Employees in this classification are responsible for working on electrical systems and equipment with little technical assistance from a lead or supervisor. They may at times schedule their own work, determine work priorities, and diagnose problems independently. Work performed may be in existing University buildings or, if permitted, on new construction. The Electrician Specialist may work on equipment with high voltage ratings but does not work on any of the AC high voltage power distribution systems.
Employees in this classification may also be responsible for working on various specialized electrical systems and equipment; for example, performing installation, operations and maintenance functions in alarms and control systems and/or electrical cable, and other specialized electrical gear. Electrician Specialists perform these specialized duties under general supervision rom the Shop Supervisor.
May perform estimates, installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment
May at times work alone, or give direction, instruction or assistance to other Electrician Specialist, Electrician Maintenance or other electrical maintenance persons
Splices underground multiple conductor cables used in electrical power transmission systems; troubleshoots and repairs faulty or failed splices; tests conductors for dielectric strength and continuity; cleans, and splices corresponding conductors, and connections
Installs, maintains, or repairs fire alarms, smoke detectors, heat detectors, deluge systems, etc.; detects malfunctions of the above by using testing instruments
Services draw-out circuit breakers, tests such circuit breakers
Works on electrical power distribution systems under 600 Volts AC
May work on control systems and power supplies containing medium or high voltage
Ensures that safety rules are followed
Qualifications: In addition to the qualifications listed for the Electrician Maintenance, Electrician Specialist must have sufficient experience in a wide variety of electrical work to work independently, without assistance, most of the time and give direction, instruction and support to others. They must have demonstrated this ability to work independently in previous work assignments at a skill level equivalent to the Electrician Maintenance classification. Understanding of, and willingness to comply with, electrical and work safety procedures including National Electrical Code & CAL-OSHA Standards. For Electrician Specialist who must possess relevant specialized knowledge according to the area of specialization, they may be required to have experience in electronic controls, relays, switches, and devices including interpretation of electronic schematics; or they may need to be experienced in industrial cable splicing, or other specialized area. In general, they must have the ability to make repairs on equipment encountered, to diagnose electrical trouble, and to make new installations working on specialized equipment and electrical systems. This level of knowledge is generally associated with a minimum of 7-8 years of work experience, with several years spent working in an appropriate specialized area, and/or in special training. Must possess a valid California driver's license and a good driving record. Must be available to work overtime and available for callbacks.
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.
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 the 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.
Location: Land, Buildings and Real Estate, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 2011559
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