Essential Duties & Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled persons, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
1) Provides support, oversight & training to assigned maintenance, electrical and HVAC staff, and performs related job responsibilities; provides direction and guidance regarding job methods, standards and operations according to established objectives and standards of the National Electric Code; assigns, oversees and monitors work assignments.
2) Performs skilled maintenance duties and trades to maintain electrical systems of College buildings and facilities. Coordinates repair and installation of electrical equipment and devices. Troubleshoots, oversees and performs electrical functions at the main and satellite campuses.
3) Addresses questions and provides instruction to maintenance staff regarding electrical problems and processes. Trains new employees and provides instruction to work teams.
4) Make routine purchases as authorized by the Director of Facilities Operations and/or Supervisor; obtains prices for parts and equipment; purchases materials as required to perform electrical work; maintains records of expenditures; reviews purchase orders and submits for payment.
5) Carries out preventive and repair maintenance yearly and as needed for switch gear and panel boards. Replaces defective wiring and makes connections to new electrical installations, replaces parts, and cleans and replaces motors. Meets with staff and faculty members to discuss electrical concerns or work to be performed in each department.
6) Troubleshoots and makes electrical repairs and replaces motors, lighting ballast and bulbs, electric switches and receptacles. Repairs outside lighting and systems (e.g. trenches, runs conduit, wire, etc.).
7) Installs wiring for chillers, boilers, and other associated equipment. Checks and replaces fuses and circuit breakers. Performs electric wiring installation and repair. Calculates loads for new circuits.
8) Installs new service for small building renovations and remodeling projects. Coordinates with IT and Facilities Planning on upcoming projects (e.g. wiring new labs, classrooms, office space, etc.).
9) Oversees and assists external contractors on campus to monitor the timely completion of projects and answer questions. Participates in planning and building phases of construction on campus as it pertains to electrical installation.
10) Performs other general maintenance duties including minor plumbing, welding and rough carpentry as required.
11) Completes and maintains required documentation including work orders, maintenance forms and setup sheets.
12) Utilizes shovels, snow blowers, tractors and trucks for snow removal. Clears walks, stairs, parking lots and roadways of ice and snow. Applies salt, calcium and sand to various areas of campus.
13) Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable attendance. Performs other related duties as required.
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
Performs duties and responsibilities of staff to meet workload demands. Serves as backup and assists Police Department during building evacuations. Serves as essential employee, pursuant to College Policy & Procedure. Working Conditions:
Normal working conditions with frequent exposure to dirt, dust, debris and smells. Employee is occasionally exposed to wet, humid or other outdoor weather conditions. The employee is regularly exposed to minor cuts, burns or other situations that may cause injury. Risk of electrical shock. Employee occasionally works near moving parts or in high, precarious places. Occasionally employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic materials and blood-borne pathogens. Employee is occasionally exposed to very loud noises.
The following physical demands are typically exhibited by position incumbents performing this job's essential duties and responsibilities. These physical demands are not, and should not be construed to be job qualification standards, but are illustrated to help the College, employee and/or applicant identify where reasonable accommodations may need to be considered.
Usual Physical Demands:
While performing duties of this job, regularly stands, walks and uses hands to hold and control tools and equipment. The employee regularly reaches with hands and arms and climbs, balances, stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. The employee occasionally exhibits digital dexterity and eye-hand coordination when entering data into computer. Employee frequently lifts or exerts force on items, with varying weights of more than 50 pounds.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: functional supervisory practices; electrical maintenance methods, tools, materials, equipment, procedures and processes; maintenance safety practices; computer software, programs and applications; city, state and federal maintenance codes; National Electric Codes; AC and DC circuits; wiring methods and procedures; basic algebra, geometry and trigonometry; advanced electrical methods, materials, equipment and supplies. Ability to: apply functional supervisory principles to practical work situations; exercise sound judgment in relieving management of administrative responsibilities; develop and maintain good working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and general public; work independently demonstrating initiative; coordinate multiple activities and tasks; exhibit flexibility in work schedule and job tasks; maintain accurate and complete work records; identify existing or potential problems and recommend viable solutions; perform manual labor for extended periods of time; stand for extended periods of time; push, pull, lift and move objects of varying weight; identify areas in need of electrical work and determine appropriate work method; read and interpret blueprints. Skill in: verbal and written communications; application of job software programs; building maintenance including electrical repairs; safe and effective operation of job related equipment and tools; performing mathematical calculations including algebra, geometry and trigonometry.
Minimum qualifications for this position are: At least 3 years paid working experience working as an electrician with experience in building systems and electrical maintenance. Possession of or ability to obtain required certifications and licenses as required by CSCC Facilities Operations. Must possess State Electrical Certification. Must possess current valid State of Ohio Motor Vehicle Operator's License as a condition of initial and continued employment.
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees ...in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.