Job Opening - Facilities Management/Trades

Electrician (temporary extra help)

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  • Work Department: Facilities Management - Building Maintenance
  • Class Title/Code: Electrician (1262)
  • Effective Date: Apr 11, 2024
  • Responsibilities:

    Employees in this class perform work requiring skill in the trade of electrician.

    A(n) Electrician typically -

    1. installs and maintains electrical systems that operate on alternating or direct current circuits, generators, transformers, and appliances through panels, switches, meters, and circuit breakers;
    2. repairs motors and other electrical/electronic controls;
    3. repairs and maintains electrical switchboards, panels, street lights, household appliances, air conditioners, furnaces, public address systems, and other apparatus utilizing electricity or its effects;
    4. installs, repairs, and maintains electrical, electronic, and direct digital control systems, fire and security alarm systems, and associated electrical, electronic, and fiber optic equipment;
    5. performs record keeping for systems installed or maintained;
    6. operates equipment used for electrical construction work, maintenance work, or electrical repair work;
    7. may act as lead worker to other electricians, laborers, and others as assigned;
    8. performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications:


    1. High school diploma or equivalent.
    2. Experience sufficient to qualify as a journeyman Electrician, with a minimum of five (5) years (60 months) of actual work in the trade, including apprenticeship or vocational training. The trade for this purpose shall include work normally performed by Electricians i.e. installing, maintaining, and/or repairing electrical systems, generators, transformers, motors and other electrical/electronic controls, electrical switchboard and other apparatus utilizing electricity, electrical, electronic and direct digital control systems, fire and alarm systems, and associated electrical, electronic and fiber optic equipment.
  • Starting Salary: $41.80/hour plus (H&
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Additional Information:

    This position is a temporary hire for the summer (mid-May through mid-August).  Temporary employees are not eligible for certain job benefits such as insurance, paid leave or holiday pay and are subject to early cancellation.

Employment - Information & Instructions

Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, which may include transcripts, licenses, certifications, resume, and a copy of the DD214 (if applicable), via email to HR-Testing@wiu.edu.

All application materials are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300

Email: HR-Testing@wiu.edu

Open: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.