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Boston College Electrician 1st Shift, Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30am-4pm in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

Job Description

Electrician 1st Shift, Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30am-4pm

Rate of Pay: 42.31/hour

Essential Personnel

Under the direct supervision of the Shop Supervisor or other designated personnel, perform all duties peculiar to and normally required of an Electrician, following recognized techniques and procedures. Duties include repairs and maintenance of electrical components, lighting circuit breakers, etc.

Perform maintenance, repairs, preventative maintenance using a computerized maintenance work order system. Provide written(electronic) records of work completed on a daily basis. Communicate with Supervisors personally or through electronic forms of communication. (email, phone use etc.). This description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Requires minimum of three to five years, recent full time experience working for an electrical contractor, or maintenance organization

Current Valid Massachusetts Journeyman Electrician's license

Proficient knowledge of all electrical systems

Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical subsystems and components

Ability to work from blueprints or verbal instructions

Skilled in the use of equipment and tools normally used in the trade

Must hold and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license

Demonstrated ability to work independently

Supervise work performed by external vendors/contractors

Acts as a liaison to University staff, external personnel vendors and contractors engaged in activities related to building.

Performs related duties such as requisitioning supplies and equipment

Maintains paper and electronic records

Maintains inventory levels.

Demonstrates working knowledge of electronic work order systems and PM systems

Other duties as assigned

Must be able to communicate orally, read, comprehend, write, reason and analyze and perform calculations

Must be able to bend, sit, squat, stand, crawl, walk, climb, push/pull, kneel, handle objects (manual dexterity), reach above shoulder level, and use fine finger movements

Must be able to lift over 50 pounds

The employee will be subject to the following Environmental Conditions on the job:

Exposure to excessive noise

Will be around moving machinery

Exposure to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity

Exposure to dust, fumes, gasses

Will drive motorized equipment

Will work in confined quarters with the proper PPE


High School graduate, vocational school graduate, or GED is preferred

Experience in a lab or life science setting is preferred


Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at .