The Jackson Laboratory

  • Electrician

    Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/1/2019 10:25 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-26754
    Category
    Facilities, Security, Custodial, Hospitality
  • Summary

    The Jackson Laboratory in Sacramento, CA has an excellent career opportunity for an experienced Electrician.  Competitive pay and comprehensive Benefits including a generous retirement program! Under general supervision, Electricians troubleshoot and repair electrical controls. They will also lay out and install new electrical secondary service including panels, breakers, disconnects, and switches.

    Responsibilities

    Dismantles electrical machinery and replaces defective electrical or mechanical parts such as brushes and armatures.

     

    Installs and maintains various types of motors, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers.

     

    Installs and monitors performance of installed electrical equipment for hazards, adjustments, or replacement.

     

    Installs grounding leads.

     

    Interprets blueprints; works from sketches or verbal instructions.

     

    Lays out, assembles, installs, tests, repairs, and adjusts electrical fixtures, apparatus, equipment, wiring, and new services to include panels, breakers, and conduit.

     

    Mounts motors, transformers, and lighting fixtures into position and completes circuits according to diagram specifications.

     

    Repairs, installs, replaces, and tests electrical circuits, equipment, and appliances using appropriate tools and testing instruments.

     

    Troubleshoots and repairs electric controls, motor control centers, and programmable logic controls.

     

    Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

    Journeyman Electrician's License; Second Electrical License or a License in a Related Construction Trade

     

    Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.

     

     

    About Us

    The Jackson Laboratory (JAX, www.jax.org) is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 2,000 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. A National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, JAX has a mammalian genetics headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine, a facility in Sacramento, California, and a genomic medicine facility, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), in Farmington, Connecticut.

     

    The JAX® Mice, Clinical and Research Services facility is located in Sacramento, the state capital of California.  Sacramento is less than a two-hour drive from San Francisco, Napa Valley, and scenic Lake Tahoe, and a short flight to both Los Angeles and Orange County.  Sacramento is the birthplace of the nation’s Farm to Fork movement, and offers excellent restaurants, gastro-pubs, wineries, theaters, and museums.  Outdoor activities are plentiful: Boating, white water rafting, and riding the scenic bicycle trails are popular.  Housing and other costs of living are more affordable in Sacramento and its surrounding suburbs than in most other neighboring areas in the North Bay, making Sacramento one of the hottest housing markets in the country year after year.

     

     

     

    JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

     

     

     

    Our Values:

     

    INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right

     

    PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all

     

    ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science

     

    EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results

     

    INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions

     

    STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us

     

     

     

    What do we have to offer?

     

                                                                                                                                

     

    JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off and tuition reimbursement. 

     

     

     

    Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.

     

     

     

    The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

     

     

     

    Learn more about at opportunities at JAX at http://www.jax.org/careers

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