Posting NumberS05022PWorking TitleELECTRICIANDepartmentHousing
Facilities - MaintenanceAbout the University of Georgia The
University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university
with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s
oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of
higher education ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currently ranked
among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report.
The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65
miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta,
Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the
Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in
the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time
instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The
University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over
27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional
students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as
well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the
UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department University Housing’s mission
is to provide comfortable, affordable and secure on-campus housing
options in residential communities where the academic success and
personal growth of residents are encouraged and supported.
University Housing operates as a self-supporting auxiliary unit
within the Division of Student Affairs. More than 8,000 students
live on campus, where University Housing manages more than 2.8
million square feet of space in 22 residence halls, 20 apartment
buildings, four Greek Park houses and 18 buildings on UGA’s nearby
Health Sciences Campus. The department employs more than 700 staff
members to conduct the operations of a comprehensive and integrated
student housing organization.
TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits
EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork
ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information M-F, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30
Advertised Salary$35,360Posting Date07/01/2020Open until
filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date08/03/2020Special
Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy
Statement The University of Georgia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic
information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or
protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or
assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this
search are encouraged to contact Central HR (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Classification TitleSkilled CraftspersonFLSAJob
FamilyTradesFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications Requires technical
knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, formal
training programs, or on-the-job training. Please contact your
Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in
lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications Prefer a minimum of two years of
experience in electrical troubleshooting and repair.
Position Summary The primary function of this position is the
installation, maintenance, and repair, or replacement, of
electrical equipment, fixtures, components, and associated
circuitry in the low voltage to line voltage range, to include both
AC and DC.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies 1. Working
knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools and equipment of
the electrical trade.
2. Knowledge of the National Electrical Code, as well as local
and state electrical codes.
3. Understands and follows oral and written instructions.
4. Sufficient English language proficiency needed to read
official UGA communication and English verbal communication skills
needed to effectively communicate with supervisors, staff and
5. Ability to understand electric circuit diagrams, blueprints,
and equipment manuals and use same to troubleshoot systems, make
repairs, and install new components.
6. Ability to do inspections of 7.ll areas of the residence
halls, and other buildings, which may include climbing ladders,
crawling in utility tunnels, attics, pipe chases and mechanical
7. Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships
with staff, residents and various customer groups, also
demonstrates supportive involvement in work environment.
8. Proven ability to work as a team member, but also make
effective independent decisions and follow through on
9. Ability to efficiently utilize a variety of computer
applications in the completion of assigned tasks, including but not
limited to the work order system, OneSource payroll system,
Microsoft Office Suite, UGA email and employee websites.
Physical Demands 1. Climb stairs and ladders, may work from a
ladder or scaffold.
2. Bend at the waist and knees.
3. Work with arms and hands overhead for an extended period.
4. Use, care and maintain hand tools and power tools.
5. Lift and move items at least 60 pounds in weight, both
assisted and unassisted.
6. May occasionally perform work related duties outdoors in hot
or cold weather conditions.
7. Safely operate a UGA state vehicle, as necessary.
Is driving a responsibility of this position?YesIs this a
Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or
control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a
P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this
position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of
children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?YesDoes this
position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security,
personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and
medications)YesCredit and P-Card policy Be advised a credit check
will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities.
For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit
the UGA Credit Background Check website.
Duties/Responsibilities 1. Test, locate, and troubleshoot,
electrical circuits, components, and equipment. Repair circuitry
and repair, or replace, components and/or equipment to bring to
operational status. All repairs are to be made to code
specifications. Troubleshoots problems with control systems and
2. Installs new circuits, outlets, wall switches, equipment and
other associated components in the low voltage to line voltage
range. All installations will be done to existing code
3. Installs and repairs light fixtures within the residence
halls, including but limited to exterior locations no higher than
4. Performs routine and recurring preventative maintenance on
5. Responds to written and verbal, as well as computerized work
order requests in a timely manner. Utilizes and manipulates the web
based work order system to document work.
Percentage of time50Duties/Responsibilities 1. Knowledge of
electrical systems for area of responsibility and ability to make
repairs when necessary.
2. Aware of all updates within the latest edition of National
Electrical Code and comply in daily performance. Translate and
interpret information to other staff, when necessary.
3. Safely operate and use various tools associated with the
electrical trade, e.g. electric diagnostic test equipment and other
tools of the trade.
4. Carries out work assignments with expected degree of
independence and efficiency to completion according to electrical
practice with limited callbacks for additional repair.
5. Keep all work areas clean. Remove trash and debris associated
with day to day tasks in immediate shop area.
6. Keep shop area inventoried, stocked and well organized so
that supplies can be easily located by other staff members.
7. Knowledge of workplace rules and guidelines and stay in
compliance with UGA policies and procedures.
8. Effectively communicates and collaborates in a professional
and consistent manner with a variety of individuals such as,
building service workers, residence hall staff, students and
families and other maintenance team members via departmental radio,
telephone or in person.
Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities 1. Schedules and
supervises a crew of students/temporary employees on assigned work
2. Performs summer work assignments including implementation of
3. Participates in maintenance after hour’s on-call program as
Percentage of time15Duties/Responsibilities Other duties
consistent with the purpose and scope of this position may be
Percentage of time5Posting Specific Questions Required fields
are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* Do you possess a valid driver's license? No Response
Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume/CV
Optional Documents Cover Letter