Electrician - 2nd Shift

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number S0361
Position Title Electrician - 2nd Shift
Department Facilities
Bargaining Unit AFSCME
Position Type Staff
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
If Part-time, specify percentage
Temporary/ Permanent Permanent
FLSA Non-Exempt
Salary $16.79 an hour in accordance with the CBA
Work Hours Other
Work Schedule Mon. - Fri.
Anticipated Start Date 10/16/2017
Anticipated End Date None

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

This position will begin on or about October 16, 2017.

Shift will be 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday from mid August through mid May and when classes are in session.

Shift will be 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, mid May through mid August when classes are not in session.

This position requires journeyman level, electrical work in the installation, alteration, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment.

This position is an essential position and the employee is to be present on all scheduled work days regardless of weather conditions and/or other unforeseen circumstances

Essential Duties
  • Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs commercial electrical systems and equipment for power and lighting at a state owned institution.
  • Makes repairs to electrical motors, controllers, switchboard panels, lights, power circuits and electrical generators.
  • Bends conduit, pulls wires, runs power, data and fiber optic cables.
  • Maintains and repairs commercial equipment such as unit heaters, fans, floor scrubber, circulating pumps.
  • Maintains and repairs commercial kitchen equipment such as walk in and reach in refrigeration units, food mixers, slicers, dishwashers and other electrical equipment and appliances at state-owned food service institutions.
  • Installs, inspects, troubleshoots and maintains emergency generators.
  • Lend an occasional hand to the grounds crew, i.e. tarp floors, move bleachers, shovel snow and special event set ups.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, maintain and locate defects in a variety of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Operate any/all equipment used in the electrical trade.
  • Care for and use standard tools, equipment and testing devices of the electrical trade.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects and to work under adverse weather conditions.
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.
  • Operate an automobile or pickup truck as required.
  • Maintain an effective relationship with superiors and other employees.
  • Ability to work overtime.
  • Ability to shovel snow.
  • Ability to climb a ladder.
  • Lift, climb, bend and kneel in order to complete assigned tasks.
  • Responds to emergency service calls 24/7 and makes necessary repairs or adjustments.
  • Employees in this classification are designated as essential employees in accordance with Commonwealth Management Directive 530.17. As such, the employee is to be present on all scheduled work days regardless of weather conditions, emergency circumstances, or other reasons.
Specific Duties
  • Makes estimates of time and materials necessary for specific jobs and draws materials from stock room.
  • Locates and corrects power failures, short and open circuits on a variety of voltages and equipment.
  • Troubleshoots services and maintains electric motors, relays, switches and motor controls.
  • At times may functions as a lead worker over employees by assigning work, providing assistance, conducting on-the-job training and reviewing the work for adherence to standards.
  • Sees that all equipment used is operating safely and that work area and equipment are kept clean and orderly. Adheres to all University policies and rules on safety, fire protection, good housekeeping, work practices and personal conduct.
  • Maintain knowledge of the means, methods, materials, procedures, tools and equipment appropriate to the operation area to which assigned.
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of the principles and theory of electricity.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the electrical trade including medium voltage work.
  • Maintaining knowledge of current codes, rules and regulations in the electrical and building trades for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. (NEC, NFPA and IBCO).
  • Must interpret and work from wiring diagrams technical sketches and blueprints.
  • Understand and follow written or verbal instructions.
  • Make routine decisions in the absence of on-site supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

Four years of experience in the electrical trade, or completion of any approved apprenticeship;


the equivalent combination of experience and training that affords the applicant with the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • A high school diploma and/or a general equivalency diploma.
  • Must possess a valid PA driver’s license by the date of hire.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Four years of experience in the journeyman level electrical trade work, or the equivalent combination of experience and formal training that affords the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities.
Physical Demands
  • Position may require hand dexterity to grasp and handle material and equipment for the job.
  • Position may require the ability to lift 50 lbs. or less on a regular basis.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects and to work under adverse weather conditions.
  • Lift, climb, bend and kneel in order to complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to shovel snow.
  • Ability to climb a ladder

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/12/2017
Close Date 09/26/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address for three professional preferences.

Following the on-campus interview, the final candidate(s) selected will have to successfully pass a pre-employment medical physical, adaptive skills test and complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.

The successful candidate (s) must provide proof of a valid PA Driver’s License as a condition of employment.

Background Clearances

In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

Appointment is provisional for a single 90 day period provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your application for the three background checks are returned to Deana Hill, Associate VP for Human Resources.

Diversity Statement

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at www.lhup.edu/equity

About LHU

A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

Quick Link http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/3780
Annual Security Report (Clery Act)

The Lock Haven University’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are now available on-line or in paper form by request. Federal law requires these reports to contain policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the university. The policy statements address the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, i.e. policies for responding to emergency situations, fire safety procedures and statistics, and sexual offenses, etc. Three years’ worth of statistics is included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in on-campus buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled by the university and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to the campus. The Security and Fire Report is available online at:


You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the Glennon Infirmary building or by calling 570-484-2278.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • Less than 2 years
    • 2-4 years
    • 4 years or more
  2. * Do you have valid Pennsylvania Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If you do not already have a valid PA driver's license is there anything preventing you from receiving one prior to the start of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not applicable-already possess a PA driver's license
  4. * Are you able to climb stairs and ladders?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you able to work off of scaffolding and/or ladders as required?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please list other building trades you have skills and work experiences from.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have the ability to interpret electrical schematics and wiring diagrams?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Please list any certifications you have related to this position below.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Are you able to lift 50lbs.?
    • yes
    • no
  10. * Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents