George Washington University
September 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details


Job Description Summary:

Facilities, Buildings & Grounds (FBG) is currently seeking an experienced, licensed Electrician to help support the Universities mission in education. FBG is a part of GW's Facilities, Planning and Construction Management Division, which maintains GW's property and grounds on all three campuses. Employees at GWU are offered a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, general retirement savings options that include university contributions and matching contributions, generous Annual and Sick leave benefits plus many more. For more information about GW benefits, please visit https: // hr.gwu.edu/benefits

Reporting to a Zone Manager, the Electrician typically maintains, repairs and installs electrical systems and equipment within GW buildings.

The core responsibilities of this role include but not limited too:

  • Effectively investigate and identify electrical problems and to develop plans to repair and maintain the electrical systems;
  • To perform preventive maintenance repairs on electrical systems, lighting systems, and equipment in and around buildings;
  • To install wiring, electrical systems, lighting systems in and around buildings, power appliances, electrical machinery, and equipment according to written job orders, and to report to and answer emergency call-backs.
  • This position may work around and/or with machine tools that present certain dangers, and all safety precautions must be followed.
  • This position will require kneeling, crawling, climbing ladders, riding lifts and stairs for an extended period of time on a regular basis.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 1.5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:

    Licensure as a journeyman electrician by the District of Columbia is necessary. Valid driver's license is required to operate GW vehicles.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    We are seeking an individual with the following characteristics: • Commitment to GW's values • Intellectual, professional and a person of integrity • Honest, with the highest ethical standards • Passionate, collaborative, strategic, and smart with a hands-on, roll-up- the-sleeves orientation • Ability to work independently. Self-starter; hard worker. Takes initiative; very high energy • Personally accountable. Assumes ownership, control and accountability for all areas of responsibility and commitments made to others; • Sincere, open, and direct communicator. Puts organizational interests above self- interests and is comfortable expressing candid opinions • Highest levels of responsiveness • Combination of strong intellect that is combined with a practical and realistic common sense understanding of how to get things done • Ability to demonstrate initiative, a strong desire to succeed and exert the extraordinary effort often required • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth, entrepreneurial environment • Ability to work with faculty and staff in a respectful way • Establish trust and credibility with institutional leadership and across the University • Seeks “win-win” solutions to help foster continued integration and collaboration • Flexible and receptive to change; and • A positive “can-do” attitude. • Must be responsive to after-hours calls from associates and other colleagues.

    Typical Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience.


    Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.

    College/School/Department: Operations Family Safety and Facilities Sub-Family Electrical Stream Service and Support Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full time -> FTE 1.00 Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: 7:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday. This position is subject to be on call after normal working hours, and scheduled to work rotating weekends that include Saturdays and Sundays. Will this job require the employee to work on site? Yes Employee Onsite Status Essential onsite Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

    Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S011374 Job Open Date: 08/25/2023 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:

    Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

    The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • GW's requires that all employees are either fully vaccinated or have obtained a religious or medical exemption, approved by the university, prior to starting work. More information can be found at https: // compliance.gwu.edu/covid-19-campus-health-and-wellbeing-policy. I understand that I will need to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption from Occupational Health prior to starting work.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What are your salary expectations?
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  • Facilities, Buildings & Grounds operates in a Zone Structure. I understand that my zone assignment is based on operational needs and may change during the course of my employment.
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