The Senior Electrician performs maintenance and repair activities associated with electrical and elementary electronic equipment throughout the UTC campus. This includes maintenance and repair services for lighting, elevators (initial response), alarm systems, motors, building electrical systems, and high voltage electrical systems for the campus.
Duties and Responsibilities
Participates in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment: typical electrical equipment includes AC/DC power supplies, circuit breakers, transformer, generators, lighting equipment, clock, and bell systems, wiring in buildings and outdoor areas, and motors for pumps, fans, compressors, etc.; includes testing, adjusting, sequencing, synchronizing, and alignment
Participates in the maintenance and coordination of campus elevator systems, including coordination with and inspection of work by elevator maintenance contractor
Performs work activities associated with troubleshooting electrical equipment and circuit problems and resolves these or obtains assistance from supervisor
Performs task associated with re-lamping in buildings and parking areas, including changing bulbs and ballasts
Installs and/or modifies conduit and wire layouts for facility renovation/modification based on interpretation of diagrams and blueprints
Assists in other Facilities department functions as required
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Knowledge and proficiency in use of computer hardware, basic office software, and networking
Electric AC/DC troubleshooting skills including reading electrical diagrams
Extensive knowledge and repair skills for commercial/institutional building electrical systems and service (24V-480V)
Experience working with medium voltage electrical distribution systems
Experience in maintenance and repair type work, with particular emphasis in the repair of all types of electrical equipment
Review of applications will begin August 11, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received bythis datewill receive priority consideration.
Minimum qualifications:Typically requires a high school diploma and four years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
May require the ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license, Commercial Driver's License, or equipment operation certification. Specialized licensure or certification may be required.
Preferred qualifications:One year working with medium voltage electrical distribution systems, and experience in an institutional setting utilizing an underground electrical distribution system are preferred.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.