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Electrician III

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff


Operations & Maintenance

Normal Work Schedule:

Normal hours M-F 7:30am to 4:30pm but may vary depending on University need and some evening and weekend for special events.


$48,994.00 annually

Job Summary:

The Electrician III in Capital Planning and Facilities performs skilled installation and electrical maintenance work on the master level in accordance with standard practices of the trade. Assignments are received orally or in writing and may be accompanied by penciled sketches or plans. The Electrician III works independently in carrying the duties through to completion, although a maintenance supervisor may check the work while in process. Completed assignments are tested for operation. Supervision of others may be involved.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installs, maintains, alters, and repairs wiring, lighting, power appliances, light machinery, overhead circuits, underground conduits, and pole lines.
  • Installs and makes electrical repairs on specialized equipment such as refrigeration units, dish washers, hot plates, fans, ovens, ranges, water heaters, and other similar equipment.
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs smaller electric motors, generators, and related moderately complex electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Pulls and resets fuses on high voltage lines.
  • Disables sub-station to eliminate power in order to work on distribution system.
  • Drives university trucks and vans.
  • Changes light bulbs and installs / replaces ballasts.
  • Speaks and listens to individuals in person and over the radio or telephone.
  • Works in a telescoping lifting device to heights of 20 to 30 feet in order to change bulbs on the interior of tall buildings and exterior pole lighting.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: Graduation from high school or completion of the GED.
  • Considerable experience as a journeyman electrician.
  • Valid Alabama state driver’s license.

Employee Benefits:

JSU strives to provide great quality of life to our employees through an attractive, competitive benefits package for our full-time faculty and staff. These benefits enhance your salary as a JSU employee and are part of your total compensation package. 

Benefits include:

  • Retirement Plans
    • Alabama Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS)
    • RSA-1 Deferred Compensation
    • 403-B Retirement Annuity (TIAA)
  • Health Insurance
    • Medical (PEEHIP)
    • Optional plans:  vision, dental, flexible spending plan, dependent care, cancer and hospital indemnity
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid and unpaid leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Prescription assistance

For additional information regarding benefits, please visit our website.

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