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Iowa State University Electrician II - Ames Laboratory in Ames, Iowa

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Position Title:Electrician II - Ames Laboratory

Job Group:Merit

Required Minimum Qualifications:• Requires State of Iowa Class A Journeyman Electrician license with at least four years as an apprentice plus two years of experience as a journeyman electrician; or State of Iowa Class B Journeyman Electrician license with eight years in the electrical trade in maintenance or construction. • Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet University’s Fleet Safety Program.

Preferred Qualifications:Experience in other skilled trades

Experience in a research, construction, or educational environment

Experience that provides knowledge of safety precautions and PPE

Experience using computer programs for data collection and word processing (i.e. Word, Excel)

Job Description:

Ames Laboratory is seeking candidates for an Electrician II position within the Facilities and Engineering Services (FES) department. Ames Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded National Laboratory operated through a contractual agreement with Iowa State University (ISU).

Under general supervision, the incumbent applies knowledge, skills, and abilities at the journey level to maintain, install, calibrate, troubleshoot, repair and operate electronic control systems, electrical systems, and related equipment and devices (generally less than 600V). The incumbent will demonstrate Journeyman Electrician qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge, and follow recognized procedures and techniques in the completion of work. The incumbent will assume responsibility for the coordination and accomplishment of maintenance, operations, and modifications. The Electrician II will utilize special tools, equipment, and processes (such as insulation testers, thermal imaging cameras and Thermal/Infrared (TIR) Predictive Testing procedures) to collect, perform initial diagnostics, and respond to data through established guidelines for preventive and predictive maintenance to ensure equipment reliability.

The successful candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, scientists, students, and the public in order to provide excellent customer service. Knowledge of occupational hazards and the ability to incorporate appropriate safety precautions is important to success in this position. The ability to attend required courses regarding personal protective equipment (PPE), wear and maintain PPE, and fully adhere to the requirements set forth in the Personal Protective Equipment Program are required by the duties of this position.

(The Department of Energy has directed Ames Lab to determine the vaccination status of its employees. Upon hire, employees must complete an attestation regarding their vaccination status. Anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will need to follow the protocol for those who are not fully vaccinated and comply with a weekly COVID-19 screening testing requirement.)

Appointment Type:Regular

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:5070a

Application Instructions:

Apply for this position by clicking on “Apply” and completing the Merit Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter details about your education and work history. If you have questions regarding the application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: October 14, 2021

Posting Close Date:January 17, 2022

Job Requisition Number:R6551

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