Maintenance Electrician

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Department: Maintenance
Position Type: Staff Full-time
Categories: Facilities

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Pay Classification: Union (Bi-Weekly)
Position FTE: 1.00

Position Overview:

The Maintenance Electrician is a full time (1.0 FTE} union represented position. The Maintenance Electrician position is responsible for the installation, testing and maintenance of the electrical and fire alarm systems on the College campus, as well as the electrical distribution and transmission equipment in the utility tunnels and electrical vaults. The Maintenance Electrician also coordinates the work of outside electrical contractors working for the College as required. This position requires continuous education to further educate and support this position.

Days/Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Salary: $28.21 - $37.61 per hour dependent upon qualifications 

Essential Job Functions - Responsibilities:

  • Maintain all electrical systems on the College campus. Including:
    • 13.Bkv switchgear and main distribution system.
    • Emergency generation systems.
    • Commercial building switchgear and distribution systems.
    • Residential style buildings.
  • Primary responsibility for the Fire Alarm panels and systems in the campus buildings, including residential buildings.
  • Assist with low voltage card access and security systems as needed.
  • Coordinate the workload using a work order management system.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may be asked to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Required Qualifications:

  • Journeyman or Master Minnesota electrical license.
  • Minimum 10 years documented relevant electrical experience with:
    • Residential installation and repair.
    • Commercial electrical system maintenance and repair including motor controls..
    • Low voltage wiring and systems.
    • Medium voltage distribution systems, including 13.Bkv distribution.
  • A proven ability to read and understand electrical prints.
  • An ability to read and create one-line drawings for electrical systems and switching.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair complex electrical systems.
  • Computer experience in email, word processor, and spreadsheet documents.
  • Able to work independently; self-starter with the ability to maintain detailed records.
  • A positive, cooperative service-oriented attitude.
  • A valid Minnesota driver's license with a good record (subject to verification).
  • Neat and safe work habits.
  • Must pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An electrical degree from a secondary school.
  • Experience with power generation.
  • A good understanding of other trades and ability to work with them.
  • Experience working with a multi-building campus setting.

Physical Requirements/Demands:

  • Must pass pre-employment physical.
  • Requires the physical ability to occasionally lift and carry 60 lbs. tools and equipment.
  • Ability to climb step ladders, extension ladders, ship ladders, fixed ladders and 120 steps carrying 25 lbs.
  • Will work on roof tops and be required to work at elevations with a mechanical lift or ladder.
  • The ability to stand and walk up to 3 hrs. at a time.
  • Must be able to grasp small tools and parts for installation.
  • Occasionally crawl through a 22" opening and crawl up to 25'.
  • Occasionally use force up to 80 lbs.

Special Instructions to Applicants: 

As per the Carleton Upward Mobility Program, priority consideration for internal applications will be given to those who apply by the end of the day Friday, September, 24, 2021.Pending the review of those internal applications, external applications will be considered at that time. External applications are welcome at any time.

Carleton College is a AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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