Electrician

SUMMARY

Performs journeyman level electrical skills in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems according to the National Electric Code in education facilities under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor. Ensures the safe and economical usage of electricity for South Plains College.

LOCATION

Levelland Campus

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs electrical installation, maintenance.

Good communication skills, both written and verbal, to deal with customers, shop personnel and other trades personnel within the department.

Working knowledge of operation and safe use of all power and hand tools/equipment to complete daily tasks. Some of the equipment will be: drills, power saw, oxygen/acetylene torch, and soldering and brazing equipment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working knowledge and ability to perform skills of the electrical field with voltages ranging from 24 to 600 volts.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Proficiency in interpretation of freehand sketches, schematics, blueprints, as-built drawings, diagrams and technical publications related to the position.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Texas motor vehicle operator's license and insurability.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 


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