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Electrician

College of Charleston

College of Charleston

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Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Electrician

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please complete the application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.
*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.
Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.
All applications must be submitted online https://jobs.cofc.edu.

Posting Details

POSTING INFORMATION
Internal Title Electrician
Position Type Classified
Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Non-Faculty
Pay Band 5
Level 3
Department Custodial Services
Job Purpose
Performs skilled electrician duties in the distribution, operation, preventive maintenance, maintenance and repair of the primary electrical systems throughout the entire College campus, as well as, maintaining electrical equipment within various buildings, dormitories, historical homes, office buildings, and large facilities. Duties include troubleshooting and repairing electrical circuits including distribution panels, transformers, motor control centers, automatic transfer switches and all associated wiring.
Minimum Requirements
A high school diploma and four (4) years of professional trade experience in electrical construction, maintenance and repair. Must have extensive knowledge of standard practices, methodology, techniques and requirements of the electrical trade. A valid SC driver’s license, or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment, as the employee will be required to drive state vehicles to transport equipment and/or personnel. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have the ability and skill to locate and correct emergency and general electrical problems. Must have knowledge of and skill in using tools, equipment, materials & supplies of the electrical trade. Must be able to comprehend blueprints, plans and electrical specifications. Position requires basic computer skills and working knowledge and experience in using e-mail. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) is preferred. Experience in utilizing on-line work order systems is a plus. Skill with electronic devices such as iPhone and iPad is preferred. Must be able to follow oral & written instructions. All employees at the College are expected to perform their jobs in a safe manner in accordance with best safety practices as prescribed by their department, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration training as provided by Facilities Management at the College of Charleston.
Additional Comments Regarding Position
Must be able to perform duties as described and work both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Must be able to work in close quarters, climb ladders/stairs, enter/exit hatches, & work on rooftops. Must be able to work in areas of excessive heat/cold and lift or move furniture, objects, heavy components, and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Overtime & call back work is required after normal working hours & on weekends as needed. May be required to be on campus prior to & immediately following all emergencies such as hurricanes, floods, snow/ice storms, etc.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please complete the application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.
*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.
Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.
All applications must be submitted online https://jobs.cofc.edu.
Salary *$41,740 - $47,320
Posting Date 02/08/2024
Closing Date 02/26/2024
Benefits
  • Insurance: Health/Dental/Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Leave: Sick/Annual/Parental
  • Retirement
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Holidays
  • Free CARTA Bus Service
  • Employee Tuition Assistance Program (ETAP)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Full Benefits Package – Click Here
Open Until Filled No
Posting Number 2024015
EEO Statement
The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/14988

Job Duties

Job Duties
Activity
1. Responsible for distribution, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and installation of the primary electrical and emergency power systems throughout the entire College. Maintains all aspects of electrical distribution throughout various points on campus. Performs a variety of electrical troubleshooting, maintenance and repair duties to eliminate faults and malfunctions in the electrical systems throughout the college campus and in various college buildings, dormitories, historic homes, office buildings and large facilities. Initiates repairs as appropriate to eliminate the defects.
Performs electrical duties throughout the college campus and in various college buildings, dormitories, historic homes, office buildings and large facilities. Responds to assigned work orders with a sense of urgency and ensures appropriate and timely resolution. Operates mobile electronic device to access, update, and complete work orders to include all appropriate information to reflect action taken, labor hours, parts, materials and other historical and cost related items.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 45
Activity
2. Assembles and installs conduit, making necessary measurements, cuts, threads, and bends during new installation & repairs.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15
Activity
3. Provides preventive maintenance for electrical equipment according to schedule and need.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15
Activity
4. Drives State vehicles when transporting supplies & equipment. Maintains electrical equipment and devices associated with the gas/oil-fired boilers, chilled water units, air compressors, pumps, solenoid operation valves, and other control devices.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15
Activity
5. Demonstrates safety knowledge by practicing and adhering to all proper safety procedures and OSHA regulations pertaining to the electrical trade. Consistently wears/uses appropriate personal protective equipment as required. Responsible for ensuring that furniture, floors, walls, & surrounding work area is protected from dust & debris while work is being performed. Also responsible for ensuring that all job sites are thoroughly cleaned when work has been completed.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • CofC - Alumni Career Services
    • College of Charleston Website
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Handshake
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed.com
    • Internal Job Posting
    • jbcjobs (Joint Base Charleston Military & Family Readiness)
    • Job Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Monster.com
    • Personal Referral
    • Post and Courier
    • Public Job Posting
    • SC Government Website (Neogov)
    • SC Works (SC Department of Employment and Workforce)
    • Twitter
    • Word of mouth
    • Other
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  3. Other Document
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Other Document 3

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