Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Electrician I. The primary purpose of the Electrician I position is to take lead in maintaining primary and secondary electrical systems in the facility. Installs, tests, repairs and replaces lights and power circuitry, electrical and electronic equipment, alarm systems and electric motors, machinery and appliances. Ensures work is done in compliance with local, state and national codes. Directs other mechanics and helpers.
Performs routine preventive maintenance on motors, transformers, emergency generators, storage batteries, lighting, fuse panels, emergency and fire alarm systems and other electrical equipment on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.
Responds to electronic trouble calls throughout the facility.
Inspects, tests and repairs electrical systems, electrical components used in heating air conditioning systems, clock systems, pneumatic tube systems and other electronic equipment.
Reads blueprints, diagrams and equipment specifications.
Installs, repairs, and replaces electrical circuits and equipment; included are motors, conduits, switches, outlets, wiring panels, fuses and insulators.
Conducts periodic inspections to ensure that electrical and electronic equipment and power lines are in proper working condition. Uses test equipment such as ammeters, ohmmeters, voltmeters and testing lamps.
Performs load analysis and may install new distribution systems which include equipment such as transformers and circuit interrupters.
Makes emergency electrical repairs, troubleshoots malfunctions and breakdowns.
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 experience shall have involved taking the lead in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems.
Through knowledge of local, state and national codes.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Valid New Jersey Driver’s License in order to drive University vehicles and work at varied sites.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: 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 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 roofs, scaffolding and ladders. The position requires close, distance and color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception as well as the ability to adjust focus.
Posting Number: 18ST1841
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 68044
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.