Electrician
University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Call Centre and Customer Service


Job Info


The department of Facilities Management intends to hire for one position at either the Electrician I classification, requisition # 22005839, Electrician II classification, requisition # 22005840, or Electrician III classification, requisition # 22005842 based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please indicate in your cover letter the position you wish to be considered for or indicate all.

The University of Iowa is seeking an Electrician to join the Facilities Management Department. Under supervision, this role performs electrical maintenance and installation services required in their assigned area.

Duties to Include:

  • Read and interpret drawings, job tickets and plan jobs accordingly and requisition the proper quantities of materials.
  • Troubleshoot inoperative equipment.
  • Install and repair lighting devices.
  • Install electric motors and motor control devices.
  • Install conduit and other types of wire
  • Pull electrical conductors and connect in proper order
About Facilities Management:
Facilities Management (FM) is a service unit of approximately 500 employees who work behind the scenes, 24 hours a day, serving the University of Iowa as stewards of our beautiful Iowa City and Oakdale campus. FM staff coordinate campus master planning, manage design & construction, and maintain & clean the buildings & grounds.

Schedule Monday through Friday,08:00 AM to 4:30 PM overtime as required

Hours per Week: 40

Department Facilities Management

Location University of Iowa campus

Starting pay rate for the three classification levels:
  • Electrician I: $44,865.60
  • Electrician II: $49,004.80
  • Electrician III: $53,518.40
*A higher starting pay rate may be requested based on exceptional qualifications.

Electrician I - Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
  • Requires State of Iowa Class A or B Journeyman Electrician license.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and meet University's Fleet Safety Program.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience troubleshooting and installing systems ranging from 24 volts to 120 volts.
  • General computer use.
Electrician II - Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
  • State of Iowa Class A Journeyman Electrician license with at least four years as an apprentice plus two years of experience as a journeyman electrician; or
  • State of Iowa Class B Journeyman Electrician license with eight years in the electrical trade in maintenance or construction.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and meet University's Fleet Safety Program.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience troubleshooting and installing systems ranging from 24 volts to 480 volts.
  • Experience with lighting controls.
  • Experience with Variable Frequency Drives and motor controls.
  • General computer use.
Electrician III - Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
  • Requires a State of Iowa Class A Master Electrician license with four years as an apprentice plus four years of experience as a journeyman electrician; or
  • State of Iowa Class B Master Electrician license with ten years in the electrical trade in maintenance or construction.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and meet University's Fleet Safety Program.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with building automation controls.
  • Experience with advanced electrical metering. (megger, power loggers, rotation meters).
Application Details:

To be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter that clearly addressed how they meet the qualifications of this position. Be sure to mark the documents as a "Relevant File" to the submission when completing the application.

You must indicate in your cover letter the level of classification (Electrician I, Electrician II, or Electrician III), you wish to be considered for. Or indicate more than one classification if you wish to be considered for more than one. See required qualifications for additional information.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and driver's license verification.

Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

For additional questions, please contact Michelle Hayes at (319) 467-3093 or michelle-hayes@uiowa.edu.

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Electrician III
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Full-time
Compensation
  • Pay Level: 14
Contact Information
  • Organization: Finance & Operations (General)
  • Contact Name: Michelle Hayes
  • Contact Email: michelle-hayes@uiowa.edu



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