Utah State University

Electrical Technician Journeyman

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/16/2021 6:30 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-4293
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Building Trades
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Non-Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 hours per week
College
Facilities
Department
Facilities Operations
Advertised Salary
Minimum $39,015-Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Overview

Performs complex work in the efficient installation, maintenance, and repair of campus electrical systems, electrical wiring, fixtures, equipment and systems. Accomplishes this by applying journeyman skills in conjunction with advanced technical knowledge and the ability to analyze and understand unique project requests. Works as a member of a team on various projects or assignments.

Responsibilities

  • Installs electrical systems for remodeling and commercial projects on campus.
  • Maintains electrical systems of various voltages in all buildings on campus.
  • Repairs and maintains all campus lighting in buildings, walkways, parking lots, roadways, etc.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on all electrical systems and equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs electric controls.
  • Assists with electrical installations, repairs, and maintenance.
  • Provides technical guidance and direction to less senior technicians.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies
  • Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Cleans equipment, shop area and work site.
  • Prepares labor and materials estimates for repair and renovation projects.
  • Assists in monitoring, ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinates projects and schedules work to ensure timely completion and quality standards, as needed.      
  • Maintains electrical systems of various voltages in all buildings on campus.
  • Repairs and maintains all campus lighting in buildings, walkways, parking lots, roadways, etc.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on all electrical systems and equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs all types of electric controls. 
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years of direct work experience in the Electrical field. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed as a Journeyman Electrician.
  • 5 years of experience in a commercial setting and applying journeyman level skills.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of all state electrical, safety, and fire codes.
  • Advanced knowledge of electrical installation and maintenance techniques.
  • Knowledge of all types of electrical systems including generation and utilization.
  • Skill in the use various hand and power tools common to the trade.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Customer service skills. 
  • Skill in troubleshooting and repairing all types of electrical circuitry.
  • Ability to create, read, understand, and build to specifications from blue prints and schematic drawings.
  • Ability to work without supervision. 
  • Ability to isolate detects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment.
  • Ability to measure, cut, thread, pull, and install electrical conduit. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and customers.
  • Ability to work with high voltage distribution and wiring

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of application

 

Please do not upload your cover letter.  You will be instructed to copy and paste it during your application.

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $39,015-Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

The position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects.  Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting. Additionally, the work environment can include confined or narrow spaces. Employees occasionally work outdoors, may not be protected from weather conditions or contaminants, and may be exposed to extreme temperature fluctuations. 

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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