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Indian Hills Community College Electrician, Physical Facilities in Ottumwa, Iowa

Job Summary:

This position will assist in all phases of building and grounds maintenance with the responsibility for maintaining all electrical equipment on all college properties.


Indian Hills Community College will transform the future through education and empowerment.


Indian Hills Community College changes lives by inspiring learning, diversity, social enrichment, and regional economic advancement.

Core Values:

Indian Hills Community College is committed to excellence, success, service, integrity, community, innovation, diversity, and inclusion.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Three years’ experience as an electrician or in a related field is preferred.

  • Licensed Electrician preferred.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be able to lift or move 50 lbs.

  • Must have the ability to work independently and in a team environment on a day-to-day basis.

  • The ability to prioritize and meet deadlines is essential.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Work Performed:

  • Work and communicate effectively with all members of the team.

  • Comply with all safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area.

  • Maintain all continuing education for electrician licensure(s) as required per the State of Iowa

  • Assist Director, Maintenance with responsibility for the overall electrical safety of all IHCC electrical installations.

  • Serve as contact person with local utility company.

  • Collaborate with Director, Facilities and Chief Financial Officer, and Vice President, Student Development & Operations to work with engineers, architects and sub-contractors to complete on-campus projects.

  • Proactively schedule facility improvement and preventive electrical maintenance at all campus sites and communicate issues or potential issues to the Director of Maintenance.

  • Assist Director, Maintenance with responsibility of planning new or modified installations consistent with all local and national codes.

  • Assist in building project budgets, cost estimates, schedules and timelines.

  • Procure goods and services to implement approved projects consistent with college policies and procedures.

  • Assist Director, Maintenance with responsibility of planning layout, install, and repair wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment.

  • Measure, cut and bend electrical conduit using such tools as hacksaw and conduit bender.

  • Install controls and distribution panels.

  • Test continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety using ohmmeter and voltmeter.

  • Install light fixtures, switches, and outlets.

  • Perform snow removal operations on an on-call basis.

  • Assist custodial staff personnel when help is needed.

  • Operate and assist in maintaining various types of equipment including mowers, tractors, weed-eaters, chainsaws, tillers, excavators, etc.

  • Assist all other physical facilities personnel with upkeep and preventative maintenance on all college properties.

  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.

  • Perform duties in accordance with OSHA regulations.

  • Successfully complete all required OSHA training.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsible To:

Director, Physical Facilities

Position Level:

Building & Grounds, Level I - Non-Exempt, Traditional Funding, at will employment on a letter of employment

Employment Length:

4 Term, Full Time, Benefits


9 hrs/day, Monday through Thursday

Hourly Rate: