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Building Technician II-Electrical

Susquehanna University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 7, 2024

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Building Technician II-Electrical

About Susquehanna:
Susquehanna University is the future-ready institution for today, invested in cultivating intellectual grounding, active learning and global citizenship for all students. Renowned as one of the finest U.S. national liberal arts colleges, Susquehanna inspires and challenges 2,200 enterprising, bright-minded students studying the arts, business, humanities and sciences. Our students seize opportunities through exceptional worldwide internships, expert-guided research and an acclaimed study-abroad program, leading to a transformative education that empowers each graduate to realize their unique potential and lead a successful and meaningful life.

The Susquehanna River Valley with its fresh air and overall pleasant year-round climate, provides four distinct seasons amidst a backdrop of vibrant autumn foliage, occasional winter snowfalls, flower-filled springs and warm summer evenings illuminated by fireflies. Nearby outdoor recreational areas for hiking, kayaking, fishing and skiing — and the bustling cultural and commerce hubs of New York City, Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia within a three-hour drive — present abundant opportunities for learning and discovery.

Position Summary:
Job Summary Reporting to the Electrical Services Manager, the Building Technician II-Electrical will help maintain and repair campus electrical systems under senior staff supervision. This role is crucial for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of lighting, power, fire alarm and door control systems across the university. This position is classified as non-exempt under FLSA regulations.
Specific Responsibilities
  • Assist in installing, inspecting, maintaining, and repairing electrical systems, including lighting fixtures, wiring, and electrical panels.
  • Follow detailed instructions from senior electricians to learn and perform tasks effectively.
  • Help in diagnosing malfunctions in electrical systems and recommend corrective actions.
  • Assist in maintaining records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Support the implementation of new electrical projects as guided by senior staff.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety codes and regulations.

    Required Qualifications:
    EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent required. Vocational or technical training in electrical systems is preferred. ExperienceAs an entry level position, no prior experience is required; on-the-job training will be provided.
    Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesBasic knowledge of electrical systems and maintenance practices. Ability to follow instructions and effectively communicate with team members. Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and procedures. Basic proficiency with tools and diagnostic equipment. Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
    Additional Requirements· This position requires a valid driver’s license, and the ability to drive and qualify under the university’s insurance carrier when driving a university and/or leased vehicle. Physical DemandAbility to work in various indoor and outdoor environments. Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs., climbing ladders, and working in confined spaces.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Special Instructions to the Applicant:

    Benefits Eligible: Yes
    Number of Months: 12 months
    Other Number of Months:
    Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
    Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
    Posting Date:
    Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled: No
    Anticipated Start Date:
    Posting Number: AH01177

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