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Iowa State University Electrician I in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Electrician I

Job Group:Merit

Required Minimum Qualifications:• Requires State of Iowa Class A or B Journeyman Electrician license. • Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet University’s Fleet Safety Program.

Preferred Qualifications:Commercial/industrial experience as an electrician (generally less than 600 volts).

Knowledge of electrical theory and the national electrical code.

Experience reading blueprints and electrical schematics.

Experience with stand-by diesel generators and automatic/manual transfer switching equipment.

Knowledgeable about the operation of variable frequency drives.

Job Description:

Facilities Planning and Management at Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for an Electrician I position. This position serves under the direction and supervision of the maintenance manager.

Under direct supervision, applies knowledge, skills and abilities at the journey level to install and repair electrical systems and equipment (generally less than 600V).Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities• Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and replaces electrical systems and electrical operated equipment (generally less than 600V), including but not limited to circuit breakers, relays, switches, wiring, conduit, receptacles, and magnetic starters and controls.• Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and replaces electrical equipment, including but not limited to electric motors, transformers, generators, lights, fixtures, bulbs, tubes, motor control systems and meters.• Draws layouts, reads and interprets blueprints, schematics and other drawings.• As required, estimates materials needed and records time and materials expended on each work order.• Performs preventive maintenance on electrical equipment and systems.• Requires the knowledge of and ability to interpret local, state and national electrical codes.• Requires the ability to interpret instructions, design specifications and blueprints.• Perform other related duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities• Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques used in the electrical trade.• Knowledge of the tools and equipment of the electrical trade and skill in their safe use.• Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.• Knowledge of safety precautions mandated by OSHA, NFPA, NEC, and the EPA.• Knowledge of and ability to interpret local, state and national electrical codes.• Ability to interpret instructions, specifications and blueprints.• Ability to plan and perform work involving the installation, modification, troubleshooting and repair of new and existing electrical systems, and related equipment.• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.• Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions or in areas where there is exposure to excessive noise, dirt and fumes and at elevated heights from ladders, scaffolds, or hydraulic lifts.• Ability to work independently during normal work hours and after hours.

Appointment Type:Regular

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:5071a

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover LetterIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.Why Choose ISU?Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:• Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans• Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans• Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa)• Life insurance and long-term disability• Flexible Spending Accounts• Various voluntary benefits and discounts• Employee Assistance Program• Wellbeing program

Original Posting Date: June 21, 2022

Posting Close Date:July 5, 2022

Job Requisition Number:R8772