Distribution Electrician

San Marcos
Mar 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Distribution Electrician

Job Number: 2018270

Location: San Marcos

Department: Utility Operations

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: 3570.00 - 3881.00

Job Category: Non-Exempt

Required Qualifications:
  • Job Requirements - Applicant should address each requirement, as applicable, to be considered for the position.
  • Experience working with medium voltage, distribution voltage, or voltages greater than 601 volts.
  • Experience using test equipment and other specialized tools. i.e. voltmeters, locator, termination tools or hot stick.
  • Knowledge of electrical safety practices or procedures.
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical distribution systems.
  • Interpret and explain electrical system one lines, diagrams, drawings or schematics

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Preferred Job Requirements
  • Operation and setting of digital switchgear relays.
  • Coordinating interdepartmental tasks.
  • Calculate voltages, current, resistance and power.

    Job Description:
    To perform journey-level skills and expertise in servicing electrical power distribution systems. Responsible for journey-level installation, maintenance, and evaluation of all equipment related to electrical distribution systems. Installs, maintains, repairs, and modifies 12Kv, 5Kv, and 480v metal enclosed and metal-clad switchgear, underground and overhead facilities, cabling systems, lighting systems, and emergency systems. Assists in cable installation, re-lamping, duct bank installation, and manhole maintenance. Maintain records of work performed. Works in conjunction with trades or craft personnel in support of systems within power plant, chilling stations, utility tunnels or other underground utilities. Completes work orders using automated maintenance program systems. Cleans and maintains all equipment and work areas. Informs appropriate personnel of unusual conditions, problems or deficiencies and takes appropriate, action. Identifies and reports safety hazards. Supervises compliance with standards of workmanship and safety. Performs related duties as assigned. May attend staff meetings. Attends safety training or meetings. Attends plant operation and maintenance training courses. Assists with estimates of time and materials required for a job. Reviews and evaluates submittal drawings of equipment. Climbs high structures for servicing lights. May train personnel on operational and maintenance procedures as required

    Job Duties:
  • The calibration, installation, modification, maintenance and repair of distribution electrical systems and equipment.
  • Complete work orders using automated maintenance program systems.
  • Execute the preventative maintenance (PM) program.
  • Provide details to maintain current one-line electrical diagrams, feeder circuit, switches and transformer information.
  • Maintain maintenance and operation documentation electronically.
  • Perform effective method for repairs and correcting deficiencies in a timely manner.
  • Support electrical system maintenance on standby generators, ATS and thermal plant systems.
  • Operation of industrial digital relays for main service entrance switchgear.
  • Assist or respond to after-hour call outs.
  • Review construction plans and projects regarding electrical AC supply, Automatic Transfer Switches and backup/life safety generators.
  • Ensure compliance with the National Electrical Code (NEC), National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), NFPA 70e requirements, standards of workmanship and safety.
  • Remain current on best practices and recommend change to operating procedures, new equipment and related systems.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces such as manholes, tunnels, or trenches.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Additional Information to Applicants:
    Applicant must address each requirement, as applicable, to be considered for the position.

    Additional Information to Candidates
    Distribution Electrician is required to be on-call; work outside of normal working hours (including holidays); work special events

    Job Open Date: 03/07/2018

    Job Close Date: 3/28/2018

    Open Until Filled: No

    Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

    Normal Work Hours Start: 7:30am

    Normal Work Hours End: 4:00PM

    Posting Notices:
    Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., Applicant must pass the physical skills assessment relevant to the job posting title requirements., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION

    Legal and Required Notices:
    Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

    Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

    Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

    Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions

    For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit jobs.hr.txstate.edu or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

    About Texas State and San Marcos:
    Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

    Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

    Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

    Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

    Related links:
    Apply Online at Texas State University
    Texas State University main webpage
    Summary of Benefits
    Texas State University Human Resources
    San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce

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