Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Electrician I for the Facilities department of Institutional Planning and Operations.
The primary purpose of the Electrician I position is to take the lead in maintaining primary and secondary electrical systems in the facility. The candidate installs, tests, repairs and replaces lights and power circuitry, electrical and electronic equipment, alarm systems and electric motors, machinery and appliances. This position ensures work is done in compliance with local, state and national codes as well as directing other mechanics and helpers.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs routine preventative maintenance on motors, transformers, emergency generators, storage batteries, lighting, fuse panels, emergency and fire alarm systems and other electrical and electronic equipment on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.
Responds to electronic trouble calls throughout the facility.
Reads blueprints, diagrams and equipment specifications.
Installs, repairs and replaces electrical circuits and equipment; included are motors, conduits, switches, outlets, plugs, fuses and insulators.
Works from electrical schematics, plans the specifications in accordance with established procedures.
Keeps records of equipment, materials used, work done and time spent.
Requisitions, stores, safeguards and properly uses electrical equipment, materials and supplies.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Holds a current New Jersey Electrical License or Qualified Journeyman Electrician Certification, N.J.A.C. 13:31-5.1, plus a minimum of five (5) years of progressively more responsible experience as an electrician, at least three (3) years of which shall have involved taking the lead in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of local, state and national codes.
Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Position requires the individual to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and climb or balance up to 2/3 of the time, to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, to talk or hear and to taste or smell less than 1/3 of the time, to lift a weight or exert force from 10 to 25 pounds up to 2/3 of the time, from 50 to over 100 pounds less than 1/3 of the time. Ability to perform physical labor without restrictions, including lifting equipment in excess of fifty pounds, performing work on rooks, scaffolding and ladders. This position requires close, distance and color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception as well as the ability to adjust focus.
Posting Number: 19ST3658
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 98252
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.