Southern Utah University
  • 03-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Cedar City, UT, USA
  • 42000 per year + DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits

Job Description:

Responsible for the safe operation, installation, and maintenance of campus electrical systems, under the supervision of the Manager of Electrical or Electrician Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Work together and independently to safely repair, install, and maintain campus electrical components and systems including, but not restricted to, pumps, fans, electrical control systems, elevators, clocks, fire alarms, lighting systems, farm pump wells, water level controls, thermostats, AC and DC systems, HVAC systems, transformers, athletic scoreboards, complete campus medium voltage distribution system, emergency generators, complete campus communications system, and any other electrical related equipment.

  2. Work with supervision in determining and planning building electrical loads.

  3. Change, repair, and install new electrical equipment as required.

  4. Work with others to maintain all campus safety features such as fire alarms, exit lights, and call boxes.

  5. Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Education, Training and Skills:

  1. Graduation from high school or equivalent GED.

  2. Utah Journeyman Electrician License preferred, minimum of current enrollment in Utah electrical apprenticeship program.

  3. Working knowledge of the following computer program(s):

    a. Microsoft Office Suite

  4. Demonstrated leadership qualities, strong human relations abilities, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

  5. Knowledge of State and Federal regulations applicable to the area of responsibility.

  6. Interaction with:

    a. Campus Community

    b. Vendors & Contractors

  7. Attend training and receive certifications related to position, including software training

  8. Must be able to work safely with power and hand tools.

  9. Must have the ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal, with Facilities Management staff regarding critical information, shift occurrences, work orders, problems, upcoming needs, and tasks beyond the individual's scope and capability.

  10. Must have a current Utah Drivers License.


  1. Licensed second or third year apprentice electrician. Journeyman licensure preferred.

  2. Proven ability to complete tasks and assignments with excellent workmanship and code knowledge.

  3. Proven outstanding work ethic demonstrated through previous employment or schooling.

  4. Emphasis on commercial and light industrial electrical experience preferred.

Working Conditions:

  1. Works indoors or out, in all seasons, often in industrial settings typical to a higher education setting.

  2. Must be able to work overhead and in confined conditions and work from ladders, scaffolding, and elevated platforms, as required

  3. Must be able to respond to after hours emergencies and reside within 20 minutes of SUU for emergency response.

  4. Travels in a university vehicle as required, sometimes overnight.

  5. Must be able to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of the university.

Documents Needed to Apply:

  1. Resume

  2. Cover Letter

  3. Contact information for 3 professional references

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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