Electrical Trades Specialist I - Facilities & Services 11320
The Facilities Management unit of the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for two Electrical Trades Specialist I positions. U nder the supervision of the Operations Manager and Trades Specialist Lead II, these positions will perform both installation of new construction and general maintenance of existing facilities utilizing journeyman level electrical skills. They will also provide guidance to Maintenance Workers and unskilled personnel as assigned.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Install, maintain, and troubleshoot 23kv and 5kv underground power distribution circuits. Pull high voltage cables through underground ducts and cable trays in steam tunnels. Splice and terminate high voltage cable using current state-of-the-art (3M) materials and methods.
Install, repair, and inspect electrical distribution equipment and wiring both inside and outside buildings to verify capacities
Design routing plans, and install and maintain new electrical conduit, tubing, wiremold, raceway, and associated accessories to accommodate electrical and telecommunications wiring. This duty requires pipe fitting ability.
Install and maintain all control systems for motors, lights, heat, and air controls, participating with various crafts as required to properly troubleshoot and repair control systems.
Install and maintain existing and new lighting systems for both interior and exterior of buildings, including street lights and parking lot lighting.
Operate state vehicles to travel to University buildings for repairs and installations.
The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses seven units that are integral to the University's success. Each of our units employs talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from planning and managing construction of the institution's outstanding facilities to maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus.
Work Hours: Monday - Friday; 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Must b e willing to work a flexible work week as needed to complete Preventive Maintenance work. Early morning hours would be required.
Positions Available: 2
Pay Grade: 13 , WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary
Job requires a broad trade knowledge attained through technical education received from a formal apprenticeship or vocational training program of up to 18 months beyond high school in the electrical field.
At least two (2) years of electrical experience
Valid driver's license
Valid WV state electrical license (Journeyman) preferred
Physical demands include:
Walking, carrying, standing, crawling, climbing and stooping daily
Lifting materials (50-75 pounds) daily
Climb heights over 10 feet daily
Working in uncomfortable positions as needed
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Mar 11, 2019
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 168100
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.