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Electrician High Voltage

Apply now Job no: 493253
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades


Facilities Management/Electric Shop

UMBC is, a vibrant 14,000-student suburban research university ranked one of the world’s top universities by Times Higher Education, the selected candidate will join an innovative and diverse team working at an institution named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the best academic workplaces in the nation for the past nine years. For more information on UMBC visit:


Reporting to the Electric Shop Supervisor, the incumbent will perform electrical work at the journey level and will be responsible for installing, operating and performing preventive and corrective maintenance on the electrical service from the 13,200 Volt main distribution system down to all low voltage services and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a High School Diploma/GED and four years progressively responsible experience in the electrical trade, two years of which must have been in the installation and repair of 13,200 volt service switch gear and feeder systems, controlling wire, and motors and motor circuitry of 30 horsepower or more.  

Journeyman certification required.

Valid non-commercial class "C" or equivalent driver's license required.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience at the apprenticeship level or above preferred. At least 3 yrs of working with high voltage 13,200 volts preferred .

Closing Date:  For best consideration, submit applications by January 16, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  
Salary: Pay Range 13 (starting at $51,000) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program.
Hours: Full-time 
Type: Regular
Note: Uniforms, uniform laundering, tools and safety equipment provided by the employer
Additional Information: UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
FLSA Status: Nonexempt 
 Equal Opportunity Statement:  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Title IX

As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. For more information about Title IX and contact information for Title IX Coordinator click here.

Work Authorization   As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


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Applications close: Open Until Filled

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