Electrician, Facilities Management

University of Calgary


We wish to take this chance to acknowledge the standard territories of the folks of the Treaty 7 area in Southern Alberta. The Metropolis of Calgary can also be residence to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Place Overview

The Services Administration is at the moment searching for a Common Full-time Electrician.

This place reviews to the Supervisor, Upkeep. Work is carried out beneath minimal supervision.

This place is part of the AUPE Collective Bargaining Unit. The traditional shift is 7.5 hours per day, 5 days per week, normally Monday to Friday, nonetheless, switch to different shifts, with discover, is a risk. Time beyond regulation could also be required and the incumbent is likely to be anticipated to be on stand by. Callouts to the campus could be anticipated throughout emergencies.
The Electrician is accountable to make sure the correct set up, upkeep, restore, and operation of all electrical energy and lighting programs. Could also be required to help the UofC Electrical Utilities and Distribution Group with the operations and upkeep of the Campus huge electrical distribution system. This features a steady excessive quantity of labor with sure peak intervals, imposing excessive bodily and psychological calls for.  Issues encountered are from reasonable to excessive complexity attributable to an enormous scope of apparatus and programs to be maintained, in addition to a variety of system selection from antiquated, out of date gear, as much as the most recent excessive tech electrical processes. The varied workload entails operational deadlines, shifting priorities, and simultaneous group, all of which may affect the efficiency of every facility or group of services.

This place requires work be carried out with the next circumstances: inside confined areas, scaffolds, and lifts of heights as much as 4 metres, heavy lifting as much as and together with 25 kilograms  that will require performing bodily actions that require appreciable use of legs and arms and transferring complete physique, corresponding to climbing, lifting, balancing, strolling, stooping, and dealing with of supplies, 12 months spherical indoor and outside tasks and managed hazardous environments.

Place Description

Abstract of Key Obligations (job capabilities embrace however usually are not restricted to):

  • Full assigned installations, alterations, upkeep, and repairs to a broad vary {of electrical} gear and programs, in addition to perform operational capabilities.
  • Carry out work in compliance with the Canadian Electrical Code (present legislated version), College of Calgary requirements, insurance policies, and procedures, and any relevant constructing codes.
  • Talk with the shopper, contractor, producer, provider, and technical help, and different commerce employees with a view to efficiently full activity.
  • Discover all choices and modern options required to make sure minimal electrical interruptions of constructing programs and gear.
  • Preserve information, as-built blueprints, and schematic diagrams when altering any present or new programs.
  • Analyze data and consider outcomes to decide on the very best answer and clear up issues.
  • Monitor and assessment data from supplies, occasions, or the surroundings, to detect or assess issues.
  • Develop particular targets and plans to prioritize, arrange, and achieve the work.
  • Make sure the work assigned is accomplished as required and is in compliance with the College specs, requirements and procedures.
  • Accountable to turn into aware of all present College buildings and programs, in addition to purchase information of recent developments, strategies, codes and gear as they turn into related to the operation of the College.
  • Be certain that gear, workspaces, and instruments provided by the College are used for his or her supposed functions, and are maintained in a secure working order.
  • Meet all ongoing OHS initiatives, follows College OHS insurance policies, procedures and OHS Laws as required guaranteeing private, public and co-worker security when finishing duties or participating in probably hazardous conditions.

