Utah State University

Electrical Technician Journeyman

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(5/9/2024 6:39 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Building Trades
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 Hours per Week
Facilities Operations
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


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.


  • 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. 


Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed as a Journeyman Electrician.
  • Five (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 at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

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

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


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

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024

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 Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

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

*updated 09/2023


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