Department Name: 3CU00:Utilities & Energy Management
Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor (High Voltage), this position engages in actions in support of electrical construction; renovation; and repair on UK Campus including:
Assists electricians as needed in the plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures based on job specifications and local codes; Assists high voltage electricians engaged in manhole work including pump installation and maintaining secondary electric; Arranges materials, tools, and equipment in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules; Utilizes a variety of tools or equipment, such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment; Assists in constructing or fabricating parts, using hand tools, according to specifications; Recognizes and Identifies hazards, defects, or the need for adjustments or repairs to ensure compliance with codes; Works from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs when assisting electricians with installation, maintenance, or electrical repairs; Places conduit, pipes, or tubing, inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pulls wires or cables through the conduit; Assists in installing ground leads and small or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets; Performs physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit, moving or lifting heavy objects; Monitors and reviews information from materials, events, and/or the environment to detect or assess problems. The Electrical Technician also provides assistance during emergencies by operating floodlights or generators, placing flares, or driving needed vehicles. In addition, the Electrical Technician demonstrates excellent customer service for internal and external customers; Informs Electrical Supervisor and/or Maintenance Superintendent III of customer needs and delivers an appropriate response(s), as directed; Demonstrates progress towards reaching goals and objectives; Demonstrates compliance with quality assurance requirements; Demonstrates compliance with instructions regarding work in-process and upon completion; Delivers work results which are in compliance with established practices and standards, and overall acceptability of work; Ensures all assigned working areas are maintained in a safe and orderly manner and continuously free of trash and debris; Assists in maintaining appropriate inventory supply levels and initiates re-orders as needed; Operates and maintains equipment in a safe manner and requests repairs, as needed; Demonstrates compliance with PPE usage and cautionary signage; Demonstrates compliance with safety codes, OSHA, EPA, and other regulatory requirements; and Follows department safety and general rules and regulations.
MS Windows/Office; KRONOS; SAP
Driver's License — Preferred
Job requires helping electricians assigned to high voltage tasks by performing duties using, supplying, or holding materials or tools; cleaning work areas and equipment, as well as being careful about detail and thorough in completing tasks.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
High School + 4 Years
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.