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Electrician, UMKC Campus Facilities

Employer
University of Missouri Kansas City
Location
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 21, 2024

Job Details



Hiring Department

Campus Facilities Management (CFM)

Learn more about our team here: https://www.umkc.edu/finadmin/campus-facilities/

As a member of the Campus Facilities team you will belong to an engaged, diverse community and will get to interact and engage with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds daily. UMKC offers many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and educational assistance and tuition reduction programs for employees and their spouse/dependents.

Job Description

As a UMKC employee in the Electrician trade, you will perform skilled work on a journey level, focusing on the installation, maintenance, service, and repair of electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures. Your work will be subject to spot checks and inspections to ensure it meets specifications and accepted industry standards. You will engage in various tasks, including working on main switchgear and troubleshooting electrical issues in buildings across campus. Additionally, you will have the chance to expand your skills by collaborating with the Campus Facilities Department and other skilled trades such as HVAC, locksmithing, and plumbing. Each day on campus is unique, as you will work in a wide variety of buildings, ranging from over 100 years old to just under 2 years old, including iconic structures like Scofield Hall, which hold significant history in Kansas City. This job offers a refreshing change and a new opportunity, and we encourage you to apply and embark on an exciting new chapter in your career!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Install, maintain, and repair AC and DC electrical wiring systems, power sources, laboratory equipment, and other components such as conduit, electrical panels, signal and alarm systems, lighting, receptacles, relays and controls, motors, generators, rectifiers, transformers, electric meters etc. May replace interior and exterior lamps as necessary at varying heights.
  • Perform installation, maintenance, and repair on overhead and underground electrical circuits and components. May perform oiling, cleaning, brush replacement, and other repair of equipment as required. May install, maintain, and repair circuits and equipment involving electronic components. Troubleshoot equipment, utilizing testing devices.
  • Clean, maintain, safely operate, and properly store all tools and equipment.
  • Observe and enforce all safety requirements related to equipment operation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Shift

7:30am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday

Minimum Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent; demonstrated skills may offset requirements and a minimum of 4-years of actual experience in the trade, including apprentice or vocational training.
  • Knowledge and skill in the maintenance and use of tools, equipment, and materials of the trade.
  • Manual dexterity and physical coordination.
  • Ability to read blueprints, plans, drawings, wiring diagrams, and electrical codes.
  • Depending on the nature of work performed, the incumbent may be required to wear a respirator or self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) as outlined in the “Industrial Standard for Respirator Use”.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
Anticipated Hiring Range

Pay rate for the position commensurate with education, experience, and internal equity.

This position is eligible for a $1,500 hiring incentive (see HR-104 Hiring Incentives for Faculty and Staff) .

Application Deadline

Application review will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.

Other Information

Location: UMKC Volker Campus, Kansas City, Missouri

This is a full-time, benefit eligible (100% FTE), hourly (non-exempt) position.

Community Information

Kansas City offers the best of both worlds—a vibrant, urban community with Midwestern appeal. The city’s rich history and its modern-day, innovative thinking come together to create an eclectic group of neighborhoods that offer a little something for everyone. From thriving arts districts, an energetic downtown nightlife, casual to upscale shopping and champion sports teams, you will have no problem making yourself at home. Of course, one of Kansas City’s biggest claims to fame is its food, especially its world-famous barbecue. Foodies will delight in the culinary scene found throughout the city. Ranging from award-winning chefs to cozy pizza joints, Kansas City definitely is not lacking any flavor.

UMKC’s campuses are conveniently nestled in the middle of all the action. Volker Campus is just minutes from the legendary Country Club Plaza, perfect for shopping or restaurants for lunch or after-work happy hours. Surrounded by hip neighborhoods and eateries, the Health Sciences Campus is located downtown near University Health Truman Medical Center and Children’s Mercy Hospital.

UMKC is proud to be “Kansas City’s university,” and the campus and its people celebrate all the characteristics of the surrounding community. To learn more about life in Kansas City and find more resources, visit VisitKC.com.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

Company

UMKC

The University of Missouri-Kansas City, one of four universities of the University of Missouri System (UM System), is a doctoral research-intensive public university offering traditional and interdisciplinary programs. The University is designated as a high research activity university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is home to 13 colleges and schools; indeed, few urban universities have the depth and breadth of disciplines (ranging from medicine to the performing arts) offered at UMKC. The University enrolls more than 16,000 students, coming from 48 states and more than 95 countries, in more than 125 academic areas. The student population includes 47% undergraduates, 31% graduates and 22% dual-enrolled HS students. Providing a stimulating classroom experience is paramount at UMKC. The institution’s diverse and international faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field at an impressive 83%. UMKC has earned national and international recognition for the quality of its faculty, students, research and community leadership.

UMKC VISION
UMKC aspires to be an exemplary public urban research university of the 21st century, pursuing excellence as a human-centric learning and discovery community, fostering equity, diversity and inclusion to enrich the lives of the people and region we serve.

MISSION STATEMENT
As an urban research university, our mission at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is to promote learning through the discovery, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge of public value across a broad spectrum of disciplines and fields of study. UMKC celebrates the individual and embodies diversity and inclusion by intertwining these goals with innovation to enable transformational impact aimed at bringing cultural, social, health, and economic prosperity to the metropolitan, regional and global communities we serve.

KANSAS CITY INFORMATION
The University is located in a Kansas City metropolitan area that is among the most entrepreneurial cities in America with a population of more than 2.4 million and a diverse portfolio of industries and businesses. Home to a diverse base of corporate centers, high-tech firms and prominent non-profits, Kansas City is an inspiring example of 21st century economic transformation, with UMKC sitting at its heart. From thriving corporate headquarters such Garmin to tech startups such as ZOLOZ and ShotTracker, KC’s business community is strong.

Kansas City offers the best of both worlds—a vibrant, urban community with Midwestern appeal. The city’s rich history and its modern-day, innovative thinking come together to create an eclectic group of neighborhoods that offer a little something for everyone. From thriving arts districts, an energetic downtown nightlife, casual to upscale shopping and champion sports teams, you will have no problem making yourself at home. Of course, one of Kansas City’s biggest claims to fame is its food, especially its world-famous barbecue. Foodies will delight in the culinary scene found throughout the city. Ranging from award-winning chefs to cozy pizza joints, Kansas City definitely is not lacking any flavor.

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