The Senior Electrician is responsible for the campus Medium
Voltage electrical distribution system, generators, UPS and
inverter systems by troubleshooting, maintaining and scheduling
required maintenance and repairs. Supporting the Electrical Shop
activities by assisting the Electrical Shop supervisor; supporting
campus electrical and building electrical wiring systems.
Duties & Essential Job Functions:
1. Determines sequence of installation by studying blueprints,
sketches or building plans to identify wiring requirements.
2. Develops working plan by defining material requirements and
identifying job requirements.
3. Installs electrical systems by assisting on wire pulls,
equipment installations and electrical devices and performs system
start up functions.
4. Maintains emergency and routine electrical power
distribution/generation networks by discovering, restoring and
repairing faulty or inoperative facility systems.
5. Assists with maintaining building electrical distribution
systems and electrical equipment by implementing preventive
maintenance programs and schedules for the electrical power
distribution network, fire and smoke alarms and sprinkler and other
6. Assists in completing projects by installing and repairing
electrical equipment and systems.
7. Assists with maintaining electrical systems by performing
8. Troubleshoots electrical systems by researching and evaluating
conditions, advising supervisor and recommending actions.
9. Utilizes thermography to evaluate needed maintenance.
10. Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine
inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and
expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of
11. Procures parts and/or services for maintenance or replacement
of electrical equipment and demonstrate proficiency in using a
computer maintenance management system (CMMS) to enter service
request or submit purchase orders.
12. Assists with small projects under PPD-45 form
13. Complies with federal, state and local building codes by
adhering to requirements; advising management on needed
14. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with
procedures, rules and regulations.
15. Ensures operation of tools and equipment used in the job by
complying with preventive maintenance requirements; following
manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling
for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new
equipment and techniques.
16. Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and
communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs.
17. Ensures proper staffing to cover all TCU supported events
during normal and after hour times.
18. Supports after hour electrical shutdown and repairs.
19. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience
• High school diploma or GED, or equivalent of 4-years
apprenticeship training at a state approved school.
• 5 years of electrical experience with installing, maintaining,
and repairing medium voltage (601 thru 15,000 volts) electrical
• Prior experience working with generators, UPS, and inverter
Preferred Education & Experience:
• 10 years of electrical experience with installing,
maintaining, and repairing medium voltage (601 thru 15,000 volts)
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
• Electrical journeyman and/or journeyman lineman license
registered in the state of Texas
• Valid Texas driver’s license
• Must be insurable under the university motor vehicle
• Satisfactory results from a post-offer physical examination
Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized
• Masters Electrical license registered in the state of
• Level I Thermography Certification
• EGST Certification
• Gen-set maintenance and repair training
• UPS and inverter/battery maintenance and repair training
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Knowledge of electrical installation and maintenance
• Knowledge of MV electrical distribution.
• Knowledge of generators, ATS systems, UPS and inverter
• Knowledge of liquid filled transformers
• Knowledge of DGA reports
• Knowledge of utilization of Thermography cameras.
• Knowledge of troubleshooting techniques to diagnose and
• Knowledge of basic hand tools and related equipment related to
the electrical field.
• Knowledge of current NEC electrical codes.
• Knowledge of current NFPA 70E regulations.
• Knowledge of current building codes.
• Knowledge of current OSHA safety regulations.
• Knowledge of safety regulations including OSHA arc flash
requirements and utilization of protective clothing as
• Knowledge of customer service techniques.
• Knowledge of basic record keeping techniques.
• Skill in reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings and
• Ability to lead staff and promote team work environment.
• Ability to verbally communicate technical information.
Physical Requirements (With or Without
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens,
forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses
via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching,
flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking,
kneeling, standing/working on a ladder, and prolonged
• Work in high or precarious places such as 12 foot ladders,
ceilings, and ability to work in confined spaces.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 50 lbs.
• Work is indoors/outdoors and is not sedentary and is subject
to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are potential harmful environmental conditions present for
this job, but are mitigated due to safety protocols for
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate and
at times can be high due to nearby mechanical and electrical
• Requires after hours work, during times of school closing,
including inclement weather.
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes
qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age,
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin,
disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any
other basis protected by law.
April 11, 2022 Central Daylight Time