Facility Electrical Technician

at Suny Polytechnic Institute
Location Albany, New York
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


Location: Albany, NY Category: Technical Posted On: Wed Oct 7 2020 Job Description:

This position is responsible for the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical systems. Duties to include but not be limited to the following: Operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of medium and low voltage electrical systems, fire alarm, security, and HVAC control systems, and transformers i.e. power, control, buck and boost; cutting, bending and installing of all forms of conduits and raceways, including flexible conduit; installation of fusing, circuit breakers and other forms of current limiting devices; working knowledge of digital multi-meters and meggars, and as well as confined space and lock-out tag-out protocol, NFPA 70E and OSHA regulations; working knowledge of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, exhaust, and mechanical systems supporting cleanroom and office operations; preventive maintenance; an understanding of related disciplines such as process, waste and water treatment, automation; responding to facility alarms; customer satisfaction and support. Other reasonable duties as assigned.

This is an essential personnel position for the maintenance and operation of the campus during an emergency situation.

Available Shifts:

+ Days 7:30am to 4:30pm: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Job Requirements:


Five (5) years of continuous work as a Journeyman Electrician; a professional appearance and attitude with the ability to conduct work in an independent manner; the ability to work from drawings and diagram electrical circuitry, etc.; the ability to work from heights using ladders, scaffolding, JLG, etc. and the use PPE; lifting and carrying 50 lbs.; off shift coverage; good communications skills and proficient use of Microsoft Office and Maintenance Management programs and a current and clean New York State Driver License. Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.

Candidates must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

Notes: Position contingent on the availability of funding

Additional Information:

Research Foundation for SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

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