Maintenance Person IV - Electrician

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Maintenance Person IV - Electrician

Stanford University

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About Residential & Dining Enterprises:Founded in 1891, Stanford University is among the top academic institutions in the country, excelling in a wide range of fields from the humanities to information technology to the health sciences and medicine. The university is located near Palo Alto, 35 miles south of San Francisco, on an 8,800-acre campus. Residential & Dining Enterprises, the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community. The Department has an annual operating budget of over $206 million, oversees a 5 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus, and provides housing for over 12,000 students, serves over 18,000 daily meals at 30 dining and retail locations and over 500,000 meals at Athletic Concessions events, and hosts 20,000 conference guests annually. Additionally, R&DE comprises 660 FTE staff in the following divisions: the Office of the Senior Associate Vice Provost, Student Housing, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, and a team of R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration, Human Resources, and Information Technology. “Students (Customers) First” is the mantra of R&DE and our strategic goals reflect our commitment to delivering quality and excellence to our constituents every day. In R&DE, “Excellence is defined by aligning our strategic goals and performance with our vision.” About Stanford Dining: R&DE Stanford Dining, a division of Residential & Dining Enterprises, serves over 12,000 meals per day. Its operations include11 undergraduate dining halls, two late-night dining operations, Schwab Executive Dining, an athletic training table program, the Teaching Kitchen @ Stanford, Community BeWell Gardens, and summer conference dining. As the dining department of the world's premier research and teaching institution, R&DE Stanford Dining promotes food as a multidisciplinary educational experience and engages students in food issues such as those related to health, the environment, social equity and the global economy. R&DE Stanford Dining has been recognized for its culinary excellence by awards such as the prestigious industry Ivy Award by Restaurants and Institutions for its environmental leadership role, by numerous awards such as the Acterra Award for Sustainability, and most recently was named Most Vegan-Friendly College by peta2 for its vegan and vegetarian offerings, and certified as a Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) restaurant by the United States Healthful Food Council for its use of nutrition and sustainability best practices. For more information, please visit
Job Purpose:Under the general supervision, performs Journey level electrical work involved with the design, installation, maintenance, operation and repair of Housing and Dining Department equipment. This work includes but is not limited to electrical systems of all types, domestic appliances of all types. Responsible for installation of various electrical, domestic appliances, fixtures, and equipment which he/she ensures are in compliance with UPC, OSHA and manufacturer's requirements, standards and codes. CORE DUTIES*:

  • Exhibits the knowledge and ability to work with various materials found in the work place. Ability to read and follow blueprints. Correctly inspects and troubleshoots systems for malfunctions.
  • Replaces switches, receptacles, light fixtures, ballast's and relamps light fixtures. Does electrical repair on motors, switches, and controls. Make electrical hook-ups. Performs PM&I on electrical equipment
  • Checks, maintains and makes repairs on domestic and commercial kitchen appliances such as, but not limited to freezers, ranges, flat top grills, ovens, disposals, mixers, ice makers, ice cream machines, drinking fountains and dish machines.
  • Responsible for meeting time and volume requirements in an accurate, reliable and professional manner. Produce high-quality work that meets established standards and assures the efficient use of resources.
  • In addition to the duties performed by Maintenance Person IIIs, employees at this level work under general supervision and perform maintenance tasks of substantial complexity in two or more trades.
  • The skill level associated with this classification requires incumbents to have a full working knowledge of craft procedures and practices in at least two of the trades listed in the Maintenance III or Maintenance III Premium classifications.
  • Employees in this classification typically work within prescribed procedures but may make unique and innovative modifications as necessary to safely and expeditiously discharge their assigned work.
  • Work may be spot checked while in progress or inspected upon completion.
  • Employees may work alone, or as a member of a crew (with or without lead responsibility).
* - Other duties may also be assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education & Experience:
  • Valid California driver's license required. Knowledge of all building codes in his/her trade
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong and effective interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Capable of learning and applying safe work practices and procedures, including but not limited to: Class III asbestos work, proper use and care of respirators, hazardous waste management and handling, lockout, tag out procedures, Injury Illness Prevention Program, Confined Space procedures, CPR and chemical safe practices.
  • Must be skilled in the use of the tools, materials, and equipment used in at least two of these trades. They must have sufficient skill and experience to qualify as a journey level worker in two or more of these trades. This may include time as an apprentice or in vocational training. Certifications and Licenses:NonePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, and use a telephone.
  • Occasionally write by hand, twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, sort/file paperwork.* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job. WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Wears respirator and other protective safety equipment and clothing as needed. Must be able to lift heavy materials frequently each day.
  • Works in all types of weather.
  • Able to climb on roofs, or crawl under buildings.
  • Respond to emergency calls at night or on weekends.
  • Willing to work variable shifts at night or on weekends.WORK STANDARDS:
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,


    Location: Residential & Dining Enterprises, California, United States
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    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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    Posted: 6/8/2018
    Application Due: 8/8/2018
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