The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Hiring department Marine Science Inst
Monthly salary $3,500+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-07-13-01-5123
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Port Aransas, TX
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

POSITION IS LOCATED IN PORT ARANSAS, TEXAS (CORPUS CHRISTI AREA). Position is essential for preparing for and responding to hurricanes and other natural disasters. Salary expectation should be emailed to

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Email salary expectation Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information


To perform journey-level work in the installation, maintenance, repair, and service of electrical systems of University facilities and equipment for the UT Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas.

Essential Functions

Performs installation, maintenance, inspection, modification, and repair of building and equipment, electrical systems and components rated up to 600 volts. Responds to service calls; troubleshoots systems, circuits, controls, panels, and switchgears, and takes corrective action. Traces circuits and tests continuity of electrical and electronic circuits for installed equipment utilizing ammeter, voltmeter, ohmmeter, as-built drawings, and visual inspections. Plans, lays out, and installs wiring, components, and equipment for new construction and renovations in conformance with design drawings, specifications, and compliance with published codes. Installs temporary power for campus special events and contractors. Tests electrical equipment for safety and accuracy. Assists with severe weather preparations and evacuation; rigging emergency power and emergency generator testing. Performs work in accordance with established safety procedures; maintains a clean and safe work environment.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Five years of experience in as a journeyman electrician. Three years of experience as a journeyman in a construction facility maintenance trade related to the posted job functions. Must be able to work independently as well as a team player. Must have excellent communication skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree or graduation from technical or vocational trade school. Knowledge of digital control systems.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Lift, push, pull up to 50 lbs. Exposure to construction hazards including electrical shock, dust, noise, heights, and fumes. Climb and work from ladders and scaffolds.

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