Electrician Maintenance

Location
Stanford
Posted
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Electrician Maintenance

Job Number:
76546

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

Stanford University's department of Land, Buildings & Real Estate (“LBRE”) is seeking to hire an Electrician Maintenance. This position reports to the Engineering Trades District Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

Working under general supervision, these employees perform journey level work involved with the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment and if permitted, new construction and remodels. They may work alone or as part of a crew depending on the work assignment. Assignments are normally received in the form of work orders, blueprints, sketches, or verbal instructions. Routine work is performed independently and is inspected in progress and upon completion for compliance with specifications. Direction is received from an Electrician Specialist, Lead Person or Supervisor.

Characteristic Duties:
  • Maintains light and power circuits, elevators, controls, electric motors of various sizes and types, lighting fixtures, transformers, communications systems, standby battery power circuits and equipment, making repairs as necessary.
  • Tests as necessary for short circuits, grounds, and other electrical disorders and takes corrective measures as indicated.
  • Installs new circuits and equipment.
  • Installs conduits, wires, cables, pull boxes, transformers, switches and other related equipment required in making additions, extensions, or alterations in electrical systems, or in new construction, if permitted.
  • Repairs and replaces defective parts in motors, generators, pumps, storage batteries, switchboards, controllers, switches, and other related equipment.
  • Repairs hand tools.
  • Troubleshoots 1 and 3 phase motors and related equipment.
  • Uses a variety of tools and instruments such as hand tools of the trade, voltmeter, ohmmeter, current meter, motor analyzer, megger, hydraulic bending equipment, motorized cable pulling equipment, etc.
  • May perform above functions on systems connected with higher energy particle accelerators or other equipment.
  • May use a computer to meet operational needs.
  • Ensures that safety rules are followed.
The work requires a thorough knowledge of practical electrical theory and the ability to construct and read wiring diagrams. These employees must have a working knowledge of the theory of operations of various types of communications systems, motors, illumination systems, power systems, heating appliances and other electrical equipment. Must have knowledge of National Electrical Code & CAL-OSHA Standards on electrical and work safety procedures. This skill level is generally associated with a minimum of 4-5 years of experience in the trade. They must be able to make repairs on all equipment encountered, to diagnose electrical trouble, and to make new installations with a minimum of supervision and technical advice. They must be willing to work in confined spaces and high places. Electrician Maintenance must be a qualified journey electrician. This position perform journey level work concerned with the proper technical installation, operation and maintenance of electrical systems in university buildings, fire alarm and street lighting systems, communications systems, etc. Assignments may involve work on overhead lines, high voltage cables and other situations with some hazard. May need to be able to use a computer in the course of their work. Must possess a valid California driver's license and a good driving record. Must be available to work overtime and available for callbacks.


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Job: Facilities

Location: Land, Buildings and Real Estate
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






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