Trades Generalist (Electrical Shop)

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Department: Phys Plant-Electric Shop
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: Trades Generalist, SG12
Bargaining Unit: CSEA - OSU (Operational Services Unit)
Salary: $46,146
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Skilled Trade, General Labor & Cleaning

Job Summary: Will perform journeyman Electrician work and skilled and semi-skilled work in a combination of two other trades related to HVAC and Electronics in the repair, maintenance, and construction of facilities and equipment. Duties include, but not limited to: Will perform electrical maintenance on hospital and campus electrical systems and electrical utilization equipment. Installs new electrical systems as required. While performing these duties evaluate electrical systems for safety, efficiency, and compliance to applicable building codes. Trouble shoots and repairs fire alarm, pneumatic tube, nurse call, etc. and other electrical systems as needed. Will locate & determine electrical malfunction using various test instruments (i.e. ammeter, volt meter); repair or replace malfunctioning switches, elements and fuses, & defective wiring; install fixtures, motors, and other electrical equipment; inspect circuits & wiring/rewiring systems in accordance with NEC standards; plan layout & wiring installation; interpret, read & follow blueprint & other diagrams. Must demonstrate working knowledge of theory practice, techniques, applicable standards and regulation codes, and tools, materials, and equipment used in the assigned trades. Must be able to perform moderate to heavy lifting. Ability to climb ladders and work at heights on scaffolds and platforms. Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor. Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions.  Must be free of facial hair or beard that may interfere with the fit or seal of a mask respirator at the time of fit testing. A mask respirator must be worn in order to comply with State & Federal Safety Health Codes. Reassignment offers are contingent upon satisfactory evaluation from Employee Health Office. Must posses  and maintain a valid New York State driver's license.           
Minimum Qualifications:

Four years of full-time experience in the electrical trade under a skilled journeyman which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprentice training gained by the completion of technical courses in the electrical trade and a school or institute may be substituted for the above experience on a year-for-year basis. Must also possess two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work in related trades (HVAC and Electronics) under the supervision of a skilled tradesman or completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Days:

Monday- Friday, 7:00am -3:30pm

Message to Applicants:

Position status: Permanent. (Electrical Shop)

Schedule based on a 40 hour work week.

Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at              


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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