Department: Facilities Management
Berea College has an opening for a full-time Electrician in the Facilities Management Department to maintain campus buildings, structures, and systems by evaluating needed repairs and/or projects, estimating time, labor and materials needed to complete the task and performing the electrical related work as necessary.
The successful candidate must demonstrate the following: troubleshoot and repair electrical issues as either directed, found, or communicated by work order; after diagnosis, order necessary repair parts and install after receipt; assure proactive communication; follow all safe work practices of the College and OSHA and model as a leader by example for students; provide educational mentoring to labor students that includes not just the technical aspects, but how their work impacts sustainable principles such as environmental stewardship, economic sustainability, and social equity with respect of others.
The successful candidate for this position will have high school diploma or GED; two years of college or similar training in related field such as electricity or electronics, electrician journeyman certificate required; minimum of three to five years of experience and demonstrated competence as an electrician; a diploma or certificate from a recognized trade or vocational-technical school in electricity (preferred) or electronics may be substituted for two years of the required experience; valid Kentucky driver’s license and Journeyman electrician license; ability to climb ladders, lift 25 pounds frequently and 75 pounds occasionally and possess manual dexterity. Candidates should be capable of meeting all duties outlined on the position description available for download in the “Additional Information” section directly below:
Additional Information (e.g., deadlines):
Candidates should apply immediately by obtaining and completing an Application to Join the College Staff through the People Services Department, Suite 100, Fairchild Hall, on the Berea College campus. Information about the application process may be obtained by calling 859-985-3070 or 985-3050 or on line at www.berea.edu/hr. Completed applications may be mailed to People Services, CPO 2189, Berea, KY 40404 or faxed to 859-985-3911.
Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all peoples of the earth to learn and work here. Employment decisions are based on training, education and experience related to the requirements of the job. All applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.