Electrician - AZ - Campus Maintenance
The Electrician provides electrical support and general assistance to all departments/sections at the Midwestern University Glendale Campus as needed. This position will report to the Lead Building Mechanic in Campus Facilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs electrical circuits/systems campus-wide.
- Reads and interprets electrical blueprints and wire diagrams
- Bends, cuts and installs EMT (Electrical Metallic Tubing) and the other various types of electrical conduit such as IMC and rigid conduit
- Installs and terminates electrical conductors for various electrical circuits
- Installs, maintains and repairs electrical transformers, distribution panels, circuit breakers, switches, receptacles, junction boxes, interior/exterior lighting fixtures and emergency lighting systems
- Utilizes electrical hand tools such as needle nose pliers, diagonal wire cutters, linesmen pliers, and other electrical hand tools
- Utilizes various electrical test equipment such as multi-meters, circuit tracers, amp-meters and other electrical test equipment to diagnose electrical circuit failures
- Responsible for monitoring and accomplishing all assigned electrical repair work orders
- Performs/assists in the maintenance and repair of plumbing, structural and HVAC systems as assigned
- Performs/assists in the installation, maintenance and repair of special systems such as access control, fire alarm, emergency broadcast systems and other special systems as assigned
- Performs/assists special events and classroom setups as assigned
- Performs after-hours, weekends and holidays standby duty as assigned
- Other duties as assigned
There are no supervisory responsibilities for this position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner and must have regular, in-person, predictable attendance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and one year certificate from college or technical school is required. An Associate's degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year College/Technical school is desired. Must have 5-7 years experience in electrical/electronic installation, maintenance & repair is required. Experience in the installation, maintenance & repair of fire alarm and access control systems is desired.
Computer proficiency in MS Office, Word. Excel knowledge is desired.
Intermediate skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
Intermediate skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Intermediate skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions and proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel crouch or crawl and talk or hear. The employee will occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift up to 25 pounds, regularly lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequently will be working near moving mechanical parts, and outdoor weather conditions. Regularly will be working in high, precarious places. Occasionally will be working in wet or humid conditions (non-weather), fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat (non-weather) extreme cold (non-weather), risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)