or modify installations consistent with specifications and electrical codes. Locates and determines electrical malfunction using test instruments such as ammeter, volt meter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope, etc. Plans new or modified installations consistent with specification and electrical codes.
Ensure protection against injuries (could be serious/fatal) and the failure of equipment resulting in University outages by taking extensive safety steps and required procedure. Ensure electrical compatibility and safety of all components using standard instruments.
Learn the University high voltage electrical distribution system and switching procedures. The extensive University high voltage infrastructure requires continuous reliability, ensuring uninterrupted service to critical research and academic equipment.
Consistently maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of University assets and employees.
Install control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays and circuit breaker panels. Plan, layout, install and repair wiring, electrical and control equipment. Become familiar with the operation of both the mechanical and safety aspects of primary switches, circuit breakers and other high voltage distribution equipment.
Under intensive training, become familiar with the University high voltage infrastructure.
Using the knowledge of the National Electrical Code and NFPA-70E, read and understand drawings, standards and generator motor control diagrams. Prepare sketches showing location of all wiring and equipment and follow drawings and blueprints.
Using the knowledge, skill and ability, work with tools, equipment, and materials used in electrical system maintenance (megger, voltmeter). Make adjustments to electrical equipment. Repair mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic or electric components or electrical equipment and controls, using standard tools, gauges and procedures.
Respond to University electrical outages during the off hours.
Assist with the preventive maintenance and repairs of emergency generators, and the natural gas infrastructure.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Seniority for promotion is the length of service in the Operational Services Bargaining Unit. Seniority applies only to those who meet the posted qualifications/job requirements for vacant non-competitive class positions in salary grades higher than the applicants grade.
You must show how your training and experience meets the qualifications and requirements specified on the vacancy announcement. Applications failing to show the necessary qualifications will not be considered. The requirement to prove qualifications rest with the applicant.
Upon conditional offer, the State Classified Appointments Unit will ask for proof of experience. The State Classified Appointments Unit will accept only DD-214 discharge papers for a branch of the Armed Forces; and W-2 or 1040's - federal documents which give legal/taxable information about employment. Official letterhead documentation regarding length of time worked, detailed description of job duties, title, etc. will be accepted.
Time and attendance, past evaluations, disciplinary history and the ability to perform the physical and supervisory aspects of this position will be considered as part of the selection process. Verifiable proof of credentials as states above are the responsibility of the applicant. Please be prepared to document proof of qualifications with application.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
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***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
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Official Job Title: Trades Specialist (Electrician)
Job Field: Skilled Trades
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Campus Utilities - High Voltage-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Oct 9, 2019
Posting End Date: Oct 24, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG12
Appointment Type: Permanent
Internal Number: 1903240
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