Electrical Technician

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Electrical Technician Notice

Chesapeake College is now operating on summer hours and will be closed on Fridays through August 9th.

Staff Full-Time Job Number ET Level Salary based on qualifications and experience. Description

Performs installation and maintenance of wiring, electrical systems and equipment up to 480 volts 3 phase. This position is responsible for performing skilled work involving the installation, maintenance, and repair of the Electrical Systems for the entire Physical Plant of the Wye Mills Campus and the Cambridge Center. In addition to this position; diagnoses electrical problems, locate faults and recommends upgrades and repairs. Orders materials and supplies as needed to maintain electrical/mechanical systems and works with outside contractors as needed to facilitate work in a timely manner. Advises and assists other technicians with wiring problems on equipment such as fans, heaters, pumps or vehicle electrical systems. Also assists other technicians in their trades or with other tasks which require additional manpower. This employee will be required to use reasonable care, judgment, and the safe application of their knowledge in the performance of their duties. This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule that may include weekends, holidays, and college emergencies. This position is designated as “essential” and will require working outside normal work hours. Essential personnel may be called in to work outside of regular working hours to assist with inclement weather and other college activities.


High school diploma or G.E.D. Must have one of the following: Completed a four (4) year apprenticeship and three (3) years as a journeyman Electrician: or, minimum of ten (10) years experience working as an electrician or electrical foreman in a commercial/institutional/industrial setting. Possession and retention of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license is also a requirement. Thorough knowledge of the principles, terminology, tools and equipment used in the electrical trade including the following: thorough knowledge of electrical theory and codes, ability to read and interpret blueprints, specifications, and schematics. Ability to make repairs using electrical safety practices; ability to work with all voltages; good knowledge of mechanical systems and repair work; ability to plan and direct work of other electricians and assistants; ability to perform manual work; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and supervisors; knowledge of energy management systems; some knowledge of personal computers and pertinent application; regular and timely attendance; performance of duties a safe manner. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Open until filled.

Deadline Date Friday, May 31, 2019 For best consideration, please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please reference the job to which you are applying in the subject heading. Resumes must be in .doc or PDF format. We are unable to open or convert files in other formats.

Chesapeake College is an equal opportunity employer who values the power of diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.

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Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 6/3/2019
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