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State of Massachusetts Electrician in Boston, Massachusetts

The Department of Public Health, Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Science is seeking a part-time Electrician at the Jamiaca Plain Campus/State Public Health Laboratory. The Electrician plans layouts, prepares diagrammatic sketches, and installs, repairs and maintains electrical systems and equipment. The incumbent troubleshoots electrical problems, maintains inventory of equipment and electrical supplies and determines materials and/or equipment for assigned projects. *Duties and Responsibilities (these are a general summary and are not all inclusive):* * Plans layouts and installs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment, with the exception of elevator control equipment; plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, to provide access for future maintenance, to avoid unsightly, hazardous and unreliable wiring and to conform with specifications and electrical codes. * Repairs and maintains electrical equipment, such as motors, generators, transformers, regulators, wiring, switches, alarm systems and control equipment, by locating and determining the reason for malfunction, through the use of testing instruments, such as generators and heaters for the purpose of determining safety and efficiency. * Prepares sketches to identify the location for all wiring and equipment, or follows previously prepared diagrams and blueprints, to ensure that concealed wiring is installed prior to the completion of future walls, ceilings and floorings. * Observes and/or inspects the functioning of installed equipment or systems to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation or replacement and repairs faulty equipment or systems, as required. * Inspects circuits and wiring for specified shielding and groundings, and repairs or rewires systems in accordance with building codes and safety regulations. * Operates and maintains motors, generators, testing, switchboards and power panels in good order, to avoid malfunctioning. * Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties, such as tests and charges storage batteries; reads electric meters and records meter readings; cleans and lubricates electrical machinery and equipment; maintains an inventory of parts and equipment, etc. * May supervise Laborers assisting in performing electrical installation, maintenance and repair duties. * Assists in maintenance and security of grounds and buildings as needed. * May attend meetings, seminars and workshops. *Please note*: This is an Emergency Personnel position; the incumbent is expected to report to duty when the Governor states that Emergency Personnel are to report to their jobs during certain Governor-declared emergencies. *Required Qualifications:* * Knowledge of state and local electrical codes. * Knowledge of the types and uses of equipment including testing equipment used in electrical work. * Knowledge of safety pactices and precautions observed in the electrical trade. * Ability to interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations concerning electrical practice. * Ability to read and interpret documents such as electrical plans, schematics, drawings, etc. *Preferred Qualifications:* * Considerable knowledge of high voltage systems. * Knowledge of the procedures and methods of fire alarm system installation. _Special Requirements:_ This position requires the use of a respirator during certain activities. As a result, the employee is expected to participate in DPH BIDLS’ Respiratory Protection Program in accordance with 29 Code of Federal Regulations 1910.134, Respiratory Protection. This participation includes a medical evaluation, which is performed initially and periodically thereafter, and fit testing, if applicable for respirator use. Employees participating in the respiratory protection program do so at no cost to them. _About the Department of Public Health:_ The mission of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth. We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health. Massachusetts ranks among the healthiest of states according to comparative analyses, but we face numerous challenges, including chronic and infectious disease, substance abuse, violence, preventable hospitalizations, and health disparities. DPH coordinates programs and policies to address specific diseases and conditions and offer services to address the needs of vulnerable populations. We also develop, implement, promote, and enforce regulations and policies to assure that the conditions under which people live are most conducive to health and enable people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families. We license health professionals, healthcare facilities and a variety of businesses that impact public health. We operate the state laboratory and four public health hospitals. We monitor health status and manage vital records including births, marriages and deaths. We educate people about public health issues and work closely with local boards of health and community partners to identify and solve public health problems. More information can be found at:* MA Department of Public Heal_th_ * _Total Compensation:_ As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program _Pre-Offer Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #2. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicant must have at least one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience as a licensed journeyman or master electrician. Special Requirements: Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Journeyman or Master Electrician's License issued by the State Examiners of Electricians.* NOTE: License requirement regarding the Department of Public Works: Neither general street lighting nor traffic light work performed by the Department of Public Works or its agents or employees on public ways is subject to the licensing requirements of M.G.L. Chap. 141. 1976 - 1977 Op AG, No. 26. Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's License. *Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Skilled Trades* *Organization: Department of Public Health *Title: *Electrician * Location: *Massachusetts-Boston-305 South Street Requisition ID: 2200000A