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Saint Mary's College of California
Moraga, CA

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Four-Year Institution

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Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


The Electrician supports the electrical and mechanical systems of the campus through preventative and reactive maintenance.

Electrical Work:

  • Responds to work requests via work order system and radio related to the loss of power. Trouble-shoots issues and restores power.
  • Traces, tests, and trouble-shoots circuits ranging in voltage from 120 to 480; replaces electrical panels, breakers and other electrical equipment.
  • Installs new electrical circuits (in EMT & MC cable); Assists with the layout of electrical circuit remodeling projects; performs wiring and circuitry used for motors and related controls; works with motors both in single-phase and three phase systems.
  • Assists student groups and other campus departments with the set-up of temporary power for large events.
  • Maintains street lamps and outside lighting; replaces light bulbs, photo-cell components and ballasts.

General Building Maintenance:

  • Assists with the general repair and maintenance of campus facilities in the areas of plumbing, fire safety, HVAC and kitchen equipment, and general maintenance.

Safety and Training:

  • Follows building codes and operates tools and equipment safely.
  • Follows departmental, College, and OSHA policies and procedures to ensure safe practices.
  • Participates in required, monthly safety training meetings; participates in equipment operation training, as appropriate.

Administrative Duties:

  • Retrieves new work via electronic database; closes work orders in system when work is complete.
  • Keeps an inventory of stock materials and works with the team lead and shop manager to ensure materials needed are ordered.
  • Maintains work vehicle and ensures it's in functional working order.

Risk Management & Stewardship of College Property:All employees in Facilities Services are expected to protect and maintain all College property and the people who come to SMC to learn, live, work and visit.Therefore, the following are required:

  • Proactively identify, report or resolve any and all safety issues as quickly as possible;
  • Proactively identify issues related to code compliance and report them to the appropriate supervisor or Director as soon as possible;
  • Ensure the campus is clean and orderly; return furnishings and other equipment to their places when moved by members of the community or after scheduled events;
  • Take care to ensure College property is not compromised due to propped doors, broken locks, or left out in the rain or weather. Work proactively to reduce opportunities for theft and vandalism;
  • Ensure that our campus facilities achieve the greatest amount of "up time," meaning all services and utilities provided shall have minimal disruption in service. Disruptions in service shall be well-planned with constituent groups and result in the least impact to the campus.

Experience and Qualifications

Education Required: High School Diploma or GED

Education Preferred: Electrical Apprentice/ Trade School

Experience: 3 - 5 years of experience working in the electrical trade.

Skills/ Abilities: Ability to read, write and speak English. Must have some basic computer skills for the use of email and the electronic work order system. Must be able to use trade-specific tools and have an understanding of the building/ electrical codes.

Other: The Facilities Services department operates 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. Therefore, swing, weekend, and emergency shifts are required. Facilities Services employees are considered critical employees and will be required to assist the College in the event of campus emergencies. Must have clean driving record/ability to be insured by the College.

Supplemental Information


Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at

1) Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College

2) A resume

3) The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.

In applying for a position, candidates sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.


Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.


College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.


Saint Mary's College annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Saint Mary's College Report, please go to the Public Safety website at To request a paper copy please call Public Safety at (925) 631-4284. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.


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