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Job No: 511098
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois


Employee Classification: Electrician

Department: Building Maintenance

General Summary

To install and maintain electrical equipment during its use, construction, remodeling or repair.

Required Qualifications

1. High school graduation or equivalent.
2. Experience sufficient to qualify as a journeyman Electrician, with a minimum of five (5) years of actual work in the trade, including apprenticeship and/or vocational training. The trade for this
purpose shall include work normally performed by Electricians i.e. installing, maintaining, and/or
repairing electrical systems, generators, transformers, motors and other
electrical/electronic controls, electrical switchboard and other apparatus utilizing electricity, electrical, electronic, and direct digital control systems, fire and alarm systems, and associated electrical, electronic and fiber optic equipment.
3. A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is
contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.

Work Hours

To be determined

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Must be able to climb above 12', bend and crawl in order to gain access to or perform the work of an electrician in areas such as attics, crawl spaces, false floors, cutting poles and scaffolding.
2. Must be able to work with weights up to 40 lbs. overhead, due to the weight and placement of construction materials such as conduit and light fixtures.
3. Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs. waist-high in order to work with typical equipment and materials such as large panels and motors.
4. Must be able to speak and hear clearly over the radio and telephone.
5. Must be able to differentiate and identify color-coded wires.
6. Must be able to work in temperature extremes, ranging from freezing weather to steam tunnels.
7. Must be able to work at heights to repair equipment located on poles (up to 120') or hung from tall ceilings such as lights in auditoriums (20' to 30' high).
8. Must be able to work amid hazards of construction sites such as; dust, noise, animal rooms and laboratories.
9. Must be able to work in and around University substations and distribution of voltage up to 12,500 volts.

Proposed Starting Date

To be determined

Salary Rate / Pay Rate


Required Applicant Documents

Reference List

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

This job posting is intended to create a pool of qualified candidates for future permanent AND Extra Help openings. There may not be an actual opening at the time of application. Regardless of your interest in full-time or Extra Help employment, your complete application will be reviewed. Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application status.

This posting is reactivated on a quarterly basis. If you wish to be considered for Extra Help or permanent employment, an application and supporting documents will need to be attached to the active posting EACH quarter. If the application is determined to meet the position
qualifications, further instruction will be communicated electronically.

Incomplete applications will NOT be considered. Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Please make sure to be specific on your work history including the employment dates and duties for each employer. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties section of your application. This will be considered an incomplete application.

A Civil Service examination will be required. You will be notified by e-mail if you meet the qualifications for the position. You will ONLY be given credit on the civil service exam for years of experience in the trade that are reflected on your application in the Work History section.

A resume and references is required for this position. Please attach at the time of application. Documentation such as transcripts, licenses and/or DD214 MUST be presented at the time of the examination in order to receive the maximum eligible points.

This position is represented by IBEW Local 197.

Extra Help:
Employees are only paid for hours worked and do not qualify for most benefits, including health insurance and retirement, with Illinois State University. However, Extra Help employees are eligible to participate in the University's supplemental retirement savings plans (403b). Applicable retirement information is provided at the time of hire. There is no guarantee that working as Extra Help will lead to or secure permanent employment. Extra Help employees are paid prevailing rate per the trade. They may work full-time hours (37.5 per week) throughout their employment as Extra Help, however they are not to exceed 900 hours during each Extra Help appointment.

Contact Information for Applicants

Trish Trainor
Human Resources
[email protected]

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 04/09/2021 09:00 AM CST
Application Closes: 06/30/2021 11:55 PM CST




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Posted: 4/11/2021
Application Due: 6/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time