We need dedicated team members to join us to keep the construction, operations, maintenance and infrastructure of the UMBC campus running smoothly so our students, faculty and staff can continue our mission of striving for excellence. Our staff maintains 70 university buildings on 512 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds.
Join our team of dedicated skills trades staff members!
The Electrician High Voltage will perform high voltage work at the journey level and will be responsible for installing and maintaining electrical service ranging from low to high voltage.
Why Work at UMBC?
UMBC offers reliable hours in a stable work environment.
Facilities Management provides free uniforms and shoes for skilled trades positions. Tools are provided for use on the job as well as a UMBC-owned vehicle to travel to worksites on campus. UMBC also assists with keeping trades licenses current and obtaining needed training.
UMBC offers competitive compensation. This role starts at $53,081and full-time regular positions offer 11 days of vacation, 15 sick days, 15 holidays including winter break and spring break, as well as 3 personal days. Tuition remission benefits are available immediately for employees.
We offer a generous benefits package including pension plan, health insurance, on-site day care center and much more. See more details about our benefits below.
Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components; observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation and/or replacement
Prepares estimates of time, labor and materials
Prepares reports reflecting daily operations and project status
Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the electrical trade
Cleans work area upon completion of project
Provides guidance and training in high voltage electrical work to other maintenance personnel
May have lead responsibility for special projects
Performs other duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Four years progressively responsible experience in the electrical trade, two years of which must have been in the installation and repair of high tension (13,000 volts and up) service switch gear and controlling wiring, or motors and motor circuitry of 30 horsepower or more
Journeyman certification required
Valid non-commercial class C or equivalent driver's license required
Experience at the apprenticeship level or above preferred
At least three years of working with high voltage (13,200 volts) preferred
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a resume.
Open Until Filled
UMBC offers a rich benefits package including the following for nonexempt regular employees.
Generous Leave which includes accruing the following for full time positions: • 11 Days of Annual Leave (increases with years of service) • 15 Days of Sick Leave • 15 Holidays • 3 Personal Days
Tuition Remission: • Available immediately for employees • 8 credit hours per semester • Tuition remission at UMBC for eligible dependents after two years of FT employment
Additional Benefits: • Life and disability insurance • Pension plan • Supplemental retirement plans • Professional development opportunities • Wellness opportunities
Pay Range 13 (starting at $53,081) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.