This job has expired

Electrician's Assistant

Employer
Northern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 13, 2021

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details



Posting Details

To create a Posting, first complete the information on this screen, then click the 'Next' button or select the page in the left hand navigation menu. Proceed through all sections completing all necessary information. To submit the Posting to Human Resources, you must go to the 'Posting Summary Page' by clicking on the 'Next' button until you reach the Posting Summary Page or select Posting Summary Page from the left navigation menu. Once a summary page appears, hover your mouse over the orange Action button for a list of possible approval step options.

Working Title Electrician's Assistant Department Electric Shop Compensation Title Position Number 30000593 Position Status Regular Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 6:30am-3:00pm or 7:00am-3:30pm Hours per Week 40 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position
Provide assistance to electricians by checking and completing work order requests for light tube, ballast, and fixtures changes; perform preventive maintenance service; perform small motor equipment repairs and service; obtains parts and supplies; checks, clean and replace faulty smoke detectors; respond to alarms and emergency situations; etc. Work schedule including days & hours are subject to change depending on the needs of the University and the Facilities Management Operations & Maintenance Department. This position is "mission critical. Primary Responsibilities
Monitor interior and exterior lighting and inform supervisory personnel of problems noted. Change light bulbs, ballasts, fixtures as instructed by supervisors. Perform preventive maintenance and repair work on small motor equipment for Facilities Management by inspecting, repairing or replacing switches, cords, extension cords, brushes, motors and other parts on sweepers, scrubbers, shampooers, buffers, and other low voltage equipment. Perform preventive maintenance work to electrical systems and other equipment as directed by electricians/ supervisory personnel. Use ladders, scaffolds, personal lifts, cherry pickers and buckets to replace outdoor lighting and lighting in high-ceiling facilities such as the HPE pool area, racquetball courts, main activity floor, Regents Hall, etc Assist Electricians to safely install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical systems, equipment, circuits, appliances, and related electrical controls and devices. Assist with replacing switches, sockets, receptacles, fuses, insulators, and other related items in electrical systems, fixtures, and appliances. Immediately responds to service/maintenance calls such as electrical outage calls; assist the electricians,with trouble-shooting the problem; help analyze the situation; take appropriate action as instructed by electricians or supervision in either making repairs or contacting outside contractors. Assist with examining and testing elements of electrical systems such as control circuits, fire alarm fixtures, and motors to locate faults such as blown fuses, short circuits, broken wires, etc. Respond to emergency trouble calls during and after regular working hours as required by supervisory personnel. Work overtime and adjust schedule to work weekends and evenings, as needed to accomplish tasks. Assist with switch-gear and high voltage maintenance. Perform related duties as assigned and assist other trades as needed. Qualifications
High School Diploma/ GED ;Minimum of 1 years work related experience; Vocational/Technical certification in electrical services or related field preferred. Valid driver’s license required Ability to perform work duties requiring maximum physical exertion on a regularly recurring basis; Must be physically able to : 1. Work at great heights in personnel lifts, cherry pickers, buckets, on ladders & scaffolds 2. Repetitively bend, stoop, twist, reach, stand and walk for long periods of time, climb stairs. 3. Work overhead and in confined, cramped spaces such as manholes, crawlspaces, pipe chases, trenched areas, attics, ceilings, etc. 4. Work in weather extremes as necessary to repair outdoor light poles/fixtures, underground cables, etc. 5. Use of all types of hand, power, and pressurized tools & equipment related to position. Must possess: good mathematical skills, sound judgment/common sense, detail orientation, organizational skills, problem solving skills, good communication skills, the ability to read and interpret blueprints/schematics, basic computer/office equipment skills. Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal background as mandated by state law. Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged. Minimum Education Acceptable Equivalency Preferred Education High School Diploma Minimum Experience 1 year Salary $12.90/hr. Minimum Pay Grade S65
Requisition Number 2021S1391 Job Open Date 06/29/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/10478 Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • NKU Jobs Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Employee Referral
    • Indeed.com
    • Other
  2. * Please describe in detail your electrical experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have basic electrical experience?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please list any previous experience you feel relevant to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have basic plumbing experience?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have basic HVAC skills?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. References
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1


You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert