Electronic Technician III

Job description

The Technician Team Lead will independently lead the installation of network and communication infrastructure (Ethernet/fiber cabling, switches, WIFI appliances, and VOIP devices) in a professional manner. Troubleshoot, resolve, and document voice and data service interruptions; be available for after-hours on-call rotation. Display excellent communications skills (oral, written, and electronic) in all job facets. Monitor project use of materials and time while ensuring that business guidelines are followed. Train less experienced co-workers on job responsibilities.

Job Title
Electronic Technician III

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
3L600:ITS Networking & Infrastructure

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Required Education


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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to climb and descend ladders, reach overhead and use various hand tools.
  • Must be able to work from ladders or lifts up to 30 feet
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in tight places for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to distinguish wiring colors
  • Must be able to traverse campus while carrying or moving equipment in a reasonable amount of time.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time


Monday-Friday (37.5 hrs/wk) 8am-4:30pm, occasional overtime as needed, required to be in the on-call rotation.


Ethernet cabling experience, network test equipment experience, telephone system experience, problem solving skills, customer service skills, computer skills, and good communications skills.

Must have the ability to work independently and should have an understanding of electronic circuits and network concepts, be able to utilize critical thinking to troubleshoot problems and exhibit an attention to detail.

Must be organized and self-motivated.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Associates Degree or technical skills and/or training experience and five to six years of related experience preferred.

A valid Driver's License highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of paid employment experience do you have installing and activating Network Switches, Routers, Wireless units, VoIP telephones and other network equipment?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  2. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience installing cabling for voice and data.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  3. * The essential functions of this position will require you to work at various height levels in confined spaces and in extreme temperature conditions (summer and winter outdoors). Can you meet these requirements with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What is the highest category rated copper cable you have installed?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your paid employment experience in supervising employees, coordinating work teams and/or training staff.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 12/14/2018
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