Electrician III

Huntsville, Texas
Feb 26, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition 201800052S

Title Electrician III

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary
SHSU Salary Table

$2,394 to $3,458 per month

Occupational Category Skilled Craft

Department Facilities Management - Facilities Services

Open Until Filled Yes

Educational and Experience Requirement

High school graduate with 5 years of experience at a maintenance electrician level or experience in a related field. Must be a licensed as a Journey level electrician by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or must meet the requirements to obtain a license immediately upon hiring. Technical/vocational training related to job duties would be helpful. A combination of education, experience and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Performs complex maintenance service of electrical equipment and systems for buildings and facilities.

Primary Responsibilities

Repairs, installs, replaces, cleans, inspects and performs preventative maintenance. Tests electrical circuits, motors, equipment, appliances, lights, outlets, switches, breakers, sockets, plugs, insulators, switchgear and transformers. Performs general electrical maintenance in commercial buildings and facilities in accordance with the National Electric Code using blue prints and diagrams that are rated at 132 Kilo-Volts (Alternating Current) three phase and lower. Troubleshoots and repairs low voltage control circuits and systems. Installs computer and telephone lines. Assists with ordering materials and parts. Uses a Computerized Maintenance Management System with work orders to allocate time and document work on a daily basis. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Must be able to use various types of tools of the trade including but not limited to; ladders, hammers, all types of screwdrivers, ratchets, utility knives, insulation strippers, multi-meters, saws, hand drills, rotary hammers, reciprocating saws, circular saws, conduit benders, polyvinyl chloride primer and adhesive, hot stick, all types of pliers and tape measures. Must be able to operate Meggar equipment on motors, generators and electrical conductors. Will be exposed to electrical hazards, various weather elements, dust, dirt, heat, cold, noise, vibration, congested work area, confined spaces, overhead work and heavy lifting. Climb ladders, stairs, inclines and declines. Must be able to work in high voltage flash suits, gloves, and other high voltage personal protective equipment. Must be familiar with electrical BUSS maintenance and construction. Work occasionally includes high places, motor control centers, electrical rooms, mechanical rooms, plant environments, kneeling, bending and crawling. May assist in training other employees. Expected to resolve work problems as they arise, make independent decisions and work most assignments with substantial independence. Must be familiar with a hydraulic boom tuck with personnel lift.

Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle; therefore, a valid Texas commercial driver license and driving record acceptable to the university’s insurance carrier is required. A valid Texas CDLcommercial driver’s license may be required.

During emergencies, operational failures, and peak use periods, employee may be called in when off shift to work an extended shift. Special procedures sometimes require extended hours.

Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy.

Must have a valid Texas CDL commercial driver’s license.

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