St. Mary's University
  • 07-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Building Maintenance
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Commensurate with experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay; Generous vacation, sick, & holiday benefits; Excellent health & welfare benefits with 100% tuition assistance available.


The Electrician II performs such maintenance, repair and installation as may be required on the interior building and exterior electrical distribution and lighting systems on the campus.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Repairs defective outlets and switches; replaces burned out or defective exterior lighting; Checks and replaces defective circuit protection devices including fuses up to 4160 volt.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs problems with interior and exterior distribution and lighting; also electrical problems with various equipment such as air handlers, freezers, pumps, etc.
  • Purchases working stock of electrical supplies and assure adequate levels are maintained; Estimates material requirements for jobs requiring other than on-hand supplies and purchase same.
  • Prepares and executes a scheduled preventive maintenance program for all electrical distribution, and lighting systems;
  • Assists and advises contractors in the installation of new service outlets, lines and switches as necessary to support new equipment or other requirements.
  • Assures balanced loading of panels and prevents rated capacity from being exceeded
  • Employs energy conservation at every available opportunity.
  • Checks operation, repair and replacement of sump pumps in manholes on a regular basis;
  • Monitors signal, telephone, and high voltage cable installations in manhole systems. Cleans Manholes.
  • Facilitates inspections and repair of campus lighting system; Re-lamps interior areas as required;
  • Performs repair and preventative maintenance checks and services on variety of items including but not limited to stadium light towers, power risers, switchgear, motor control centers, all roof exhaust fans, fire alarm systems under supervision of a licensed fire alarm technician, all motors over 5 hp, variable frequency drives, and transformers.
  • Installs new circuits and perform electrical system modifications in accordance with NEC and local electrical codes; Installs all types of conduit systems for electrical, telephone, data and HVAC controls.
  • Provides for repair of primary electrical distribution system with members sharing a university cell phone on a rotating basis and providing 24-hour coverage during electrical emergencies.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance checks and services on back-up generators and automatic transfer switches.
  • Performs lead role on jobs when helper is assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED required;
  • Completion of two-year technical training school in electrical trades required; three or more verifiable years as a journeyman electrician preferred.
  • Must possess State of Texas Journeyman Electrician License
  • Must possess knowledge of electricity sufficient for troubleshooting electrical and electronic control systems such as automation and energy management systems.
  • Must possess proficiency with motor starters, relays, switches, and motor control circuits including 480 volt.
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license, motor vehicle liability insurance and personal injury insurance, and complete the University Van Driver Training within 90 days of employment date.
  • Must clear and maintain a favorable background investigation and clearance
  • Must be able to work evenings and/or weekends as needed
  • Must carry company provided cell phone and respond to calls on a 24 hour basis when on-call.
  • Must have the ability to demonstrate basic skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and common office equipment to include: computer, copier, and Ipad.
  • Must be proficient in speaking, reading, and writing English; must have ability to read written instructions, warning labels, SDS Sheets in English, understand blueprints and technical drawings.
  • Must possess legible handwriting, possess eyesight in both eyes corrected to 20/20 and normal hearing ability (may be corrected); must successfully pass a PIPIC test for color blindness.
  • Must possess mathematical ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in order to compute material costs as required for completion of work order form.
  • Must be able to successfully handle frustrating conditions such as limits on time and limited access to equipment.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to understand and observe general industry safety standards and work in an environment that requires a high level of security.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in National Electrical Code and local codes.
  • Maintain satisfactory and harmonious relationships with the public, and fellow employees each day to assure / sustain quality service and appropriate interactions with others

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Able to carry 80 pounds up and down stairs
  • Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/ stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
  • Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladder/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving
  • Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, inclement weather, insects, dust, toxic chemicals and fumes, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards; work around gas lines; work around machinery with moving parts; may work in tight or enclosed spaces; may work alone; may work irregular hours

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


St. Mary's University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages all qualified candidates apply.

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