Trades Master Mechanic - Electrical

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 17122 University Title Trades Specialist 2 University Job Family Facilities Management ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Trades Master Mechanic - Electrical Position Number 536420 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Physical Plant Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Trades Master Mechanic-Electrical is primarily responsible for identifying and completing maintenance, repair, and replacement work orders independently and as the leader of a multi-craft team. The incumbent will also perform new equipment installations as required.

Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to: operating, maintaining and installing primarily electrical electro-mechanical and other building systems with the goal of providing a quality physical environment in support of the University’s mission; repairing electrical equipment such as building fire alarm systems, electrical distribution systems, lighting systems, generators, MCC’s, switchgear, transfer switches, and electrical portion of laboratory equipment; installing new electrical systems in existing buildings while utilizing all tools of the electrical trade; providing on-the-job craft-skills training to other members of the maintenance team using in-depth knowledge of the electrical trade; responding to service work orders requiring diagnosis, repair, and preventive maintenance in areas such as air handling equipment, fan coil units, ice machines, refrigerators, freezers, water pumps, cooling towers, window and door repairs, etc.; and communicating directly with building occupants and supervisors to provide information and status of system problems, estimated completion times, effect of system problems on occupant safety and comfort, as required to ensure customer satisfaction.

Minimum Hiring Standards

VCU Facilities Management is seeking to hire a Trades Specialist – Electrician within the Physical Plant unit. This position duties and responsibilities are as follows:

The Journeyman license electrical required and a working knowledge of other trades
Journeyman level knowledge of electrical trade
Ability to troubleshoot a wide variety of mechanical and electrical systems and equipment
Ability to communicate orally and in writing to supervision, other employees, and customers
Ability to maintain records of maintenance on mechanical and electrical equipment
Ability to use to use power tools and test instruments
Basic PC skills, ability to use BAS, ability to use work management software
Ability to organize work processes
Virginia Driver’s License required
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU

Preferred Hiring Standards

Working knowledge of other trades

Required Licenses/ Certifications

Journeyman license-electrical
Virginia Driver’s License

Anticipated Hiring Range $40,000 - $50,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV and Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F, 8:00am - 4:30pm, on-call required and occasional weekend work Job Open Date 04/01/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Trades/ Housekeeping and Operations Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid Virginia driver's license or eligible to obtain one?
    • Yes
    • No
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume

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