Electrician I

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 21005488

The University of Iowa is seeking an Electrician I to join the Facilities Management Department. Under direct supervision, applies knowledge, skills, and abilities at the journey level to install and repair electrical systems and equipment (generally less than 600V).

Duties to Include:

  • Read and interpret drawings, job tickets and plan jobs accordingly and requisition the proper quantities of materials.
  • Troubleshoot inoperative equipment.
  • Install and repair lighting devices.
  • Install electric motors and motor control devices.
  • Install conduit and other types of wire
  • Pull electrical conductors and connect in proper order

About Facilities Management:

Facilities Management (FM) is a service unit of approximately 500 employees who work behind the scenes, 24 hours a day, serving the University of Iowa as stewards of our beautiful Iowa City and Oakdale campus. FM staff coordinate campus master planning, manage design & construction, and maintain & clean the buildings & grounds.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 08:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Hours per Week: 40

Department: Facilities Management

Location: University of Iowa campus

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Requires State of Iowa Class A or B Journeyman Electrician license.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet University’s Fleet Safety Program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Prefer basic computer experience and experience with work order systems.
  • Experience in commercial automated control systems.
  • Experience with lighting controls.
  • An understanding of preventive maintenance.
  • Knowledge of electrical control systems.
  • Ability to plan and perform work on new and existing control systems.
  • Ability to work in all types of environmental conditions.


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

  • In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must complete application for submission.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and driver’s license verification.

Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Job ID: 81716

Posted 7 days ago

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