Trades Specialist V - Electrician

Columbia, SC
Sep 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00284PO17 Classification Title Trades Specialist V Internal Title Trades Specialist V - Electrician Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Housing Maintenance Services Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $34,480 Advertised Salary Range $34,480 - $39,652 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday through Friday – 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Trades/Maintenance

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Responsible for the installation, programming, troubleshooting, repair and maintaining all electrical, electronic and mechanical components for electrical distribution equipment, breakers, panels, motors; HVAC controls and access and locking systems, security cameras, recorders and network devices. Provides technical coordination and client liaison in the implementation of major and minor repairs/projects for electrical distribution, security and security surveillance system upgrades. Working with customers oversees small internal and external projects. Provides technical guidance, oversight and leadership to lower level technical staff and contractors. This position will be required to perform on-call rotation and provide technical callback assistance. This position has been designated as essential personnel during inclement/hazardous weather and other emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and 5 years experience in specialized trades area or in a diversified building or vehicle maintenance, or construction activity. Must possess a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

5 years experience in the electrical trade. Trade School or Apprenticeship preferred. Electrical License in the State of South Carolina. Working knowledge of tools and specialized equipment used in the electrical trade.


Expertise with electronic systems. Ability to understand and follow written work orders and oral instructions. Ability to react positively to emergency situations. Ability to instruct crew members. Ability to read wiring schematics.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/10/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a high school diploma and 5 years experience in specialized trades area; or in a diversified building or vehicle maintenance, or construction activity?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume


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