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Job No. 520161 Electrician

California State University, Bakersfield
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 30, 2022


FT/PT: Full-time

PAY PLAN: 12-month

  • However, offer amount will be commensurate with candidate's experience, education, skills, and training.


    PAY BASIS: Monthly

    BENEFITS: CSUB offers a best-in-class benefit package for eligible employees that includes an array of medical plans, choice of dental plans, vision coverage, retirement participation in CalPERS, CSU tuition waiver, up to 24 vacation days per year, sick leave with unlimited accrual, 14 paid holidays per year and more! See our benefits website for additional information.

    CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY: Open to all qualified applicants


    FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION, applications must be received by October 25, 2022; however, the position will remain open until filled.
    • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment and a background check.

    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy [] and questions may be sent to

    POSITION PURPOSE: Within the Business and Administrative Services Division, Facilities Management is responsible for creating and maintaining an environment that enables faculty and staff to fulfill the educational mission of California State University, Bakersfield through the continued maintenance of campus facilities and grounds, by providing services in a reasonable and timely manner, and by maintaining a quality-oriented organization geared toward the enhancement of the educational environment.

    Electricians are journey-level skilled trades workers responsible for the full range of skilled electrical work including the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical apparatuses, equipment, and systems. Provide support for all Electrical, electronic, signal, data, and communications systems on campus.


    Electrical Work
    • Clean, maintain and service tools and equipment used in the performance of duties
    • Draws wire through conduit and completes necessary splicing, soldering, and application of friction tape
    • Fabricate electrical plans
    • Inspect completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations.
    • Inspect electrical work to ensure it meets quality requirements and specifications
    • Inspect related work performed by contractors
    • Installs and connects equipment to wiring systems
    • Installs, maintains, alters, and repairs wiring, electrical devices, machinery, and equipment
    • Maintain and repair low voltage systems including fire alarm, and access systems
    • Maintain stock and materials in the warehouse
    • Measures, cuts, threads, bends, assembles and installs conduit
    • Perform incidental welding as necessary to complete electrical work
    • Replaces damaged or broken wires and cables
    • Replaces faulty electrical components
    • Tests malfunctioning electrical systems and equipment

    Planning and Project Coordination
    • Consult and work with other trades workers
    • Draw diagrams and sketches of work to be performed
    • Estimate cost, time and materials for electrical projects
    • Select and prepare lists of materials for jobs

    • Maintain manual and/or computerized work records and maintenance management systems
    • Maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems
    • Prepare manual and/or computerized reports
    • Prepare standard reports

    • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
    • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures


    • A High School Diploma
    • Any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard electrician's apprenticeship program.

    LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, CREDENTIALS: Possession of a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by date of hire.

    • Ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
    • Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
    • Accurately estimate costs, supplies and materials needed for the jobs
    • All the skills, abilities and knowledge acquired through training and job experience necessary to perform as a qualified commercial Journey-level Electrician
    • Analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
    • Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism
    • Ensure work is performed in sequence
    • Computer skills and competence with a variety of computer applications including word processing spreadsheets, databases, on-line systems, internet as well as online-systems, internet as well as online calendaring and email.
    • Organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
    • Maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and computerized record-keeping systems
    • Make rough sketches
    • Must be able to assemble, install, maintain, and repair electrical apparatuses
    • Operate all applicable tools and equipment necessary to perform skilled electrical work.
    • Perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position.
    • Prepare standard reports
    • Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, plans drawings and specifications
    • Through knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and regulations pertaining to electrical trade, including the National Electric Code and Electrical Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California.
    • Thorough knowledge of electrical theory and methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the electrical trade for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical apparatuses, equipment, and systems
    • Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
    • Working knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques.
    • Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University infrastructure, policies and procedures
    • Regular and reliable attendance is required.
    • Must be able to work overtime, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform wok as needed on an emergency basis.
    • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check

    • IBEW Certified Electrician
    • California State Certified Electrician
    • ICC Certified Commercial Electrical Inspector
    • Five (5) years of experience as a journey-level electrician
    • Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: HEAVY WORK – 50% or more of the activities involve walking, standing, squatting, kneeling, or climbing; lifting heavy weight objects which may exceed 50 pounds.

    • Working on ladders at varying heights
    • Exposure to chemicals, fumes; noise from vehicle and equipment operation, dust, dirt, oil/grease, gases, and pollen.
    • Working with or around machinery with moving parts
    • Subject to loud noises
    • Sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time
    • Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling object(s) weighing up to 50 pounds
    • Occasional stooping kneeling
    • Repeated bending
    • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate grounds equipment and tools
    • Repetitive use of wrists and/or hands
    • Ability to maintain balance
    • Reaching overhead, horizontally and above the shoulders
    • Rapid mental/muscular coordination
    • Verbal, auditory, and written capabilities to effectively communicate in an articulate manner
    • Accurate depth perception
    • Clarity of vision at varying distances to see small details and have color vision/distinguish shades
    • Working with chemicals, tools, and powered machinery


    SCREENING: Only those applicants possessing experience most directly related to the immediate needs of the office will be invited to appear before a Qualifications Appraisal Board for the purpose of appraising training, experience, and interest in the position.

    BACKGROUND CHECK: Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    SENSITIVE POSITION: Sensitive positions are designated by the CSU as requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position, based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of the people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the CSU or individuals in the university community.

    MANDATED REPORTER: Limited: The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

    GENERAL INFORMATION: It is the policy of California State University, Bakersfield to hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to present documentation verifying their right to accept employment. You will also be requested to present a social security card at the time of initial appointment in compliance with state payroll regulations. State regulations require that every state employee sign the Oath of Allegiance prior to commencing the duties of his/her State employment, except legally employed non-citizens. These individuals are required to sign the Declaration of Permission to Work.

    EEO STATEMENT: California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.


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