Requisition Number: 2019-07694
Job Title: Electrician/Escort
Posting Start Date: 3/18/2019
Position Start Date: 5/1/2019
Work Hours: 40
City: Framingham
State: MA

Electrician/Escort

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Description/Job Summary

Job Overview

The Electrician repairs, maintains, and installs wiring, motors, transformers, generators, lighting, and other electrical systems.  The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

General Responsibilities:

  • Repairs, installs, replaces and tests electrical circuits, equipment, and appliances.
  • Uses hand tools and testing instruments.
  • Inspects and tests electrical equipment, lighting, signal, communication, and power circuits.
  • Assists in isolating defects in wiring, switches, motors and other electrical equipment using testing instruments such as ammeter, ohmmeter, voltmeter, testing lamp, or growler.
  • Replaces faulty switches, sockets, and other elements of electrical systems.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance with requirements of local building and safety codes.
  • Estimates time and material costs on electrical projects.
  • Requisitions new electrical supplies and equipment.
  • Assists in mounting motors, transformers and lighting fixtures into position and completing circuits according to diagram specifications.
  • May dismantle electrical machinery and replace defective electrical or mechanical parts such as gears, brushes, and armatures.
  • Document all work in the CMMS system.
  • Identifies and corrects unsafe working conditions with management oversight.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.  
  • Applies all applicable OSHA and related local safety requirements to all assigned work.  
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
  • 1 or more years of related work experience.

Skills/Aptitude:

  • Ability to present self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
  • Ability to provide clear directions and respond accordingly to employees.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work well alone and in a team.
  • Must have basic phone and computer skills (email, texting, etc.).
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent management and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work.

License/Qualifications

Certifications: 

  • Holds appropriate license/certification for the specific work to be done in the city and state in which the work will be done.
  • A valid driver’s license may be required.

General Qualifications:

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity in light of Sodexo time and attendance policy and/or client operating hours.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may participate in outside activities and events.
  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations.

Details

The electrician will respond to electrical trouble calls and perform preventive maintence throughout a portfolio of Laboratory/Office buildings, inspect and repair a wide variety of electrical systems including: lighting, power distribution and specialized commercial & laboratory equipment. Will diagnose, repair or replace motors and associated electrical controls. Will also assist General Maintence technicians and other trades as needed.
  • Repairing, installing, and testing electrical circuits and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair commercial electrical equipment including low voltage and fire alarm
  • Perform preventive maintence and repairs to equipment including but not limited to: Automatic transfer switches, frequency drives, switch gear, UPS systems, Environmental monitoring systems
  • Perform small projects such as installing new circuits, mechanical equipment installation
  • Availability to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime and work as part of an on call rotation
  • Estimating time and material costs on electrical projects.
  • Ability to work safely and neatly in a manufacturing – laboratory – office environment
  • Document all work in MAXIMO/INFOR CMMS system.
 
Qualified applicants will have the following:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least 5 to 7 years of experience in a commercial service environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, accuracy and attention to detail. The right candidate for this job must be reliable, punctual with good attendance and be comfortable performing independently
  • Strong knowledge of national, state and local electrical codes (NFPA 70, 70e,) and regulations
  • Ability to read architectural drawings and electrical diagrams
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, self-manage and prioritize daily workload and other assignments or projects with minimal supervision
 
Licenses/Certifications:  
  • Valid Massachusetts Journeyman or Master Electrician license
  • A valid driver’s license
  • OSHA 10 Certification
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