Nov 17, 2020

Electrician

  • TrulyHired
  • Portage, IN, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description


SUMMARY : The job of electrician was established for the purposes of providing electrical services, per district/local/state/federal objectives and/or standards, with specific responsibility for identifying repair and/or replacement needs; installing, repairing, maintaining and updgrading electrical systems and equipment; assisting other skills trades; and ensuring that tools and materials are available at job sites.

REPORTS TO: Director of Maintenance

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Analyzes blueprints, schematics, and drawings of electrical systems for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.
  • Diagnoses causes of electrical problems or failures for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or system repairs.
  • Maintains assigned vehicle, equipment, and tools for the purpose of ensuring availability in a safe operating condition.
  • Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Coordinates with the assigned Director of Maintenance and/or other trades for the purpose completing projects and work orders efficiently.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with health and building regulations.
  • Inspects electrical systems and their components for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs, and recommending preventive maintenance.
  • Installs electrical system components (e.g. lighting, alarms, electrical panels, switches, circuits, scoreboards, timers, street signs, etc.) for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded electrical capabilities.
  • Monitors the electrical work of outside contractors (e.g. new school sites, electrical system expansions/upgrades, major remodels, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that the projects are satisfactorily competed and within district specifications.
  • Patricipates in meetings, workshops, training, and seminars, as assigned for the purpose of conveying and gathering information required to perform job functions.
  • Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information.
  • Repairs electrical components and/or systems (e.g. motors, circuits, transformers, generators, compressors, switches, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring a safe working condition.
  • Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. Minimum of 5 years experience in electrical trades and possess appropriate license (Star certification or equivalent)
3. Valid Indiana driver's license with good driving record. Possess a class B CDL or be willing to obtain one (training provided)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The
employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electric shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is required to use personal protective equipment (PPE) as recommended or stipulated by OSHA and as specified in the Material Safety Data Sheets for the materials being used.

Disclaimer
Responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the District. The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the Corporation. The employee is expected to adhere to and agrees to adhere to PTS Core Values, the PTS Strategic Plan, as well as all PTS District policies and guidelines including but not limited to the civility policy.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Career Education > Industrial Electrician
Equal Opportunity Employer
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Contact Information
  • Emily Richardson-Rossbach
  • 6240 US Highway 6
  • Portage, Indiana 46368

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