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 be able to access equipment in low places and able to move heavy objects or equipment up to 50lbs. 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"). Must successfully pass a pulmonary function test to be certified to wear protective equipment (i.e. respirators). The test shall be provided by the department.
Preferred Qualifications: Power Plant or maintenance experience with electrical systems in large commercial or institutional settings.
Description of Duties: The Trades Specialist - Electrician will be responsible for performing journey level maintenance, inspection, troubleshooting, installing and repairing electrical circuits and equipment in the East and West Power Plants. As a Trades Specialist - Electrician you need to be physically able to work from ladders, scaffold, and man-lifts. Able to work in all types of weather conditions. Responds to emergencies. The incumbent must follow Power Plant Safety Policies/Procedures and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times. Duties to include the following.
Installs electrical circuits and equipment according to code.
Performs electrical PM and maintenance repairs on motor breakers, motor control centers, fixtures, outlets, etc. Make adjustment to electrical equipment. Test, adjust, calibrate, and maintains a wide variety of control equipment, electrical equipment and electric motors.
Plans, lays-out and requisitions material to complete installations or repairs to electrical equipment. Ability to read and understand drawings and/or blue prints.
Troubleshoots, locates faults and repairs using wiring diagrams, electrical test equipment and troubleshooting techniques.
Works safely and efficiently while wearing his personal protective equipment within the Power Plant environment. Responds to emergencies.
Ability to follow directions from senior personnel and work well with peers and subordinates. Performs housekeeping duties and maintains a clean and neat work area.
Operates all state vehicle in a safe manner obeying campus motor vehicle rules, regulations and parking policies. Reports accidents, safety problems or service needs promptly.
Other duties or project 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.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online 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.
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.
***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: East Campus Power Plant-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Variable Shift Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pass Days: Variable
Posting Start Date: Jul 24, 2020
Posting End Date: Aug 8, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG12
Appointment Type: Permanent
Internal Number: 2001923
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