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Faculty Merit Postdoctoral Professional & Scientific Research Temporary Internal


Requisition # 021116

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:VP Finance & Operations
Department:Facilities Management
Sub Department:Campus-wide
Building:Madison Street Services Building (MSSB)


Monthly Salary:$4,341
Annual Salary:$52,096
Pay Grade:13

Work Schedule

Part/Full TimeFull Time Position
Hours:7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Details: Some mandatory overtime as needed.
Work Week:Regular
Days Off: Sun,Sat

Job Details

Background Check:Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
  • Drivers License
* Plus the ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Driving Record Review Standards.
Other Special Qualifications:
  • State of Iowa Electricians License
Additional Information:Position has Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure risk.
Desired Qualifications:Knowledge of electrical codes, utility standards, and safety programs as governed by rules, regulations and guidelines of OSHA, EPA, NFPA, ANSI, equipment manufacturers, and others. Ability to plan and perform work involving the installation, modification and repair of new and existing high voltage electrical systems and related electronic control and protective equipment with minimal guidance by others while maintaining work continuity when unplanned events cause disruptions.
1. Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, calibrates, repairs and replaces high voltage electric distribution systems and related equipment, including but not limited to switchgear, circuit breakers, relays, substation equipment, solid state control systems, power and distribution class transformers, power generators, capacitor banks, solid state meters, field protection and monitoring systems, cable and conduit. Jobs may require one day to several weeks to complete depending on complexity.

2. Determines jobsite work sequences and safety procedures required, procures materials, coordinates outages, completes work, places systems back into service. Inspection of work by supervisor may occur up to weekly.

3. Draws layouts, reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, other drawings and instruction books.

4. Assists in directing the work of apprentices and other workers.

5. May perform other electrical duties as required.


Four years experience in the trade, including apprenticeship, of which two years must be working with high voltage (over 600 volts). Commercial Drivers License may be required.

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