Electrician (Sunday Thursday 8 am to 4 pm)

Sarah Lawrence College

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Electrician (Sunday Thursday 8 am to 4 pm)

Job Description
Under the supervision of the Facilities Director, performs a variety of electrical work in the maintenance of College properties and performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties Summary
Duties and Responsibilities: Install, maintain and repair wiring, control and lighting systems interior and exterior. Inspect electrical components such as transformers and circuit breakers. Handle other basic electrical repairs including changing light bulbs or fluorescent lamps and repairing ballast and light fixtures, both indoor and outdoor. Troubleshoot and identify electrical problems. Handle minor patching, plastering of walls and ceilings due running electrical conduit and wiring. With approval of the supervisor purchase supplies and materials necessary to complete projects. Manage electrical shop inventory and order of parts and fixtures so shop has constant inventory. Maintain and repair tools & equipment related to work. Perform other maintenance work and assist others as directed. When the College is closed for breaks (Thanksgiving, winter break) there is overtime available for on-call coverage based on seniority rotation. Other duties as assigned:Handle minor repairs and replacement work not directly related to electrical work such as cleaning flat roof drains & gutter and leaders, when necessary, shade replacement, sign installation, repairing loose floor & ceramic tiles, stair treads; replace ceiling tiles, caulks windows & doors. Assemble and moves furniture, assist with hanging pictures, bulletin boards and shelving and times assists with campus table and chair set-ups.

Required Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: · High school diploma or GED. · Three to five years of electrical experience and a variety of maintenance skills. · Valid driver’s license required. · Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment, moving furniture, working in tight spaces. · Must be able to safely use tools, equipment and work from ladders and scaffolding. · Ability to complete the following trainings as required: lock out tag out, confined space, MSDS, asbestos and lead identification, ladder safety, emergency evacuation, in-house OSHA and respirator training and other training SLC requires or mandates. · Ability to interact appropriately with all SLC community members, guests and contractors· Perform other maintenance work and assist others as directed.

Preferred Qualifications

Requirements for Employment
Effective October 15, 2021, all employees of Sarah Lawrence College must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exceptions to this requirement will only be considered for documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. Any offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check and submission of proof of vaccination.

Posting Number: S00260P
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Open Until Filled: Yes

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Sarah Lawrence is a prestigious, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Founded in 1926 and consistently ranked among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country, Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, our historic campus is home to an inclusive, intellectually curious, and diverse community.

Talented, creative students choose Sarah Lawrence for the opportunity to take charge of their education. In close collaboration with our dedicated, distinguished faculty, students create a rigorous, personalized course of study, conduct independent research, and connect a wide array of disciplines. They graduate knowing how to apply the knowledge, skills, and critical thinking necessary for life after college.

Sarah Lawrence College occupies 44 wooded acres in Yonkers, NY, near the Village of Bronxville—just north of New York City. A 30-minute train ride from the Bronxville station takes students into Midtown Manhattan.

In addition to our round-table classrooms, Sarah Lawrence has outstanding theatres, art and performance studios, and music spaces; modern science labs; state-of-the-art graphic computing equipment; competitive sports facilities; a 60,000-square-foot visual arts center; and recently renovated dining facilities.

Our students are men and women who share an enthusiasm for intellectual rigor, academic risk taking, creativity in all disciplines, and original and interdisciplinary work. We are particularly committed to having our faculty, administration, and student body reflect the social, racial, and economic diversity that characterizes our society. The College’s 1,377 undergraduate students come from nearly every state and from 53 countries; 84 percent of undergrads live on campus.

At Sarah Lawrence, students spend more time one-on-one with award-winning faculty than do students at any other college in the country.

Working At Sarah Lawrence College

As a Sarah Lawrence employee, you will join a warm, challenging, and diverse community that offers both quality of life advantages and tangible, valuable employee benefits.

When you work at Sarah Lawrence, you:

  • Receive outstanding benefits, such as medical, dental, and vision plans that exceed the standard plans offered by many companies and institutions, and an exceptional retirement plan through TIAA-CREF.
  • Have unparalleled educational opportunities, such as tuition benefits on campus for employees, their spouses, and their children; discounted tuition to the College’s renowned nursery school; and tuition benefit programs for dependent children who attend other colleges.
  • Have continuous opportunities for advancement, as it is College policy to fill vacancies by promotion or transfer whenever possible.
  • Enjoy boundless cultural experiences, including readings, lectures, music, theater, film screenings, dance performances, art exhibitions, and a state-of-the-art library, free to employees. · Have free access to the 48,000-square-foot Campbell Sports Center, with a six-lane pool, modern weight/fitness training center, squash courts, gymnasium, indoor track, outdoor tennis courts, and fitness classes, open to employees seven days per week.
  • Have several on-campus options for meals, plus off-campus discounts at local restaurants and stores.
  • Work in a convenient location close to all major highways, easily accessed from the Metro-North Harlem line, and 35 minutes from mid-town Manhattan.
  • Enjoy free parking on campus, a 10% discount at the college bookstore.
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