boston planning & development agency


    Posted Date 03/09/2018
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      boston planning & development agency 



    TITLE:            ELECTRICIAN 


    STATUS:         NON-EXEMPT





    Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Real Estate or assigned supervisor; duties include but are not limited to all aspects of electrical troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, installation, testing and operation of facilities and other electrical equipment that may be found in an industrial and commercial environment or otherwise located on properties serviced by the BPDA.



    The general duties and responsibilities of the position are included in but not limited to the information listed below.


    • Maintain, repair, troubleshoot, install, test and operate all electrical systems and equipment and related and/or ancillary equipment in those facilities designed for the use of industrial and commercial tenants or general public, including building electrical systems, exterior lighting, pumping systems (such as those that may be found at Drydock), electrical generating plants and emergency electrical generating systems etc.
    • Become intimately familiar with all electrical systems and related systems and equipment as required by the Assistant Director of Real Estate or assigned supervisor.
    • Install wires, conduits, apparatus, fixtures or other appliances for carrying or using electricity for light, heat, or power purposes, fire alarm and all signal work requiring the use of wire for transmission.
    • Repair all electrical equipment used in the operation of the Marine Industrial Park. Maintain emergency power generators and electrical distribution from the generators.  Test, repair, install and/or maintain various types of electrical systems and equipment by operating the appropriate equipment and tools to ensure proper maintenance and functioning of necessary equipment.  Troubleshoot electrical and related equipment by using necessary equipment and reading schematics, diagrams and outlines to identify and correct operational problems.
    • Inspect the work of outside contractors visually to ensure compliance with agency safety codes and regulations. Assist other trades as directed. Attend training as required.
    • Perform related duties such as reviewing technical literature to keep abreast of developments in the field; resetting fire alarm systems; deciding when to kill main electrical power supply in an emergency; setting up, breaking down and/or moving staging; drafting schematics, diagrams and outlines.
    • Perform preventive maintenance as directed. Maintain an adequate inventory of equipment and materials by contacting vendors for equipment and materials.  Keep logs, write reports and ensure proper documentation of work performed.
    • Ensure safe operation and upkeep of equipment. Follow all safety guidelines.  Report all code infractions to the Assistant Director of Real Estate or assigned supervisor.  Respond to emergency situations promptly.
    • Perform other work-related duties as required.



    Requires a High School education or equivalent, ability to take direction, and work independently with minimum of supervision as well as work effectively with the public.  Must hold a valid Massachusetts Electricians License (issued by the State Examiners of Electricians and maintain license in good standing for the duration of employment.); a valid State Class 3 Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.  Requires knowledge of electrical systems, materials, layouts, and the ability to read blueprints, and provide time/cost estimates.  Good communication and task supervision skills required.  Must have specific experience in and understanding of all aspects of electrical troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, installation, testing and operation of facilities and other electrical equipment that may be found in an industrial and commercial environment; and demonstrated aptitude in electrical power theory.  Must have experience ordering and installing all types of electrical wiring and knowledge of the process to obtain electrical permits through City Hall and a thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Code as well as the ability to make decisions in the completion of all tasks.  May be required to work outside of normal working hours to satisfy special requirements and/or response to emergencies.  Will be required to carry and respond to a pager, radio or other means of communication as determined by supervisor and/or manager.


    WORK ENVIRONMENT: Union environment


    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Required to wear a clean, neat uniform and maintain a professional image at all times. Required to wear safety equipment and clothing when appropriate and/or required.



    Flexible Schedule, Part Time is an option.  Full Time is 37 ½ hours per week Monday through Friday; 7:00AM-3:00 PM; or as assigned.  May be required to work occasional overtime and/or to rotate shifts. 






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