CT2 Electrician

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Classification:Crafts & Trades II
Grade:Crafts & Trades T2
Work type:Crafts and Trades
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Facilities Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

UAF Facilities Services is recruiting for a CT2 Electrician. Candidate must have current certificate of Fitness as a journeyman Electrician. At times may work in Asbestos environment, and have a non-standard work schedule.


L6070 Classification Duties: Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and prevent or correct hazardous conditions consistent with specifications and applicable codes. Prepares sketches showing location of systems and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed equipment or systems are properly installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.Inspects and installs electrical/mechanical equipment and systems, controls, alarm systems, piping and raceway distribution systems, and related component parts, by means of circuit testers, precision gauges, meggers, oscilloscopes, and instruments to ensure proper operations by tracing and analyzing diagrams, circuits, and blueprints. Performs preventative maintenance on electrical systems. Installs equipment and for electrical systems. Performs diagnostic analyses of systems to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement. Repairs faulty equipment or systems. Repairs and fabricates specialized Electrical equipment. Plans and rewires building access control systems and related hardware. Ensures that hazards are removed from buildings and grounds including snow, ice, debris, animal wastes, construction materials, and other items as required. Demonstrates appropriate work methods to other employees, including proper safety measures. Performs asbestos abatement. Estimates and schedules work assignments.Essential
20%Perform site survey of each job site and notify any effected occupants and other crafts/trades workers to de-conflict other scheduled work. *Assist to create and implement job plans including materials list to facilitate timely ordering of materials and completion of the job. *Assist in determining the correct method of installation and application for each job. *Assist to carry out materials ordering, supply stocking and vendor use for electrical projects. *Read blueprints, piping, sketches, schematics and wiring diagrams. *Assist in deciding on proper materials needed to meet the electrical requirements of the structure/system. *Order materials through local vendors and keep an inventory of supplies on hand. *Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and perform minor maintenance on this electrical equipment. *Navigate the FS work order request system and manage electronic files and pictures on the shop computer system. *Read working drawings, use AutoCAD and make job folders with electrical paperwork, according to regulations. *Document all electrical work. *Other duties as assigned might include (but is not limited to) regular shop cleanup and maintenance.Essential
35%Maintain qualification and licensing to install modifications, replacements and installations of electrical equipment and systems to include wiring, conduit, junction boxes, relays, switches, starters, receptacles, breakers, panel boxes, fixtures, electric motors, disconnects, motor control centers, lighting systems, major and minor appliances, electrically powered tools and equipment, battery and DC systems, and other similar type equipment. *Assist in determining the need for contractor assistance. Report results to supervisors and employees involved in the electrical process and assist in determining the most effective personnel protective protocols to use. *Perform work near hot and/or moving mechanical equipment, in high and precarious locations, confined spaces and in adverse weather conditions. *Document all work with "before and after" photographs. *Keep current on new equipment and applications.Essential
45%Receive and prioritize work requests. *Coordinate with building occupants to schedule work to minimize disruption. *Request and secure appropriate permits when needed following Building Codes, EPA, and OSHA guidelines. *Inspect and evaluate the work site for potential safety hazards including plumbing, electrical and all other building controls. Make recommendations for the most effective and efficient electrician management work practices to employ including the evaluation of equipment and materials. *Determine the need for and perform area inspections to ensure that workers and other individuals are not exposed to hazards. Assist to plan, develop and install/administer all safety equipment, methods of installation/repair and power tool operation. Initiate work processes following all Building Codes, NEC, EPA, OSHA, NFPA and other electrical guidelines for conformance to Management specifications. *Perform routine and preventive maintenance to include operating, cleaning, inspecting, troubleshooting, adjusting, tightening, replacing, lubricating, reporting problems and other similar tasks on a wide variety of low and high voltage electrical and electronic equipment and systems. *Maintain and perform repairs, modifications, replacements and installations of a wide variety of low and high voltage electrical and non-medical electronic equipment and systems for both existing facilities and those under renovation, and includes equipment that is either fixed or portable. *Perform job site clean-up and final quality check of work. *Utilize various lift equipment such as man-lifts and scaffolding in the accomplishment of the assigned work. *Conduct demolition so that it is accomplished in a controlled and safe manner. Document progress information, results, and digital photographs and request to transfer them into the FS AutoCAD building drawings system. *Keep current on electrician technology and methods to optimize efficiency and safety. *Assist in providing guidance to contractors when conflicts are encountered and assist in determining the most effective management options. *Analyze building plans for mechanical and electrical system location, routing and installation to determine appropriate work methods and sequence operations. *Participate with On-Call rotation. Willing to work extra hours as needed.Essential

