Multi-Craft Electrician Jobs at The University of Texas at Austin – Austin, TX (On-site)

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Job Posting Title Multi-Craft Electrician
Hiring Department University Housing and Dining
Position Open To All Applicants
Weekly Scheduled Hours 40
FLSA Status To Be Determined at Offer
Earliest Start Date   Onging Continue
Job Details General Notes STIPEND FOR LICENSE. This position will be paid an additional monthly stipend of $500 for a current Master or Journeyman Electrical, Plumbing license or HVAC Class A or B license. The license must be issued by the State of Texas and maintained in a current status.
UT Austin Offers a Competitive Benefits Package That Includes

  • 100% employer-paid basic medical coverage
  • Free Capital Metro bus rides
  • Retirement contributions
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • Career growth & professional development

Please visit our Human Resources (HR) website at to learn more about the total benefits offered when you join our team! The Division of Student Affairs supports all members of the university community through our mission of developing programs and services that allow everyone to thrive and contribute to the dedicated excellence at the core of our institutional mission. We model diversity and inclusion by providing open, welcoming, and inclusive environments in which to work, live and learn. Purpose To provide journey level and/or master multi-crafted technical trade skills in the performance of work required for the maintenance, repair, installation, and operation of maintenance work for the residence halls, apartments, and dining facilities.


  • Perform electrician (primary) skills in the installation, repair, and maintenance of all electrical equipment, mechanical systems, and other multi-crafted work as assigned. Experience in electrical systems, installing conduit, wiring, controls, and repair of multiple electrical systems in commercial and residential. Provide multi-crafted work in other trade areas including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, kitchen equipment, and painting as needed.
  • Analyze computer-generated work orders and prioritize work. Use troubleshooting techniques and diagnostics to identify system and equipment malfunction. Coordinate repairs with other trades as needed. Inspect and evaluate work as needed to meet standards. Ensure all work is performed to acceptable industry standards.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills. Communicate with supervisor, staff, and residents regarding needed repairs and work order status. Follow through with written and oral instructions from the supervisor.
  • Complete and submit paperwork in an accurate and timely manner. Sign off completed work orders, provide status updates for work orders, perform preventive maintenance documentation and provide accurate information for parts requested. Charge out all material and account for all inventory used. Return all unused inventory into the system. Perform an inventory of all items as required.
  • Participate and be involved with safety on the job and in the shop. Assist other co-workers with safety related events when necessary. Report any and all unsafe acts or safety related concerns to the safety rep, supervisor, and/or Safety Specialist. Promote and train on the lockout/tag out program.
  • Encourage, support, and promote diversity initiatives. Promotes the professional development of self and all staff to improve knowledge and work skills through ongoing training and workshops, including monthly safety training.
  • Carry a UT cell phone and be on the on-call rotation and respond to emergencies as requested. Perform and respond to emergency repairs 24/7 and facilitate completion as needed. Work weekends and overtime as determined by the supervisor.
  • Drive a UT vehicle to the work site and transport equipment and supplies as needed to perform routine and preventive maintenance, and/or repairs.

Required Qualifications

  • High school graduation or GED.
  • Five years experience in construction and/or maintenance and repair in a crafts trade of facilities maintenance. The 5 years of experience must include 3 years of journey level electrical experience in construction/facilities maintenance and 2 years of other related trades.
  • Experience with tools and equipment common to the trades specified.

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

  • More than five (5) years of journey level electrical experience.
  • Electrical experience installing conduit, wiring, controls, and repair of multiple electrical systems in commercial and residential.
  • Licensed by the State of Texas as a master or journey level Electrician.
  • Commercial and residential renovation experience, experience in maintenance and repair of apartments or residence halls.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to receive, respond, and follow through with written and verbal work related instructions from supervisors, customers, and co-workers.

Driving RequiredThis job requires a class “C” operator’s driver’s license. The applicant selected must provide a current three year driving record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, a Texas driver’s license must be obtained within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Employees who are required to have a CDL are subject to drug and alcohol testing (pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing).Salary Range$55,000 + depending on qualificationsWorking Conditions

  • Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished)
  • May work in all weather conditions
  • May work in extreme temperatures
  • May work around chemical fumes
  • May work around standard office conditions
  • May work around chemicals
  • May work around electrical and mechanical hazards
  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
  • Use of manual dexterity
  • Climbing stairs
  • Climbing of ladders
  • Lifting and moving
  • Pushing, pulling, and moving a max force of 212 lbs.
  • Lifting and moving 80 lbs.
  • The successful candidate will be required to successfully complete testing for strength and agility prior to employment

Work Shift      Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 4:30pm. Work days, area, and hours may vary based on the department’s needs.

Required Materials

  • Resume/CV
  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
  • Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.
Employment Eligibility Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.
Retirement Plan Eligibility The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
Background Checks A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions
Pay Transparency The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Employment Eligibility Verification If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.
E-Verify The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:

  • E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
  • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
  • Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
  • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]

Compliance Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2021 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.

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