The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

This posting is Closed


Hiring department Fac Operations & Maint
Monthly salary $3,772
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 17-09-14-01-5212
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 2
General Notes

MONTHLY MINIMUM SALARY IS 3,969. 40 hours a week, five 8-hour days, or possible four 10-hour days with schedule to be determined with supervisor. Some overtime, evening, weekends and holidays possible. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check and receiving an acceptable driver's rating. Applications will be reviewed online.

Required Application Materials

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

Additional Information


Performs journey level work in the installation, maintenance, repair and service of electrical systems.

Essential Functions

Troubleshoots, maintains, repairs, installs and replaces building and equipment electrical and electronic systems and components rated up to 600 volts. Driving University owned vehicles to job sites will be required for this and most other functions. Performs preventive maintenance utilizing multimeters and other specialty equipment to safely test, measure and then correct any observed deficiencies. Generates material lists and acquires materials for efficient work. Keeps accurate records of materials used and maintains daily time reports to efficiently complete work and document details of the functions performed. Assists with organizing and cleaning tasks. Performs electrical maintenance work in accordance with established safety procedures. Inspects the work of others for conformance with specifications, requirements, and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations. Assists other team members in the accomplishment of shop goals related to key performance indicators. Provides timely and courteous customer service, keeps supervisors up to date on daily work order status to ensure clear, concise and necessary communication channels are maintained and customer expectations are met. Participates in the On-Call Program. Completes paperwork accurately and on a timely basis. Keeps accurate and up to date documentation of all systems.

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. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Three years of experience as a journey level electrician. Three years experience troubleshooting electrical systems. Journeyman electrical license from jurisdiction recognized by City of Austin. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Demonstrate excellent communication skills. Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Must have a current driver license. Candidate's Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) for the past 36 months must be clear. This includes all states resided in for past 36 months. Candidate must provide out of state MVR(s).

Preferred Qualifications

Associate's Degree in a related field. Graduation from technical or vocational trade school. More than three years of journey-level experience. Licensed as a Master Electrician. Experience in another maintenance trade. Demonstrated stable work history. Experience at UT Austin or other higher education institution. Successful completion of the Leader Development Program.

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 May be exposed to loud noise, dust and allergen levels. Occasionally lifts up 50 lbs. May work in confined spaces. Often required to twist, grasp, push, pull and bend. May require tuberculosis screening and occasional use of a respirator.

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