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Electrician II at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 1/18/23

Job Description

Requisition 202200504S

Position Title Electrician II

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 9. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Skilled Craft

Department Facilities Management - Facilities Services

Division of Finance and Operations

Educational Requirements for the Position

High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Four years of experience at a maintenance electrician level or experience in a related field. Technical/vocational training related to job duties would be helpful. Must be licensed as journey level electrician by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or must obtain license within one year from date of hire. Technical/vocational training related to job duties would be helpful. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Performs advanced maintenance service of electrical equipment and systems for buildings and facilities.

Primary Responsibilities

Repairs, installs, replaces, cleans, inspects and performs preventative maintenance. Tests electrical circuits, motors, equipment, appliances, lights, outlets, switches, breakers, sockets, plugs, insulators, switchgear and transformers. Performs general electrical maintenance in commercial buildings and facilities in accordance with the National Electric Code using blue prints and diagrams that are rated at 480 Volts (Alternating Current) three phase and lower. Assists with ordering materials and parts. Uses a Computerized Maintenance Management System with work orders to allocate time and document work on a daily basis. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Must be able to use various types of tools of the trade including but not limited to; ladders, hammers, all types of screwdrivers, ratchets, utility knives, insulation strippers, multi-meters, saws, hand drills, rotary hammers, reciprocating saws, circular saws, conduit benders, polyvinyl chloride primer and adhesive, all types of pliers and tape measures. Will be exposed to electrical hazards, various weather elements, dust, dirt, heat, cold, noise, vibration, congested work area, confined spaces, overhead work and heavy lifting. Climb ladders, stairs, inclines and declines. Work occasionally includes high places, motor control centers, electrical rooms, mechanical rooms, plant environments, kneeling, bending and crawling. Work usually requires the ability to plan and perform unusual and difficult assignments. Work requires the ability to make frequent minor decisions.

Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle; therefore, a valid Texas driver license and driving record acceptable to the university’s insurance carrier is required.

During emergencies, operational failures, and peak use periods, employee may be called in when off shift to work an extended shift. Special procedures sometimes require extended hours.

Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy.

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...