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Electrician - Rock Eagle 4-H Center

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details

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Working Title

FMD-O&M-Electric Shop

About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. 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 employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 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
The University of Georgia Facilities Management Division is the largest of seven (7) divisions reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. The exceptional staff of over 900 personnel within the division manage, operate and maintain campus landscapes, buildings and infrastructure to promote the long-term sustainability of the University.

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Posting Type

Retirement Plan

Employment Type

Benefits Eligibility
Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time
Full Time

Work Schedule

Additional Schedule Information
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM On occasion, employee may be required to perform duties after hours (evenings and weekends) due to emergency situations or planned work.

Advertised Salary

Posting Date

Open until filled

Closing Date

Proposed Starting Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Location of Vacancy
Athens 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 (

Position Information

Classification Title
Skilled Craftsperson



Minimum 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

Position Summary
This is skilled technical work involving operating, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing building electrical systems and components to include electrical components in other building systems (HVAC, communications, security, plumbing, lighting, etc.) due to new construction or renovations.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical circuits.
  • Ability to understand electric circuit diagrams, blueprints, and equipment manuals and use same to troubleshoot system problems, make repairs, and install new components.
  • Ability to use electric diagnostic test equipment and tools of the electrical trade.
  • Ability to understand and apply standard trade practices in performing work.

    Physical Demands

    • Standard requirements of the trade: walking, standing, climbing stairs, stooping, crawling, working with hands above head, working from a standard and/or extended ladder and scaffold, lifting up to 75 lbs.
    • Most work is performed inside a building.

      Is driving a responsibility of this position?

      Is this a Position of Trust?

      Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?

      Does this position require a P-Card?

      Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?

      Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?

      Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)

      Credit 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.


      Repair or replace building electrical system components.

      Percentage of time

      Troubleshoot problems with building electrical systems and related components.

      Percentage of time

      Install components and associated wiring to building electrical system to expand capability of existing system or for building renovations.

      Percentage of time

      Prepare work related documents (work orders, vouchers, reports, purchase requests, etc.) and Interact with customers via phone and in person to coordinate work.

      Percentage of time

      Other duties assigned by supervisor.

      Percentage of time

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