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170 Dupont Street
Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERMANENT APPOINTMENT:
Successful completion of a NYS two-year Electrician Traineeship or NYS two-year electrician training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent electrical two-year training or apprenticeship program;* OR four (4) years of full-time experience in the electrical trade under a skilled journey-level electrician which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in the electrical trade or training gained by completion of technical courses in the electrical trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
* Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of C or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.
Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job Duties Include but are not limited to:
Repairs, maintains, and installs electrical systems and equipment such as motors, transformers, wiring, switches, alarm systems, controls, traffic signals and related equipment, and small appliances including radio, television, and record players.
• Locates and determines electrical malfunction using test instruments such as ammeter, volt meter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope, and test lamp.
• Repairs malfunction by such methods as replacing burnt-out elements and fuses, bypassing or replacing defective wiring, finding switch contact points, and cleaning or rewiring motors.
• Tests electrical equipment such as generators and heaters for safety and efficiency using standard test equipment and by observing functioning.
• Installs fixtures, motors and other electrical equipment.
• Makes adjustments to electrical equipment.
• Inspects circuits and wiring for specified shielding and grounding and repairs or rewires system according to building codes and safety regulations.
• Replaces bearings in electric motors.
• Repairs mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, or electric components of electrical equipment and controls, using standard tools, gauges, and procedures.
• Plans layout and wires new installations.
• Plans layout and installs and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment.
• Plans new or modified installations consistent with specifications and electrical codes.
• Prepares sketches showing location of all wiring and equipment or follows diagrams or blueprints.
• Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit.
• Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment.
• Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit breaker panels.
• Tests, adjusts, calibrates and maintains a wide variety of control equipment, including central heating plant controls; building heating, air conditioning, and ventilating equipment; controls for laundry equipment; controls for refrigeration; and for a wide variety of other equipment and systems.
• Tests continuity of circuit to insure electrical compatibility and safety of all components using standard instruments.
• Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments or replacement.
• Tests electrical circuits and components to locate shorts, faulty connections and defective parts using test meters.
• Solders loose connections and replaces defective parts such as tubes, transformers, resistors, condensers and switches.
Additional Comments Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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