6442 Electrician, Facilities Services

San Diego, California
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,802 per month. CSU Classification Salary
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on October 11, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by October 10, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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Position Information


This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.

Under general supervision, incumbent performs the full range of skilled electrical work including the installation, maintenance, inspection, modification, remodel and repair of electrical apparatuses, equipment and systems (transformers, main switchgear, electrical distribution panels, motor control centers, relays, heating and ventilation, etc.).  Incumbent inspects, isolates, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical malfunctions using various test instruments.  Incumbent maintains and repairs master clock systems, interior light fixtures (in classrooms, labs, offices, restrooms, corridors, stairwells, etc.) and exterior lighting systems (series street lighting, walkway lighting, etc.).  Plans the layout and wiring of new or remodeled installations.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,802 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,211 - $6,729 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here




Minimum Qualifications 

A combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard electrician’s apprenticeship program.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

Prior experience in a higher education, commercial, industrial or a large multi-building facility maintenance environment.

Completion of journey-level training and apprenticeship; typically 8,000 hours of combined field and classroom instruction, or other equivalent credentialed training.

APPA EFP Credential.

LEED Green Associate.


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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