Laramie County Community College

  • Electrical Technician

    Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/4/2019 11:06 AM)
    ID
    2019-2456
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

     

    A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile. 

    Job Summary: 

    Core responsibilities of this position include:

    The Electrical Technician position is a full-time, 12-month, benefitted position responsible for the overall inspection, maintenance, installation and repair of electrical equipment and circuits; examples include but are not limited to repair of parts and/or complete electrical and communications distribution systems including power and lighting circuits, feeders, panel-boards, fire alarms, uninterrupted power supplies, variable frequency drives and primary distribution systems for LCCC. This position ensures a productive working and learning environment for students, faculty and staff by providing excellent customer service, professional appearance, timely work and expert communication skills. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: respond to service requests; provides installation, maintenance and repairs to systems to include building electrical devices, wiring, low and medium limited voltage distribution systems; assists in the maintenance and repair of commercial heating and air conditioning equipment, kitchen equipment and or including building automation system, and other college equipment as needed. Must be able to operate, Building Automation System (BAS) along with install and repair various electrical, electronic and pneumatic control systems components.  Evaluate & Inspect facility and site conditions to report required repairs and preventative maintenance actions. This position also contacts, supervises, and monitors completion of contracted/warrantied work for repairs, assessment, and improvements. This job supports overall department projects, assists in other functional areas, and provides risk management mitigation to all aspects of the job while following and supporting safety procedures, and actively monitoring workplace/jobsite safety.

    LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College.  The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them.   

    http://lccc.wy.edu/StrategicPlan/index.aspx#goal1

     

    Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

     

    Compensation:  This is a Classified 8 position. Starting hourly wage: $24.49.

     

    Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled. For full consideration, apply by October 7th, 2019.

     

    Starting Date: As soon after hiring process as practical.

     

    For information about Cheyenne, visit http://www.lccc.cc.wy.us/about/welcome

    Essential Functions

    Essential Functions:

     

    Electrical Install/Repair/Maintenance Functions:

    • Respond to request for service calls/work orders and make repairs as necessary
    • Inspect and test systems/parts/equipment/fixtures to verify compliance with plans, operational status, and specifications or to detect need for repair/replacement
    • Communicate with College end users regarding structure/equipment malfunctions to isolate problems or to verify that repairs corrected malfunctions
    • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance for the College’s electrical needs
    • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly inspections for assigned areas of responsibility
    • Install, operate, maintain, and repair indoor/outdoor fixtures, equipment, and electrical systems
    • Study blueprints, design specifications, or manufacturers' recommendations to verify the configuration and to ensure the proper installation of components
    • Assemble, position, and mount electrical components and parts following blueprints or manufacturer's
    • Facilitate installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs including, but not limited to repairs to systems to include building electrical devices, wiring, low and medium limited voltage distribution systems; assists in the maintenance and repair of commercial heating and air conditioning equipment, kitchen equipment and or including building automation system, and other college equipment as needed
    • Contact, coordinate, supervise, and quality control of work done by service vendors, warranty repairs, and contracted installation
    • Electrical and site maintenance support such as support contractor installations, new construction and overall project support
    • Prep jobsites including masking, relocating equipment, and protecting surfaces from work performed (i.e. dust, demolition, and installation)
    • Install, maintain, and repair variable frequency drive systems
    • Installation, maintenance and repair of emergency power standby systems to include uninterrupted power systems and generators
    • Plan, layout, and installation of class II wiring systems.
    • Maintain, repair, and install kitchen equipment (i.e. stacker steamer, grills, ovens, ice makers, etc.)
    • Order and maintain inventory/schedule for parts, services, equipment and tools
    • Safely drive vehicles, and operate large complex maintenance equipment

    Department Support Functions:

    • Provide excellent customer service by displaying a professional image to include neat appearance, proper hygiene and appropriate attire
    • Participate in all duties as a professional team member, provide security and confidentiality of personnel information and equipment
    • Provide excellent customer service by utilizing professional and effective language, communication and timely follow-through
    • Responds to emergency duties after hours when required
    • Comply with all applicable Department and College standards, policies, or procedures, such as safety procedures or the maintenance of a clean work area
    • Attend all mandatory department, work group, and college trainings/meetings
    • Follows OSHA and college safety practices, regulations, and procedures
    • Perform snow removal and supervision/coordination of part-time employees as required
    • Provide support and assistance to other department functional areas as needed

