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Building Technician III-Electrician

Susquehanna University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 18, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Building Technician III-Electrician

About Susquehanna:
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary:
Job Summary To inspect, repair, maintain, and keep in good working condition, all mechanical, lighting, and electrical equipment on campus.
Specific Responsibilities
  • Maintain and exercise emergency generators.

  • Repair and replace indoor and outdoor lighting, receptacle circuits, air handling equipment, cooking equipment and circuits, fans, motors, blowers, controllers, contactors, telephone equipment and circuits, electric carts, transformers, chargers, sound equipment, electric heating, high voltage wiring and associated equipment, install conduit and wiring indoors and outdoors, fabricate forms to pour cement for outdoor light standards.

  • Construct new lighting circuits in offices and various campus units. Perform periodic inspection of motors, switchboards, circuits, and other equipment as a matter of preventative maintenance.

  • Test and maintain fire alarm and emergency light systems on assigned schedule.

  • Safeguard utility services and facilities at various times while on duty and promptly report any unusual circumstances to the foreman or supervisor.

  • Understand and use operation manuals, blueprints, and work orders.

  • Understand and follow all safety rules. Maintain a safe, healthy, and environmentally sound workplace demonstrated by following good housekeeping practices, notifying supervisors of potential hazards, adhering to OSHA standards and other safe practice procedures, and being an example for other staff regarding safe equipment use.

    Contributes to the overall success of facilities management and the university by performing other duties and responsibilities as needed.

    Required Qualifications:
    Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesKnowledge of and ability to safely use equipment including but not limited to electric meters, drill press, grinders (bench), forklift, carts, hand tools, welder, table saw, trucks, ladders (step and extension), hand-held electric tools, oxygen/acetylene torch, loader, and vans. Education High school diploma or equivalent required. ExperienceTwo years of experience in related field required. 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 DemandWalking, lifting, climbing ladders and scaffolds, and digging.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Special Instructions to the Applicant:

    Benefits Eligible: Yes
    Number of Months: 12 months
    Other Number of Months:
    Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
    Posting Date: 09/15/2021
    Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled: No
    Anticipated Start Date:
    Posting Number: AH00795

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