To provide semi-skilled level installation, maintenance, testing and service of electrical systems. Responsible for the prompt performance of assigned electrical and related duties.
Assist journeyman electrician installing new electrical services to buildings and extending old services. This includes:
The removal of old feeders, underground trenching to location, pulling in new feeders and removing old switchgear and installing new.
Assist journeyman electrician to install and maintain transformers, generators, control panels, switches, circuit breakers, outlets, fixtures, fittings and accessories. This includes:
Installation of luminaries, tracing out electrical circuits, installing new generators and ATS, installing new transformers, installing conduit and circuits for new outlets and lighting.
Installs and repairs underground electrical conduit and wire for pole lighting and services. This includes:
Digging or running a trencher for new underground conduit, repairing broken conduits, tracing out underground damaged wires, replacing with new and locating underground electrical for DIGTESS.
Assist Journeyman electrician with installing and repairing magnetic starters, disconnects and motor rated switches for HVAC and plumbing equipment, ballast and tombstone for fixtures, flood and street lighting.
Replace light bulbs.
Installs electrical conduit and wire per National Electrical Code for new renovations and research equipment.
Respond to on-call emergencies before/during/after hours of operation. This includes:
Fires, electrical outages, floods and icy conditions.
Must be able to identify the problem, plan for the appropriate action, communicate severity and fix the problem.
Assist journeyman electrician in the demo of existing and install new electrical to renovation projects throughout campus. This includes:
Panels, outlets, switches, luminaries and installing conduit and wire for new feeders and branch circuits.
Assist with the installation of electrical for special events. This includes:
Concerts, student move-in, homecoming, graduation ceremonies, Special Olympics, special dinners, student welcoming day, sporting events and other student activity events.
Must be able to pass and maintain yearly training. This includes:
Electrical continuing education, hazardous communication, security training, drivers education, first aid training, asbestos training, boom lift training, scissor lift training, bucket truck training, NFPA 70 training and forklift training.
Considered essential personnel.
Drives a UTA vehicle.
Performs other duties assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent experience.
One (1) year of documented experience in the electrical trade with progressive responsibility toward journeyman level work.
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.