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Electrician

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Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/D/V

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Position Title: Electrician
Open to: Internal and External Applicants
Full-Time or Part-Time Status: Full-Time, 12 months
If Part-Time, hours per week:
If temporary, please provide a start and end date:
Staff Job Type: Hourly/Non-Exempt
Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications

Under general supervision to perform work requiring skills in the trade of electrician.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Perform all duties peculiar to, and normally required in the trade of electrician, following recognized procedures and techniques for such work.
2. Perform all electrical work, institutional and commercial, including layout and material requirements.
3. Install and repair motor controls, fire and other alarms, heating and refrigeration controls, lighting and similar building and campus components.
4. Trouble shoot motor controls, i.e. from schematics.
5. Trace underground breaks using approved equipment and make necessary repairs.
6. Analyze extent of disruption of service, time repair element, necessity of outside assistance to restore service.
7. Test high tension switch gear, replace fuses, isolate one service or parallel the services and transfer.
8. Transfer high tension on main switch gear by paralleling before transfer.
9. Install and maintain emergency generating equipment.
10. Install telephone equipment for moves and changes and repair telephone instruments.
11. Perform all classification related duties as assigned.

Secondary Responsibilities:
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:

Snow removal.
Available on off-hours for emergencies.

Minimum Requirements:

1. Successfully completed apprenticeship, four years experience as electrician.
2. Knowledge of the tools, methods and practices of the trade including blue print reading and schematics.
3. Must have a valid driver’s license.
4. Familiar with National Electrical Code.
5. Familiar with OSHA requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

4. Technical school graduate preferred.

Additional Information:
Position Classification: Service
Union: Facilities Management
Number of direct reports to this position: 0
Department: 442005 - Office of Facilities Management
Band: No Response
Date Open to Internal Applicants: 11/03/2016
Date Open to External Applicants: 03/20/2017
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions:

Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/D/V

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you successfully completed an apprenticeship or do you have 4 years experience as an electrician?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have knowledge of the tools, methods and practices of the trade including blue print reading and schematics?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you familiar with the National Electric Code?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you familiar with OSHA requirements?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you a technical school graduate?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Please indicate how you FIRST learned of this position
    • Internal Job Announcement
    • Periodic search of the SJU website
    • Employee Referral (Specify name of employee below)
    • On-line Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Social Media (Please specify venue below)
    • Email Announcement (Please specify listserv or other source below)
    • Print Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Networking Event or Conference (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Job Fair (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  8. * Per the question above, please specify the name of the venue or place where you FIRST learned of this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents