Electrical Technician

University Of Kentucky Lexington , KY 40598

Posted 4 months ago

Job Summary

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor (High Voltage), this position engages in actions in support of electrical construction; renovation; and repair on UK Campus including:

Assists electricians as needed in the plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures based on job specifications and local codes; Assists high voltage electricians engaged in manhole work including pump installation and maintaining secondary electric; Arranges materials, tools, and equipment in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules; Utilizes a variety of tools or equipment, such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment; Assists in constructing or fabricating parts, using hand tools, according to specifications; Recognizes and Identifies hazards, defects, or the need for adjustments or repairs to ensure compliance with codes; Works from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs when assisting electricians with installation, maintenance, or electrical repairs; Places conduit, pipes, or tubing, inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pulls wires or cables through the conduit; Assists in installing ground leads and small or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets; Performs physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit, moving or lifting heavy objects; Monitors and reviews information from materials, events, and/or the environment to detect or assess problems; and Provides assistance during emergencies by operating floodlights or generators, placing flares, or driving needed vehicles. In addition, the Electrical Technician demonstrates excellent customer service for internal and external customers; Informs Electrical Supervisor and/or Maintenance Superintendent III of customer needs and delivers an appropriate response(s), as directed; Demonstrates progress towards reaching goals and objectives; Demonstrates compliance with quality assurance requirements; Demonstrates compliance with instructions regarding work in-process and upon completion; Delivers work results which are in compliance with established practices and standards, and overall acceptability of work; Ensures all assigned working areas are maintained in a safe and orderly manner and continuously free of trash and debris; Assists in maintaining appropriate inventory supply levels and initiates re-orders as needed; Operates and maintains equipment in a safe manner and requests repairs, as needed; Demonstrates compliance with PPE usage and cautionary signage; Demonstrates compliance with safety codes, OSHA, EPA, and other regulatory requirements; and Follows department safety and general rules and regulations.

Internal Candidate Being Considered (IEBC)

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Windows/Office; KRONOS; SAP

Driver's License Preferred

Job requires helping electricians assigned to high voltage tasks by performing duties using, supplying, or holding materials or tools; cleaning work areas and equipment, as well as being careful about detail and thorough in completing tasks.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

High School + 4 Years

Deadline to Apply 06/26/2019 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.

We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Electrical Technician

University Of Kentucky