The duties listed under the Characteristic Duties section are designed to provide a representative sampling of key tasks and/or responsibilities associated with the job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all the duties performed by employees in the classification.
Working under general supervision, these employees perform journey level work involved with the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment and if permitted, new construction and remodels. They may work alone or as part of a crew depending on the work assignment. Assignments are normally received in the form of work orders, blueprints, sketches, or verbal instructions. Routine work is performed independently and is inspected in progress and upon completion for compliance with specifications. Direction is received from a Journeyman High Volt Electrician, Lead Person or Supervisor.
An Electrician Maintenance person does not perform tasks that require a qualified High Voltage Electrician, unless specifically trained and under the direct supervisor of High Voltage Electrician Specialist, Lead Person or Supervisor.
An Electrician Maintenance person will always perform tasks in accordance with Stanford and departmental administrative and safety standards, especially the Stanford Electric Safety and Operations Program (ESOP).
Electrician Maintenance person uses tools, material, equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) provided by Stanford appropriately and as directed in the performance of work at all times.
Maintains light and power circuits, elevators, controls, electric motors of various sizes and types, lighting fixtures, transformers, communications systems, standby battery power circuits and equipment, making repairs as necessary
Tests as necessary for short circuits, grounds, and other electrical disorders and takes corrective measures as indicated
Installs new circuits and equipment
Installs conduits, wires, cables, pull boxes, transformers, switches and other related equipment required in making additions, extensions, or alterations in electrical systems, or in new construction, if permitted
Repairs and replaces defective parts in motors, generators, pumps, storage batteries, switchboards, controllers, switches, and other related equipment
Repairs hand tools
Troubleshoots 1 and 3 phase motors and related equipment
Uses a variety of tools and instruments such as hand tools of the trade, voltmeter, ohmmeter, current meter, motor analyzer, megger, hydraulic bending equipment, motorized cable pulling equipment, etc.
May perform above functions on systems connected with higher energy particle accelerators or other equipment
May use a computer to meet operational needs
Ensures that safety rules are followed
The work requires a thorough knowledge of practical electrical theory and the ability to construct and read wiring diagrams. These employees must have a working knowledge of the theory of operations of various types of communications systems, motors, illumination systems, power systems, heating appliances and other electrical equipment. Must have knowledge of National Electrical Code & CAL-OSHA Standards on electrical and work safety procedures. This skill level is generally associated with a minimum of 4-5 years of experience in the trade.
They must be able to make repairs on all equipment encountered, to diagnose electrical trouble, and to make new installations with a minimum of supervision and technical advice. They must be willing to work in restricted spaces and high places. Electrician Maintenance must be a qualified journey electrician and have work experience in electrical construction (if permitted) and the installation, maintenance, and operations of a wide variety of electrical equipment such as that described above. May need to be able to use a computer in the course of their work. Must possess a valid California driver's license and a good driving record. Must be available to work overtime and available for callbacks.
*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
*Consistent with its obligations under law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
*Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
*This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.
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