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Electrician - Athletics

Company: Auburn
Location: Auburn
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

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Requisition Number

Home Org Name
Neville Arena

Division Name
Director Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Title
Electrician - Athletics

Job Class Code

Appointment Status

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Auburn University Athletics is excited to begin the search for an Electrician! This individual will provide basic level skills and expertise regarding a wide array of building electrical systems and their associated components to accomplish routine maintenance, repair, and installation tasks.

Why Should YOU Choose Auburn University?

  • Auburn University was named a "Best in Alabama" employer by Forbes! Our employee longevity speaks for itself, with employees staying an average of ten years.

  • Competitive state benefits including retirement plan vesting at 10 years of service, generous leave accrual, and parental leave opportunity.

  • Auburn University tuition assistance for yourself and your dependents. Employees can take 15 hours of classes for free, and dependents receive a 50% tuition waiver.

    It's a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We're proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you're new to Auburn, we'd love to introduce you. If you're already acquainted with Auburn, we'll keep it simple: it's time to come home!

    Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

    Essential Functions

    • Performs routine repairs on electrical system components. Tests and checks electrical circuits, equipment, and appliances using appropriate testing instruments. Replaces faulty switches, sockets, wiring, and other common 120V electrical systems components such as lighting fixtures, tubes, ballasts, receptacles, switches, circuit breakers, and occupancy sensor relays.
    • Performs the installation of basic electrical system components, to include switches, outlets, lights, fans, appliances, circuit breakers, and associated wiring.
    • Assists in the execution of larger and more complex repair and installation projects involving service panels, feeders, branch circuits and specialized electrical systems such as lighting controls, generators, emergency and standby power systems, fire alarms, and motor controls.
    • Ensures all work is performed in accordance with the National Electric Code.
    • May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the Auburn University Facilities Management Policy: "Training, Education, and Certification Requirements for Mechanical and Electrical Trades Personnel".
    • May be required to serve in an on-call status and remain work-ready when scheduled for an on-call period or rotation. Work-ready status requires an employee to return to the worksite within forty-five minutes while being physically and mentally unimpaired and fit for duty, able to safely perform all essential job functions with no risk to self, coworkers, students, public, or property.

      Minimum Qualifications

      Minimum Qualifications

      Level I- High school diploma plus two years of experience in installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of a wide array of common electrical system components.

      Level II- Some college; Associate's degree or vocational in Electrical Technology, Electrical Construction, Digital Electronics or similar fields related to electrical systems plus 5 years of experience in the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of a wide array of common electrical system components.

      Substitutions allowed for Education:
      When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they may normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rate of two years relevant experience per year of required education.

      Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

      Minimum Skills and Abilities

      • Knowledge of National Electric Code. Knowledge regarding the installation, maintenance, repair, and proper operation of a wide array of common electrical system components. Knowledge regarding basic troubleshooting, assessment, and diagnostic techniques for routine and non-routine building electric systems problems.
      • Ability to install/maintain switches, sockets, wiring, and other common 120V electrical systems components such as lighting fixtures, tubes, ballasts, receptacles, switches, circuit breakers, occupancy sensor relays.
      • Ability to bend and install 1/2" - 1" conduit in walls, underground, and on hanging trapeze. Ability to pull, install, and terminate branch circuit wiring.
      • Complete understanding of basic electrical components, and basic electrical tools. Ability to use electrical test equipment. Basic understanding of electrical plans and specifications.

        Minimum Technology Skills

        Minimum License and Certifications

        • Valid Driver's License

        • Level II- State of Alabama Electrician Journeyman's License. If Journeyman's License is registered in another state, Alabama license must be obtained in the first 6 months of employment.

          Desired Qualifications

          Desired Qualifications

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          Facilities/Skills Trades

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          EEO Statement
          Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

          AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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