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Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution South Dakota State University
Working Title Electrician
Posting Number CSA00069P
Department SDSU- Facilities & Services-Bldg Maint
Physical Location of Position (City) Brookings
Posting Text

Job Responsibilities: Perform electrical work on campus; maintain and repair all electrical systems in campus buildings and on rural livestock experiment stations; install piping and wiring of outdoor and indoor systems and department equipment to meet National Electric Code standards; work on special equipment and follow methods and practices of general building maintenance and construction.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of: Methods and practices of general building maintenance and construction; complex electrical systems requiring extensive use of blueprints and schematics; National Electric Code standards; tools and equipment; and computer software applications and systems.

Ability to: Repair and maintain specialized electrical equipment and electrical systems from building transformer into the building; diagnose problems and determine appropriate repairs; respond to automated building alarms; maintain and inspect campus lighting systems; follow blue prints to install lines, outlets and wiring for specialized equipment for both new construction and remodel jobs; follow codes for both residential and commercial wiring; locate street lights and underground electrical lines; work with high voltage hazards, PCBs and asbestos hazardous vapors; and communication clearly and concisely.

Required license: Valid driver’s license required. SD Electrical Apprentice License required within six months of hire or Journeyman Electrical License at the time of hire.

Comments: Maintenance electrician experience preferred. This position is required to respond to emergencies after hours, on weekends or holidays. Apprentice Electrician position is classified as a Senior Building Maintenance Worker and Journeyman Electrician position is classified as a Building Maintenance Specialist. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. SDSU is a tobacco free environment.

Benefits: SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.

Posting Date 03/08/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date
Advertised Salary CG EH: $12.36 - $17.52/hour (Apprentice) OR CG IH: $17.23 - $28.46/hour (Journeyman)
Duration of the Term 12 months
If Other, describe duration
Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours

8am-5pm M-F

Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
If internal, define scope of search
This position requires Valid Drivers License, Other
If other, please indicate SD Electrical Apprentice License required within six months of hire or Journeyman Electrical License at the time of hire.
Department Description and Cultural Expectations
Affirmative Action Statement

South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, veterans status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Michelle Johnson, Title IX/EEO Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, Box 2201, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.

Diversity Statement

We are committed to diversity of community and ideas. We believe in a supportive, diverse, collaborative, and cohesive environment with a focus on access. We actively seek collaboration with individuals with differing perspectives, backgrounds, and areas of expertise.

Contact Information

For additional information regarding this position or questions about the online application process, please contact SDSU Human Resources at 605-688-4128.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. Where did you hear about this position?
    • SDBOR Employment Site
    • Newspaper
    • Argus Leader
    • Website
    • SD Department of Labor
    • Insidestate
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List