Maintenance Position (see also Groundskeeping) - Bristol Public Schools
Position: Maintenance Position (see also Groundskeeping)
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Electrician
Job Location: City Wide
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Bristol Public Schools
Bristol, CT 06011
Telephone: 860-584-7018
Job Description:

SUMMARY:              Performs skilled electrical work in the maintenance, repair and renovation of school buildings and facilities, including therein all electrical fixtures and performs general maintenance work as needed.

Receives oral or written work order from supervisor.
Studies building plans, blueprints, diagrams or drawings to determine equipment, tools and materials required.
Estimates time and materials cost.
Assists in estimating major renovation jobs.
Supervises assigned helpers as required.
Plans layout, installs and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures and apparatus.
Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment or follows diagrams or blueprints to ensure that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings and flooring.
Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays and circuit breaker panels.
Connects power cables to equipment and installs grounding leads.
Tests continuity of circuit to insure electrical compatibility and safety of components using testing instruments such as Ohmmeter, battery and buzzer oscilloscope.
Observes functioning of equipment or systems to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation or replacement.
Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipment, including drills and welding machine.
Follows all applicable safety procedures.
Reports work accomplished orally and in writing to supervisor.
Is available for work beyond regular hours and performs general maintenance work and all other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
Prepares and follows a preventative maintenance schedule.
Inspects equipment, facilities and recommends repair or replacement action to supervisor.
Coordinates work with building custodian, department head or principal.
Assists in emergency maintenance operations.
Instructs custodians and maintenance workers on the proper use of tools used in electrical repairs.
Maintains all safety and code requirements.
Performs general maintenance work as needed.
Performs ground maintenance work as needed.

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.
Connecticut Motor Vehicle License – Class II license desirable.
State Electrical License - E2 Journeyman License required.
Extensive work background in fire alarm installation and troubleshooting.
Experience in installation and repair of emergency lighting and generating systems.
Completion of an approved apprentice program desirable.
Three (3) years of experience at the journeyman level desirable.

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward.  The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools and climbs onto ladders.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds, such as cleaning supplies, pails and unloading trucks.  Occasionally, the employee will lift heavier items and should do so with assistance.  The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables, bleachers, scrubbing machines.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK HOURS:  6:30 am- 2:30 pm.  7.5 Hours per day
APPLICATION:    Those currently employed by the Bristol Board of Education complete an internal online   application by 4:00 p.m. on June 30, 2022.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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