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Trades Specialist (Electrician)

Apply now Job no: 496064
Department: Building Maintenance
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Custodial, Building Support, Grounds, Skilled Trades
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Trades Specialist (Electrician)


Job Summary:


Performs moderately complex repair or construction of university facilities or property which require specialized training in the Electrical trade. Responsible for troubleshooting and repairing building electrical systems to include distribution panels, motor control centers, commercial grade motors, variable frequency drives, low voltage systems and electrical equipment. This is a 2nd shift position, Wednesday through Saturday, 3:30 pm to 1:30 am with reasonable flexibility.


Duties/Physical Demands:

Reviews job orders and blueprints or drawings; inspects site and consults with client; determines best method to complete project.
Estimates amount of materials and equipment needed to complete project; arranges for materials to be at job site.
Performs complex repair or installation on University facilities and property using expertise acquired through specialized training in the electrical trade.
Assists crafts-persons from other trades as needed.
Maintains and cleans tools and equipment; maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner.
May prepare some paperwork; may maintain files.
Troubleshoots and repair building electrical distribution systems.
Maintain building lighting systems and electrical outlets
Installs new lighting and electrical circuits.
Troubleshoots and repair electrical equipment, motors, breakers and low voltage systems.
Troubleshoots and repairs building switchgear and motor control centers.
Perform preventive maintenance on electrical systems and equipment.


Minimum Qualifications:

Requires nine months training beyond high school in the electrical trade and two years of experience in that trade, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Driver's license required


Desired Qualifications:

Two or more years of experience at Trade level as an electrician providing service/repairs in a campus service setting and/or relative to campus electrician services.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the procedures and equipment of a particular skilled trade
Mechanical aptitude
Ability to read and understand blueprints and/or mechanical diagrams


Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Frequent standing and walking with some climbing and lifting of materials weighing 50 to 75 pounds. Frequent operation of equpiment. Somewhat unpleasant working conditions. Some exposure to several unpleasant elements which are particularly disagreeable. Some element of personal risk and exposure to accidents.


Special Instructions to Applicants:



EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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