Schedules work, supervises, requisitions material, monitors work requests, prepares estimates and performs preventive maintenance responsibilities for the university’s life safety electrical systems. Directs, inspects and coordinates electrical systems maintenance tasks performed by university and contracted crews. Responsibilities will be focused on life safety systems.
Knowledge of commercial, industrial and residential fire alarm systems, elevators, VFD’s, automatic doors and line voltage electrical systems, fire-rated assemblies; demonstrated ability to supervise employees; ability to organize and prioritize assignments; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; ability to supervise contract crews in the completion of work; skilled electrician in line voltage and controls circuitry; knowledge of fire detection and alarm systems equipment related to life safety systems. Ability to operate and work from aerial lifts. Ability to recognize and correct unsafe work conditions, ability to use computer technology and operating systems to program computerized mechanical/electrical systems. Ability to troubleshoot DC circuitry and read schematic drawings.
Preference given to applicants who have been issued an Electrical Tradesman license from Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Experience in supervision, maintenance, contractual services, computer programming skills and construction. Experience with steam heating systems, RPZ’s, fire suppression systems, electrical motors, BAS, pumping systems, automatic doors, backup generators, transfer switches and low voltage control circuitry. NICET Certification levels 1, 2, or 3.
Work Location: Radford
Posting Number: C00106P
Position Number: C00508
Department: FM Maint & Oper-20303
Application Review Date: 10/26/2018
Internal Number: 6666
About Radford University
Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Radford University is committed to creating and supporting a highly productive, diverse and qualified workforce. As one of the largest employers in the region, Radford University seeks employees who support teaching, research and the public service mission of the university.