Electrician I, Facilities Management And Campus Services

Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 months ago

Job Function:

At Carnegie Mellon University, Facilities Management and Campus Services (FMCS) defines our core activities through stewardship of university facilities and happiness of our customers. In order to carry out these strategically important activities, we focus on the areas of technological enhancement, process improvement, quality assurance, and collaboration.

We are seeking an Electrician to join our outstanding growing team. In this role, you will be responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and repairing electrically driven equipment, components and general wiring, specifying wire and conduit sizes for proper circuit protection of tools and equipment. You will also install, maintain and test switches, panels and control devices applicable to plant installations.

Your other responsibilities will include:

  • Working from scaffolding and ladders when necessary

  • Requisitioning job parts and supplies

  • Inspecting and monitoring system equipment operation

  • Operating on and off-road utility vehicles and light trucks in support of assigned work

  • Performing other duties as assigned

You should be able to work effectively with other craft employees, build positive relationships and handle difficult people effectively. You will understand the scope of the job assigned and communicate effectively with customers to insure understanding of work. You will need to have working knowledge of the National Electrical Code and applicable City of Pittsburgh codes. You will work effectively and safely in close proximity to electrical equipment at voltages up to 4,160 VAC using appropriate protective equipment.

A pre-employment drug test and driver's license check will be completed prior to an offer of employment. A membership of, or agreement to join Local #95, International Union of Operating Engineers required. You may be required to work shifts, overtime and call-out work. You may be required to obtain all background clearances as required by Pennsylvania Act 153.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required; graduation from technical school, trade school or electrician apprenticeship program preferred.

  • Valid Pennsylvania driver's license (or equivalent for out-of state applicants)

  • Current valid electrician's license issued by the City of Pittsburgh

  • Minimum three years recent full time continuous experience in electrical maintenance and installation work at the journeyman level.

  • Preferred: Minimum ten years recent full time continuous experience in electrical work at the journeyman level in an institutional (university or hospital) setting. Experience working with electrical distribution systems at voltages up to 4160.

  • Physical Mobility: Ability to move and work in confined spaces, up and down ladders and to work from ladders, scaffolding, and bucket truck platform. Travel to jobs over a 93 acre campus with many hills and stairs. Ability to lift 40 pounds from ground to overhead. Ability to pass a physical exam for clearance to wear a respirator when working near hazardous environment.

Are you passionate about this opportunity with us? Please apply.

More Information:

Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at: www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

FT/PT Status: Full TimeOrganization: FMS OPERATIONSMinimal Education Level None SpecifiedSalary: $29.63/hourDescription:

At Carnegie Mellon University, Facilities Management and Campus Services (FMCS) defines our core activities through stewardship of university facilities and happiness of our customers. In order to carry out these strategically important activities, we focus on the areas of technological enhancement, process improvement, quality assurance, and collaboration.

We are seeking an Electrician to join our outstanding growing team. In this role, you will be responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and repairing electrically driven equipment, components and general wiring, specifying wire and conduit sizes for proper circuit protection of tools and equipment. You will also install, maintain and test switches, panels and control devices applicable to plant installations.

Your other responsibilities will include:

  • Working from scaffolding and ladders when necessary

  • Requisitioning job parts and supplies

  • Inspecting and monitoring system equipment operation

  • Operating on and off-road utility vehicles and light trucks in support of assigned work

  • Performing other duties as assigned

You should be able to work effectively with other craft employees, build positive relationships and handle difficult people effectively. You will understand the scope of the job assigned and communicate effectively with customers to insure understanding of work. You will need to have working knowledge of the National Electrical Code and applicable City of Pittsburgh codes. You will work effectively and safely in close proximity to electrical equipment at voltages up to 4,160 VAC using appropriate protective equipment.

A pre-employment drug test and driver's license check will be completed prior to an offer of employment. A membership of, or agreement to join Local #95, International Union of Operating Engineers required. You may be required to work shifts, overtime and call-out work. You may be required to obtain all background clearances as required by Pennsylvania Act 153.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required; graduation from technical school, trade school or electrician apprenticeship program preferred.

  • Valid Pennsylvania driver's license (or equivalent for out-of state applicants)

  • Current valid electrician's license issued by the City of Pittsburgh

  • Minimum three years recent full time continuous experience in electrical maintenance and installation work at the journeyman level.

  • Preferred: Minimum ten years recent full time continuous experience in electrical work at the journeyman level in an institutional (university or hospital) setting. Experience working with electrical distribution systems at voltages up to 4160.

  • Physical Mobility: Ability to move and work in confined spaces, up and down ladders and to work from ladders, scaffolding, and bucket truck platform. Travel to jobs over a 93 acre campus with many hills and stairs. Ability to lift 40 pounds from ground to overhead. Ability to pass a physical exam for clearance to wear a respirator when working near hazardous environment.

Are you passionate about this opportunity with us? Please apply.

More Information:

Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at: www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.


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