Electrician (505071)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Sep 25, 2021
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades

Job Description


Position Summary

SDSU Facilities Services is a customer service based organization providing facility maintenance activities through a transparent and deliberate process. It is responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, renovation, remodel and alteration activities in support of the academic and research mission of the university. Facilities Services employs over 220 employees (full time and students) and supports approximately eight million square feet of buildings (including residence halls and parking structures) and 280 acres of improved and unimproved land with an operating budget of approximately forty-five million dollars.

This position as an Electrician performs the full range of skilled electrical work including the installation, maintenance, inspection, modification, remodel and repair of electrical apparatuses, equipment and systems (transformers, main switchgear, electrical distribution panels, motor control centers, relays, heating and ventilation, etc.). The Electrician inspects isolates, troubleshoots and repairs electrical malfunctions using various test instruments. Incumbent maintains and repairs master clock systems, interior light fixtures (in classrooms, labs, offices, restrooms, corridors, stairwells, etc.) and exterior lighting systems (series street lighting, walkway lighting, etc.). Plans the layout and wiring of new or remodeled installations.

For more information regarding the Facilities Services department, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

A combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard electrician's apprenticeship program.

Licenses Required

California Driver's License is required within 10 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience in a higher education, commercial, industrial, military or a large multi-building facility maintenance environment.
  • Completion of journey-level training and apprenticeship; typically 8,000 hours of combined field and classroom instruction, or other equivalent credentialed training.
  • California C10 Electrician's Contractors
  • California General Electricians Certification

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $5,975 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,742 - $7,414 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 11, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by October 10, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at 619-594-1139.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map