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Work type: Full Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Categories: Staff/Administration, Facilities, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based


Installs, maintains, repairs, and operates electrical equipment and circuitry in support of general maintenance activities to efficiently and effectively complete projects and assignments

Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Essential Job Functions

  • Installs conduits, wires, pull boxes, switchboards and switches required for making additions, extensions and alterations to electrical systems as directed
  • Tests, repairs and replaces defective parts in electrical circuits and equipment (e.g. motors, generators, pumps, controllers, switches, smoke detectors and fire alarms)
  • Responds to assigned work requests, as well as electrical and maintenance emergencies to resolve issues in a timely manner; assists other staff with complex electrical and maintenance issues
  • Performs preventative maintenance on campus equipment and systems to minimize downtime and maximize equipment life and performance
  • Responds to on-campus electrical emergencies and recommends alternative solutions to electrical problems
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Moderate amount of experience in electrical trade or other related experience
  • Valid electrician's license in North Carolina
  • Valid U.S. driver's license


Additional Requirements

  • Ability to work safely from ladders & elevated lifts on circuits up to 480 volts
  • Ability to climb, push, pull, and/or kneel to reach equipment requiring service
  • Ability to move heavy supplies and tools frequently
  • Ability to use manual and powered equipment safely

Preferred Qualifications

  • Moderate amount of experience working in commercial buildings with three phase circuits and equipment
  • Willingness to train and coach other members of the team to safely perform basic tasks
  • Ability to work from plans or drawings with minimal supervision
  • Ability to use standard software on office computers and smartphones


Please Note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Charlotte Campus location upon hire.

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