Job no: 492410
Appointment Type: Staff Full-time
Department: Facilities Services
Work Days: Mon-Fri
Shift Start/End Time: 7:30AM-4:30PM
Hours Per Week: 40
Weeks Per Year: 52
Working under direction of the Electrical Supervisor, the electrician will safely perform journeyman level quality work involved with the installation, maintenance, and repair of the college’s electrical systems and equipment.
The position requires a high school diploma along with either a two year AOS degree in Electrical Construction & Maintenance, a recognized five year apprenticeship, vocational education in electrical construction, and/or military training in the electrical trades. A minimum of five to seven years’ experience is preferred, and/or having the equivalent combination of education and experience is also acceptable. Also, the candidate must have a valid New York State driver’s license, and safe driving record. Applicants with an electrical license within the city of Albany, Schenectady, or Troy is preferred, but isn’t required for the position. Knowledge of electrical theory and the fundamentals of ohm’s law, practical understanding and application of the National Electrical Code, NFPA, and OSHA standards on electrical and work safety procedures is a must, as well as the understanding of motor controllers, WYE and Delta motor connections, reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics, and one-line diagrams are all skills required for the position. The candidate will also possess effective decisional, negotiating team building and leader/mentoring skills with excellent verbal, written, presentation, and listening abilities while working within a diverse community.