The Maintenance Electrician union represented position. The Maintenance Electrician position is responsible for the installation, testing and maintenance of the electrical and fire alarm systems on the College campus, as well as the electrical distribution and transmission equipment in the utility tunnels and electrical vaults. The Maintenance Electrician also coordinates the work of outside electrical contractors working for the College as required. This position requires continuous education to further educate and support this position.
Days/Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
Maintain all electrical systems on the College campus. Including:
13.8kv switchgear and main distribution system
Emergency generation systems
Commercial building switchgear and distribution systems
Residential style buildings.
Primary responsibility for the Fire Alarm panels and systems in the campus buildings, including residential buildings.
Assist with low voltage card access and security systems as needed.
Coordinate the work load using a work order management system.
Journeyman or Master Minnesota electrical license
Minimum 10 years documented relevant electrical experience with:
Residential installation and repair
Commercial electrical system maintenance and repair including motor controls.
Low voltage wiring and systems
Medium voltage distribution systems, including 13.8kv distribution.
A proven ability to read and understand electrical prints.
An ability to read and create one-line drawings for electrical systems and switching.
Ability to troubleshoot and repair complex electrical systems.
Computer experience in email, word processor and spreadsheet documents.
Able to work independently; self-starter with ability to maintain detailed records.
A positive, cooperative service-oriented attitude.
A valid Minnesota driver’s license with a good record (subject to verification).
Neat and safe work habits.
Must pass a background check.
An electrical degree from a secondary school.
Experience with power generation.
A good understanding of other trades and ability to work with them
Experience working with a multi-building campus setting
Must pass pre-employment physical
Requires the physical ability to occasionally lift and carry 60 lbs. tools and equipment.
Ability to climb step ladders, extension ladders, ship ladders, fixed ladders and 120 steps carrying 25 lbs.
Will work on roof tops and be required to work at elevations with a mechanical lift or ladder.
The ability to stand and walk up to 3 hrs. at a time.
Must be able to grasp small tools and parts for installation.
Occasionally crawl through a 22” opening and crawl up to 25’.
Occasionally use force up to 80 lbs.
Must have the ability to understand and follow written and oral work instructions, operations, safety procedures, and hazardous labels.
Note: This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the hire is complete. We accept only online applications.
Carleton College is an AA/EEO Employer: We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Union Salary and Benefits: The selected finalist’s salary will be based on the candidate’s qualifications, internal pay structure, and our overall compensation package. Carleton offers a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, pension plan, a health savings account with college contribution, a generous paid time off, as well as access to many other campus amenities.
Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro that offers an interesting alternative to working in corporate America. A place with a small-town charm with big city opportunities. If you are looking for a stimulating environment to work in, take a closer look at this opportunity today.
Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college of roughly 2,000 students located in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Nationally recognized as the nation’s top college for undergraduate teaching, Carleton is known for its academic rigor, intellectual curiosity, and sense of humor. Carleton offers 33 majors and 38 minors in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, and social sciences.