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18 Aug 2016

Full-Time Electrician, Electrical and Life Safety Systems (13303)

American University – Posted by SACJobs Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

The role of this position is to provide a safe, functional, clean, efficient and attractive living and learning environment. The Electrician is a skilled, licensed trade person responsible for evaluating, repairing and replacing a variety of electrical facility components, to ensure the equipment is fully operational and meets university standards. This position will be
involved in corrective and preventive maintenance and minor alteration work and may oversee temporary labor and/or other trades persons or contractors as required.

The Electrician performs preventive of the medium voltage system and routine corrective maintenance on wiring,
emergency generators and transfer switches, in order to assure that systems are safe and operating as designed.
This position also performs emergency repairs to generators, electrical machinery, and sprinkler systems in and around buildings, in order to assure that service interruptions are minimized. This position requires general supervision and often works independently.

Educational Requirements:
A GED or high school diploma is required. A Journeyman Electrical License is also required. The completion of a formal apprenticeship program is preferred.

Minimum Requirements:
4-5 years of working journey-level experience.
Incumbent must maintain a valid driver’s license with fewer than 2 points.
Basic computer skills/email usage.
Basic electrical troubleshooting skills.
Ability to read and use blueprints.
Ability to use meters/testing devices Use and knowledge of electrical codes.

Preferred Requirements:
2 years of service truck experience.
1-2 years of controls service.
University experience.

Controls troubleshooting.
Microsoft Office skills.
Ability to work on ladders, scaffolding and at heights of 40 feet or more, and lift 50 lbs.

Additional Information:
All university trade positions are expected to perform duties other than those typically associated with core trade responsibilities as the needs of the university dictate. Facilities Management (FM) is a diverse team-oriented organization where employees actively support each other’s success. Collaboration and cooperation are expected from all employees. Successful FM employees are those who contribute to our ability to support each other and our customers.

Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.
Education: High School or Equiv.
Work Experience: 4-6 Years

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Job Categories: Safety and Security. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Electrical, Electrician, and Life Safety Systems. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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