*This position supports critical campus functions operating 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.  Perform journey-level electrical work. Fabricate, install, repair, inspect, service, maintain and replace components of campus low voltage systems and lighting control systems. Procure materials as needed.  Work independently and perform quality work safely, efficiently and in accordance with applicable codes. Assist Inspector-Planner-Estimators, engineers, supervisors, or other staff to perform inspection, estimating or preparation of specification and drawings.  Perform proper time keeping and accounting of material and expenses for assigned projects.  To assure adequate support of these functions the employee will be require to participate in and on-call program to facilitate timely return of staff to the campus as required to meet critical needs.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required: *Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals and technical publications. * Knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to electrical building codes.  *Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with those contacted in the course of work.  *Ability to use a digital camera and download pictures for permanent record.  *Ability to perform work status reports on a lap-top computer or other automated data collection system.  *Demonstrated success with customer service skills.  *Ability to make a stop work decision due to safety issues or conditions.  

Specific hazards include but are not limited to: Asbestos, PCB’s, radioactive materials, fuels, solvents, infectious materials and wastes, biological hazards and other materials labeled hazardous.

*Must be able to pass yearly physical and respirator fit test.

*Able to make a stop work decision due to safety issues or conditions.  

*Demonstrated journey-level experience in the electrical trade and related practices to perform assigned duties without direct supervision. *Demonstrated skill to fabricate, maintain, service, repair, replace, install and/or alter electrical equipment and other campus systems related to craft function. *Experience to inspect and perform preventive maintenance programs on electrical and alarm systems and other campus systems related to craft function.   *Experience to program, troubleshoot, and modify both centralized and distributed building lighting control systems.  Install and maintain lighting control panels, daylight sensors, occupancy sensors, switch packs, relay modules, and other wired and wireless control devices. *Program controls to meet the needs of building occupants. *Experience with maintenance, installation, troubleshooting and repair of electric motors, motor starters, motor control centers, and associated control circuits. *Experience to diagnose and repair problems with building powered distribution equipment, circuit breakers, branch circuits, receptacles and switches. *Interpersonal, oral and written communications skills. *Skill to understand and interpret technical data, mechanical and structural specifications and blueprints

*Organizational skills to understand and meet established unit goals and objectives, and meet project deadlines within an estimated budget. *Knowledge of building codes regarding the installation of electrical systems. *Knowledge of approved safety devices and practices.

Experience Required:  2 or more years Journeyman electrician experience.
Previous electrical experience on large construction sites.  

Education or Training Required: State of Alaska Certificate of Fitness.  Journeyman level Electrician certification or equivalent.
Proof of a valid driver's license must be presented at time of hire.  Maintaining this license is a condition of employment.  

Additional Position Details: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this specific position, other knowledge, skills and/or abilities may be required as outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Crafts and Trades 2 category. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Willing to obtain Operation and Maintenance asbestos training and participate in a respirator program.  Maintaining the State of Alaska Electrical Certificate of Fitness is a condition of employment, maintenance of such license is at the employer’s expense.  Willing to remove asbestos under Operations and Maintenance protocol.

Other duties as assigned: Persons in the Crafts and Trades 2 category, with requisite skills and abilities, may at times be required to perform other duties and responsibilities including those mentioned in other classification descriptions and marginal responsibilities shared by any other classification as assigned by management.
Representative duties for all persons in the Crafts and Trades 2 category are outlined in the generic job description for a Crafts and Trades 2 employee.
All positions may operate in a lead capacity when and where applicable or necessary without moving to another level.
The following description of work applies specifically to the Crafts and Trades 2 position assigned to this job description (CT - 2 Electrician Technician).

             **INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY**   

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on 02/19/2019 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

This is a University of Alaska Local 6070 union represented position.  Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position.  Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date. However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Member in order to apply. 

Salary Information:   CT2/Step 7 $25.13/hr. (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule - http://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/ .   This is a full-time, benefited position. Union represented.

Driver license info :  Within your cover letter please state whether or not you have or can obtain an Alaska Driver’s License upon hire.

Applicant Instructions:  Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.

Background Check:  The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

L6070- At-will:  Pursuant to Article 1.7 of the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, upon initial hire Local 6070 Bargaining Unit Members are probationary for the first six (6) months of work.  During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. 

Union Representation:  This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

Training Policy:  It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:  UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:  The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


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