Electrician I

UNK   Kearney, NE   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
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Posted on September 24, 2020

Service and maintenance of Campus electrical system to include small installation projects

Job Duties
Must be able to read, interpret, and work from blueprints, drawings, code books, electrical formulas and conversion tables and apply this knowledge to the maintenance, repair and installation of electrical and telecommunication distribution systems, devices and electrical generation systems. Must have knowledge of regulatory codes and requirements such as National Electric Code.

Must have the ability to layout, install, and repair electrical power, telecommunication, fire and security circuits, equipment, and appliances; install conduits (rigid, EMT, PVC), power conductors, switches, receptacles, light fixtures, and other electrical devices using necessary power and hand tools.

Requires an operational knowledge of various meters and test devices necessary to inspect, test, maintain and repair electrical motors, fixtures, starters, switches, controllers, contactors, fire alarm systems, and other electrical equipment.

De energize circuits and remove wiring of motors, appliances, fixtures and other electrical equipment for replacement or repair. Examine and test elements of electrical systems to locate faults, shorts, opens, connections, etc.

Repair, maintain, test and calibrate electrically operated controls and devices, such as communication devices, signal devices, fire and warning security devices, etc.

Operate an infrared scanner to detect hot spots and resistance problems in switch gears, panels, raceways, and devices. Must be able to perform preventative maintenance on similar equipment.

Good oral and written communication skills are required.

Must estimate electrical job costs, generate accurate material requirement lists, initiate purchases of approved equipment and materials from vendors and catalogs, meet with electrical equipment sales representatives and approve and monitor the activities of contracted personnel.

Set up and assist with operation of portable and installed public address and sound systems.

Perform other related duties as assigned.
Will be on rotating backup shift schedule to cover vacationing staff on 24 hour crew

Required Qualifications
High School diploma, completion of a 4-year Journeyman program, or 2-year vocational technical program and two years of electrical construction or service experience required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. Requires a Nebraska State Journeyman Electrician License, and a valid Nebraska State Drivers License.

Preferred Qualifications
State of Nebraska Electrical Contractor License

Schedule 7:00am - 4:00pm; Will be on a rotating back up schedule to cover vacationing staff on the 24 hour crew
Desired Start Date 10/29/2020


Kearney , NE