This Utilities Electrician Assistant postion under the supervision of a Utilities Electrician trainer, is responsible for installing, maintaining and servicing electrical systems associated with the TAMU Utility Plants. Completes academic or related trade training which will qualify incumbent to progress to a Utilities Electrician position.
Required Education and Experience:
High School Diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
One year of general electrical or electronic experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to read and comprehend written and oral instructions in English and communicate effectively.
This position will be subject to yearly motor vehicle record checks.
Requires the ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations:
Valid Texas Class âœCâ driver license or the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Requires Class âœBâ driver license or the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment for employees within UEM Distribution Shop.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Electrical experience in an utilities electrical distribution atmosphere.
Salary: $13.01 to $16.72 per hour.
Receives training and assists in the installation, repair and calibration of meters and relays of low to medium voltage switchgear and station battery systems.
Receives training and assists in maintaining industrial equipment such as electrical systems related to generators, boilers, chillers, variable frequency drives, electronic exciters and voltage regulators.
Receives training and assists in the installation and repairs of electrical cables, street and parking lot lights, well pump motors and control circuits. Tests cables with various test equipment. Requires driving a university vehicle to various locations around campus.
Participates in skill development in the utilities electrical trade. Requires the successful completion of training and development for Utilities Electrician.
Receives training and assists in the installation and repairs to control cables from the utility plant to the various satellite utility plants and substations.
Cleans and maintains equipment and work areas. Requires climbing stairs and standing for extended periods of time. Occasionally may need to do some heavy lifting of items over 50 pounds. Contributes to team by working effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. Contributes to a safe work environment by reporting accidents and unsafe working conditions, uses proper personal protective equipment, follows safety procedures outlined in Material Safety Data Sheets, and participates in safety training. Committed to continuously improving the quality and value of service provided to our customers. Strives to not only meet, but exceed, customer expectations in every interaction by providing personalized and professional solutions. Ensures that all communications to customers both internal and external to the organization are responsive, respectful, professional and solutions-oriented.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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Internal Number: R-002572
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