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Electrician

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The University of Virginia, Facilities Management, is seeking an Electrician to join the Newcomb Hall Zone team. Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic, and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair, and maintenance of UVA's buildings, infrastructure, and grounds, in addition to managing capital construction and renovation for University owned and leased properties.

**Position Summary:**

Facilities Management (FM) has an opportunity for an Electrician who supports Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost effective, and reliable maintenance and service to the University facilities. The incumbent is responsible for responding to renovation projects and support to maintenance work orders within the Health System Complex. Electricians provide labor and technical knowledge for installation and maintenance of building components and mechanical systems while providing a safe environment. Electricians perform work of moderate difficulty which involves repairing, installing, connecting, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment in buildings.

**Responsibilities:**

+ Install and maintain electrical equipment, components and lighting fixtures with proper wiring and material.

+ Perform preventative maintenance, diagnostics, repairs, and wiring for Academic and Health System electrical systems.

+ Specify, estimate, and install equipment, wiring, and systems in accordance with applicable standards and requirements.

+ Lay out and locate areas to cut or drill holes and openings for installation of sleeve or inserts for passage and support for pipe, fittings, and wire.

+ Respond to emergency requests.

+ Inform customers of job status, reasons for and duration of expected delays, as well as refer customers to the supervisor when appropriate.

+ Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and procedures, such as OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations, the National Electrical Code, and The Joint Commission.

+ Assist other trades and become familiar with various equipment and sequence of operation.

+ Perform miscellaneous duties such as snow and ice removal and special events setups, as assigned by the supervisor.

+ In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

**Required Qualifications:**

**Education:** High school diploma or equivalent.

**Experience:** Four years of experience in the electrical field. Experience in a hospital setting preferred.

**Licensure:** Journeyman or higher electrical license, as well as a valid driver's license with a positive points balance.

Selected candidates will be required to complete all required background checks and health screens prior to the first day of employment.

**Compensation:**

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $20.60 - $24 hourly ($42,848 - $49,920). FM is also offering a sign on bonus for new employees for this role, $2,500.00.

**Physical Demands:**

The employee must be able to variously sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, lift, pull, and use both hands on repetitive tasks (including overhead tasks). The employee must have normal vision and hearing (correctable), and for some areas of employment, color vision and sense of smell.

**Application Process for** **External Applicants** :

Please apply through Workday and search for ' **'R0029022** .' Fully complete the online application, attaching the following required documents:

+ Resume

+ Contact information for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

**Application Process for** **Internal UVA Applicants** **:**

Please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for **'R0029022'** and complete the application, attaching the following required documents:

+ Resume

+ Contact information for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

**Note:** **M** **ultiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.**

**This position is open until filled.**

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Michele Jarman, Recruiter, at emj2us@virginia.edu .

**COVID Vaccination Requirement**

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, **all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption.** The University has updated policySEC-045 (http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/SEC-045) to reflect these new requirements.

**If hired by the Academic Division** , excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

**Note:** Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements (https://hr.virginia.edu/covid-19/covid-vaccination-requirements-uva-new-hires) webpage.

_The University of Virginia, i_ _ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library,_ _are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information._

The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.

In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia's General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.

The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.

At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for _all persons_ and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva) and Why Charlottesville (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-charlottesville) webpages

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