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Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Northeastern University Facilities Management Division is currently looking for an Electrician to join their team on the main Boston Campus.

Shift Currently Available:

Sunday through Thursday, 7AM - 3:30PM

Reporting directly to the Electrical Supervisor, perform a wide variety of duties requiring the services of an electrician following recognized electric codes and techniques for such work. Must be capable of working in a maintenance environment and other tradespersons. Must be able to troubleshoot a variety of electrical problems. Lay out, install and maintain a wide variety of electrical equipment. Install, alter and repair wiring systems for lighting, building automation systems, hearing, power as well as various control system circuitries. May be required to perform inspection work, checking for overloaded circuits, maintaining emergency lighting systems, etc. Must be skilled in the use of tools and equipment of the electrical trade. Position will require working in a non-electrical capacity, when necessary, as well as, but not limited to responding to overtime and emergency call-ins as required or directed to ensure proper plant operations. Position will require the ability to work in confined spaces such as crawl spaces, interstitial areas and manholes.

Must have Massachusetts Journeyman Electrician's License, five years of experience as a journeyman electrician, be a self-starter and have a good work record. May be required to work overtime on both scheduled and non-scheduled days and shifts. Must be familiar with OSHA safety regulations. Must have the ability to work from drawings, sketches and specifications. Must be able to lift up to a minimum of 50 lbs. and transport piping and equipment in excess of 200 lbs. with others. May use chain falls and come-alongs for heavier lifting. Must be able to push and pull heavy loads as required. Must be able to stoop and bend for long periods of time; work on hands and knees and other awkward positions for extended periods; routinely walk to and from various buildings carrying tools, equipment and other essentials to the job site. Must be able to learn and effectively use Northeastern Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for receiving, completing and documenting actions on Work Orders. Must be able to work alone and climb multiple sets of stairs, work off ladders, staging, lifts, etc. Must be able to work overtime as required and on short notice.

Requirements: Valid Massachusetts driver's license required. Must be Arc-flashed NFPA-70 Certified. This position is 40 hours a week and some mandatory overtime. Must be able to work on various shifts and assume duties on a call-in list. This position requires a criminal background check. All University staff members must successfully complete a 90-day probationary period. Electrician is considered Essential Personnel. This is a condition of employment. Job description subject to change based upon the University needs and demands.

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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