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • Provincial or interprovincial Electrical Commerce Certification with 3-5 years of expertise.
  • Have to be aware of acknowledged practices, strategies, instruments, check gear, instrumentation, and security procedures related to {the electrical} commerce.
  • Will need to have expertise in industrial, industrial and institutional electrical purposes with a very good understanding of the present Canadian Electrical Code.
  • Capacity to learn and interpret blueprints, schematic diagrams, store drawings, specs, and upkeep manuals is required.
  • Will need to have information within the set up, upkeep, and operation of the next programs: 120/208, 277/480, 347/600 volt energy distribution; incandescent, fluorescent, and excessive depth discharge lighting and management; standby turbines; battery banks; U.P.S. emergency energy programs; motor and motor management; heating and cooling management; variable frequency drives and smooth begin motor starters; troubleshooting, restore, and retrofitting {of electrical} programs.
  • Expertise in any of the next areas could be an asset: 2,300 volt as much as 13,200 volt energy distribution; electrical mission coordination from inception to completion inside particular time frames; design, estimating, as constructed and document retaining; harmonic distortion, energy high quality monitoring and mitigation strategies; energy metering.
  • Should be capable to work on ladders at numerous heights, work in confined areas, in all climate circumstances.
  • Have to be ready and keen to work in a wide range of environments, together with workplace settings, lecture rooms, analysis laboratories together with areas that help animals, mechanical rooms, service tunnels and many others.
  • Will need to have good listening to and shade imaginative and prescient and be capable to carry out bodily demanding work in all kinds of climate circumstances.
  • Will need to have a confirmed document of upgrading and updating relevant commerce expertise and staying present with business developments.
  • Will need to have confirmed document of offering superior customer support together with buyer wants evaluation, assembly high quality requirements for providers, and analysis of buyer satisfaction.
  • Should be capable to use Microsoft workplace suite together with phrase, e-mail, cellular communication gadgets, corresponding to iPhone, Smartphone and many others.
  • Should maintain a legitimate minimal Class 5 Alberta Drivers License with lower than 7 demerit factors. Learner’s, probationary, graduated license, or motorbike/moped solely license is not going to be acceptable. A drivers summary can be requested.

Software Deadline:  December 1, 2023.

We wish to thank all candidates upfront for submitting their resumes. Please notice, solely these candidates chosen to proceed on by way of the choice course of can be contacted.

Extra Data

This place is a part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls beneath the Trades Job Household, Part 2.

To search out out extra about administration and employees alternatives on the College of Calgary and all now we have to supply, view our Administration and Workers Careers web site

The College strongly recommends all college and employees are absolutely vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19.

In regards to the College of Calgary

UCalgary is Canada’s entrepreneurial college, situated in Canada’s most enterprising metropolis. It’s a high analysis college and one of many highest-ranked universities of its age. Based in 1966, its 36,000 college students expertise an modern studying surroundings, made wealthy by analysis, hands-on experiences and entrepreneurial considering. It’s Canada’s chief within the creation of start-ups . Begin one thing at this time on the College of Calgary. For extra data, go to ucalgary.ca .

The College of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Technique  committing to making a wealthy, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and helps Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous neighborhood partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous views in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the College of Calgary acknowledges {that a} numerous employees/college advantages and enriches the work, studying and analysis experiences of the complete campus and better neighborhood. We’re dedicated to eradicating limitations which have been traditionally encountered by some folks in our society. We attempt to recruit people who will additional improve our variety and can help their educational {and professional} success whereas they’re right here. Specifically, we encourage members of the designated teams (girls, Indigenous peoples, individuals with disabilities, members of seen/racialized minorities, and numerous sexual orientation and gender identities) to use. To make sure a good and equitable evaluation, we provide lodging at any stage throughout the recruitment course of to candidates with disabilities. Questions concerning [diversity] EDI at UCalgary could be despatched to the Workplace of Fairness, Range and Inclusion ([email protected] ) and requests for lodging could be despatched to Human Sources ([email protected] ).

Do you’ve most however not all of the {qualifications}? Analysis present that ladies, racialized and visual minorities , and individuals with disabilities are much less more likely to apply for jobs until they meet each single qualification. At UCalgary we’re dedicated to reaching equitable, numerous, inclusive and accessible employment practices and workplaces and encourage you to use in the event you consider you might be proper for this function. 

We encourage all certified candidates to use, nonetheless choice can be given to Canadian residents and everlasting residents of Canada.

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