• Electrical Technician I

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Corning
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/11/2018 4:06 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-29165
    Category
    Engineering
    Position Type
    Contract (Full-Time)
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Working Hours: Monday - Friday; 7am - 3pm (Flexible) 
    -Able to support On-Call duties when called upon Some off-hours work required such as Saturday mornings. 

    Responsibilities

    Day To Day Responsibilities: 

    • Technician support for the Sullivan Park Facility Alarm Systems. 
    • The position will provide testing and maintenance support for the Sullivan Park Life Safety Network which includes fire alarm, hazardous gas detection and facility critical alarm points. Testing includes challenging smoke detectors, heat detectors, activating pull boxes, challenging gas sensors, and confirming appropriate engineering controls. Maintenance activities include calibration/verification/exchange of various types of hazardous gas monitoring equipment throughout Sullivan Park laboratories. The role includes physical activities including walking throughout Sullivan Park and use of testing equipment. Coordination with Security, Lab Personnel and Emergency Services is a must. Technician must disable alarm points/panels and detection points for Hot Work Permits. Technician is responsible for documenting all points which are tested and/or calibrated. 

    Qualifications

    -Position is a hands-on with significant field work and Trades/Customer interface. 
    -System level maintenance & troubleshooting and Trades support with corrective action follow-through are required. 

    Preferable Knowledge Requirements: 
    -Familiar with electrical & pneumatic control systems 
    -General background in emergency response protocols 
    -Building controls interface background 

    Additional Skills: 
    -Ability to assess system gaps and develop/implement plans for closure 
    -Capable of reading electrical schematics and panel layouts 
    -Basic background in Microsoft Office Suite 
    --Able to use monitoring equipment to assess equipment/systems operation 

    Qualifications 

    Required Skills: 
    - Two Year degree or equivalent knowledge in electrical/electronics 
    *a recent graduate would be ideal 
    - Understanding of multi-meter use and troubleshooting circuits 

    Desired Skills: 
    - Basic understanding in control systems engineering, installation and integration 
    - Basic understanding of fire alarm systems, gas detectors, laboratory safety requirements 
    - Microsoft Office 
    -Background in fire protection systems 
    -Background in Hazardous Gas Monitoring Systems 
    -Hands-on system expert with significant field work 
    -Familiar with NY or IBC/IFC Codes and NFPA and the ability to understand and interpret codes 
    -Flexible to occasional off-shift work hours 

    Soft Skills: 
    -Ability to interact and communicate effectively with customers and team members (Engineers, Trades, Process Technicians) 
    -Ability to obtain and analyze data to confirm system operation and assist in system level troubleshooting 
    -Ability to perform work independently 
    -Background in working with chemicals (system distribution/material interaction) 
    -Overall safety oriented individual 

    *The position requires the worker to be mobile and will require a great deal of walking during the day 

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