CT3 Electrician

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Classification:Crafts & Trades III
Grade:Crafts & Trades T3
Work type:Crafts and Trades
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Utilities Department is currently hiring a team-oriented Journeyman-level Electrician with a minimum of 15 years related experience and/or training, and a valid State of Alaska Certificate of Fitness for Journeyman Electrician, or equivalent.

Duties:

100Under direction of the Utilities Maintenance Superintendent and guidance from the Electrical Engineer, the CT3 Electrician installs, modifies, repairs, and performs diagnostic evaluation, troubleshooting and periodic and unscheduled maintenance on the full range of electrical and solid state analog electronic equipment common to power plants with distribution systems. Duties include troubleshooting installing and calibrating over current relays; do maintenance on 4160 VAC & 12470 VAC breakers. Installs electrical equipment, controls, distribution systems and related component parts; repairs and installs power and service equipment at medium and low voltage from power terminals throughout the Power Plant; maintains, repairs, install, alters and modifies wiring circuits; bend, thread and install conduit and associated circuits and cables, relocating and splicing of existing electrical systems within the Power Plant and campus utilidors. Installation of cable tray systems, fiber optic and other low voltage cables in the Plant. Performs other related duties as assigned. Work Hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (unless otherwise informed).Essential

https://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/job-classification-descri/

The CT3 Electrician position is one of the many critical positions within the Power Plant, assisting the Facilities Services Utilities Electrical Engineer with various projects across campus and on duties as assigned.

UAF Utilities has a critical role on a campus that houses students and families, the large animal research station and costly, carefully climate-controlled research experiments. Our electricians play an important role in maintaining our ability to provide consistent power to campus to support all of these activities.

Under the direction of the Utilities Maintenance Superintendent and guidance from the Electrical Engineer, the CT3 Electrician installs, modifies, repairs, and performs diagnostic evaluation, troubleshooting, and periodic and unscheduled maintenance on the full range of electrical and solid state analog electronic equipment common to power producing stations.

The CT3 Electrician performs analysis and troubleshooting and coordinates repairs of complex electrical equipment and/or systems at low, medium and high voltages.

This is the highest skill level in the craft and trade classifications. Employees in this classification may be directed to assume sole project responsibility in completing complex projects.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Knowledge of principles, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment, electrical hazards and safety precautions, for medium & low voltage systems.

Skilled in installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment.

Ability to read, interpret and work from plans, drawings and specifications; make rough sketches; follow oral and written directions; must be willing to work around and/or be trained in the abatement of asbestos containing materials.
Education/ experience sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the position and to have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Assist in responding to power outages and trouble calls and perform other skilled and semi-skilled maintenance tasks as required.

Work cooperatively with other electrician, trades, operators and office personnel.

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Required to have and maintain a valid State of Alaska Certificate of Fitness for Journeyman Electrician, or equivalent.

Qualified applicants for this position must have the ability to do the work of a Power Plant Electrician without more than Normal Supervision. This ability is demonstrated by having performed the following duties, as a journeyman, under close supervision: maintain and repair power system generating plants, including analog electronic technology; diagnose, evaluate, and troubleshoot complex electrical equipment, control circuitry, and large power apparatus. These duties must have been performed in a hydroelectric, steam generating, or commercial heavy industrial plant. This is not an entry level, trainee, or apprentice position.

Must have and always maintain a valid Driver's License.

15 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Required to have and maintain a valid State of Alaska Certificate of Fitness for Journeyman Electrician, or equivalent.
Must have and always maintain a valid Driver's License.
15 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Local 6070 Generic Union Job Description: https://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/job-classification-descri/

**All APPLICANTS **

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.  

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on June 24, 2021 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.

Salary Information: CT3 /Step 1 $28.87/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 with a UA employee benefits package

Driver license info :  Within your cover letter please state whether or not you have or can obtain a valid 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.

Union Representation:

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

L6070- Probationary Period:

Pursuant to Article 1.5 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.  

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

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

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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