Department Description: The mission of the University of San Diego Facilities Management Department is to efficiently operate, maintain, and support the development of quality facilities, grounds, and services, and at the same time to support our campus community, students, faculty, and staff. Through our efforts, we support the university's commitment to pursuing truth, academic excellence, and the advancement of knowledge.
University Description: The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanitys urgent challenges.
Detailed Description: The Electrician 1 performs skilled and semi-skilled work required to maintain electrical systems and equipment. Perform routine diagnoses, repairs and replaces electrical, lighting and fire alarm components to maintain campus electrical system reliability. Performs preventative maintenance inspections, diagnostics and adjustments to ensure safe operation of electrical systems. Duties and Responsibilities
Performs work related to electrical control voltage, low voltage >600 volts;
Performs tasks to maintain motor control centers, lighting controls and fire alarm systems;
May assist the Electrician 2 in the performance of preventative maintenance work on campus 12,000kv high voltage system to include periodic inspection and cleaning, safe-off of 12kv systems and verify voltage, lock and tag out, tightening of components, performance of predictive measures including the use of thermography and laboratory analysis to trend system and equipment degradation.
May assist the Electrician 2 in the performance of switching live' 12,000kv electrical equipment;
Submits reports, orally or in writing of progress and status as necessary to ensure proper job accounting and to identify and resolve any problems encountered that may cause delays, shut down or damage;
Read and interpret blueprints, specifications, shop drawings, schematics, manufacturer's specifications and other reference material to determine appropriate job requirements and procedures;
Continually expands knowledge of the trade through appropriate courses, seminars, publications
Ability to share trade knowledge with and train semi-skilled employees in areas of electrical operations and maintenance practices;
Assists with the procurement of supplies and materials;
As assigned, inspects work performed by outside contractors to insure conformance with University specifications;
Maintains good working relationships with the students, faculty, staffs and vendors, adheres to all University policy and procedures
Maintains a working knowledge of relevant codes, regulations and applies them consistently in daily activities;
Works in a neat and orderly manner and maintains a clean work area;
Maintains tools and equipment in good condition;
Works from ladders and scaffolding as well as in confined spaces;
Consistently follows and enforces safety practices appropriate to building operations & maintenance and complies with rules and regulations established by the University and governmental agencies;
Maintains an awareness of the typical hazards of the work place as well as the special hazards that may be encountered at any
University facility location such as biohazards, low-grade radiation and chemicals known to the State of California to cause, birth defects, or other reproductive harm;
Follows established governmental (local, state and federal) procedures for dealing with special hazards; and promptly reports any unusual conditions to the supervisor.
Special Conditions of Employment:
Must be able to work assigned hours and may be assigned to work any shift. Employees working in this classification may be designated as essential personnel and subject to occasional overtime, call backs and may be required to serve 24/7 on-call rotation.
Must possess a valid California driver's license and may be required to drive University vehicles;
Must wear a uniform prescribed and furnished by USD;
May be assigned to work in the vicinity of laboratories where biohazards, radioactive or other potentially hazardous substances
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications:
HS Diploma or GED and a combination of electrical work experience and technical training sufficient to obtain the skills and knowledge commensurate with a Third-Year Electrician Apprentice - minimum two years related experience/training.
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license is required.
General knowledge of customer service techniques; demonstrated successful customer service experience; work experience in motor, lighting and fire alarm system controls; work experience in an institution of higher education or similar industry.
Posting Salary: $20.82 - $26.70 per hour; Excellent Benefits
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package including; medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University, and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
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Additional Details: Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: Open until filled
Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
The University of San Diego is committed to academic excellence, Catholic intellectual and social traditions, and providing a top-notch liberal arts education for scholars of all faiths. USD is located on 180 acres overlooking the city of San Diego, Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The campus is renowned for its beauty, and features Spanish Renaissance-inspired architecture.