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Position Title: Albany - Facility Electrical Technician
Employment is with the Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

Description of Duties:

This position is responsible for the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical systems. Duties to include but not be limited to the following: Operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of medium and low voltage electrical systems, fire alarm, security, and HVAC control systems, and transformers i.e. power, control, buck and boost; cutting, bending and installing of all forms of conduits and raceways, including flexible conduit; installation of fusing, circuit breakers and other forms of current limiting devices; working knowledge of digital multi-meters, meggars, and high-pot systems as well as confined space and lock-out tag-out protocol, NFPA 70E and OSHA regulations; working knowledge of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, exhaust, and mechanical systems supporting cleanroom and office operations; preventive maintenance; an understanding of related disciplines such as process, waste and water treatment, automation; responding to facility alarms; customer satisfaction and support. Other program administration duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Five (5) years of continuous work under a Journeyman Electrician; a professional appearance and attitude with the ability to conduct work in an independent manner; the ability to work from drawings, diagram electrical circuitry, and calculate current loads, KW, MVA, PF, THD etc.; the ability to work from heights using ladders, scaffolding, JLG, etc. and the use PPE; lifting and carrying 50 lbs.; off shift coverage; good communications skills and proficient use of Microsoft Office and Maintenance Management programs and a current and clean New York State Drivers License (CDL is a plus). Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

Facility Electrical Technician - Shift: 7:30AM to 4:30PM Mon – Fri.

Notes: Position contingent on the availability of funding
How To Apply

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, and letter of application, along with The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application to:

Mr. Terry Kremer
Search for Facility Electrical Technician - Albany
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
257 Fuller Rd.
Albany, NY 12203

Download The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application*

*Please note: the Research Foundation for SUNY application requires a signature, thus in order to submit please complete the application, print and sign it. You may either scan a copy and upload the scanned document or fax a copy to 518-437-8846.

Posting No: NANO-R13-39
Budget Title: Facilities Technician
Grade: N.11

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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