Electrical Supervisor

Alcorn State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 24, 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
Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title

Electrical Supervisor

FLSA Status

Non Exempt

Posted Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Employment Status

Full Time


Facilities Management

Job Summary

To maintain the electrical systems and equipment in good working order to minimize unscheduled interruptions in service.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of electrical principles and their application to the maintenance, repair and installation of electric distribution systems, devices and electrical generation systems.
  • Knowledge of the application and use of testing equipment utilized in checking, testing, and analyzing electrical systems.
  • Good written and oral communications, and interpersonal skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of codes pertaining to maintenance and installation of electrical systems.
Essential Job Functions
  • This is a multifunction position. While the primary focus is on preventative electrical maintenance, this position is frequently required to supervise tradesmen and to direct, monitor and approve the actions, performance and/or products of contractors and vendors.
  • Supervise the installation of new and additional electrical work, remodeling, etc.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of motor relays, magnetic starters, generators, transformers, etc.
  • Responsible for the repair, maintenance, altering, or installation of any wiring apparatus.
  • Responsible for the installation of electrical circuits for new equipment.
  • Responsible for emergency response to critical situations.
  • Supervises the activities of the Electrical Shop and two electrical trade personnel.
  • High school diploma and one year college or trade school in related electrical field required.
  • Certification as an Electrician desired. Licensed Electrician preferred.
  • Experience in electrical construction or renovation with at least five (5) years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Knowledge of controls and ability to read and understand blue prints.
  • Knowledge of Commercial Electrical Codes.
  • Valid Mississippi driver’s license.
Licensing and Certifications

Must have Journeyman License or Maintenance Electrician License.

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas


Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds


Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds


Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds


Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds


Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds

Not Required


Not Required

Extended Work Hours


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Number of Vacancies




Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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Excellent Benefits Package

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  3. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  4. Additional References (5)
  5. License
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