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Electrician I, Facilities Mgt & Planning

University of Nebraska at Kearney
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Electrician I, Facilities Mgt & Planning, 57035
Job Description or Duties: Reporting to the Manager of Utility Operations, this position’s primary responsibility as a skilled electrician, perform all phases of interior and exterior electrical maintenance, construction, repair and work as directed by Facilities Management and Planning Department. Must be able to read, interpret, and work from blueprints, drawings, code books, electrical formulas and conversion tables and apply this knowledge to the maintenance, repair and installation of electrical and telecommunication distribution systems, devices and electrical generation systems. Must have the ability to layout, install, and repair electrical power, telecommunication, fire and security circuits, equipment, and appliances; install conduits (rigid, EMT, PVC), power conductors, switches, receptacles, light fixtures, and other electrical devices using necessary power and hand tools. Requires an operational knowledge of various meters and test devices necessary to inspect, test, maintain and repair electrical motors, fixtures, starters, switches, controllers, contactors, fire alarm systems, and other electrical equipment. In the event of a campus incident, you may be required to report to work, even during periods when the campus is closed, due to the essential nature of the position. De energize circuits and remove wiring of motors, appliances, fixtures and other electrical equipment for replacement or repair. Examine and test elements of electrical systems to locate faults, shorts, opens, connections, etc. Repair, maintain, test and calibrate electrically operated controls and devices, such as communication devices, signal devices, fire and warning security devices, etc. Operate an infrared scanner to detect hot spots and resistance problems in switch gears, panels, raceways, and devices.
Required Qualifications: Must have knowledge of regulatory codes and requirements such as National Electric Code. High School diploma, two years Journeyman program in electrical construction or service experience required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. Requires a Nebraska State Journeyman Electrician License, and a valid Nebraska State Driver’s License.
Preferred Qualifications: At least two years of experience with Electrical Contractor or Service work. Student experience will be considered.
HOW TO APPLY: Application review begins August 13, 2018. For more information and to apply visit For more information about the position contact: Toby Badura, For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8522 or
SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA/CREF and Fidelity.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,500 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of 31,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues which support a diverse work and academic environmentThe University of Nebraska at Kearney does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies.  UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. Veterans and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies, are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Director/ADA Coordinator.
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