Trades/Maintenance - Electrician at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Tucson, Arizona

Job Description:

Posting Number      H11437

Position Title          Trades/Maintenance Specialist, Electrical

Department            District Office: Facilities/Maintenance/Trades

Salary Link              
Non-Exempt - B21 - B23 DOE

Closed Date             Job announcement will remain open until filled. First review date is October 7, 2020.

Please note: Applications received after the committee review process is completed may not be reviewed.  It is recommended interested applicants 
submit their materials on or before the review date.


Position Summary:   

Are you looking to build your future? Pima Community College has been in business for fifty years. We are a well-respected organization looking to invest in good people with journey level electrician experience. Our Electricians are responsible for code compliance, troubleshooting, principles of electricity, installation, repair, and removal of electrical components.

If you have what it takes to succeed, are focused, and dedicated, then we are here to offer you a fantastic opportunity to join a winning team.

Our technicians provide top level knowledge and craftsmanship pertaining to, but not limited to preventative maintenance, new installations, troubleshooting and repairs on our electrical systems to ensure proper and safe operation of our facilities. 

We Offer:

  • All tools and uniforms, including PPE

  • A stable 40-hour work schedule, with the possibility of overtime

  • Paid vacation and sick leave

  • 9 paid holidays plus multiple paid days off during the Holiday Season

  • Health care benefits, paid training and educational reimbursement

  • Arizona State Retirement System

The work schedule for this position is flexible and will include working evenings, weekends and local travel, including overtime and on-call/call-backs as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform electrical journey-level installation, repair, and maintenance of generators, transformers, circuits, wiring, and other electrical systems and equipment in accordance with electrical codes, standards, and regulations within commercial and industrial settings.

  • Maintain emergency power generators, fire and other systems.

  • Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations; including following safety practices such as lockout/tagout, NFPA 70E and proper use of PPE.

  • Design, plan, install and maintain industrial and commercial electrical systems within the college.

  • Assist in routine planned maintenance and emergency repairs of plant equipment including generators, panel boards, switchgear, MCCs and ATSs.

  • Install, troubleshoot, repair or replace electrical equipment and devices, AC and DC circuits, electrical sensors and switches, motors and safety circuits (120, 208, 240, 277 and 480V).

  • Complete all tasks as scheduled, conduct basic inventory, and document all work progress in computerized maintenance management system.  

  • Provide excellent customer service to faculty, staff, administrators, and contractors

  • Communicate clearly both orally and in writing sufficient to receive and convey instructions to perform the duties of the job

  • Function as a team member, to include cross training with other operations and maintenance staff

  • Drive a college vehicle between and within college campuses and to pick-up parts from local vendors.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED) and

  • Completion of an approved technical/vocational/apprenticeship and

  • Possession of a valid Arizona Driver's License and demonstration of an acceptable driving record and

  • Successful candidate must meet minimum medical testing requirements, as determined in a physical examination that includes a lift test and

  • Four years of journey-level trades experience in electrical and demonstrated knowledge, skills, or abilities in another skill not associated with the primary skill for assignment


  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

  • Candidates who possess similar minimum objective qualifications are encouraged to apply and should describe in detail the work experience and education you regard as establishing the equivalency.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Advanced skill in planning, installing, repairing and maintaining of a broad variety of industrial and commercial electrical systems

  • Advanced skill in installing, troubleshooting, repairing or replacing electrical systems and equipment

  • Knowledge of blueprints, schematic drawings, and/or construction drawings

  • Understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems.

  • Operational knowledge of hand tools and machine shop equipment, including the proper use of all test equipment.

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Basic computer skills to use facilities and maintenance software, word processing, databases, email and calendaring

  • Basic inventory principles

  • Method of estimating job materials and work hours

Physical Requirements:

  • Positions in this class typically require: climbing, crawling, crouching, lifting, reaching, balancing, stooping, grasping, manual dexterity, kneeling, standing for prolonged periods, walking, pushing, pulling, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions

  • Heavy Work: Exerting force up to 100 pounds occasionally, 50 pounds frequently, and 20 pounds constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body

  • Incumbents may be working in areas with moving mechanical parts, electrified equipment, vibrations, fumes, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inclement weather, low lighting, workspace restrictions, intense noises, and travel.


NOTE: Employees would never be subjected to some of these parameters however, they would need to be aware of their surroundings and be required to take proper precautions.

Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required for job, i.e. safety shoes, respirator