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Electrician Lead

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter. 2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume. 3. Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions if applicable.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Electrician Lead
Posting Number 2018001CP

Position Information

Classification Title Electrician Lead
Classification Code 608H
RCW Exemption Criteria No Exemption
EWU Position Number C99801
CUPA Code N-711000 - Electrician (Journeyman)
FLSA Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit BU 1
% Full Time 100
Salary / Wage Range CS - 49G
Salary Information

$4,167 – $4,715

Anticipated Start Date ASAP
Term of Appointment 12 months
Location Cheney
County Spokane
Project Description
Project Duration
Background Check Yes - Both
Responsible HR User Vara Lyn Conrath
Responsible HR User Email address vconrath@ewu.edu

Posting Text

Job Summary

Eastern Washington University is currently recruiting for an Electrician Lead. The primary function of this position is the day to day directing, coordination and scheduling of the electrical shop personnel and projects.
The Lead may also perform journey level electrical installation and maintenance work.
The position reports to and is supervised by the Assistant Director of Plant Maintenance.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.
EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check for continued employment.

Physical Demands

If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at vconrath@ewu.edu.

Pre-Placement Physical Yes
Hearing Test Yes
Medical Monitoring Post Hire No
Protective Equipment

Eye, face, hand, head, hearing, and respiratory protective gear, fall protection, hard hat, inclement weather gear, boots/shoes. Arc flash clothing to include protective gloves, face shields, shirts, jackets and coveralls.

Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as journey status as an electrician in a union; or applicable work experience.
  • Washington State Journeyman EL01
  • Experience in electrical maintenance work to include frequency drives, soft starts, lighting controls, fire alarm systems.
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in institutional electrical maintenance
  • Completion of recognized apprenticeship or trade school program as an electrician
  • High voltage experience to include writing switching procedures and clearances.
Other Skills and Abilities
Work Schedule Type Regular
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Posting Date 01/13/2017
Open Until Further Notice No
Closing Date 01/26/2018
Screening to Begin 1/29/18
Special Instructions to Applicants

1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume.
3. Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions if applicable.

Application Types Accepted Application

Job Duties

% of Time 20
Responsibility / Duty

Distribution of work orders, shop mail, and work assignments for the electrical shop personnel. Monitor and document work and service orders regarding completion.

Essential Function Indicator Yes
% of Time 50
Responsibility / Duty

Perform journey level electrical installation & maintenance. Assist with high voltage electrical work. Coordinate and schedule fire alarm and elevator testing and maintenance. Prepare estimates and pricing for materials and equipment required for daily operations. Contact vendors for information and generate materials and equipment requests. Coordinate work with other campus shops regarding service and renovation projects. Work with supervisors regarding timelines and completion dates for projects and daily work.

Essential Function Indicator Yes
% of Time 20
Responsibility / Duty

Represent shop, department and university in a professional manner during all interactions with the campus community (students, staff, faculty and other trades). Assist in resolution of shop related problems and issues. Monitor the adherence of the electrical shop employees in regard to University policy and procedures. Coordinate safety training within the electrical shop. Coordinate required training or elective opportunities. Prepare and evaluate employee performance evaluations and other conduct or employee issues. Keep supervisor aware of safety issues and potential maintenance issues.

Essential Function Indicator Yes
% of Time 10
Responsibility / Duty

Assist in organization and storage of materials, documentation, shop layout and other information. Pick up materials from vendors. Present ideas on operational issues that may enhance the performance of the shop and department. Perform related duties as directed.

Essential Function Indicator

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. Do you offer a high school diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. This position requires a completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an electrician; or full journey status as a electrician in a union; or applicable work experience. Briefly explain how you meet this requirement.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Do you have a current 01 Washington State Electrical License?
    • Yes, current 01 Washington State Electrical License
    • No, do not have 01 Washington State Electrical License
  5. Do you have experience in electrical maintenance work to include motor controls, frequency drives, soft starts, lighting controls, fire alarm systems?
    • Yes, qualified
    • No, not qualified
  6. PQ: Briefly describe your experience with institutional electrical maintenance.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. PQ: Have you completed a recognized apprenticeship or trade school program as an electrician?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. PQ: Do you have experience as a high voltage Electrician?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. DD214 Form
  2. Other Document #1
  3. Other Document #2