Employment Opportunity – Trades Specialist (Electrician) – Utilities Operations: The College at Brockport

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Employment Opportunity – Trades Specialist (Electrician) – Utilities Operations

Facilities and Planning, Utilities; Trades Specialist (Electrician), SG-12; Monday – Friday, 6 am – 2:30 pm; Full-Time, Contingent/Permanent; Line #00383; Starting Salary: $42,631.

To be an eligible applicant you must meet all of the Operating Needs and Minimum Qualifications listed below.

Position Summary:

Electricians share responsibility of all campus electrical systems, and equipment maintenance and repair.

Essential Functions:

• Performs journey level electrical work and supervises others in the repair, maintenance and installation of electrical systems and equipment, following applicable electric code regulations and safety procedures.

• Operates, troubleshoots and maintains/repairs the campus utility systems including generators, HVAC equipment, fire alarms, and building management systems.

• Effectively uses and procures parts, operator/repair manuals, and performs/recommends possible repair solutions.

• Documents and reports repair and maintenance needs including detailed sketches and part orders, and oversees or performs repairs to completion.

• Gives verbal instructions and/or demonstrates proper and safe methods of performing electrical work and the use of electrician tools and equipment.

• Executes, observes and/or inspects work while in progress. Ensures that the job is done properly and that electrical codes are followed.

• Keeps accurate and detailed records of all generator maintenance, inspection and testing as required by EPA, DEC, and Facilities & Planning.

• Performs basic generator (diesel/natural gas) troubleshooting tasks, including but not limited to oil, battery, exhaust pipe, starter and cooling system component changes. Troubleshoots and repairs AC & DC electrical equipment including transfer switch repairs, coil and relay replacements, load testing and identifying connected loads.

• Coordinates and performs routinely scheduled load tests with campus departments and outside vendors as needed.

• Coordinates or performs corrective and preventive maintenance to components of the generator system.

Job Requirements:

• Working knowledge of electrical theory as applied to the electrical trades. Working knowledge of practices and techniques of the electrical trade.

• Working knowledge of the mathematics of the electrical trade.

• Working knowledge of applicable standards and electrical code regulations.

• As assigned, working knowledge of the operation and repair of digital timing devices used in traffic control signal systems.

• Basic knowledge of electronic theory and practice as applied to the electrical trades.

• As assigned, working knowledge of the rules and regulations of the facility governing the activities of persons for whom the State has custody or responsibility under the supervision of an Electrician.

• Ability to read circuit diagrams, architectural blueprints, and generator and motor control diagrams.

• Ability to use the tools, equipment and materials of the electrical trade.

• As assigned, ability to train and supervise others.

Operating Needs:

• Performs journey level work including the planning and laying out of work, and the diagnosis of trouble in electrical systems or equipment for the entire facility including emergency generators.

• Reads and understands wiring diagrams and blueprints, and written procedures.

• Works with independence as is typical of journey level workers.

• Possesses a valid New York State Driver license, Class D or above. (other than a motorcycle license) that will be verified through the NY State Dept. of Motor Vehicles.

• Demonstrates experience with all facets of electricity including but not limited to electric services (all voltage levels), motor control systems, fire alarm systems, building management systems, lighting and emergency power systems.

• Capable of medium to heavy labor, and lifting.

• Works efficiently from bucket trucks, scaffolding, ladders, and in confined spaces.

• Performs skills necessary to meet code requirements of the equipment maintenance safely, and protect system integrity.

• Has a strong AC electrical background required. Demonstrated 3 phase AC electrical background necessary including use of test equipment.

• Demonstrates ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

• Demonstrates experience to diagnose various mechanical and electrical equipment failures, and recommend possible solutions.

• Demonstrates experience to comprehend and effectively use parts, operator and repair manuals.

• Is willing to participate in training necessary to operate and maintain all equipment related to this position.

• Demonstrates ability to work in a team atmosphere.

• Has previous successful experience and/or technical training with generator maintenance and repair program.

Minimum Qualifications:

Successful completion of a NYS two-year Electrician Traineeship or NYS two-year electrician training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent electrical two-year training or apprenticeship program;* OR four (4) years of full-time experience in the electrical trade under a skilled journey-level electrician which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in the electrical trade or training gained by completion of technical courses in the electrical trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of C or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.

See NY State Civil Service Classification Standard Occ.Code 7331100, at http://www.cs.state.ny.us/tsplan/tsp_display2.cfm?specCode=7331100F.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrates computer experience preferably with building management systems and maintenance management software.

• Has previous experience in a large facility electrical repair and installation environment.

• Has training in variable speed drive maintenance and repair.

• Has confined space experience in high voltage maintenance.

• ARC flash training.

• Extensive relevant journeyman level electrician experience.

• Possesses a High School Diploma or GED.

How to apply:

Please submit your application, cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references at jobs.brockport.edu by January 18, 2019.

Employment at The College at Brockport is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and final budgetary approval.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at info@goer.ny.gov.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



Gloria Lear, glear@brockport.edu

Human Resources

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