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Electrician II

Essential Positions Functions

Key duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers or other components.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations.
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
  • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
  • Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment including oscilloscopes, ammeters and test lamps.
  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
  • Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.
  • Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
  • Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.
  • Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.
  • Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.
  • Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services.
  • Provide assistance during emergencies by operating floodlights and generators, placing flares, and driving needed vehicles.
  • Ability to train/mentor Electrician I. Advanced understanding of electrical systems.
  • Advanced understanding of electrical systems. Trade school degree preferred.
  • Must be familiar with and adhere to all the safety rules and regulations for the University’s Safety Policy which apply to the work environment.
  • Must be able to adhere to deadlines and exhibit solid customer service and a strong ability to work well with others.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Electrician’s license and trade school degree are preferred.
  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions. Basic, proficient math skills are needed to carry out measurements.
  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Valid driver's license required.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • Good hygiene and cleanliness is required at all times.
  • Must adhere to the company uniform policy.
  • Maintain a clean vehicle and make office aware of maintenance issues.
  • Follow rules and regulations as described in the company handbook.

Job Hours

Typical hours are Monday – Friday 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. unless otherwise specified. Any schedule may be adjusted as needed and some overnights will be required with inclement weather events, campus events or campus emergencies.

Physical Requirements

  • Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of the job.
  • Must be able to lift and carry heavy items up and down stairs.
  • Must be able to spend a significant amount of time outside in all weather conditions.
  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
  • Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, biohazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.

Salary

  • Minimum Pay Rate: $16/hour.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Staff Employment Application - OR -
  2. Send cover letter and résumé to resume@msmary.edu or mail to:
Mount St. Mary's University - Electrician II Search
Department of Human Resources
16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
 

Mount St. Mary's University is a dynamic, Catholic, liberal arts university with over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As a Catholic university, Mount St. Mary's graduates ethical leaders who are inspired by a passion for learning and lead lives of significance in service to God and others. The university has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational programs and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. EOE.

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