UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 5/16/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 5/25/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Meter Electrician will perform skilled journey level electrical work in the installation, modification, maintenance, repair and overhaul of utility meter/Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) systems installed throughout UCSD facilities including: electrical, gas, water (potable, industrial, reclaimed, seawater) and British Thermal Unit (BTU) metering. Perform diagnostic tests, calibrations and installations on all metering systems and provide support, as needed, to other Facilities Maintenance (FM) shops and campus departments. Participate in the campus plan review process and ensure proper utility metering is installed in all new construction and major renovations. This will include both temporary construction and actual building utilities.
Work with campus project managers, inspectors and contractors to ensure proper metering is in place and programmed before service is initiated. Provide expeditious, professional and courteous customer service. Coordinate services with campus customers, supervisors and co-workers to ensure timely and satisfactory completion of projects. Provide support to the overall campus utility operation and management missions of minimizing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, and providing reliable power to the campus.
Required to work overtime as needs are identified. May be required to work alternate shifts.
Journey-level experience in meter systems. Working knowledge and skills demonstrated through experience in general electrical, specific to metering functional areas.
Journey-level experience in maintenance and repair procedures including preventive maintenance, breakdown repair and trouble-shooting, construction, installation and fabrication techniques typical in trade.
Knowledge demonstrated through experience of proper use and maintenance of hand and power tools related to job functions.
Demonstrated experience working with building codes, safety rules and regulations as well as ability to understand policies and procedures as related to the position. Strong demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints, wiring diagrams, shop drawings and systems' diagrams.
Proven ability to observe and practice safe working habits and maintain security of buildings and systems.
Demonstrated ability to follow through and carry out assignments, using problem-solving skills and sound judgment.
Proven ability to effectively communicate verbally, in writing or electronically. Ability to work independently or in teams as well as with diverse groups. Ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities.
FBI/DOJ background and DMV checks and clearances required prior to hire.
Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License.
Must be willing and able to work in morgues, gross anatomy and pathological laboratories where human and animal bodies or parts thereof may be exposed to view of worker.
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