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Faculty Merit Postdoctoral Professional & Scientific Research Temporary Internal


Requisition # 019849

Merit Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM on the advertising end date.

Position Basics

Position Type:Technical/Craft
Job Type:Regular
Initial Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Organization:University Hospital
Department:Maintenance & Engineering
Sub Department:UIHC
Building:General Hospital (GH)
Contract Work


Monthly Salary:$4,105
Annual Salary:$49,254
Pay Grade:14

Work Schedule

Part/Full TimeFull Time Position
Hours:11:30 PM to 08:00 AM
Details: Work week begins Sunday 11:30 PM and ends Friday 8 AM.
Work Week:Regular
Days Off: Sat
Additional Hours:Additional hours as required.

Job Details

Background Check:Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates.
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* Plus the ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Driving Record Review Standards.
Desired Qualifications:Prefer computer skills (Excel,Word) for time keeping and power monitoring purposes. Prefer public contact experience. Prefer knowledge and experience with advanced electrical principals and systems. Prefer knowledge of emergency generators and/or backup systems. Prefer experience with commercial and/or industrial control wiring. Prefer experience with pneumatic tube system electronics.
Duties:Demonstrates Master Electrician qualifications, training, experience and technical knowledge to properly plan, lay-out, and supervise the installation of electrical wiring, apparatus and equipment for light, heat, power and other purposes. Utilizes special equipment, tools and processes (such as power quality analyzers, insulation testers, thermal imaging cameras and Thermal/Infrared (TIR) Predictive Testing procedures) to collect, perform advanced diagnostics, analyze, and respond to data collected through established guidelines and procedures for preventive and predictive maintenance to ensure system reliability and system optimization. Performs advance diagnostics and analyzes systems performance to ensure system reliability and optimization. Designs, installs and troubleshoots electrical control systems including lighting, programmable controllers, and heating and cooling system programmable controllers. Designs, programs, installs and commissions various controls systems. Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs electronic systems and components.


1. Requires a State of Iowa Class A Master Electrician license with four years as an apprentice plus four years of experience as a journeyman electrician;


2. State of Iowa Class B Master Electrician license with ten years in the electrical trade in maintenance or construction.

3. Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet University’s Fleet Safety Program.

Before applying for the ELECTRICIAN III position, please read the Minimum Qualifications

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Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.

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