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Electrical Maintenance Worker

Employer
Husson University
Location
Bangor

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Job Details

Job Title:

Electrical Maintenance Worker

Campus:

Bangor

Posting Number:

201100732

Full or Part Time:

Full-Time

Position Type:

Staff

Exempt/Non-Exempt:

Non-Exempt

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

Job Description Summary:

Performs work on buildings with electrical systems and equipment that operate in a voltage range of 12 to 480 volts. Performs tasks and duties related to the maintenance, repair, and upkeep of the buildings, equipment and grounds of the university.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures using hand and power tools.
• Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus and components using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of the breakdown and correct the problem.
• Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers or other components.
• Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
• Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures using testing devices to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
• Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures based on job specifications and local codes.
• Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.
• Enter and track maintenance work orders using computerized maintenance management system, including work status, labor and materials.
• Assist in snow removal from roads and walkways using snow plows, snow blowers and other equipment.
• Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of University properties including painting, remodeling, and general carpentry; changing lights, switches, ballasts, emergency fixtures; repair or replace plumbing fixtures, gaskets and valves, clears stoppages, etc.
• Move, deliver and repair office/dorm furniture and equipment.
• Assist in the upkeep of landscaping at the University including mowing, raking, and planting of trees and shrubs.
• Perform work from ladders, elevated platforms and rooftops.
• Assist with the maintenance and cleanliness of university vehicles and equipment.
• Must be able to participate in on-call duty rotation.

Education and Experience:

Education: High school diploma is required

- Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license.
- Maine Master Electricians License required.

Experience: Two years’ experience and/or training are preferred. Basic computer experience is required. Basic knowledge of tools and equipment related to this job description is required.

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:
• Knowledge of electrical principles and their application to the maintenance, repair, replacement and installation of electrical distribution systems
• Knowledge of codes (e.g. National Electrical code) related to installation or renovation, building wiring, lighting and power distribution systems in the various on higher education campuses
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, charts and technical instructions.
• Knowledge of safety practices and procedures used around electricity, in dangerous situations such as confined spaces or high elevations and in the use of chemicals.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to continuously reach and work overhead. The employee is also required to frequently stand, walk, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb stairs and ladders (with heights from 4 to 12 feet), talk, and use hands to finger, handle, and/or feel. The employee is also required to occasionally sit, crawl, climb into and out of the waste collections truck, operate foot controls on automobiles and equipment, push/pull and lift/carry equipment that weighs up to 50 pounds, and work while on ladders, staging, and lifts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Quick Link to Posting:

https://husson.peopleadmin.com/postings/3343

Organization


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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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