Job Requisition Number: 24325. Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community. Facilities Services is comprised of the following units: Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, Custodial Services, Environmental Services, Grounds Operations Shops, Quality Assurance & Customer Service, Sustainability and Engineering Services and People's Park.
Working as part of the skilled trades group and in conformance with the Electrician job scope, the incumbent performs planned and emergency repairs to all building fire alarm and life safety systems, wiring, devices, and equipment in accordance with a division-developed calendar to meet all National Fire Prevention Association, and State fire Marshall’s Office compliance requirements. Incumbent performs work to achieve timely completion and full documentary compliance of this planned work along with any emergency or other unplanned fire and life safety system work that may arise.
ELECTRICIAN • Responsible for the installation of new or modified electrical wiring and devices, including but not limited to: troubleshooting, shop fabrications, predictive and preventive maintenance, inspections, test operations, services repairs or replacement. Participate in the design of assemblies, systems, equipment and/or controls, electrical and/or mechanical. Prepare drawings in detail showing measurements and materials with information obtained from blueprints and verbal instructions. Perform work on shop fabrications, predictive and preventive maintenance, inspections, test operations, sustaining services, troubleshooting and repairs and/or replacement of complex control and mechanical systems of designated research electrical power and control systems. Fabricate, place, and terminate various types of busses, cables, conductors, and wires. Install, connect, test, operate, modify, repair and replace circuit breakers, controls, fuses, lighting, motors, outlets, signaling devices, switches, thermostats, timers and wiring devices. Operate, calibrate, adjust, clean, service and repair electrical components and systems.
ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES • Adherence to the scheduling of work through the work management program is required. Consult shop superintendent and/or lead for technical information. Interpret prints, schematics, wiring diagrams, flow charts and written descriptions of functions and project requirements. Support maintenance projects and programmatic work assignments. Keep accurate work records and complete paperwork in a neat and timely manner. Define and describe materials, tools and/or equipment, work methods and task sequences. Serve as liaison with clients, relaying their needs and requirements to the appropriate department or superintendent. Obtain materials and equipment as required.
SAFETY • Adhere to all University and Departmental safety guidelines. Attend job-related and safety training as required.
OTHER • Perform other duties as assigned.• Must possess California State Electrical License. • Must have completed a five year electrical apprenticeship program or equivalent. • Employee must possess five years experience in a comparable position or related experience in a university, hospital or large building complex, including a minimum of two years performing installation, trouble-shooting, and repair of fire alarm systems. • Education and training in electrical can be through documented experience and/or professional development through an accredited college or university. • Must be able to interpret complicated circuitry designs and have a good understanding of electronic devices such as relays and VFD’s. • Must be able to work in confined spaces. • Must be able to safely move supplies and • Must possess knowledge and ability to utilize correct tools, techniques and methods for handling specific electrical projects by applying thorough knowledge of codes and the skills of a craftsperson. • Ability to interpret prints, schematics, wiring diagrams, flow charts and written descriptions of functions and project requirements. • Ability to operate electrical machines, equipment, and other hand and/or power tools needed to perform skill-related job tasks. • Ability to work in confined spaces and to gain access to areas that normally require stairs, ladders and scaffolding using specific methods to perform job tasks. • Ability to safely move supplies and objects up to 75 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation. • Must possess excellent communication skills and ability to interact in a positive manner with the campus community, including students, building managers, academic personnel, and craft personnel, in a multicultural environment. • Ability to track jobs to completion and prioritize requirements; able to work and support shutdowns and project schedules to minimize interference with others. • Ability to read information from equipment manufactures manuals, service requests, layout sketches, blueprints, appropriate state and local government codes, trade-specific manuals and practices, and to determine how the fixture or equipment should perform. • Ability to distinguish colors and use color codes effectively. • Ability to communicate clearly over the telephone and two-way radio. • Ability to execute job assignments in a timely manner. • Must be able to safely move supplies and objects up to 75 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation. • Must be available to respond to emergencies, work on-call, weekend on-call, rotating swing shift, watch and holidays. • Adhere to Facilities Services’ work rules and Code of Conduct. • Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions. This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Skilled Crafts Unit (KB) between the University of California and the Alameda County Building and Construction Trades Council (ACBCTC). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/kb/index.html
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