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Job Description Summary:

The Electrical position is part of the Facilities Services team, within the Division of Operations at the George Washington University. Facilities Services is searching for a full-time Electrician to support the Electrical team to effectively investigate and identify electrical problems and develop plans to repair and maintain the electrical systems throughout the University. This position will report to the Supervisor, Electrical.
More specifically, the Electrician will:
Performs preventive maintenance repairs on electrical systems, lighting systems, and equipment in and around buildings.
Installs wiring, electrical systems, lighting systems in and around buildings, power appliances, electrical machinery, and equipment according to written job orders.
Reports to and answers to emergency call-backs.
Performs other work related duties as requested. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
The Electrician may work around and/or with machine tools that present certain dangers, and all safety precautions must be followed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 1.5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:

Licensure as a Journeyman electrician by the District of Columbia is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of safe work practices based on industry standards, injury, and illness prevention practices.
Proficiency with computerized tools and testing equipment programs, as well as, contemporary software packages.
Ability to prepare sketches for minor construction projects.
A valid driver's/operator's license.
Ability to stand, walk, bend, see, and climb ladders is highly desired.
Ability to work independently is desired.

Typical Hiring Range $22.56 - $29.27 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?

Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: Operations Family Facilities & Campus Ops Sub-Family Electrical Stream Service and Support Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: 7:00 Am to 4:00 PM Monday - Friday Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S007795 Job Open Date: 11/21/2018 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a licensure as a Journeyman electrician in Washington DC?
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

    Documents needed to Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents





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      Job No:
      Posted: 11/22/2018
      Application Due: 1/8/2019
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