Electrician I/II



Position Details

Requisition Number

S483P

Home Org Name

Facilities Maintenance Zone 3

Division Name

Assoc Vice President Facilities

Position Title

Electrician I/II

Job Class Code

ND07/ND08

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Level I:
Under close supervision, provides basic level skills and expertise regarding a wide array of building electrical systems and their associated components to accomplish routine maintenance, repair, and installation tasks.

Level II:
Under general supervision, provides journeyman level skills and expertise regarding a wide array of building electrical systems and their associated components to accomplish complex maintenance, repair, and installation tasks.

Essential Functions

Level I:
1. Performs routine repairs on electrical system components. Tests and checks electrical circuits,
equipment, and appliances using appropriate testing instruments. Replaces faulty switches, sockets, wiring, and other common 120V electrical systems components such as lighting fixtures, tubes, ballasts, receptacles, switches, circuit breakers, and occupancy sensor relays.
2. Performs the installation of basic electrical system components, to include switches, outlets, lights, fans, appliances, circuit breakers, and associated wiring.
3. Assists in the execution of larger and more complex repair and installation projects involving service panels, feeders, branch circuits and specialized electrical systems such as lighting controls, generators, emergency and standby power systems, fire alarms, and motor controls.
4. Ensures all work is performed in accordance with the National Electric Code.
5. May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the Auburn University Facilities Management Policy: “Training, Education, and Certification
Requirements for Mechanical and Electrical Trades Personnel”.
6. May be required to serve in an on-call status and remain work-ready when scheduled for an on- call period or rotation. Work-ready status requires an employee to return to the worksite within fortyfive minutes while being physically and mentally unimpaired and fit for duty, able to safely perform all essential job functions with no risk to self, coworkers, students, public, or property.

Level II:
1. Performs routine and moderately complex maintenance and repairs on all building internal electrical systems and building controls, to include 120V internal building power distribution systems, fluorescent and specialty lighting systems, service panels, feeders, branch circuits and specialized electrical systems such as lighting controls, generators, emergency and standby power systems, fire alarms, motor controls, generators, pumps, fans, air conditioning equipment, heating equipment, and laboratory equipment. Work involves voltages up to 480 volts and three phase power. Trouble shoots, assesses, and diagnoses systems problems and executes repairs as needed.
2. Performs routine and moderately complex maintenance and repairs on all external building
electrical power supply systems and controls, to include building electrical service feeders and associated electrical service panels, breakers, disconnects, and switches. Troubleshoots, assesses, and diagnoses system problems and executes repairs as needed.
3. Performs routine and moderately complex installations of electrical equipment and power systems to include electrical service panels, interior electrical distribution systems, lighting systems, motors, generators, pumps, fans, air conditioning equipment, heating equipment, and laboratory equipment. Work involves voltages up to 480 volts and three phase power.
4. May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the Auburn University Facilities Management Policy: “Training, Education, and Certification
Requirements for Mechanical and Electrical Trades Personnel”.
5. May be required to serve in an on-call status and remain work-ready when scheduled for an on- call period or rotation. Work-ready status requires an employee to return to the worksite within fortyfive minutes while being physically and mentally unimpaired and fit for duty, able to safely perform all essential job functions with no risk to self, coworkers, students, public, or property.

Education Level

High School diploma or equivalent. Level II: Some college; vocational or Associate's Degree

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Level I: 2 years. Level II: 5 years.

Area of Experience

Level I: Experience in installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of a wide array of common electrical system components.
Pay Range: $31,300 – $52,100

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II: Electrical Technology, Electrical Construction, Digital Electronics or similar fields related to electrical systems.
Pay Range: $39,300 – $65,500

Education Level

Level I: Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed. Level II: May normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience per year of required education

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Indicated experience is required; no substitutions allowed.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Level I:
Knowledge of National Electric Code.
Knowledge regarding the installation, maintenance, repair, and proper operation of a wide array of common electrical system components.
Knowledge regarding basic troubleshooting, assessment, and diagnostic techniques for routine and nonroutine building electric systems problems.
Skills:
Ability to install/maintain switches, sockets, wiring, and other common 120V electrical systems components such as lighting fixtures, tubes, ballasts, receptacles, switches, circuit breakers, occupancy sensor relays.
Ability to bend and install 1/2' – 1' conduit in walls, underground, and on hanging trapeze.
Ability to pull, install, and terminate branch circuit wiring.
Complete understanding of basic electrical components, and basic electrical tools.
Ability to use electrical test equipment.
Basic understanding of electrical plans and specifications.

Level II:
Advanced knowledge of the National Electric Code.
Knowledge regarding the installation, maintenance, repair, and proper operation of a wide array of electrical systems.
Knowledge regarding a wide array of electrical systems components such as building service electrical feeder systems, building service panels, interior building electrical distribution systems, motors, motor control centers, generators, automatic switchgear, transformers, temporary power systems, fire alarms, low voltage digital control systems, multiphase power, variable frequency drives, and heat exchangers.
Knowledge regarding troubleshooting, assessment, and diagnostic techniques for routine and nonbuilding electric system problems.
Knowledge regarding project management and the planning, directing, scheduling, and managing of electrical system repair projects.
Knowledge of motor or equipment control systems and the ability to install, repair, and replace control components.
Knowledge in the use of the electrical system monitoring, measurement, and diagnostics equipment and the ability to accurately use such equipment.
Knowledge regarding the use of building automation systems (such as Johnson Controls Metasys system) to find and troubleshoot issues.
Knowledge of fire alarm systems and how they interact with both building electrical systems and HVAC system operations and controls.
Skills:
Supervisory skills, along with the ability to communicate tasks and direction to subordinates in a clear and concise manner.
The ability to install, maintain, repair a wide array of common electrical systems.
The ability to install, maintain, repair, and replace a wide array of electrical system components such as building service electrical feeder systems, building service panels, interior building electrical distribution
systems, motor, motor control centers, generators, automatic switchgear, transformers, temporary power systems, fire alarms, low voltage digital control systems, multiphase power, variable frequency
drives, and heat exchanges.
The ability to troubleshoot, assess, and diagnose building electric systems problems.
The ability to lead an emergency repair response to small to medium building electrical problems.
The ability to assist in planning, directing, scheduling major electrical repair or installation projects to ensure successful execution.
The ability to install, repair, replace electrical equipment control components.
The ability to use electrical system monitoring, measurement, and diagnostics equipment and the ability to accurately use such equipment.
The ability to install, repair, and maintain fire alarm systems and ensure they interact properly with both building electrical systems and HVAC system operations and controls.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Level I: Valid Driver’s License.

Level II: Valid Driver’s License.
State of Alabama Electrician Journeyman’s License. If Journeyman’s License is registered in another state, Alabama license must be obtained in the first 6 months of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Associate’s degree or vocational training in Electrical Technology, Electrical Construction, Digital Electronics, or related field.

Salary Grade

31

Salary Range

$31,300 - $65,500

Job Category

Facilities/Skills Trades

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

10/27/2020

Closing Date

11/24/2020

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
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  3. * What is the highest level of education attained?
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  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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    • 3-5
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  5. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
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