Why Work at BNL? Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.
The Facilities & Operations (F&O) Directorate's mission is to support the science and technology and environmental restoration missions of the laboratory by providing a safe, environmentally sound, and reliable infrastructure; to provide high quality crafts and fabrication services to our customers as needed; and to protect people, property, and national security.
The Energy & Utilities (EU) Division operates and maintains BNL's:
Electric Transmission & Distribution System;
Central Steam Facility;
Central Chilled Water Facility;
Potable Water Treatment Facility;
Wastewater Treatment Facility ;
Site Fire Alarm Systems;
Building Electrical Systems
Site Energy Management Control System (EMCS);
and Energy Metering Systems
These operation and maintenance activities are performed in a manner to ensure they are always safe, reliable, efficient, and green. The EU Division oversees BNL's energy management programs including sustainability, conservation and obtaining economical electric power and fuel supplies for BNL.
The Energy & Utilities Division, within the Facilities and Operations Directorate has an opportunity to fill a full time position of an Electrician A which is anchored at Building 452 and reports directly to an Electricians Supervisor.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Under minimum supervision lays out, constructs, installs, maintains, repairs and operates (in accordance with the national electrical codes, or as otherwise directed) electrical systems, equipment, controls and related devices. May be required to perform similar duties on other than Maintenance Division equipment and facilities.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Seven years total experience composed of 5 years apprenticeship, and 2 years' experience; or 7-9 years total experience composed of formal trade school plus minimum 2-years' experience or 9 years' experience (no formal training).
Maintenance and installation experience with electrical systems in a large commercial or institutional setting up to 600 volts.
Inspection of electrical systems and equipment to identify hazards, defects, and the need for repair, and to ensure compliance with the National Electrical Code.
* Inspect, maintain, and repair various types of indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures, 120V to 277V.
* Testing of electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures using various types of test equipment.
* Understanding and proficiency in safe work practices including LOTO (Lockout / Tagout), fall protection, confined space, and in the use of various types of personal protection equipment.
* Installation of conduit, junction boxes and all other electrical hardware necessary for conductor distribution.
Installation of fire alarm panels, devices, and security systems
* Installation of and maintenance of motors, motor starters, circuit breakers, panel boards,
switchboards, and other electrical equipment.
* Ability to read and review electrical drawings.
Respond to emergency situations, alarms, or occurrences in an appropriate manner
NYS Divers license
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge and proficiency of NFPA70 (National Electrical Code).
Familiarity with NFPA70E-2015 (Electrical Safety in the Workplace)
Current or past holder of a local County Master Electricians license
NYS fire/security alarm system installer license
The Lab's placement policy is to select the best qualified candidate for an available position. With respect to Bargaining Unit positions, candidates are considered in the following order: (1) present benefits-eligible employees within the department/division and/or appropriate bargaining unit, with preference for those within the immediate work group; (2) present benefits-eligible employees within the Laboratory; and (3) outside applicants.
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
*VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Internal Number: 2387
About Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.