Job No: 495791 Work Type: Staff 1199 Union Department: Facilites & Maintenance Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Facilities/Maintenance
The Electrician Specialist installs, maintains and repairs electrical wiring and other electrical related devices.
The schedule for this position is Monday-Thursday - 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-1:30pm.
Install new electrical wiring and control devices according to blueprints, schematics, drawings and sketches in compliance with National Electric Code and local ordinances
Install, maintain and repair sub-station switchgear, circuit breakers, transformers, voltage regulators, motor starters, distribution panels, relays, timers and other control devices
Install and repair cafeteria, laundry and other building appliances and refrigerator/freezer units
Test continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety components using testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery, buzzer, and oscilloscope. Check for proper polarity of multi-phase systems before connecting equipment or energizing circuits
Perform diagnostics on electrical equipment/components
Effectively troubleshoot all electrical circuitry on major fan systems, start controls and safety circuits, boiler controls, air-conditioning control wiring and components
Perform duties assigned as a member of the Fire Brigade
Perform other related duties as assigned
Experience & Educational Background:
High School Diploma and 6 years of experience in the electrical trade is required
Construction/power industry experience is preferred
Valid state issued driver's license is preferred
Skills & Competencies:
Must possess the strength and dexterity needed to perform the job and the physical ability to move equipment as necessary
Must adhere to operational safety rules and regulations as deemed by the University
Must be able to follow directives and possess good communication skills and ability to interact with building/office occupants effectively
Must possess working knowledge of the electrical code
Must possess working knowledge of all types of light fixtures
Must possess working knowledge of all types of conduits and raceways
Must possess working knowledge of basic wiring for lights and power
Must possess working knowledge of all hand and power tools
Must possess working knowledge of basic electric test equipment
Must have a working knowledge of all materials and fasteners in accordance with the electrical code
Respirator Fit Testing may be required
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.