University of Utah Electrician, Sr. in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 12/06/2018

Requisition Number PRN19115B

Job Title Electrician, Sr.

Working Title

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F 7:30am-4:00pm

VP Area President

Department 01890 - PROJECT SERVICES

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 21.00 to 27.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Performs Journeyman or Master Electrician level construction work using acquired knowledge and skills pertaining to the installation, alteration, inspection, and assessment of electrical apparatus and equipment. Oversees and implements electrical construction and remodel projects providing on-site direction, assigning tasks, and performing quality control. Responsible for the successful completion of projects as well as other on the job personnel.

Facilities Management mission is to provide a safe, sustainable, and attractive University environment.

As a member of the Facilities Management team, you will enjoy working in a stable Higher Education environment with plenty of opportunities to apply what you know while learning new skills. The University of Utah offers an excellent pay and benefits package, including affordable health care available on your start date, generous sick and vacation pay accrual, cell phone reimbursement, and a freeUTATRAX/bus pass.

Do you have excellent customer service and problem solving skills? Would you like to be challenged to take individual initiative in an environment that rewards your efforts with career growth opportunities? Many of the roles on the University of Utah’s Facilities Management Team are casual dress, tools are provided, and you’ll be working on resolving issues with experienced and knowledgeable team members who will help you build on the skills you bring to the team. Apply today!


1.Applies experience and knowledge to the installation of customer requested electrical projects. Projects will vary in size from the installation of receptacles for equipment, to classroom, office, laboratory, or other space remodels. Uses a wide variety of tools and equipment commonly used by electricians.

2.Calculates load requirements and assesses current available capacity for the installation of electrical equipment, devices, controllers, and other electrical apparatus in academic, laboratory, research, and administrative areas.

3.Responsible for providing redline drawings to the Records Management group and preparation of upload into the repository.

4.Trouble shoots various electrical installations and makes alterations in order to meet the customer’s needs.

5.Ensures that installations and alterations meet current codes, university standards, and compliance.

6.Works in aCMMSsystem in order to track job labor and material costs. Sets project schedules and justifies changes as needed. Maintains accurate time cards and project logs.

7.Maintains a good working relationship with customers and clients and is responsible for proper communication to supervisor, customers, and other stakeholders in a project.

8.Maintains a safe working environment and practices good housekeeping skills in order to keep and leave the jobsite clean

9.May be called upon to train or direct others.

10.Navigates Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and One Note. Familiar with viewing of plans in Autocad.


This person must be able to work without supervision and make proper decisions on the job.

Problems encountered in this position may include working with antiquated electrical systems, old or deteriorated building components or finishes.

Working around student, faculty, and staff schedules in order to accommodate their needs to maintain a learning and working environment.


A working knowledge of the hazards and the applicable safety precautions for service of clinical electrical items are important aspects of this job. Unlike typical electrical work, the incumbent may work on circuits that are kept active and functioning due to the unique requirements of the University community (health care facility and research activities). In addition, the electrical safety requirements for individual pieces of equipment must always be foremost in the mind of the person performing the inspection, repair, calibration or test of clinically applied items. Initiative and independent judgment must be exercised in completing assignments according to blueprints, electrical codes and safety requirements.

The incumbent is subject to call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to respond to emergencies that involve the campus distribution system.

Minimum Qualifications

Journeyman electrician license from the State of Utah or equivalency required. Minimum of 5 years of experience at the journeyman or master electrician level. Experience in directing others, making on-site decisions about a project, controlling project costs, communicating with customers.

A valid Utah driver’s license is required.

Applicant must have good written and verbal communication skills and be willing to work in a customer service type of environment.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Excellent customer service and communication skills are required. A working knowledge of the hazards and the applicable safety precautions for service of electrical items are important aspects of this job.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.