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Electrical Foreperson

Employer
University of Idaho
Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 21, 2024

Job Details



University of Idaho

Electrical Foreperson


Location: Moscow

Division/College: Facilities Management

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $80,000 - $87,000 annually, depending on experience.

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
This position designs, plans, supervises and performs industrial electrical, electronic, and safety system installations and repair work. The position enforces codes and ordinances governing all electrical work and inspects all electrical construction installations and repair work performed at the University of Idaho for compliance.

This is an essential position that may be called upon in the event of an emergency and/or university closure.

Duties may include:
  • Manage activities related to the procurement, construction, operation and maintenance of electrical and safety systems
  • Hire, train and manage employees
  • Prepare reports and maintain work records
  • Order and maintain parts inventory for electrical shop
  • Create and manage work orders for the electrical shop
  • Perform work as a journeyman electrician as needed
  • Serve on a weekend call-out rotation
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:
  • None
  • Five years as a journeyman electrician
  • Four years supervising, providing instruction, participating in or leading a team, or delegating work to others
  • Experience with legal procedures related to enforcement of electrical codes and ordinances
  • Using supervisory practices and training methods
  • Operating computer programs to enter data and create spreadsheets


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to operate a boom truck, line truck and forklift
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction, installation and repair practices in electrical work and in electric and electronic fire prevention and detection systems
  • Experience planning, installing, and maintaining all phases of electrical work relating to building construction and equipment repair
  • Experience performing commercial and industrial electrical installations


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to:
    • Bend, stoop and work in awkward positions for several hours at a time
    • Climb and work from ladders, scaffolding and scissor lifts
    • Carry, lift or otherwise move items weighing up to 50 pounds
    • Work in confined spaces using equipment and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Work in inclement weather conditions
    • Participate in a medical surveillance program and respirator fit test


Must be able to: Bend, stoop and work in awkward positions for several hours at a time Climb and work from ladders, scaffolding and scissor lifts Carry, lift or otherwise move items weighing up to 50 pounds Work in confined spaces using equipment and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Work in inclement weather conditions Participate in a medical surveillance program and respirator fit test


Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: SP004349P

Posting Date: 03/21/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
First review date 4/9/24. Applications after that date will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until positions are filled.

When entering employment history, be sure to include all past work experience relevant to the duties of this position in the Employment Experience section of the application.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.



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