Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Licensed Electrician to join the Facilities department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position and is eligible for benefits.
Reporting to the Electrical Shop Supervisor, the Licensed Electrican, performs a wide variety of electrical tasks in Institution buildings and on ships.
Constructs, installs, and repairs electrical equipment and facilitates ashore and on board Institution vessels. Traces, identifies, and corrects malfunction and failures for a great variety of commercial and marine electrical circuitry. Includes but not limited to:
Testing of electrical circuits
Support testing of sprinkler systems and elevators
Working with electrical control systems, batteries and backup
Assists, as required, in design work for electrical installation and constructs required units
Develops material lists required for work and prepares requisition for approval
Works with electrical meters and tools, mechanic's hand and power tools, drill press, power saws, sheet metal tools, heavy equipment (fork lifts, crane cars, and overhead cranes) and ship's electrical equipment and machinery
Performs other such duties as deemed necessary by supervisor
Education & Experience
Education: High school or vocational school plus 1 year training school or apprenticeship in electrical tradesExperience: 1 - 5 yearsCertification/License: Massachusetts Electrician's License
Effective Communication, Teamwork
Valid Massachusetts drivers license
Ability to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
WHOI has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in effect, where you must register your full vaccination status [vaccination plus booster] in order to begin your employment. The registration process is confidential and entails submitting your official vaccination records, or requesting to engage in the interactive exemption process for either a medical or religious reason.
Physical tasks for this position include but are not limited to lifting 10 - 25 lbs. 20+ times per day; lifting 25 - 50 lbs. 3+ times per day; Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking; Kneeling, bending, stooping, twisting, climbing ladders/stools, use of hands for basic grasping / manipulation, use of hands for fine manipulation, and reaching (above and below shoulder). Other occupational requirements include talking, working around others, and with others. Physical duties are subject to change.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is the world's leading, non-profit organization dedicated to ocean science and engineering, exploration and education. Come join a diverse organization whose curiosity, creativity, and commitment help improve the world's understanding of the ocean's importance to the plant and to society. Experience a culture of excellence, dedication, innovation and discovery.Please visit https://careers.whoi.edu for a listing of all of our openings and apply today!