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Electrician II

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Schl Fisheries Aquac Aquat Sci

Division Name

College of Agriculture

Position Title

Electrician II

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Electrician II
The Auburn University E.W. Fisheries Center seeks candidates for an Electrician II position. The individual selected for this position will provide 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 at the E. W. Shell Fisheries Center.

The E.W. Fisheries Center boasts 1600 acres of infrastructure and natural habitats for interdisciplinary research, education and outreach in the areas of aquaculture, fisheries management and aquatic sciences.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!
Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .

Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions

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

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 forty-five 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.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Some college; vocational or Associate's Degree

Field of Study

Electrical Technology, Electrical Construction, Digital Electronics or similar fields related to electrical systems.

Years of experience may be substituted for experience.

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience in installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of a wide array of common electrical system components.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they 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, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

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.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

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

Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$39,300 - $65,500

Job Category

Facilities/Skills Trades

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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.

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

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  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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  2. * Please indicate your highest education
    • Some college coursework completed
    • Vocational degree
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree or higher
    • None of these
  3. * Do you have 5 years of experience in the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of a wide array of common electrical system components?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have an Electrician Journeyman's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No

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