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The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Facilities Management

Posting Number: req9648

Department: Facilities Mgmt-Maint Services

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Facilities Management Electrical Services department is looking for an Electrician to join our team. The Electrical Shop in Facilities Management is an award winning team that provides a wide variety of Electrical Services to the University of Arizona campus. We are interested in applicants who are passionate about the electrical trade and who are interested in performing a variety of tasks with precision and safety. The primary job responsibilities for this position include repairing, maintaining, and installing wiring, motors, transformers, generators, lighting and other electrical systems. This position will specifically work with generators and automatic transfer switches. As a Journeyman Electrician you will be responsible for electrical installations, troubleshooting, maintenance and service within the commercial, industrial and residential settings in compliance with the National Electrical Code (NEC). The University of Arizona hires the best of the best for our Electrical Department. If you are a highly skilled Electrician with a great attitude, a strong understanding of customer service, a desire to be challenged by a new task each day, and are interested in developing your knowledge skills and abilities as an Electrician, then we invite you to apply.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with a commitment to safety and upholds the core values of Facilities Management at The University of Arizona.
  • Installs, repairs and maintains motors, transformers, generators, lights, appliances, circuits, wiring and other electrical system equipment and components in compliance with electrical codes, standards and regulations.
  • Operates, maintains and trouble shoots facility systems including but not limited to the electrical system and associated components, electrical distribution panels, switch gear, motor controls, generators, automatic transfer switches, lighting, low voltage control systems, transformers and Energy Management Systems.
  • Operates a variety of electrical testing equipment used for locating and determining types of electrical malfunctions.
  • Studies plans, drawings, specifications and work orders to determine work requirement and sequence of repairs and/or installations.
  • Installs raceway, pulls wire, and mounts equipment.
  • Trims outlets, light fixtures and other electrical finish work.
  • May perform hot work if qualified and trained with all necessary precautions in place.
  • Assists in training and developing apprentices by providing on the job instruction to basic tasks.
  • Uses electrical formulas to figure out conductor sizes, device and panel sizes, disconnect and electrical load on all types of motors, lights and machines.
  • Plans what materials and tools needed to complete the job. Performs duties as assigned by Lead Electrician and Supervisor.
  • Performs housekeeping duties to maintain a clean, uncluttered and safe work environment and ensures shop equipment is in proper working conditions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Journeyman level position. Completion of a high school education or an equivalent combination of apprenticeship program, technical training and/or experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working as a Journeyman Electrician supporting a large facility (ie. School district, hospital, etc.).
  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Applicants who have completed a 4 year apprenticeship program.
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

    Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

    Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

    Job FTE: 1

    Work Calendar: Fiscal

    Job Category: Facilities, Grounds and Infrastructure

    Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

    Rate of Pay: 22.95

    Compensation Type: hourly rate



    Career Stream and Level


    Job Family

    Skilled Crafts & Trades

    Job Function

    Facil, Grounds, & Infra

    Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

    Number of Vacancies: 0

    Contact Information for Candidates

    Michelle Obregon 520-621-0255 or

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

    Diversity Statement

    At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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