Electrician 7340

Facilities Services

Full Time - Benefit Eligible | Grade M07 | Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm |


Working under direction of the Electrical Supervisor, the selected candidate will safely perform journeyman level quality work involved with the installation, maintenance, and repair of the college’s electrical systems and equipment.


The position requires a high school diploma and at least one of the following: a two year AOS degree in Electrical Construction & Maintenance, completion of a recognized five year apprenticeship program, vocational education in electrical construction, or military training in the electrical trades. A minimum of five to seven years of experience is preferred. Candidates must have a valid New York State driver’s license, a safe driving record, knowledge of electrical theory and the fundamentals of ohm’s law, practical understanding and application of the National Electrical Code, NFPA, and OSHA standards on electrical and work safety procedures, and an understanding of motor controllers, WYE, Delta motor connections, and reading/interpreting blueprints, schematics, and on-line diagrams. An electrical license within the city of Albany, Schenectady, or Troy is preferred, but not required. Candidates should also possess effective decisional, negotiating, team building, leader/mentoring skills, excellent verbal, written, presentation, and listening abilities, and experience working within a diverse community.


Please apply via email to: hr@union.edu. Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # 7340 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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