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This is manual work at the journeyman level in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment in various university buildings, shops, and plants, and outside traffic signal and lighting systems.

Work involves the performance of skilled tasks in accordance with standard trade practices in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures. Assignments are made in the form of written or oral instructions and may be accompanied by sketches and blueprints, although most work results from inspections and trouble shooting. Work is ordinarily performed independently, subject to inspection in process or upon completion.


Installs conduits, wires, pull boxes, switchboards, and switches required in making additions, extensions, or alterations in electrical systems.

Services, repairs, and maintains lighting, power, heating, cooling, and communications systems.

Repairs and replaces defective parts in motors, generators, pumps, storage batteries, switchboards, controllers, contractors, switches, and other electrical fixtures and appliances.

Tests, locates, and repairs electrical troubles in electrical circuits and equipment.

Performs related work as required.

Graduation from a standard vocational or high school and considerable experience as a journeyman electrician or completion of a recognized apprenticeship in this work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment of the electrical trade.

Considerable knowledge of local and state electrical codes.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and diagrams.

Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment of the electrical trade.



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