Facilities Maint Tech - Electric #001779

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Posting NumberSHRA711PQuick Link for Internal Postingshttp://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/14129Classification TitleFacility Maint Tech-Mech TradeCompetency LevelContributingWorking TitleFacilities Maint Tech - Electric #001779DepartmentFacilities ManagementPosition Summary

The primary purpose of the position is to provide semi-skilled work in the construction, installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

Required Skills are: -General knowledge and understating of the standard practice and methods of the electrical trade. -General skills in the use and care of tools and equipment of the electrical trade. -Ability to interpret and work from sketches. -Knowledge and understanding of the NEC Standards. -Ability to follow oral and written instructions is mandatory.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification.
Optional Guidelines:
Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to those applicants with the following training and experience: -Working knowledge of the standard practices and methods of the electrical trade. -Ability to interpret blue prints, schematics, drawings and technical manuals. -Minimum of one year of commercial electrical experience. A CDL is preferred.

Anticipated Hiring Range$31,200 - $35,000Position TypePermanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours per Week40Number of Months per Year12Salary Band Range$24,618 - $60,603Salary GradeFor administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this contributing level position is considered a Salary Grade 61.Open Date09/17/2020Close Date10/01/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must apply online.

A list of three (3) professional references is required. An optional cover letter and resume may also be submitted.

Applicants must upload a DD-214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference.


If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants.

Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. List of references
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. DD-214
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Inside Higher Ed
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Website - Jobs.wcu.edu
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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 10/1/2020
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