Henry Ford College
Job Title: Electrician
Compensation Range: $19.70 - $22.62
Schedule: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Henry Ford College (HFC) is a comprehensive public college located in Dearborn, Michigan that serves 19,042 students annually. Founded in 1938, it continues to be dedicated to preparing students for a rapidly changing world and workplace by offering more than 120 associate degree, career and university transfer programs and a Bachelor Degree in Science in Culinary & Hospitality Studies.
Henry Ford College offers competitive compensation packages including comprehensive benefits for full-time faculty, administrative, and staff positions. Please see collective bargaining agreements for details at https://hr.hfcc.edu/employee-groups.
Maintain the college’s buildings in an efficient and professional manner in accordance with applicable building and safety codes.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Possession of a valid license as a Master Electrician.
- More than four years’ experience in repairing and working with electrical apparatus and equipment.
- A considerable knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment of the trade.
- A considerable knowledge of city and state electrical codes.
- Considerable knowledge of the hazards and precautionary measures peculiar to the trade.
- Ability to work from drawings and specifications and to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions.
- Experience as a master electrician or completion of a recognized apprenticeship in this work.
- Knowledge and understanding of 4,800 and 13,200 Volt distribution and equipment including cables, transformers, substations, duct banks, etc.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Adobe, Power Point, Excel) and email.
- Meet with customers who require new electrical installations and determine requirements of all electrical requests and work orders.
- Determine plan of action and scheduling.
- Make rough installation design drawings for to be used in an RFP for contractor quotes.
- Lead walk-through inspections and answer questions by bidding contractors and inspectors.
- Provide access to work areas, supervise new installations, and act as liaison between contractors and management.
- Work with DTE personnel and act as owner's representative during power failures.
- Do material take-offs from electrical designs.
- Work with consultants and engineers in the design and production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
- Oversee electrical upgrades and construction projects performed by outside contractors.
- Order and receive materials; build and know how to use a full catalog library to determine parts needed.
- Build relationships with a family of vendors to help find very old and obsolete replacement parts; solicit competitive bids for large material orders, i.e., bulk lamp package orders, review competitive bids for equality of substituted items.
- Repair, maintain, and test electrical wiring systems, fixtures, motors, switches, and other electrical equipment.
- Remove and replace large electric motors safely.
- Perform troubleshooting to determine the causes of operating errors and deciding how to correct the problems.
- Assist the Building Engineers and Building operators in locating and repairing electrical failures.
- Handle any electrical work up to and including 220-volt, 3-phase power.
- Install small electrical fixtures, such as ceiling mount projects; move light fixtures and provide additional outlets.
- Maintain electrical shop in maintenance building.
- Perform work of other skilled trades.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
Tools used in this occupation:
Cable reels — Single reel cable trailers; Wheeled wire dispensers; Wire dollies; Wire hand caddies
Conduit benders — Cable benders; Electric conduit benders; Hydraulic conduit benders
Stripping tools — Cable jacket strippers; Self-adjusting insulation strippers; Universal stripping tools; Wire strippers
Voltage or current meters —Multmeters; Non-contact voltage detectors; Test lamps; Volt tick meters
Wire or cable cutters — Cable butt trimmers; High-leverage cable cutters; Insulated cable cutters; Utility cable cutters
Additional Information: A stipend of $10,000 will be paid ($5,000 semi-annually) in exchange for the College's use of license.
For applicants viewing this ad from an external site, please go to https://hr.hfcc.edu/ and click the "Jobs" link to apply.
For further information about HFC, please visit us at www.hfcc.edu or on Facebook,www.hfcc.edu/facebook, Twitter, www.twitter.com/hfcc, LinkedIn, http://www.linkedin.com/company/henry-ford-college.
About this company
Henry Ford College transforms lives and builds better futures by providing outstanding education in Dearborn, Michigan.