Master Electrician

Job description

Position Summary

This position performs skilled work in the electrical trade area. This is a master level position which works with little or no supervision. May also perform tasks in other trades to a limited degree depending on the job at hand.

Essential Functions

  • Lays out, installs and repairs wired fixtures, and equipment in making extensions, additions, or alterations in electrical service for power, HVAC and lighting systems.
  • Tests, replaces and repairs components of defective or worn out electrical systems and equipment such as motors, pumps, generators, boiler controls, scoreboards and other items.
  • Traces and locates defects in various types of electrical equipment.
  • Installs, alters, maintains and repairs electrical systems, appliances, and electrical devices.
  • Works on electrical systems that are 600 volts or less.
  • Provides estimates of material, time and labor; may order electrical supplies.
  • Reads and interprets plans and wiring diagrams of electrical equipment and installations.
  • Drives and operates the bucket truck.
  • Work with mobile/handheld device.
  • Available for emergencies and overtime when needed.
  • Drives to sites with tools and equipment.
  • Instructs and leads lesser skilled tradesmen.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Language Skills:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with supervisor, co-workers and other staff and faculty within the community.
  • Mathematical Skills:

  • Basic math skills required.
  • Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to follow detailed procedures.
  • Employee responds to situations requiring immediate attention.
  • Other skills and Abilities:

  • Competency in electrical fields/functions.
  • Knowledge of standardized work routines and the ability to follow or give oral/written instructions involving a number of steps.
  • Capable of making cost estimates of time and material.
  • Knowledge of all types of electrical equipment and standard methods, practices, tools and materials of the electrical trade.
  • Understanding of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions of the trade, electrical codes and principles of practical electricity.
  • Must be knowledgeable of related OSHA and EPA regulations and be able to effectively communicate regulations to others.
  • Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions of the trade, electrical codes, and principles of practical electricity.
  • Expert skill, competency and knowledge in electrical fields/functions.
  • Knowledge of all types of electrical equipment and standard methods, practices, tools and materials of the electrical trade
  • Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Licensed by State of Colorado as a Master Electrician
  • Trained in safety methods.
  • Please note, this position also requires:

  • Valid Colorado drivers license and insurable by the University of Denver Insurance Carrier.
  • Must Pass a Pre-Placement Physical
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar working with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software, including WebTMA or similar work order system.
  • Pay

  • The starting rate for this position is $28.45 hourly, with scheduled increases up to $31.42 hourly after 3.5 years.
  • Work Schedule

  • Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m, typical, potential for nights and weekends as needed. Periodic rotating schedule 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Special Instructions

    Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

    Please include the following documents with your application:

  • Resume with License Information
  • Application
  • The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

    All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check, MVR, and physical test.




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    Job No: 492772
    Posted: 10/18/2019
    Application Due: 12/17/2019
    Work Type:
    Salary: Negotiable