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Electrician IV

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Electrician IV

Job No: 531908
Work Type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Facilities Operations/Skilled Trades, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department: 63550200 - FS-OPER EG B-MNT-ELECTRIC

Job Description

Classification Title:

Electrician IV

Job Description:
Perform maintenance and repair of electrical distribution and lighting containing up to 600V. Troubleshoot (at advanced level) distribution and control equipment. Install, maintain, and repair electrical motors, generators, and related electrical and mechanical equipment. Perform maintenance of lighting fixtures. Accomplish preventive maintenance. Maintain, alter, and repair existing wiring, power appliances, light machinery, and electrical circuits. Maintain, alter, and repair electrical distribution systems, lighting, motors, and controls for mechanical systems. Install wiring, fixtures, and appliances in new construction. Estimate and support small projects, including lighting design. Locate and correct power failures and short circuits. Mentor and train lower-level technicians. Install wiring and conduit for electrical systems in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC). Assist in pulling cable for primary systems. Enter maintenance data for work requests (WR) and time. Preventative maintenance on emergency generator sets and fuel tanks. Lead providing support service to other trades, as may be required for timely and efficient repair of buildings and/or equipment. Clean and maintain shop and personal equipment. Operate UF/state vehicle(s). Valid Florida driver license Required. Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

A criminal background and post offer health assessment will be conducted.

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: 3:00PM-1:30AM Monday - Thursday. Emergency work (as needed)

- Swing shift/on-call/standby (as required)

- Position considered as Essential Personnel as defined by UF Policy

Expected Salary:

Expected starting salary $22.61 - $25.69 Hourly based on qualifications. Evening shift hours will receive additional compensation of 5%.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma (or equivalent) and completion of Electrical apprenticeship program or equivalent; or possess a journeyman competency card or license; or possess an ER or EC license and four years of appropriate experience in electrical work; appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

- At least five (5) years of electrical experience; appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

-Completion of an accredited Apprenticeship program


- Knowledge of procedures and methods for installing, altering, repairing, and maintaining Electrician, L4 Page 3 of 5 electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures

- Knowledge of hand tools use

- Knowledge of planning, organizing, and coordinating work assignments

- Knowledge of effective communications

- Knowledge of electrical trade and testing equipment (e.g., voltmeters, ohmmeters, and clamp-on-meters)

- Knowledge of bending and installing conduit and install in accordance with the NEC


- Skill in installing, altering, repairing, and maintaining electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures

- Skill in using hand tools


- Ability to recognize safe working practices in maintenance and construction

- Ability to follow established safety practices and procedures

- Ability to recognize the proper materials and equipment to be used for a specific job

- Ability to make changes in materials and equipment to be used for a specific job

- Ability to recognize the different types of conduit benders and how they are used

- Ability to plan, organize, coordinate work assignments

- Ability to communicate effectively


- Ability to wear appropriate safety equipment

- Ability to work in attics, basements, crawl spaces, and similar places

- Ability to work from elevated surfaces (e.g., as catwalks and manlifts)

- Ability to drive or walk to customer/trouble locations

- Ability to move or lift weights (e.g., ladders, tools, and equipment) weighing up to 50 pounds individually, or 100 pounds with assistance

- Ability to climb

- Ability to reaching above shoulder frequently

- Ability to kneel - Ability to bend repeatedly

- Ability to pull and push repetitively

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Multiple vacancies will be filled from this posting.

Health Assessment Required:

Applications Close: 12 Jul 2024

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