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Electrician Assistant 00196

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Working Title:

Electrician Assistant 00196

Role Title:

Trades Technician III

Position Number:



Non Exempt

Pay Band:


Appointment Type:

Full Time

Type of Posting:

General Public

Is Sensitive Position?:


Designated Personnel:


Responsible Employee:

This position is designated as a “responsible employee” who has the authority to redress sexual violence, who has the duty to report incidents of sexual violence or other student misconduct, or who a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.

If Designated Personnel, please paste statement:

This position is a “designated position” meaning this position could potentially be required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency closing.

Statement of Economic Interest:


Is this a restricted position subject to availability of funding?:


Departmental Objective:

Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining campus buildings utilizing the carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC trades as well as housekeeping and floor maintenance.

Purpose of the Position:

This position will assist the licensed Electricians in the repair of electrical systems with emphasis on performing preventative maintenance on all systems. Additionally, it will look for and report any unsafe conditions to the Supervisor and perform all work in a safe and conscientious manner. This position performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:


Knowledge of the use of tools associated with the Electrical trade

Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions

Ability to keep adequate records

Proficient in computer applications

Ability to be on-call on a rotational basis

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :

Education Required:

High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license.

Experience Required:

Experience in minor electrical repair

Knowledge of basic electrical terms and systems

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :

Education Preferred:

Currently enrolled in or recently completed an electrical training program

General knowledge of NFPA 70

Experience Preferred:

Experience working in a college, university, or K-12 setting

Experience operating various types of equipment to include: trencher, man lift, boom lift, and scissor type lift

Utility locating experience

Salary Information:

Starting at $27,040 Commensurate with Education and Experience

Role Code:


Conditions of Employment:

Per the Governor’s order, as a state employee, you would be required to disclose vaccine status. If you are fully vaccinated, you must provide documents confirming this status. The Governor requires that all employees who are unvaccinated, or not yet fully vaccinated to be tested weekly until they are fully vaccinated. This is a condition of employment.

This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period;

This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits;

Selected candidate must attend 3-day New Employee Orientation Program.

Selected candidate must have the ability to be on-call on a rotational basis.

Posting Number:


Number of Vacancies:


Posting Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please Note: This is a Continuous Recruitment for multiple positions. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants will be notified when their application is no longer active. Continuous Recruitment may be closed at any time.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
CNU will only accept online applications through the website. Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Applicants are welcome to complete an online application by using computers located in the Office of Human Resources. Address: CNU North – 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Public computers are also available in nearby libraries and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Address: 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 (M-F 9am-4:30pm).
Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their application, in order to receive credit.
Applicant finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, individuals are required to complete a USCIS Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) and present documentation from the USCIS List of Acceptable Documents that establishes both their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States. The provided documents will be verified through the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify website.
CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.

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EEO Statement:

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement:

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