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General Description: Reporting to the Electrical Lead/ Electrical-Compliance Supervisor, the Operating Engineer I will perform Installs, repairs and performs preventive maintenance on electrical systems and apparatus in a medical research center environment. This position can be filled with an individual possessing either a 07 or a 01 Electrical License (WA State). If the individual processes a 07 License (maintenance Electrician license) the individual will be required to have a grade 3 boiler license or the ability to obtain one within 2 years and qualify as a watchstanders. Additionally the individual will be expected to periodically stand a watchstanders rotation. If the individual processes an 01 License (Journeyman Electrician) the individual will be encouraged to obtain a grade 3 boiler license (City of Seattle) but the boiler license will not be mandatory. The individual will still be required to periodically work weekends
Individual will be assigned to the electrical team and will work a Monday through Friday day shift. In addition to performing general electrical work as outlined below, this individual will often times work in a team environment with licensed electrical trainees and as such be expected to mentor them and verify the number of hours and type of work so that the trainees may account for their hours requirement in pursuit of their 07 license. Additionally, while a boiler license may not be required (In the case of an 01 license), the individual will still be expected to be proficient and able to perform all aspects of being a watchstander short of the boiler requirement.
Type of work to be performed:
Focus on Corrective Maintenance and Preventive Maintenance of campus electrical equipment
Focus on customer service and meeting the needs of high level, critical laboratory functions
Daily use of WebWork (CMMS) to complete assignments
Correct lighting control system problems
Performs periodic confidence testing of electrical equipment, as required.
Perform Generator tests and work on UPS systems
Perform Emergency repairs as required
May be required to perform misc minor maintenance in other fields as required when in the rotating Trade Call position
Installs wiring for machines and equipment such as lab equipment, freezers, programmable controllers, lights, etc., under the direction of the Lead Electrician.
Diagnoses malfunctioning wiring, transformers, motors, relays, switches, UPS/s, position sensing devices, and lighting fixtures, and replaces or repairs same.
Work with other shifts and trades to pass on critical information regarding campus or equipment statuses
Note: Other duties, including maintenance and repair duties unrelated to electrical work, may be assigned as needed.
As a measure of competency, a WA State Dept. of Labor and Industries/ Journeyman Nonresidential Maintenance Certificate (07), General Journeyman (EL01) or Master Electrician (ME01), license is strongly desired. A two year Electrical Trade School or equivolent Military Experience with the ability to obtain a license within one year of employment will be considered in lieu of a current Washington State Electrical license