Binghamton University Maintenance Assistant Electrician in Binghamton, New York
The initial work assignment for this position will consist of modification and maintenance of facilities typically associated with the electrical trade. Typical assignments include, but are not limited to, working from plans, diagrams, oral and written instructions; site lighting repair and replacement; assist in the repair installation of tire alarm systems; performing routine maintenance. repair, and installation in the electrical trade under the direct or indirect supervision of a journeyman electrician. Maintenance Assistant Electricians use hand and portable power tools. shop equipment and measuring and testing instruments appropriate to the electrical trade. This individual may need to develop computer ski11s to operate the Departments facilities management system (MAXIMO, KRONOS time management system, and purchasing system as implemented in their area and on their level. They may include, but are not limited to: Replace faulty switches. fuses, plugs. sockets and other elements of electrical systems. Install and maintain electronic security systems (CCTV. Physical Access Control. Intrusion detection). Assists Electrician(s) in installing and repairing electrical wiring by performing such tasks as cutting and bending wire and conduit. drilling holes for wiring, and pulling or pushing wiring through openings. Participate in review of design documentation and system for installation activities. Verifying security system/equipment functionality by conducting Physical Security Surveys. Assist in developing site specific schematics, bill of materials, and subsequent construction drawings.
Complete high quality device and component installation and maintenance activities with planned durations. Properly programming new devices and system configurations maintaining the integrity of system growth. Verifying the all device nomenclature is correct as well as ensuring that all device programming matches client standards. Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose system issues, including experience with testing intrustion detection, access control, panic alarms, and surveillance equipment.
Experience with Genetic Security Center (Synergis, AutoVU,Omnicasi) and Lenel OnGuard Physical Access Control systems. This is a non-competitive position. Candidates must have two years of full-time experience of electrical work under the supervision of a skilled electrician or the completion of an appropriate two-year technical school and possess the following additional job skills:
Working knowledge of the methods. materials, tools and equipment used in the electrical trade.
Working knowledge of the methods and practices of security in a large and diverse environment.
Ability to use the tools, machines. equipment. and material of the electrical trade.
Must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle in New York State. Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor. Assist in lifting, positioning, and fastening objects such as wiring, wiring conduits, system raceways, enclosures, panels, and all mounting hardware components. Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instruction. Ability to supervise the activities of a subordinate staff. Ability to climb ladders and work at heights on scaffolds and platforms. Ability to read and interpret construction plans and site specific schematics. Understand basic networking concepts. Ability to execute testing to verify high quality installations. Detailed knowledge of door access control, access control reader and digital surveillance technologies. Familiarity with the latest physical security components. The initial assignment for this position will be Monday thru Friday from 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The successful candidate for this position must be able to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position satisfactorily. Reliable attendance.