Job Requisition Number: 23185. Facilities Services (formerly Physical Plant--Campus Services) works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community. Facilities Services is comprised of the following units: Cal Zero Waste (formerly Campus Recycling and Refuse Services), Custodial Services, Customer Service Center, Engineering and Technical Services, Environmental Services,Grounds Operations, Shops, People's Park Lead Electrician engages in general supervision of projects requiring the highly specialized skills of the electrical trade for campus clients. Management of shop work orders, assigning work orders to shop staff, monitoring and inspecting completed shop work orders where required. This position requires general knowledge of all building systems
TRADE EXPERTISE AND PROBLEM SOLVING Under supervision of Electrical Shop Manager, direct the electricians under your lead to inspect, maintain, test, repair, operate, troubleshoot and replace electrical apparatus on all campus sites. This includes, but is not limited to, installation and troubleshooting of motors, motor controls; pump controls, distribution panels, circuits, gate operators and HVAC support equipment, electrical wiring, shop fabrications, predictive and preventive maintenance inspections, test operations, services repairs or replacement. Participate in the design of assemblies, systems, equipment and/or controls, electrical and/or mechanical. Prepare drawings in detail showing measurements and materials with information obtained from blueprints and verbal instructions. Maintenance of electrical equipment includes switches, circuit breakers, relays, busses, lighting, outlets, cables, and cable terminations. Work with other trades to coordinate shutdowns and maintain all buildings in good working order. Act as training resource and establish training for tradespersons.
ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES Interact with UC shop personnel. Balance MOP and recharge responsibilities as directed by management. Duties include using the Maximo to schedule and dispatch work requests. Check completed jobs for accuracy and perform timekeeping duties. Consult supervisor/or project superintendents who administer requirements and standards for the modification of projects. Keep accurate work records and complete paperwork in a neat and timely manner. Define and describe materials, tools and/or equipment, work methods and task sequences. Serve as liaison with clients, relaying their needs and requirements to the appropriate department or superintendent. Obtain materials and equipment when requested. Maintain records of materials ordered, utilized and billed to others.
SAFETY Adhere to all University and departmental safety guidelines. Attend job-related and safety training as required.
OTHER Perform other duties as assigned.* Must possess California State Electrical License. * Must have completed a five year electrical apprenticeship program or equivalent. * Must possess five years journeyman experience in a comparable position or related experience in a university, hospital or large building complex. * Education and training in electrical can be through documented experience and/or professional development through an accredited college or university. * Must be able to work in confined spaces. * Must be able to safely move supplies and objects up to 75 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation. * Must be available to respond to emergencies, work on-call, weekend on-call, rotating swing shift, watch and holidays. * Adhere to Physical Plant—Campus Services’ work rules and Code of Conduct. * Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions. * Must possess knowledge and ability to utilize correct tools, techniques and methods for handling specific electrical projects by applying thorough knowledge of codes and the skills of a craftsperson. * Ability to interpret prints, schematics, wiring diagrams, flow charts and written descriptions of functions and project requirements. * Ability to operate electrical machines, equipment, and other hand and/or power tools needed to perform skill-related job tasks. * Ability to work in confined spaces and to gain access to areas that normally require stairs, ladders and scaffolding using specific methods to perform job tasks. * Ability to safely move supplies and objects up to 75 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation. * Must possess excellent communication skills and ability to interact in a positive manner with the campus community, including students, building managers, academic personnel, and craft personnel, in a multicultural environment. * Must possess knowledge and ability to utilize the Maximo to manage and assign shop work orders. * Ability to track jobs to completion and prioritize requirements; able to work and support shutdowns and project schedules to minimize interference with others. * Ability to read information from equipment manufactures manuals, service requests, layout sketches, blueprints, appropriate state and local government codes, trade-specific manuals and practices, and to determine how the fixture or equipment should perform. * Ability to distinguish colors and use color codes effectively. * Ability to communicate clearly over the telephone and two-way radio. * Ability to execute job assignments in a timely manner. This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Skilled Crafts Unit (KB) between the University of California and the Alameda County Building and Construction Trades Council (ACBCTC). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/kb/index.html
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