Journeyman Electrician

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Position Information: Description

The mission of the Facilities Management Department is to establish and maintain an environment conducive to learning, working, and living within the University of North Dakota community for its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Journeyman Electrician completes tasks as assigned by the Electrical Shop Supervisor for the University of North Dakota.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Repair and install light fixtures, both inside and outside of the building.

  • Repair of wiring to a wide range of motors and pumps.

  • Repair and installation of motor controllers.

  • Repair of outside outlets and associated wiring.

  • Maintain and enhance electrical systems and components, including fuses, lights and wiring

  • Inspect, test, repair install and modify electrical components and systems.

  • Install electrical systems using proper materials and procedures.

  • Install conduit and other raceway systems.

  • Installation of all building wiring from building plans, blueprints, or wiring diagrams and lighting systems and controls.

  • Works with medium voltage equipment to include transformers, switches, and wire.

  • Perform all work in a manner that meets and follows all electrical codes as well as University design standards.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on electrical systems and components to include but not limited to: Electrical switchgear, MCC’s, subpanels and safety disconnect switches

  • Assist with medium voltage preventative maintenance and repairs

  • Test electrical systems and components to ensure proper functioning

  • Prepare required paperwork,enter labor, and complete purchase request paperwork.

  • Complete red-line drawings for new installations.

Required Competencies
  • Follow all safety rules and promote safe behaviors.

  • Requires the ability to interact and communicate with students, faculty, staff, and co-workers.

  • Ability to work in a diverse workforce.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and follow directives.

  • Ability to comprehend and follow directives. Requires sound decision-making skills

  • Must be able to successfully complete a background check.

Minimum Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED

  • 1 year of experience as an electrician

  • Valid ND Journeyman Electricians license (must upload to application)

  • Valid Driver's license

  • Successful completion of criminal history records check

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • 2+ years of experience as a Journeyman Electrician

  • Familiar with UND Campus and Buildings

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification

$52, 500 annual/ non-exempt full time benefitted position

Work Schedule/Start Date

Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. All Facilities Management positions are subject to callbacks seven day a week, 24 hours a day. Weekend work as required.


Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

To Apply

For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted, open until filled.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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