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Electrician Foreman

Company: University of Southern Mississippi
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Electrician Foreman The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Electrician Foreman.Position Details Location Hattiesburg 118 College DriveHattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001United States Division Electrical and Mechanical Equipment Maintenance Position Type Staff Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Posting Close Date Open until filled Job Summary Leads, supervises and performs work to construct, install, modify, maintain and repair all electrical systems, devices and equipment on all campuses. Utilizes blueprints, specifications, established practices and pertinent state and local electrical codes in providing quality workmanship. Assists with training, supervision, allocation of duties and evaluation of personnel. Participates in call-out chain, meter reading, and underground locating as needed. This position is considered essential personnel and may require additional responsibilities associated with storm duty or other campus emergencies Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads, supervises and performs work to install electrical systems in university buildings per specifications, blue prints, and applicable codes, in addition to implementing and overseeing the preventive maintenance program for electrical systems and associated equipment
  • Leads, supervises and performs the work to isolate and correct electrical system faults; tests electrical equipment and systems such as, emergency back-up systems, motor starters, variable frequency drives, circuit breakers, branch circuits, and installs conduit/raceways for all buildings.
  • Leads, supervises and performs maintenance and repairs of all outside primary electrical distribution systems to include high voltage systems.
  • Manages and oversees new construction and maintenance of outside contractors working on institutional electrical systems to included providing materials for contractors in labor-only situations and managing the progress of projects, as well as, reviewing the project budget to ensure timely project completion within budget.
  • Manages staff, processes work orders, assigns tasks and inspects work, provides training, education and evaluation of work; assists in maintaining a customer service-oriented environment; performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications One year certificate from college or technical school and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Mississippi Commercial License with Class B endorsement or willingness to obtain Class B endorsement within three months of employment. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Ability to maintain records of materials, supplies, time, and work performed
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
    • Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
    • Ability to operate personal computer with a general understanding of application software, and an understanding of the internet.
    • Ability to analyze and solve work related problems.
    • Ability to obtain a drivers license prior to employment.
    • Skill in determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
    • Ability to perform maintenance, to follow instructions, and to interpret drawings and diagrams. About The University of Southern MississippiThe University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply. Send to a Friend

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