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Electrician III

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
Huntsville, TX

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Job Details

Requisition:

202100069S

Title:

Electrician III

FLSA status:

Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary:

This position is a pay grade 10. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/550174.pdf”.

Occupational Category:

Skilled Craft

Department:

Facilities Management - Facilities Services

Open Date:

03/11/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Educational and Experience Requirement:

High school graduate with five years of experience at a maintenance electrician level or experience in a related field. Must be a licensed as a Journey level electrician by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or must meet the requirements to obtain a license immediately upon hiring. Technical/vocational training related to job duties would be helpful. A combination of education, experience and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Performs complex maintenance service of electrical equipment and systems for buildings and facilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

Repairs, installs, replaces, cleans, inspects and performs preventative maintenance. Tests electrical circuits, motors, equipment, appliances, lights, outlets, switches, breakers, sockets, plugs, insulators, switchgear and transformers. Performs general electrical maintenance in commercial buildings and facilities in accordance with the National Electric Code using blue prints and diagrams that are rated at 132 Kilo-Volts (Alternating Current) three phase and lower. Assists in the review of construction drawings to insure compliance with all national codes. Troubleshoots and repairs low voltage control circuits and systems. Assists with ordering materials and parts. Uses a Computerized Maintenance Management System with work orders to allocate time and document work on a daily basis. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Must be able to use various types of tools of the trade including but not limited to: ladders, hammers, all types of screwdrivers, ratchets, utility knives, insulation strippers, multi-meters, saws, hand drills, rotary hammers, reciprocating saws, circular saws, conduit benders, polyvinyl chloride primer and adhesive, hot stick, and all types of pliers and tape measures. Must be able to operate Meggar equipment on motors, generators and electrical conductors. Will be exposed to electrical hazards, various weather elements, dust, dirt, heat, cold, noise, vibration, congested work area, confined spaces, overhead work and heavy lifting. Climb ladders, stairs, inclines and declines. Must be able to work in high voltage flash suits, gloves, and other high voltage personal protective equipment. Must be familiar with electrical BUSS maintenance and construction. Work occasionally includes high places, motor control centers, electrical rooms, mechanical rooms, plant environments, kneeling, bending and crawling. May assist in training other employees. Expected to resolve work problems as they arise, make independent decisions and work most assignments with substantial independence. Must be familiar with a hydraulic boom truck with personnel lift. Extreme care is required in the performance of duties to prevent injury to self or others.

Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle therefore a valid Texas commercial driver license (CDL) and driving record acceptable to the university’s insurance carrier is required.

During emergencies, operational failures, and peak use periods, employee may be called in when off shift to work an extended shift. Special procedures sometimes require extended hours.

Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the university according to departmental policy.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/26675

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Organization

About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States
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