Upon completion of the training program, must be able to meet the minimum eligibility requirements for the Electrician I Classification as follows:
1. Requires State of Iowa Class A or B Journeyman Electrician license. 2. Must possess a valid driver's license and meet University Fleet Safety Program.
The Facilities Planning and Management Department at Iowa State University is hiring 3 Electrician Trainees for Utilities Services. The Trainees will be enrolled in a 4 year Apprenticeship Program which will include on-the-job training and class room education through ABC of Iowa. At the end of the program, the Trainees will be prepared to test to become a Journeyman Electrician. The successful candidates will be motivated and committed individuals with a strong desire to learn and work as part of a team.
Regular work hours are between 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday â Friday. Additionally, must be able to travel to Grimes, Iowa for one week a month of classroom education during regular working hours from October to May. Costs associated with the training are paid by Iowa State University.
The starting pay for this position is $17.30 per hour. Every 6 months, the pay rate will be increased, assuming satisfactory completion of all apprenticeship program requirements. Upon program completion, pay will be increased to the starting wage for an Electrician I.
Under direct supervision, receives work experience and related training instruction to develop the knowledge and skill necessary to perform at the journey level upon completion of the training program to install and repair electrical systems and equipment. Participates in training that is required to progress to eligibility for the Electrician I classification.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Learns how to install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair and replace electrical systems and electrical operated equipment (generally less than 600V), including but not limited to circuit breakers, relays, switches, wiring, conduit, receptacles, and magnetic starters and controls.
Learns how to install, maintain troubleshoot, repair and replace electrical equipment including but not limited to electric motors, transformers, generators, lights, fixtures, bulbs , tubes, motor control systems and meters.
Learns how to estimate materials needed and record time and materials expended on each work order; and perform preventative maintenance on electrical equipment and systems.
Learns how to draw layouts, reads and interprets blueprints, schematics and other drawings.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students, and the public.
Ability to learn all other knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Electrician I class description.
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.