Iowa State University Electrician I - 5071 in Ames, Iowa

Classification Information

University Title Electrician I - 5071

Pay Grade 210

Entry Hourly Rate 20.04

Job Category Merit

Posting Details

Posting Number 80091M

Position Title Electrician I - Building Maintenance

Advertised Employing Department Facilities Planning & Management

Work Unit

Base of Employment H - Merit (paid semi-monthly)

Appointment Type Merit Permanent

Pay Frequency Semi-monthly

Proposed Start Date As soon as possible

Number of Months Employed Per Year 12

Full or Part Time Full-Time

Shift 1st

Work Schedule

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Number of Hours per Week 40

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Facilities, Planning, and Management at Iowa State University is currently seeking applicants for an Electrician I who will install, maintain, and repair various electrical systems in university buildings. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in electrical/electronic theory, terminology and practices and NEC Code. This position also requires reading and interpretation of blueprints and schematic or block diagrams; use of basic hand and power tools; use of electrical and electronic equipment; operation of light and medium vehicle and machinery.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Qualifications

Requires State of Iowa Class A or B Journeyman Electrician licenses. Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet University’s Fleet Safety Program.

Special Qualifications

-Knowledge of electrical theory and the national electrical code. -Ability to read blueprints and electrical schematics.

Preferred Qualifications

-Commercial/industrial experience as an electrician. -Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, professionally and positively with others.

Location (if other than Ames)

Additional Information

The guaranteed consideration date has been extended.

Candidates whose qualifications substantially exceed the minimum required qualifications relative to the demands of the position may, upon the request of an employing department, be appointed at a higher rate of pay than the entry hourly rate listed above.

Department Contact Name Emily Craig

Department Contact Phone

Department Contact Email

Department/Unit Website

Application Instructions

This search is being conducted by Manpower Inc. of Des Moines.

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to: - OR - Contact Joshua Smith directly by calling 515-288-4105 ext. 111

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Guaranteed Consideration Date 06/30/2018

Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

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EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

State of Iowa Class A or B Journeyman Electrician License

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Valid U.S. State Driver’s license and must meet University’s Fleet Safety Program