Installs and maintains all types of electrical equipment and associated non-electronic controls. Diagnoses and repairs malfunctions. Performs primarily maintenance and repair and some construction work. May perfom1switching on primary 15kv electrical distribution system.
Essential Job Functions
Installs, wires, connects, and repairs electrical equipment and circuits such as power circuit breakers, busbars, internal and external lighting fixtures, receptacles, intercommunication systems, remote control lighting, sound amplifying equipment, and motor systems, electric scoreboards, underwater safety control circuits, gas and oil burner controls, fire alarm systems, high tension transformers and switch equipment, generators, auxiliary generating equipment and control panels.
Diagnoses all types of non-electronic electrical malfunctions. Tests, traces circuits, and checks operation of all equipment. Makes necessary adjustments, repairs and/or replacements to return the equipment or circuits to proper operating condition.
Performs preventive maintenance, periodically inspecting equipment, and locating and correcting problems before breakdowns occur according to established maintenance schedule or as needed.
Maintains records of tests, repairs, and inspections.
May perform switching on 15 kv primary electrical distribution systems.
May perform standby duties for various university functions.
Observes all safety precautions in performing work duties to avoid harming self and others, and damaging property.
Maintains equipment and work area in clean and orderly condition.
May be required to be available for 24 hour calls.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience/Skills & Abilities Required
High school degree or equivalent.
Three years of relevant experience.
Thorough knowledge of the electrical trade at an apprentice level to include the following: ability to read blueprints, knowledge of electrical theory, electronics, mathematics, electrical code requirements, electrical systems, associated non-electronic controls, and electrical testing tools.
Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects and materials weighing up to 50 lbs.
Ability to stand, walk or otherwise move about campus on a continuous basis.
Ability to ascend/descend ladders periodically to perform building maintenance.
Ability to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair electrical equipment malfunctions.
Ability to read and write in order to read work orders and to complete records, maintenance schedules, and so forth.
Ability to interact and/or work with faculty, students, staff, and visitors in a respectful and courteous manner.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Classified Title: BU Electrician-SSR Working Title: ELECTRICIAN Role/Level/Range: SKILL10/01/BU Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F 8.0 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001599-Building Operations and Maintenance Personnel area: University Administration
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