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Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday off. UNION POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO SEIU UNION MEMBERS ONLY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF POSTING. AFTER ONE WEEK OF POSTING, IF THE POSITION HAS NOT BEEN FILLED INTERNALLY, IT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DARTMOUTH COMMUNITY. Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Electrician A
Department Facilities Operations & Management
Position Number 0401200
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Position Purpose

The Electrical Shop is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of all the College’s electrical power distribution systems. The Electrician A installs, repairs and maintains electrical distribution systems, circuits, equipment, and controls, and assists the Master Electrician in work involving high voltage systems.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Working knowledge and skill in all aspects of the electrical trade, including some experience in and knowledge of the College’s high voltage electrical distribution systems and related methods of splicing, testing and terminating. Must be knowledgeable in and able to apply all relevant national and local electrical codes and safety regulations.
  • Ability to work at heights and to perform tasks requiring manual dexterity under physically difficult and/or strenuous conditions.
  • Ability to follow assignments orally and in writing and to communicate effectively. Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments under minimal supervision, exercising sound judgment and applying good
    problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work overtime when required.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Strong commitment to a diverse working environment and to serving the needs of a large and diverse community.
  • Must have successfully completed the following training prior to performing work to which the training relates:
    - Driver Safety
    - Electrical Safety related work practices
    - Lock-out/tag-out
    - Respirator Training, Fit and Physical Examination
    - Working in confined spaces
Minimum Experience
  • High school graduate with a 4 year apprenticeship and six years of relevant experience; or the equivalent Post secondary technical school training in the electrical trade preferred.
  • Must be licensed electrician and have own hand tools.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be qualified under the terms of the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.
Minimum Education
  • High school graduate with a 4 year apprenticeship and six years of relevant experience; or the equivalent post secondary technical school training in the electrical trade preferred.
SEIU Level O
FLSA Non-Exempt
Employment Category Regular Full Time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Todd French
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday off.

UNION POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO SEIU UNION MEMBERS ONLY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF POSTING. AFTER ONE WEEK OF POSTING, IF THE POSITION HAS NOT BEEN FILLED INTERNALLY, IT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DARTMOUTH COMMUNITY.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Duties

  • Under general supervision and/or following plans, blueprints, or sketches, determines work methods to accomplish assignments. Plans and lays out the needed routing, placement and arrangements of a system’s circuits, controls and equipment.
  • Assists the Master Electricians with the installation, maintenance, and repair of high voltage cable systems.
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment.
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment; connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.
  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus, using test equipment, and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.
  • Replaces faulty electrical components of machines such as relays, switches and motors, position sensing devices and relamps indoor and outdoor fixtures.
  • Inspects, maintains, cleans, repairs, tests, and adjusts a variety of equipment, circuitry, and fixtures, VFDs, relays and switchgear, lighting control fixtures, fans, switches, office and heating appliances, rheostats, and electric drills, grinders, and shop equipment.
  • Tests circuits and equipment by use of voltmeter, ammeter, watt meter, and ohmmeter.
    Measures, cuts, threads, bends, assembles, and installs conduit. Inserts, splices, and connects wires to fixtures, outlets, switches, receptacles, and power source.
  • Works from ladders, scaffolds, and platforms.
    Work requires bending, keeling, standing, climbing, and working in stretched, cramped or awkward positions.
  • Work involves regular lifting, carrying, or holding objects weighing from up to 120 pounds.
  • Work is performed: indoors; outdoors; in bad weather; in areas that are dirty, or smoky and where fumes are present, in underground manholes.
  • Is exposed to cuts and bruises and more serious injuries working on ladders, scaffolds, etc.
  • Work involves wearing special or protective clothing such as aprons or overalls; gloves; goggles; and ear plugs.
-- Performs other duties as assigned

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Additional Document #1
  3. Additional Document #2

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