Electrician (00270)Role Title:
Trades Technician IIIPosition Number:
Non ExemptPay Band:
Full TimeType of Posting:
General PublicIs Sensitive Position?:
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Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining campus buildings utilizing the carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC trades as well as housekeeping and floor maintenance.Purpose of the Position:
This position will perform repairs, alternations, renovations, preventative maintenance, and new installations for building and campus electrical systems, fire alarm system, emergency generators, and elevators and their associated components.
It is responsible for ensuring all work performed is done safely and per code (NEC and VUSBC).
Thorough knowledge of methods, practices, terminology, tools, and materials used in electrical maintenance
General knowledge of NFPA 70 (NEC), BOCA, VUSBC, International Code Council code books, VOSHA, NPFA 70E, NFPA 72 and OSHA
Thorough knowledge of electrical theory
Thorough knowledge of the safety hazards of the work and of the necessary safety precautions
Ability to make repairs to complicated electrical wiring, fixtures, and equipment
Ability to perform manual work over extended periods of time
Skill in the use of electrical maintenance and repair equipment
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and diagnose problems to maintain electrical system throughout the campus
Ability to follow procurement regulations and use State credit card properly
Exceptional customer service skills
Ability to interact and communicate effectively both orally and in writing with Staff, Faculty, Students
Ability to tolerate change and continuous learning
Ability to be on-call on a rotational basisEducation, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :
Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Virginia driver’s license.
Current Journeyman electrical license with V.A. DPOR. Training in the electrical field.
Experience Required: Extensive experience in the electrical field.Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :
Education Preferred: Completed apprenticeship training in the electrical field.
Current master electrical license with V.A. DPOR.
Experience Preferred: Experience in a higher education or government organization.
Utility locating experience. Experience operating various types of equipment to include: trencher, man lift, boom lift and scaffold type lift.
$40,000 - $47,295Conditions of Employment:
This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period;
Selected candidate must have the ability to perform manual work over extended periods of time;
Selected candidate must have the ability to tolerate change and continuous learning;
Selected candidate must have the ability to be on-call on a rotational basis;
Ability to make repairs to complicated electrical wiring, fixtures, and equipment.
This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits;
Selected candidate must attend 2-day New Employee Orientation Program.Posting Number:
PS486PNumber of Vacancies:
06/14/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
CNU will only accept online applications through the jobs.cnu.edu website. Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Applicants are welcome to complete an online application by using computers located in the Office of Human Resources. Address: CNU North – 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Public computers are also available in nearby libraries and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Address: 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 (M-F 9am-4:30pm).
Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their application, in order to receive credit.
Applicant finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, individuals are required to complete a USCIS Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) and present documentation from the USCIS List of Acceptable Documents that establishes both their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States. The provided documents will be verified through the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify website.
CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.
Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement: