Electrician for Low Voltage Shop, Planning & Facilities Management Georgetown University

Electrician for Low Voltage Shop, Planning & Facilities Management Georgetown University

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Electrician for Low Voltage Shop, Planning & Facilities Management - Georgetown University

The Electrician works with other trades, alone or with helpers, providing direct service to ensure a comfortable, safe and clean environment in which the University community can live, learn and work.

Reporting directly to the Low Voltage Electric Supervisor along with other electricians - and indirectly to Zone Managers when assigned for specific tasks - the Electrician provides customer service in accordance with the department mission at all times. Duties include but are not limited to:

Skilled Electrician Work
  • Respond to work order requests, direct calls from users and supervisor's directions to repair and/or replace electrical fixtures, devices and components; to install electrical wiring and lighting systems; and to perform preventative maintenance of electrical equipment, fire alarms, clocks and other electrical devices
  • Ensure that work complies with all applicable codes and regulations, and that serviced equipment is installed, operated and maintained in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations
  • Ensure that work is performed in accordance with applicable building codes and local government regulations
  • Use and dispose of materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations
  • Keep abreast of changes and new developments in applicable codes and regulations

Supplies and Materials
  • Ensure efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources
  • Draw and/or requisition supplies, parts, materials and tools needed to effect repairs using such items economically to avoid undue costs
  • Keeps supervisor informed of supply/material needs to ensure that adequate inventory is maintained

  • Suggest improvements in service to improve unit operations
  • Provide supervisors and department management with advice and suggestions regarding work methods, procedures, parts, tools and related matters for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and cost of service
  • As assigned, conduct tests or pilot programs to evaluate new products, methods or procedures; and monitor tests and report test results with recommendations to supervisor.

Training and Assistance
  • Ensure training and assistance to other workers to improve staff capability
  • Provide on the job instruction to helpers and other workers as assigned and in the normal course of performing daily work
  • Demonstrate use of tools and equipment, and assign appropriate tasks to helpers and others, enabling them to develop their skills in the field
  • Provides information to supervisors regarding the performance and skill development of helpers and others assigned.

  • Ensure completion of paperwork to ensure accountability
  • Record actions taken in response to work orders and other requests, entering such information on work orders and time sheets on a daily basis
  • Complete and submit required forms and documents to ensure that such information is properly recorded and submitted

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Completion of apprenticeship or equivalent training in the electrician trade
  • Current journeyman electrical license for the District of Columbia
  • Valid DC, VA, or MD driver's license

The Electrician is subject to random and for cause drug and alcohol testing.

The Electrician may be required to operate University commercial vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10K+ (e.g., tow trucks, box trucks, trash trucks, buses, and lifts). Therefore, the Electrician must possess a medical card and/or certificate issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT), which is issued by a licensed “medical examiner,” after completion of a DOT physical examination as defined in in GU Policy and DOT Regulations 391.11 (4) - Medical Card/Certificate and 390.5 (1) - Commercial Motor Vehicles (10K+) Definitions Improving the Safety of Commercial Motor Vehicles

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or [email protected].

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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