Responsible for the Preventative Maintenance (PM) on electrical systems and Fire Protection systems in the academic and residence hall buildings on campus through the online work order system, preventative maintenance system, or direct cell phone communications to meet the electrical needs of the RIT community. Provide immediate response to electrical related emergencies and provide corrective action.
Detailed Job Description
Perform PM work on MCC controls, variable speed drives, electrical distribution centers, panels, emergency gensets, fire sprinkler systems, rooftop lightning protection systems, transformers, and transfer switches.
Assist Electrician I with the troubleshooting and repair of electrical infrastructure (i.e. MCC controls, variable speed drive controls, motors, electrical distribution centers and panels). Troubleshoot and repair interior lighting issues (i.e. lamps, fixtures, switches, dimming controls, automatic light sensors, fluorescent and HID ballasts), electrical distribution devices (i.e. receptacles, hand dryers, reset / replace breakers & fuses). Access, read, and use building prints.
Coordinate, plan, and execute group re-lamping projects. (i.e. ordering special lifts, all parts and supplies for job).
Maintain shop areas, inventories, tools, equipment, and other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED
Completion of a four year electrical apprenticeship training program or equivalent.
Four years’ experience in electrical distribution systems including low voltage control circuits and 110 through 480 volt single and three phase systems.
Working knowledge in the use of electrical meters and test equipment, blueprint and schematic reading, and the National Electrical Code.
Able to use power and hand tools. Able to work from step ladders up to 12 feet tall, scaffolds, and electric man-lifts up to 40 feet.
Able to distinguish colors of electrical wire insulation and determine wire sizes.
Able to lift 50 lbs.
Consistently work safely following all relative OSHA, DEC and EPA standards, laws and regulations.
Must be experienced with using a computer to access the Work Order system, email, Microsoft word processing, Excel spreadsheets, and review electrical drawings in AutoCAD format.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume
How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
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RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career ...education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.
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