San Jose, California
Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title: Electrician

Job ID: 24090

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Code: 6533, Range 1

Department:FD&O ___________________________________________________

About the Position

The Electrician works independently to perform the full range of skilled journey-level electrical work including the installation, maintenance, modification and repair of electrical apparatuses, equipment and systems. The incumbent inspects, isolates, troubleshoots and repairs electrical malfunctions. The Electrician will plan the layout and perform wiring of new or remodeled installations; operates electrical power-generating plants and other electrical equipment and systems; maintains and repairs low voltage systems including fire, alarm and access systems; tests electrical equipment for safety and efficiency; fabricates electrical parts; and inspects completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

-Performs various types of preventive maintenance including: starting/stopping equipment, general cleaning, removing/installing serviceable parts, cleaning conductors/wire connections, identifying problems and needed repairs.

-Completes necessary repairs to electrical wiring, plugs, switches, breaker boxes, controls, lighting and electrical related items, as requested, by work orders.

-Operates hand and power tools for installing, removing, and cleaning parts and hardware.

-Inspects electrical-related equipment, systems and areas to identify problems and needed repairs.

-Tests and troubleshoots parts, equipment and systems using testing tools for diagnosis.

-Records work details in log sheets and keeps time record to assists in completion of documentation.

-Uses computer for communicating, researching parts and specifications, coordinating, documenting work details, and recording time log.

-Disables and clearly identifies (lock out and tag out) unsafe equipment, and immediately notify appropriate personnel.

-Reports problems and needed repairs to supervisor to be documented and scheduled.

-Operates radio or cellular phone for communication of urgent needs, critical information and status updates.

-Operates utility cart, pick-up truck, welding equipment, scissor lift, forklift, as certified, to access, repair, and transport personnel, equipment and waste materials.

-Unlocks and secures facility areas to access equipment, items to be repaired and/or maintained.

-Consults and works with other trade workers, as needed, for completion of repairs and remodels.

-Responds promptly to, and assists with urgent needs in order to prevent injury, damage or further incident.

-Attends and participates in departmental meetings, trainings and functions.

-Maintains clean work areas, tools, equipment and associated structures.

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