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Electrician at University of North Texas in Denton, TX

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The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Electrician to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Perform the duties of a normal State of Texas Journeyman Electrician.
* Troubleshoot & Repair Electrical Systems, Preform Preventive Maintenance on Electrical systems, and new electrical installation in University Buildings.
* Puts together estimates for small electrical projects. Solicits bids from electrical contractors for small projects.
* Assists in the inspection of electrical installation in new remodel construction projects.
* Thorough knowledge of electrical safety and operating procedures.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.Minimum Qualifications The successful candidate will possess High school diploma/GED equivalent and five years of experience in related maintenance/repair field. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Knowledge of the electrical symbols and interpretation of building and electrical prints.
* Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of general maintenance task; knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of general maintenance; knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and working drawings.
* Ability to use basic shop math applications.
* Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs.
* Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work which includes lifting and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather.
* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
Preferred Qualifications The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Have or be able to acquire a State of Texas Journeyman Electrical License.
* A valid State of Texas Driver's License or ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment and clean driving record.
* Be able to read and understand electrical drawings.
* Five (5) to Six (6) years experience in the electrical trade.
* Thorough knowledge in the use of specialized electrical tools, meters and other devices.

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