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Electrician, Facilities Management


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

Overview and Responsibilities


Paramount seeks an electrician! This position is essential to the operation of the building and its equipment. The electrician oversees and assists the chief electrician with the electrical infrastructure of the facility. The electri all electrical equipment for the facility and its tenants. 

The electrician position is responsible for working directly with the Chief Electrician, maintaining all electrical apparatus in the building, such as emergency generators, UPS Systems, HVAC equipment, lighting, switches, receptacles, panels & breakers. The person in this role needs to be available upon request to work overtime for facility maintenance and building projects.
•    Coordinate with Chief Electrician to ensure code compliance as per NEC Electrical Standards.
•    Maintain a clean and safe working environment, perform rounds, conduct routine assessments, perform day-to-day preventative maintenance.
•    Daily inspection of UPS Units, battery rooms, service switches, ATS, STS, MTS, switchgear, and lighting.
•    Assist in overseeing contractors working on the premises.
•    Coordinate and oversee vendors working on site.
•    Will ensure contractors work safely and within the building rules and regulations.
•    Monitor operation of electrical equipment; responsible for reporting any problems/malfunctions on an as needed basis, performs preventative tasks when required. Oversees all repairs when necessary.
•    Carry out preventative maintenance of various types of electrical equipment including lamp and ballast replacement, replace and/or reset circuit breakers, maintain, and solve main feeders, distribution panels, sub-panels, and branch circuits, 208 and 480 volts three phase.
•    Must be able to work OT on request and available for emergency situations.
•    Personal characteristics – Good interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well with tenants and vendors.
•    Proficient with lamp and ballast replacement and/or resetting circuit breakers and fuses. Works with electrical conduit, greenfield, and wire mold raceways. Cutting, threading, and installing all sizes. Drilling and hanging of proper supports for all electrical conduit, raceways, and lighting fixtures.


Basic Qualifications:
•    Proficiency in the operation and function of UPS Units, Automatics Transfer Switches, and emergency generators.
•    Must have completed the Local 3 DBM apprenticeship program or similar electrical field/school experience.
•    Must have an in-depth knowledge of 277/480 volt and 208 volt power.


Additional Qualifications:
•    Proficiency in the operation and function of UPS Units, Automatics Transfer Switches, and emergency generators.
•    3-5 years experience preferred



Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.



At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City