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Job ID: 235295

Building Maintenance Mechanic - Electrician
Erie Community College

Date Posted Apr. 29, 2024
Title Building Maintenance Mechanic - Electrician
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Building & Grounds (Maintenance & Housekeeping)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation


Building & Grounds (Maintenance & Housekeeping)


$50,920.00 Annual

Union/Position Status:


Posting Closing Date:

May 19, 2024

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before the posting closing date.

Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.




The work involves performing work in the skilled electrical trade, on a journeyman level, in the maintenance and repair of buildings, equipment, and facilities. Work is performed under the supervision of a higher-level employee or department head that assigns and inspects work for conformance with procedures and standards. The incumbent supervises and trains maintenance workers and laborers assigned to assist in the performance of electrical and related work. Does related work as required.



  • Constructs, inspects, tests, maintains, and repairs electrical lighting, power, alarm, signal, communication, and generating systems for buildings and equipment, including transformers, distribution equipment, controls, motors, lighting fixtures, special electrical equipment, outlets, wiring, etc.;
  • Operates power tools such as pipe machines, piper benders, saws, drills, etc. and hand tools common to the electrical trade;
  • Complies with various Occupational Safety and Health Administration laws and regulations, including reading and understanding Material Safety Data Sheets relating to hazardous materials and other substances;
  • Plans and lays out work; estimates materials and supplies required; reads and interprets blue prints, specifications, and written orders to determine nature of work required; requests materials and supplies;
  • Performs related tasks and assists other craftsmen on repair or installation projects.



Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment. Good knowledge of the tools, terminology, procedures, and equipment of the skilled electrical maintenance and repair trades; ability to make a variety of skilled repairs and installations rapidly and accurately; ability to read and interpret plans, blueprints, and specifications; ability to read, write, and understand the English language; ability to get along well with others; mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity; initiative and resourcefulness; industrious and dependable; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.



Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and three (3) years of experience working as an apprentice Maintenance Worker in the skilled electrical trade.



Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise.  At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.


Notice of Non-Discrimination

SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law.  This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors).  Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below.  Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.


The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Civil Rights Compliance Officer

Human Resource Department

North Campus

6205 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

(716) 270-5735


For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:

New York Office

United States Department of Education

Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,  

New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;

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