Electrician

Employer
The George Washington University
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Typical Hiring Range $21.82 to $28.30 per hour
Posted
Jun 05, 2019
Closes
Jul 10, 2019
Ref
S008308
Hours
Full Time

The Electrician position is part of the Facilities Services team, within the Division of Operations at the George Washington University. Facilities Services is searching for a full-time Electrician to support the Electrical team to effectively investigate and identify electrical problems and develop plans to repair and maintain the electrical systems throughout the University. This position will report to the Supervisor, Electrical.

This position typically maintains, repairs and installs electrical systems and equipment. The core responsibilities of this role are to effectively investigate and identify electrical problems and to develop plans to repair and maintain the electrical systems, to perform preventive maintenance repairs on electrical systems, lighting systems, and equipment in and around buildings, to install wiring, electrical systems, lighting systems in and around buildings, power appliances, electrical machinery, and equipment according to written job orders, and to report to and answer emergency call-backs. This position may work around and/or with machine tools that present certain dangers, and all safety precautions must be followed.
More specifically, the Electrician will:
Performs preventive maintenance repairs on electrical systems, lighting systems, and equipment in and around buildings.
Installs wiring, electrical systems, lighting systems in and around buildings, power appliances, electrical machinery, and equipment according to written job orders.
Reports to and answers to emergency call-backs.

The Electrician may work around and/or with machine tools that present certain dangers, and all safety precautions must be followed.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 1.5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of safe work practices based on industry standards, injury, and illness prevention practices.
Proficiency with computerized tools and testing equipment programs, as well as, contemporary software packages.
Ability to prepare sketches for minor construction projects.
A valid driver’s/operator’s license.
Ability to stand, walk, bend, see, and climb ladders is highly desired.
Ability to work independently is desired.

Apply to: http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/68050

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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