Job ID: 2021-9009 Type: Capital Projects and Facilities (WS2548) # of Openings: 1 Category: Campus/Auxilary/Transportation, Facilities, Public Safety New York University
Lead, train, and assist electricians in the troubleshooting, installing, replacing, repairing, and upgrading of various electrical systems to ensure work performed safely and efficiently; respond to and complete client work requests; delegate tasks and work assignments to staff; ensure compliance with guidelines and work rules; perform preventive maintenance duties and routines, and provide other electrical-related services as required. Assist in collecting data, implementing tasks and maintaining data for a work order system. Serve as the University’s lead electrician with responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the load side electrical service and distribution from ConEd Points of Entry and from NYU Power Plant Substations and Emergency Generators.
Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Preferred Education: Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering
Required Experience: 7+ years of increasingly responsible electrical experience, including a wide variety of electrical maintenance, repair and installation work, as well as supervision experience.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: NYC Special Electricians License (applied to all of NYU’s properties) or a NYC Master Electrician License for which the successful candidate must convert to a NYC Special Electrician License within the first six months of employment. In-depth knowledge of New York City 2011 Electrical Code, NFPA70, NFPA70E and National Electric Code (NEC). Strong knowledge of electrical design and construction best practices. Ability to troubleshoot electrical systems with amp meters, volt meters, tracers, and recording devices. Ability to read electrical schematics, electrical prints, wiring diagrams, and nameplates. Ability to troubleshoot variable frequency drives (VFD) and controls. Ability to work with AC and DC current up to 4160 Volts or greater. Ability to use ladders and scaffolding while performing job duties. Good communication skills and ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to work nights and/or weekends. Must be able to carry fifty (50) pounds or more, climb ladders, operate a scissor lift, and access roofs. The position may require work around live animals at times.
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