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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

Electrician, Low Voltage Electric - Facilities Management

Washington, DC, US


JOB TYPE: Apprenticeship, FullTime

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Electrician, Low Voltage Electric - Facilities Management

The Electrician performs building trades work in maintaining electrical systems, fixtures and related components as part of the services provided by the facilities management department to maintain University buildings. S/he provides daily maintenance support to building users involving responses to calls for service, scheduled preventative maintenance, and unscheduled or special work when assigned to zone office. Workers use all standard tools, equipment, materials and supplies of the trade and observe all safety rules, codes, regulations and precautions in performing their duties. Reporting directly to the Low Voltage Electric Supervisor along with other electricians, the incumbent has additional duties that include but are not limited to:

+ Responds to work order requests, direct calls from users, and supervisor's directions to repair and/or replace electrical fixtures, devices and components.

+ Ensures that work complies with all applicable codes and regulations and that serviced equipment is installed, operated and maintained in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations.

+ Uses and disposes materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations, keeping abreast of changes and new developments in applicable codes and regulations.

+ Ensures efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources.

+ Draws and/or requisitions supplies, parts, materials, and tools needed to effect repairs using such items economically to avoid undue costs.

+ Provides supervisors and department management with advice and suggestions regarding work methods, procedures, parts, tools, and related matters for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and cost of service.

+ As assigned, conducts tests or pilot programs to evaluate new products, methods or procedures, monitoring tests and reporting test results with recommendations to supervisor.

+ Provides on the job instruction to helpers and other workers as assigned and in the normal course of performing daily work.

+ Demonstrates use of tools and equipment, and assigns appropriate tasks to helpers and others which enable them to develop their skills in the field.

+ Records actions taken in response to work orders and other requests, entering such information on work orders and time sheets on a daily basis.

+ Completes and submits such forms and documents as may be required to ensure that such information is properly recorded and submitted.?


+ High School Diploma or equivalent

+ Completion of apprenticeship or equivalent training in the electrician trade

+ A current journeyman electrical license for the District of Columbia

+ Possess a valid drivers license. Incumbent is subject to random and for cause drug and alcohol testing

+ Possess valid DC, VA or MD driver's license

+ Ability to operate University commercial vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10K+ (such as tow trucks, box trucks, trash trucks, buses, and lifts).

+ Possess a medical card and/or certificate issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT), which is issued by a licensed "medical examiner," after completion of a DOT physical examination as defined in GU Policy_________________ and DOT Regulations 391.11 (4) - Medical Card/Certificate and 390.5 (1) - Commercial Motor Vehicles (10K+) Definitions (#removed#)

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