The Facilities department at the University at Buffalo invites applicants for our Maintenance Assistant Electrical position. The incumbent must possess basic knowledge of electrical equipment and systems. Candidate must demonstrate proficiency in the safe use of hand and power tools.
Key responsibilities include:
Properly use material, tools and equipment associated with the electrical trade, including standard hand tools, portable power tools, measuring and testing instruments and shop equipment
Installation of conduit, panels and wire to NEC specifications
Routine maintenance on light fixtures, outlets and switches
Project work with Trades Specialist Electricians, Maintenance Helpers, Laborers and other unskilled workers
Assist with the installation, repair and constructions tasks in the electrical trades
Assist journey level trades to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair electrical systems
Function as a lead worker over Maintenance Helpers or Laborers
Performs the routine tasks of the electrical trade
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To qualify for this position, you must have one or more of the following:
Two years of full-time experience in maintenance electrical or electrical work under the supervision of a skilled trades-person
Completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services, such as the New York State Civil Service Employees Association-Partnership (NYSCSEA-P) Applied Skilled Trades Certificate Program
An equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of appropriate technical courses at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.
Successful completion of the NYSCSEA-P Applied Skilled Trades Certificate Program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. It does not include 4,000 hours of on-the-job training, as required for the NYSCSEA-P Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship.
When required to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated.
Must be a quick learner and exhibit self-motivational skills
Adequate ability to discern colors for monitoring alarm conditions
Strong team mentality
Willing to earn technical certification's, relevant training, or other documentation that illustrates depth in this trade
Understand and execute safe work practices and procedures
Demonstrate applicable institutional knowledge and practices of the campuses and its operation
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