The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Electrician with Capital Planning & Operations. This is a one-year term, full-time (40 hours per week) position with the GLTA employee group. The position is funded by the University Budget with a salary of $27.27 per hour.
This is skilled maintenance and repair work in the electrical trade at the Journeyperson level.
- Work as an electrician alone or as a member of a crew employed on maintenance and construction work orders and projects. The Scope of Occupation of a Construction Electrician Occupation within the Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Act or its amendments includes, but is not limited to the installation, testing, energizing and maintenance of:
- Electrical wiring systems and related equipment according to applicable codes, regulations drawings and specifications.
- Load centres, panel boards, distribution boards, switchboards, sub-stations, switchgear, transformers, and related protective devices.
- Any wiring method with the terminations acceptable under the codes and regulation in force.
- Input and signal or operating devices associated with an automatic process system.
- Motors, motor starters, controllers, and protective devices.
- Electrical emergency standby systems and control devices.
- Fire alarm systems, communication systems, intrusion alarm systems and other life safety and property protection systems.
- The nature of the work will vary, depending on the task, and may be in or out of doors, at heights or in cramped quarters and under varying conditions. The work may involve work on high or low voltage.
- May prepare job estimates as to the quantity of labour and materials required to complete the job.
- As required, allocate and supervise the work of Trades Helpers and/or Labourers.
- May perform elementary duties of another trade to expedite completion of the assigned task.
- Responsible for the application of safety precautions as required to ensure minimum hazard to self and others. Must be thoroughly familiar with the Canadian Electrical Code, the National Building Code, the National Fire Code, and the New Brunswick Occupational Health and Safety Act.
- Responsible for the care and preservation of assigned tools and equipment.
- Perform other related duties as required.
- Formal basic education as required by the N.B. Department of Post-Secondary Education Training and Labour to meet Journeyperson standards for the Electrical Trade.
- Must possess a valid current Journeyperson Certificate to practice the Electrical Trade in the Province of New Brunswick.
- A minimum of three (3) years diversified experience at the Journeyperson level in the Electrical Trade with a concentration on maintenance an asset.
- The ability to read and interpret drawings, work from sketches and diagrams, plan and execute completion of wiring systems according to applicable codes, statutes, and regulations.
- The ability to work with other tradespeople, and versatility in handling and use of tools of the trade.
- Must have the physical capacity to carry out the functions of the trade including the ability, on occasion, to lift heavy objects, work at heights including from lifts or ladders, and work in underground tunnels, and in cramped quarters or confined spaces.
Closing date for applications is October 4, 2021 4:30PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.