To provide journeyman level installation, maintenance and service of electrical systems. Responsible for the prompt performance of assigned electrical and related duties. Frequently responsible for the supervision of semiskilled workers.
Installs new electrical services to buildings and extends old services. This includes: The removal of old feeders, underground trenching to location and the sizing and pulling of new conduit and feeders per NEC. Removing old electrical switchgear and installing new. Replacing breakers in switchgear and panels.
Installs, maintains, tests and repairs electric motors, transformers, generators, control panels, switches, circuit breakers, outlets, fixtures, fittings and accessories. This includes: the layout and installation of luminaries, working on energized parts, tracing out electrical circuits, installing new generators and ATS, installing new transformers and installing new outlets and switches in remodeled renovations.
Installs electrical conduit for feeders and branch circuits. This includes: sizing the conduit, feeders and branch circuits per the (NEC) National Electrical Code. Must have knowledge of conduit benders(power benders and hand benders) and conduit power traders ( pony threader, power threader and hog head threader).
Installs and repairs underground electrical conduit and wire for pole lighting and services. This includes: Digging or running a trencher for new underground conduit, laying out the locations of new pole lighting or services, repairing broken underground conduits, tracing out underground damaged wires and replacing them with new and locating underground electrical for DIGTESS.
Installs magnetic starters, disconnects, and motor rated switches for HVAC and plumbing equipment, ballast and tombstones for light fixtures, flood and street lighting. Replaces light bulbs.
Respond to on call emergencies before/during/after hours of operation. This includes: Fires, electrical outages, floods and icy conditions. Electrician must have knowledge of campus electrical distribution. Must be able to identify the problem, plan for the appropriate action, communicate severity and fix the problem. This also includes carrying an on-call phone.
Must have experience in the demo of existing and new electrical renovation projects throughout the campus. This includes: Reading blue prints, tracking cost, writing change orders, sizing panels, the layout of outlets, switches and luminaries. Also includes calculating loads and installing conduit and wire for new feeders and branch circuits. All installation must follow campus specifications and the National Electrical Code.
Install new electrical needed for research equipment, assist HVAC, Plumbing and housing departments with troubleshooting and installations.
Assist with the installation of electrical for special events. This includes: Concerts, student move-in, homecoming, graduation ceremonies, Special Olympics, special dinners, student welcoming day, sporting events and other student activity events.
Must be able to pass and maintain yearly training. This includes: Electrical continuing education, hazardous communication, security training, drivers education, first aid training, asbestos training, boom lift training, scissor lift training, bucket truck training, NFPA 70 training and fork lift training.
Performs other duties assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent experience. Three (3) years of skilled/journey-level electrical experience. Journeyman electrical license or ability to obtain license within first year of employment required.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 9545
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