    Administrative Functions:

    • Utilize electronic devices (computers or tablets) for completion and documentation of work orders and preventative maintenance
    • Organize and maintain warehouse materials, equipment, inventories, and documentation
    • Manage, reconcile, and complete necessary documentation for budgets, monthly purchase orders, and purchase card receipts
    • Coordinate and communicate with other college departments regarding necessary forms, documentation, or completion of processes as related to this position

    Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need

     

    Nonessential Functions:  

    An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis.

    • Perform related duties as delegated by supervision
    • Work with security and necessary departments during emergency situations, such as threats, gas leaks, inclement weather, etc.
    • Keep informed of changing requirements and new techniques via professional development activities
    • As required attend college, division, and program trainings/meetings. Overnight travel may be required

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of electrical repair with a working knowledge of maintenance of commercial buildings and equipment
    • Ability to properly and safely operate equipment/power tools used in installation and maintenance tasks
    • Trade skills in building construction practices and the ability to read and comprehend commercial building and equipment blueprints is required
    • Trade skills in electrical equipment installations, troubleshooting, and repair
    • Must be able to drive vehicles, and operate large complex maintenance equipment
    • Must have a valid Wyoming driver's license and be able to meet the colleges
    • Ability to interpret building blueprints, manufacture installation/repair instructions, and safety data sheets
    • Knowledge of OSHA requirements and building code regulations; ability to learn, interpret and apply current pertinent federal, state and local laws and regulations
    • Working knowledge and ability with personal computing applications – specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional), as well as database management systems
    • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process)
    • Ability to read, interpret and consider possible applications of equipment and building schematics, blueprints, and manufacturer specifications
    • Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly with a variety of people, in one-to-one and small group settings – either face-to-face, by telephone, or by other electronic means – ability to communicate in an informative manner, effectively listen, and be able to handle escalating situations with concern and confidence
    • Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines, frequent interruptions, and some interpersonal pressure
    • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with people; proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, with courtesy and tact, to accurately determine other’s needs, collect necessary information, and follow-through when requested.
    • Knowledge of basic office equipment including (but not limited to) personal computer and associated peripherals, fax machine, multi-line telephone, voice recorders, and other electronic devices

    Physical/Mental Demands: 

    • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to squat, bend, twist, kneel, sit, stand, climb, and extend arms over head
    • Work in assorted environments and conditions above ceilings, on roofs, outside, inside, mechanical rooms, tunnels, labs, arena, hallways, meeting rooms and various campus facilities
    • Exposure to and use of safety equipment for outdoor weather extremes for extended periods
    • Exposure to and use of safety equipment for hazardous materials, bio-hazards, chemicals, electrical equipment and fuels/petroleum products
    • May be required to climb ladders, maneuver in confined spaces, and work with tools/equipment in unconventional positions
    • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
    • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, on-call service, and weekends as needed
    • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
    • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
    • To perform the essential functions of this position an employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; the use of team lift techniques is required for lifts over 50 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
    • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and jobs along with being able to respond quickly to emergency situations
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds
    • The essential functions of this position require the ability to work in an industrial setting including but not limited to working with/on roof tops, in confined spaces, electrical equipment, complex machines, and chemicals; appropriate safety precautions, equipment, and procedures must be utilized at all times

    Qualifications

    Minimum:

    • Associate degree from an accredited institution in a related field of study or five years of experience in general electrical maintenance of commercial facilities
    • Two years of experience to include general electrical installation, repair, and commercial maintenance
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to meet the college insurance carrier requirements

    Preferred:

    • OSHA 10 certification or capability to attain certification

     

    LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.

      

    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

     

    Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

     

    The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

     

    http://lccc.wy.edu/

    http://www.lccc.wy.edu/about/humanresources 

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