The Planning, Design, Construction & Scheduling unit of the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for two Electrical Trades Specialist Lead II positions. Under the direction/guidance of the construction manager, the Lead will provide job assignments, training, and technical support to a construction crew while completing assigned construction/renovation/alteration projects. This position will also inspect completed work of assigned crew members to ensure ongoing construction conforms to trade-related means and methods, and will fill in for the construction manager as required.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidates will:
Function as a team leader and, as required, provide guidance to trades specialist, maintenance workers, and other support personnel for the purpose of completing complex construction/renovations projects (large scale demolition projects, classroom renovations, build-outs of unfinished space, conversion of existing facilities to research laboratories, office complexes, computer labs, storage areas, etc.).
Serve as the on-site electrician for construction/renovation/alteration projects.
Assign job tasks to crew members to ensure work is completed according to schedule and budget.
Complete material take-offs, tool requirements, and job sequencing activities to effectively manage the available resources.
Provide construction manager with progress reports on assigned construction
Perform electrical duties for the purpose of completing complex constructions/renovation/alteration projects (large scaled demolition, classroom renovations, build-outs of unfinished space, conversion of existing facilities to research laboratories, office complexes, computer labs, storage areas, etc.).
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