Electrician
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Worcester, MA

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Under the general supervision of the Manager or designee, the Electrician maintains records, installs, repairs, modifies and maintains electrical systems and equipment.

Responsibilities:
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain records and pertinent data
Maintain spare parts inventory and anticipating future needs
Update preventive maintenance procedures
Ensure materials and equipment requirements are at site to complete work in an efficient manner
Installs, repairs, modifies, and maintains electrical distribution equipment fixtures, control equipment, conduit and wiring.
Operate, troubleshoot, and maintain all electrical distribution systems including high and low voltage, motors, generators, transformers, regulators, wiring switches, alarm systems, and control equipment
Conform with codes, rules, regulations, and safety standards associated with the trade
Perform preventative maintenance inspections or installed equipment or systems to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocations or replacement, and repair equipment or systems as required
Use electrical testing equipment as required such as ammeters, oscilloscopes and testing lamps
May exercise functional supervision and instruction of others in installation and maintenance methods
While in the performance of routine duties; may be required, as needed to perform all work associated with all maintenance trades of an equal or lower graded classification; where the work or task does not require a specific license.
Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Must possess current Massachusetts Electrical License
3 years working experience as a licensed Electrician
Thorough knowledge of methods, tools, and practices used in the electrical trade
Thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions particular to the trade
Ability to travel to off-site locations

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Under the general supervision of the Manager or designee

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Exercises functional supervision over technical, construction or maintenance employees for assigned projects or tasks; assures conformance with codes, rules and regulation and safety standards.

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
May perform work in all Medical Center facilities and is subject to possible exposure to chemicals, gases, electrical shock; may work in confined spaces on ladders. Ability to perform physically arduous tasks; normal dexterity, visual acuity, ability to lift up to 50 lbs., ability to climb and work from ladders and scaffolding, and work in confined areas

Additional Information:
Master Electrician License is preferred.

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