The Jackson Laboratory

Electrician II

Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/14/2020 6:22 PM)
Job ID
Facilities, Security, Custodial, Hospitality


Our growing facility located in beautiful Bar Harbor, ME is seeking an experienced Licensed Electrician for work of complex difficulty in operation, maintenance, modification, troubleshooting, and repair of facility electrical systems that include primary (high voltage) and secondary circuits, Normal and Emergency Power distribution, UPS, Diesel Generation systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, Fire Protection Systems, Security Systems, Audio-Visual Systems and other tasks as they apply to demands of the Facilites group.


  • Installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of facility electrical systems that include primary (high voltage) and secondary circuits, normal and emergency power distribution, UPS, variable frequency drives, and other electrical equipment
  • Assists engineers in the design, revisions and implementation of various building electrical systems, devices and components


  • Two year degree in Electrical Technology or related field is required
  • Minimum five years of experience working in an industrial or commercial environment and State of Maine Journeyman Electrician certification
  • Current skill in operating, troubleshooting and programing of PLC based control systems will be highly regarded.
  • Respirator and/or specialized personal protective equipment may be required to access certain confined spaces
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to participate in an on-call rotation that may require work outside of normal business hours
  • Ability to work as team player with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated proficiency using current Windows based computer programs such as Word and Excel
  • Candidate will be expected to work up to personal ability level in other maintenance trades as necessary


Please submit a cover letter of interest and resume!

About Us

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,300 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

The Jackson Laboratory's 43-acre scenic Bar Harbor campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Some of the best hiking and biking in the world (over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, views, and dramatic coastline) is accessible from our campus. We are one mile from downtown Bar Harbor, which offers a vibrant downtown district with a plethora of restaurants, shops, museums, and galleries.

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 including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program, an onsite full service cafeteria, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.


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.


Employment will require successful completion of references, background check, credit check, pre-employment physical, drug test and an appropriate non-compete agreement.

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.

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