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Monday-Friday 6:30am-3:00pm or 7:00am-3:30pm
Hours per Week
Months per Year
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal
Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness,
equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek
excellence through diversity among our students, administrators,
faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is
Purpose of Position
Provide assistance to electricians by checking and completing work
order requests for light tube, ballast, and fixtures changes;
perform preventive maintenance service; perform small motor
equipment repairs and service; obtains parts and supplies; checks,
clean and replace faulty smoke detectors; respond to alarms and
emergency situations; etc. Work schedule including days & hours
are subject to change depending on the needs of the University and
the Facilities Management Operations & Maintenance Department.
This position is "mission critical.
Monitor interior and exterior lighting and inform supervisory
personnel of problems noted. Change light bulbs, ballasts, fixtures
as instructed by supervisors. Perform preventive maintenance and
repair work on small motor equipment for Facilities Management by
inspecting, repairing or replacing switches, cords, extension
cords, brushes, motors and other parts on sweepers, scrubbers,
shampooers, buffers, and other low voltage equipment. Perform
preventive maintenance work to electrical systems and other
equipment as directed by electricians/ supervisory personnel. Use
ladders, scaffolds, personal lifts, cherry pickers and buckets to
replace outdoor lighting and lighting in high-ceiling facilities
such as the HPE pool area, racquetball courts, main activity floor,
Regents Hall, etc Assist Electricians to safely install, maintain,
troubleshoot and repair electrical systems, equipment, circuits,
appliances, and related electrical controls and devices. Assist
with replacing switches, sockets, receptacles, fuses, insulators,
and other related items in electrical systems, fixtures, and
appliances. Immediately responds to service/maintenance calls such
as electrical outage calls; assist the electricians,with
trouble-shooting the problem; help analyze the situation; take
appropriate action as instructed by electricians or supervision in
either making repairs or contacting outside contractors. Assist
with examining and testing elements of electrical systems such as
control circuits, fire alarm fixtures, and motors to locate faults
such as blown fuses, short circuits, broken wires, etc. Respond to
emergency trouble calls during and after regular working hours as
required by supervisory personnel. Work overtime and adjust
schedule to work weekends and evenings, as needed to accomplish
tasks. Assist with switch-gear and high voltage maintenance.
Perform related duties as assigned and assist other trades as
High School Diploma/ GED ;Minimum of 1 years work related
experience; Vocational/Technical certification in electrical
services or related field preferred. Valid driver’s license
required Ability to perform work duties requiring maximum physical
exertion on a regularly recurring basis; Must be physically able to
: 1. Work at great heights in personnel lifts, cherry pickers,
buckets, on ladders & scaffolds 2. Repetitively bend, stoop,
twist, reach, stand and walk for long periods of time, climb
stairs. 3. Work overhead and in confined, cramped spaces such as
manholes, crawlspaces, pipe chases, trenched areas, attics,
ceilings, etc. 4. Work in weather extremes as necessary to repair
outdoor light poles/fixtures, underground cables, etc. 5. Use of
all types of hand, power, and pressurized tools & equipment
related to position. Must possess: good mathematical skills, sound
judgment/common sense, detail orientation, organizational skills,
problem solving skills, good communication skills, the ability to
read and interpret blueprints/schematics, basic computer/office
equipment skills. Any candidate who is offered this position will
be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal background as
mandated by state law. Northern Kentucky University is an Equal
Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace
inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of
our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students,
administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of
diverse groups is encouraged.
High School Diploma
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Is this an internal only posting?
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- NKU Jobs Site
- Inside Higher Ed
- Employee Referral
- * Please describe in detail your electrical experience.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have basic electrical experience?
- * Please list any previous experience you feel relevant to this
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have basic plumbing experience?
- * Do you have basic HVAC skills?
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Letter of Recommendation 1