Electrician

Employer
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is looking to hire an Electrician to support the Facilities Management Team. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

Job Summary:
  • Accept all responsibilities assigned to the Electrical Department as delegated by the Department Foreman.

  • Construction, inspection, and repair the University’s electrical equipment.

  • Calculate and order the materials for the job.

  • Install new and additional electrical work, remodeling, etc.

  • Install electrical conduits and wiring for new equipment.

  • Maintain and repair motors, relays, magnetic starters, transformers, etc.

  • Install and interconnect transformers.

  • Repair, maintain, alter or erect any wiring apparatus.

Job Duties:
  • Maintain and repair kitchen equipment.

  • Renovations and construction of existing facilities for new or improved uses.

  • Troubleshooting power lighting systems for faults and overloads.

  • Repair broken devices and fixtures, etc. General maintenance of electrical infrastructure.

  • Maintain and repair emergency lighting systems.

  • Respond to service and emergency calls.

  • Maintain a safe working environment according to local and state codes for electrical equipment.

  • Ensure efficient operation of electrical equipment.

  • Install Telecommunication and data cables to meet state electrical codes.

  • Support special events as needed.

  • All other job duties as assigned by the Department Foreman.

ERAU benefits include:
  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions

  • Two BC/BS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account

  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children

  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail room and enjoy observation flights

Qualifications

Associate’s degree or completion of program of 18+ months after high school.

Minimum of five years work related experience.

Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances:
  • Must be a technical or trades school graduate with at least four (4) years of classroom training in the electrical industry, or must have eight (8) years in the electrical trade, maintenance or construction business, working for a qualified (licensed) electrical contractor, or must have passed the Journeyman’s Electrical Exam.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license.

Required skills, knowledge, abilities:
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.

  • Must have a high school diploma.

  • Must understand electrical symbols and be able to interpret building and electrical blueprints, make calculations and keep records.

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of codes pertaining to maintenance installation of electrical systems.

  • Knowledge of application and use of testing equipment such as volt meters, amp meters, phase and rotation testers, multi-meters, etc.

  • Knowledge of proper use and maintenance of hand and power tools related to job functions.

  • Ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities.

  • Ability to operate bucket trucks, high lifts and specialized equipment.

  • Ability to climb 90’ poles on athletic fields for lamp replacement or fixture repair.

  • Ability to give and to comprehend basic instructions and to respond effectively.

  • Must be able to lift and/or carry miscellaneous electrical equipment or supplies short distances and to push or pull a handcart. Eye-hand coordination essential for proper operation of power tools and other work associated with electrical repairs, installation, etc.

  • Must be able to safely work on energized equipment under certain circumstances. Must take necessary precautions protect themselves and others from the hazards associated with this type of work.

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