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University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Nov 8, 2023


Posting Number: SRGV6431
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: Campus Facilities Operations
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Scope of Job:
To provide journeyman level installation, maintenance, and service of electrical/electronic systems skills. Responsible for the prompt performance of assigned electrical/electronic and related duties.

Description of Duties:
• Runs conduit, pulls wire and installs circuits for electrically driven units.

• Installs, maintains and repairs a wide variety of electrical systems including, but not limited to, electrical motors, generators, circuit breakers, outlets, fixtures, fittings, conduit, wiring, timers, starters and all lighting.

• Performs electrical work as may related to air-conditioning or refrigeration.

• May be required to perform manual labor such as digging or heavy lifting or other duties as required.

• May be required to carry a pager and be on call.

• Assists other trades in the performance of assigned duties.

• May be required to make changes and implementation of plans from working drawings.

• May coordinate efforts of electronic specialists when projects require both skills.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
May supervise assigned staff.

Required Education:
High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education:
Vocational school electrical and electronic training.

Journeyman electrician license.As condition of employment this position requires the applicant to be authorized to operate a University-Owned Vehicle for Official University Business. Per University of Texas System Policy 157, applicants will be subject to a motor vehicle record check for their most recent thirty-six (36) month history. Out of State Drivers are required to submit a 36-month history MVR from their prior State of residence(s).

Required Experience:
Three (3) years of experience in electrical maintenance, repair, or installation.

Preferred Experience:
More years of the above experience.

Skill in the use of hand tools common to the electrical trade and the use of meters and other test equipment. Use of refrigeration gauges, leak detectors, etc.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Exposure to outside environments, hot, dry, wet, and cold; some work in restricted spaces, exposure to dust, some duties and working conditions may create bodily strain and discomfort. Duties may involve the lifting and moving of heavy objects, stooping, crawling, climbing, reaching, and other activities requiring physical excretion. Danger of falls, electrical shock and burns, and hazards and conditions inherent to the trade or assignment.

This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 03/27/2023
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days. If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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