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Electrician I

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Electrician I
Position Number S047
Department Central Facilities Services
Regular/Temporary Regular
Full-Time, Part-Time Full Time
Months per year 12
Benefits Eligible Yes
Physical Class More than twenty pounds

Job Duties

Job Purpose

Repair and maintain electrical systems by repairing, maintaining and installing electrical systems and equipment ranging in voltage from 110 volts to 480 volts.

Essential Functions

Repair and Maintain Electrical Systems Duties

Assisting in the operation and maintenance of the campus electrical substation.
Troubleshooting electrical problems by locating and determining electrical malfunctions using test instruments such as ammeter, multimeter, circuit tracer, etc.
Repairing malfunctions by such methods as replacing burnt out elements and fuses, bypassing or replacing defective wiring, cleaning and troubleshooting motors and controls, and replacing fixture ballasts.
Testing electrical equipment such as motors and heaters for safety and efficiency.
Bending and installing wire-mold, EMT, and rigid conduit.
Installing fixtures, motors and other electrical equipment.
Inspecting circuits and wiring for specified shielding and grounding and repairing or rewiring systems according to building codes and safety regulations.
Repairing mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electronic components of electrical equipment.
Reading and interpreting blueprints, electrical schematics, maintenance manuals and specifications. Troubleshooting existing installations and installing new electrical systems based on this information.

Support Electric Shop and Central Facilities Services

Maintaining as-built drawings of work undertaken to depict actual construction variances from design drawings.
Learning FMCS controls as required by updated technologies.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Education Summary

California State Certification

Preferred Education


Required Experience Summary

Three years of experience demonstrating the ability to apply the techniques of the trade.

Preferred Experience Summary

Knowledge and Critical Skills

Required Knowledge and Critical Skills

Competencies required include possess communication skills including general ability to speak, read, comprehend and write the English language.
Possess mathematical skills to include as a minimum ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, determine linear measurements, compute areas and volumes of conventional shapes and forms, and compute approximate weight of objects.
Possess ability to climb ladders, crawl in attics and under buildings, lift and carry heavy equipment, bend, stoop, work from heights, and work in uncomfortable positions. Be physically capable of working under all weather conditions.
Be able to be contacted by telephone during non-working hours.
Be available for overtime work and to be on call.
Be capable of wearing protective clothing and equipment as required by the tasks being performed.
Be able to work in a safe manner and comply with all applicable OSHA and CALOSHA rules.
Use Microsoft Office applications.
Neat and professional appearance and be capable of performing all tasks and presenting one’s self in a manner that reflects well on CFS and CUC, and of promoting the interests of these organizations throughout The Claremont Colleges.
Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under The Claremont Colleges insurance.

Preferred Knowledge and Critical Skills
Work Schedule

The regular hours for this full time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit.

Eeo Statement

This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. Claremont University Consortium expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, Claremont University Consortium will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter