University of Utah Job Description
Performs Journeyman or Master Electrician level construction work using acquired knowledge and skills pertaining to the installation, alteration, inspection, and assessment of electrical apparatus and equipment. Oversees and implements electrical construction and remodel projects providing on-site direction, assigning tasks, and performing quality control. Responsible for the successful completion of projects as well as other on the job personnel.
Journeyman electrician license from the State of Utah or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Minimum of 5 years of experience at the journeyman or master electrician level. Experience in directing others, making on-site decisions about a project, controlling project costs, communicating with customers.
A valid Utah driver’s license is required.
Applicant must have good written and verbal communication skills and be willing to work in a customer service type of environment.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This person must be able to work without supervision and make proper decisions on the job.
Problems encountered in this position may include working with antiquated electrical systems, old or deteriorated building components or finishes.
Working around student, faculty, and staff schedules in order to accommodate their needs to maintain a learning and working environment.
A working knowledge of the hazards and the applicable safety precautions for service of clinical electrical items are important aspects of this job. Unlike typical electrical work, the incumbent may work on circuits that are kept active and functioning due to the unique requirements of the University community (health care facility and research activities). In addition, the electrical safety requirements for individual pieces of equipment must always be foremost in the mind of the person performing the inspection, repair, calibration or test of clinically applied items. Initiative and independent judgment must be exercised in completing assignments according to blueprints, electrical codes and safety requirements.
The incumbent is subject to call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to respond to emergencies that involve the campus distribution system.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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