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Location:Austin, TX
Company:The University of Texas at Austin
First posted:March 08, 2017

Electrician Hiring department PMCS-Const Services Monthly salary $3,203+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 630AM to 500PM Posting number 17-03-07-01-5212 Job Status Open FLSA status Non-exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes

Selection made by committee and hiring supervisor based on review of online applications and results of personal interviews. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing security background check and receiving an acceptable driver's rating. Some evening, weekend, and holiday work required.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information Purpose

Perform journey-level electrical work in support of campus facility renovation and repair projects. Provide temporary power for campus special events.

Essential Functions

Install electrical panels, circuits, lighting fixtures, outlets, and various commercial and laboratory equipment in accordance with construction documents and written-verbal instructions to meet client requirements. Read, understand, and work from design drawings, sketches, construction documents, building codes, and university standards with or without direct supervision. Plan and layout projects; order materials. Inspect final work for compliance with above. Trace circuits and test continuity of electrical circuits for installed equipment using appropriate tools of the trade, as-built drawings, and visual inspection to ensure safe installations. Safely troubleshoot circuits when problems are encountered. Install interior and exterior temporary power for various campus special events. Support zone maintenance shops and other departments in repair of campus facilities, including after-hours response to campus emergencies. Assist in shop operations. Maintain and properly secure shop, tools, equipment, and vehicles. Maintain a clean and safe work environment in shop and at job sites. Wear personal protective equipment as required for each task. Comply with safety standards and policies. Accomplish basic shop paperwork and electronic documents, including records for materials used, daily labor report, and weekly timesheet. Drive UT vehicle in support of campus projects and special events.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Attend management-directed meetings and training. Accomplish other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Three years experience as a journey-level electrician. Licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation as a Journeyman Electrician. Before final offer can be made, successful applicant must provide a current driver's license and acceptable driving record for the most recent 36 months. Texas driving history will be confirmed online during selection process; applicant must provide out-of-state driving history, if previously licensed in another state. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates degree or graduation from vocational or technical training related to electrical trade or facility renovation or construction. More than three years of journey-level experience as a commercial or industrial electrician with emphasis on interior renovations, including installation of rigid, EMT, and flexible conduit; and various commercial wire raceways. Demonstrated ability to produce quality work from project drawings, specifications, construction standards, or written-verbal instructions with or without direct supervision. Experience working in a large university or commercial-industrial physical plant. Ability to perform and communicate in a team environment with co-workers, supervisors, and clients.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving Uniforms/safety shoes/personal protective equipment provided and required. Frequent work from ladders and scaffolds. Frequent bending, squatting, kneeling. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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