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HELP WANTED: City of New Bedford’s Dept. of Facilities & Fleet Management is currently hiring for an Electrician & Carpenter

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ELECTRICIAN
PAY: $25.54/HR

Performs skilled electrical work at the journeyman level. Installs, tests, repairs and maintains electrical circuits, wiring systems, fixtures, appliances and equipment. Troubleshoots and repairs faulty electrical wiring, defective electrical equipment and machinery such as motors, generators, transformers, switches, sockets, etc. Inspects and tests circuits and fixtures to locate broken wires, loose connections, blown fuses, faulty switches, grounds, shorts and other defects. Uses common hand tools and electrical ohm test equipment such as meters, voltmeters, ammeters, growlers, multimeters and other test equipment. May remove, replace and repair electrical parts.

High school graduate or GED equivalent with specialized course work in electrical practices and knowledge of electrical principals and procedures. Two years of increasingly responsible related experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a Massachusetts journeyman or master electrician’s license. Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with good driving record. Operates a motor vehicle on a regular basis. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013. Is required to respond to call backs on a 24 hour basis as needed for emergencies in the opinion of the Director.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO.

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CARPENTER
PAY: $16.04 – $21.84

Reads and understands blueprints, drawings and specifications of building methods, means and materials. Constructs, alters and repairs structures, buildings, roofs, furniture, equipment and fixtures made of wood or other building materials. Work is performed in accordance with building codes and standard trade practices. Fabricates, alters and repairs structural wood work, floors, stairways and fixtures. Performs measuring, sawing, squaring, drilling, sanding, fitting and fastening. Performs repair of equipment such as desks, chairs, tables, shelves and cabinets. Hangs doors and repairs related hardware. Repairs windows, frames and screens. Performs other carpentry duties as required. Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent. Two years’ prior experience required, four years of experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and good driving record. Operates a motor vehicle on a regular basis. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013. This position shall be subject to 24 hour call back as needed for emergencies and/or matters of public safety as determined by the Director or his designee. Must possess and maintain a working cellular telephone.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO

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