Additional Info: A Maintenance Assistant (Electrician), working from diagrams, oral and written instructions and using electricians' hand tools, power tools and standard test instruments, performs a variety of semiskilled maintenance, repair and installation tasks in the electrical trade including, but not limited to the following: Assists an Electrician in installing and repairing electrical wiring by performing such tasks as cutting and bending wire and conduit, drilling holes for wiring, and pulling or pushing wiring through openings. Replaces faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, insulators and other simple elements of electrical systems, fixtures and appliances. Assists in lifting, positioning and fastening objects such as wiring, wiring conduits and motors. Repairs and maintains electrical equipment such as vacuum cleaners, electric ranges and fans by adjusting, cleaning, lubricating and replacing worn or defective parts. Replaces brushes on electric motors, and adjusts points and contacts on electric equipment. Lays and repairs electric cable. As directed, makes emergency repairs to traffic signals. Installs and maintains lighting fixtures. As assigned, a Maintenance Assistant (Electrician) functions as a lead worker over a small maintenance crew usually consisting of maintenance helpers and laborers. Under direction, incumbents may participate in work in other maintenance specialties. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REPOST New York State employees who hold a permanent appointment in this title will be considered for lateral transfer. Applicants must have two years of experience in electrical maintenance work under the supervision of a skilled electrician or completion of an apropriate two year technical school course in the electrical trade. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) Closing Date: 10/22/19 STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 56081
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SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.