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Low Voltage Electrician

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Low Voltage Electrician
Position Number S053
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

Installs, maintains and services low voltage electrical systems at 120 volts and below by repairing, maintaining, testing and installing fire alarms, intrusion alarms, card access systems, HVAC controls and other electronic systems.

Essential Functions

Low Voltage Electrical Systems

Troubleshooting electrical problems by various industry standard procedures and test instruments associated with procedures such as Ohm meters, meggers, O scopes, db meters, computers, programmers, etc.
Repairing and troubleshooting associated circuits and electronic components as applicable.
Testing all low voltage circuits and components associated with equipment 120 VAC and below.
Installing various systems encountered in the work place, all according to latest edition of NEC, NFPA and other industry standards.
Reading, following, and applying logically information from schematics, wiring diagrams, blueprints, instruction manuals, operator guides, etc.
Bending conduits, installing metal raceway systems and non-metallic raceway systems.
Interfacing new technology into existing systems.
Operate as lead project electrician for assigned responsibilities with ability to interface with other crafts, customers, and/or contractors and management.
Maintaining as-built drawings, shop orders, submittals and all associated paper work to accomplish assigned task in a professional and efficient manner.
Train other personnel in the skills of the trade.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Education Summary

Possess Fire/Life Safety Certification from the State of California Department of Industrial Relations.

Preferred Education


Required Experience Summary

Five years’ 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 are communication skills, including general ability to speak, read, comprehend and write the English language.

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 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. Possess a NICET Level II Certification.

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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Fire/Life Safety Certification from the State of California Department of Industrial Relations.
    • Yes
    • In-progress
    • No
  2. * Do you have the NICET Certification
    • Yes
    • In-progress
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter