Job Seekers
Post Resume
Find Jobs
Get jobs by email
Post Jobs
Find Resumes
Get resumes by email
Building Mechanic/Electrician
Napa Valley College in Napa, California
Date Posted 04/20/2021
Faculty-Vocational & Technical-Other
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Napa Valley College is seeking a Building Mechanic/Electrician in the Facilities Services Department. Facilities Services provides maintenance and safe operations of the college's physical properties, custodial services and grounds maintenance. The incumbent in this position be providing electrical services with specific responsibility for identifying repair and replacement needs; installing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading electrical systems and equipment; assisting other skilled trades; and ensuring availability of tools and materials at job site. This job reports to the Senior Director, Facilities Services.

This is a full-time, 12-months-per-year, classified position. The salary has an appropriate placement on range 22 of the current Classified Salary Schedule. The starting salary range is $4,523 to $5,236/month, with future steps up to $6,555/month. Placement is made based on experience. The college offers a fringe benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, employee assistance program, and public employee retirement system membership.


Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes blue prints, schematics, and drawings of electrical systems for the purpose of determining efficient installation methods for new and upgraded electrical systems and making appropriate repairs.
  • Coordinates with assigned lead and other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.
  • Diagnoses causes of electrical and fire alarm system problems or failures for the purpose of identifying electrical equipment and systems repair.
  • Fabricates equipment parts for the purpose of meeting specialty needs and replacing unavailable parts.
  • Installs electrical system components (e.g. lighting, alarms, electrical panels, switches, circuits, communications cabling, etc.) for the purpose of providing enhanced and upgraded electrical capability.
  • Maintains vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
  • Monitors electrical and fire alarm systems and their components for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.
  • Participates in meetings, workshops, training, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and gathering information required to perform job functions.
  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance for the purpose of ensuring efficient functioning of electrical and fire alarm systems.
  • Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting processes and conveying information.
  • Repairs electrical components and systems (e.g. motors, circuits, transformers, generators, compressors, switches, communication systems, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring safe, operational electrical systems.
  • Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and repair.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and making appropriate repairs and/or referrals.
  • Supports IT staff with data cabling for the purpose of assisting with the proper installation and maintenance of computer equipment throughout campus.
  • Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required at job site.

Other Functions:
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.


Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating equipment used in the repair and maintenance of electrical systems; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records; adhering to safety practices and handling hazardous materials.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: methods, techniques, materials, tools used in installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems/subsystems; including control/balancing of these systems; and blueprints and schematics.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using a variety of processes. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals; work with a variety of data; and utilize a variety of types of job-related equipment. Some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate to significant. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working independently and with interruptions; and demonstrated sensitivity to an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of community college students.

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; providing information and/or advising others; operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization's services.

Work Environment:
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, frequent climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 20% sitting, 40% walking, and 40% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness. Lifting requirement: 50 pounds.

Two (2) years of job related experience within a specialized field.

High school diploma or equivalent.

Community college and/or vocational school degree with study in job-related area.

Certificates and Licenses:
Valid CA Driver's License & Evidence of Insurability

Continuing Education / Training:
Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses

Criminal Background Clearance
Tuberculosis Clearance
Physical Capacities Test Clearance

Desirable Qualifications:
Certification as a Journeyman Electrician

Title 8, USC, Section 1324-A requires verification of eligibility for employment in the United States.


A. Applicants must complete the online application through GovernmentJobs.com. All elements of the application, including supplemental questions, must be submitted in order for the application to be considered complete.

Internal applicants are still required to submit a complete application packet for this position. This includes submission of transcripts and all other required application materials.

B. Applicants must attach the following to complete the application process:
  • A letter of interest, not to exceed two pages, that addresses how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications for the position as outlined in this announcement.
  • Current comprehensive resume.
  • Copy of high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Equivalent could be a GED or college degree.
  • If providing proof of college degree, please submit a legible copy of your transcript verifying college work, degree, and conferral or award date.
  • Please remove SSN or DOB if visible on transcripts.
  • NOTE: Unofficial copies of transcripts accepted at time of application, however, official transcripts will be required upon offer of employment.
  • Foreign Transcripts: Napa Valley College requires that individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement, even if the foreign transcript has previously been accepted by a different college or university in the United States. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the State of California, Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Please click here (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) for a list of approved organizations.

It is important that your application reflect all of your relevant education and experience. Please note that your resume does not take the place of completing the "Work Experience" section of the application. Applications will be rejected if no work experience is listed, or if other required application fields are missing or incomplete.

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required application materials are completed and properly uploaded into the system. Only complete applications will be forwarded to the selection committee for further review. An application is only considered complete if all items above are uploaded.

All required application materials must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on the filing deadline. Please do not submit material not requested. Application materials submitted become the property of Napa Valley College and the Office of Human Resources, Training & Development cannot copy, return, or transfer material to other positions. Any expenses incurred in connection with the initial interview will be the responsibility of the candidate. The college will reimburse certain travel expenses associated with second interviews (if applicable), depending on distance of travel.

The District will not accept materials by e-mail, fax, or mail for this position.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Training & Development.

Napa Valley College, an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, maintains a drug-free workplace and requires that employees abide by that policy.

For more information, contact the Office of Human Resources, Training & Development:
(707) 256-7100

*Please mention academicjobs.net to employers when applying for this job*
Academic Jobs
Academic Advertising
260 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Suite 2200
Atlanta, GA 30303
Google Plus
About Academic Jobs
Advertise Jobs
Contact Us
Site Map
Privacy Policy
Terms of Use
Resources / Links
Copyright © 2010 Academic Jobs - All Rights Reserved.