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Electrician - Electrical & Life Safety Systems

American University
Washington , District of Columbia 20016
  • Job Status
    Full Time
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The role of this position is to provide a safe, functional, clean, efficient and attractive living and learning environment. The electrician is a skilled, licensed DC Journeymen responsible for evaluating, repairing and replacing a variety of electrical facility components, to ensure the equipment is fully operational and meets university standards.  This position will be involved in corrective and preventive maintenance and minor alteration work and may oversee temporary labor and/or other trades persons or contractors as required. This position requires general supervision and often works independently.




Work Environment


  • This position reports to the Manager, Electrical and Fire Safety Systems, along with the Campus Master Electrician, Senior Electrician, and a Fire Alarm Technician




Position Type/Expected Hours of Work


  • 40-Nonexmept
  • Sr Coordinator/Sr Analyst A




Salary Range


  • Commensurate with experience




Required Education and Experience


  • High school diploma or equivelent
  • DC Journeyman Electrical License
  • 2 years fire alarm experience
  • 4-5 years working journey level experience
  • Basic computer skills/email usage
  • Basic electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read & use blueprints
  • Ability to use meters/testing devices
  • Use & knowledge of electrical codes




Preferred Education and Experience


  • Completion of formal apprenticeship program
  • 2 years’ service truck experience
  • 1-2 years controls service
  • University experience
  • CMMS
  • Controls troubleshooting
  • Microsoft office skills




Additional Eligibility Qualifications


  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check




Current American University Employees:

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Contact Us:

For more information or assistance with the American University careers site, email theworkline@american.edu.


American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC


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Posted: 2019-11-12 Expires: 2020-01-11

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