Electrician II, Fs Construction Services

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Closing date
Sep 17, 2021

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Electrician II, Fs Construction Services

Regular, Full-time - MR06

The Facilities Services Department is responsible for the maintenance and operations of all campus facilities which includes buildings, grounds, and utility systems.  The Electrician installs, operates, and maintains electrical systems and equipment for the UT Knoxville Campus.  He also works as necessary to provide assistance to contractors and other crafts.  The electrician also trains craft assistants as needed. This position provides good customer service to internal and external customers. The Electrician will support electrical needs for events and special occasions.

Duties, skills and abilities;

Under supervision performs general electrical work on electrical systems, facilities, appliances, and related electronic controls according to the National Electrical Code. Applicant for this position should have a good working knowledge of electrical systems.  The ability to read blueprints and choose materials, and be able to work on live electrical components when necessary.  The applicant should have the ability to climb ladders, work in confined spaces, under adverse conditions, and in high places.  The ability to perform hard physical work for long periods, have good hand and eye coordination.  Applicant should also have mechanical aptitude and good knowledge of industrial electricity.

Some of the duties include pulling wire and making up panel boards and other electrical equipment.  Bending, threading, and installing conduit as necessary.  Maintains lighting systems and controls of various types.  Maintain panel boards and switchboards of various types and sizes.  Maintains transformers, motors, and generators. Performs troubleshooting of Electrical and Life Safety Systems.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:

Valid Tennessee Driver’s License

High School Education

Four (4) + years of experience or equivalent in the field to include completion of trade school or apprenticeship.

Job: Crafts
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Fs Construction
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 16, 2021, 12:05:50 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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