Electrician (2)

Fordham University

Job Description

Electrician (2)
Facilities Operations, Rose Hill
Fordham University

Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools.

  • Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
  • We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents
  • A generous immediate employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
  • As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
  • As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.
  • University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Position Summary

Performs maintenance, repair, and installation of electrical circuits, equipment, and fixtures

Essential Functions

  • Maintains, repairs, and installs all electrical transmission lines, electrical equipment and machinery for heating, lighting, power, cooling, ventilation, and control circuits.
  • Installs and repairs amplifier, computer, and telephone systems and data wiring.
  • Installs fixtures, ballasts, reflectors, lights, sockets, and outlets.
  • Assists in the repair and maintenance of BMS, mechanical and physical plant systems.
  • Assists in designing circuits for equipment or repairs.
  • Inspects, tests, and maintains interior fire alarm systems and components.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory of electrical materials & supplies.
  • Knowledge of NYC Building & Electrical Code and National Electrical Code.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.
  • On call for emergency duties.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the field of electrical repairs and installations.
  • Relevant trade school or education preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • The candidate shall possess, or must obtain prior to completing their probationary period the following FDNY Certificates of Fitness. Additionally, other certificates of fitness may be required to meet the duties of the position. Certificates must be maintained throughout the course of employment.
  • (F-01) City-wide Fire Guard for Impairment
  • (P-98) Supervise Fuel oil Transfer in Buildings.
  • Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Failure to obtain the required Certificates of Fitness will result in the termination of the employee’s employment.

Minimum Biweekly Salary for Internal Applicants with 3 or more years of service: $3,990.40

Maximum Biweekly Salary for Internal Applicants with 3 or more years of service: $3,990.40

Minimum Biweekly Salary for New Employees: $3,192.00

Maximum Biweekly Salary for New Employees: $3,192.00

Union Affiliation: Local 810


Monday to Friday

6:00 am to 2:30 pm





Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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