University System of Maryland
Job Class Specification
TITLE: ELECTRICIAN JOB CODE: N12EEU
FLSA: NONEXEMPT JOB TYPE: SYSTEMWIDE
EEO6: H60 JOB FAMILY/SERIES: PHP MNT
APPROVED BY: Chancellor's Designee: EFFECTIVE DATE: 09/01/2007
James Sansbury, Associate VC Financial Affairs/Human Resources
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Under general supervision, performs electrical work at the journey
level. Installs, maintains and repairs equipment and facilities
involving electrical circuits carrying less than 13,000 volts.
1. Installs, diagnoses problems, and repairs electrical systems,
apparatus, electrical and electronic components of industrial
machinery and equipment following electrical code, manuals,
schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications.
2. Reads and interprets plans, blueprints and specifications for
construction or remodeling, and may recommend appropriate
modifications or additions to plans.
3. Connects and repairs power supply wires to machines and equipment,
and the cables and wires between machines and equipment.
4. Performs maintenance and repairs to electrical equipment including
fluoresent and incandescent units, lighting fixtures, wiring,
conduit boxes and tubing, switches, motors, generators, and
climate control systems.
5. Prepares estimates of time, labor, and materials. Prepares
reports reflecting daily operations and project status.
6. Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the electrical
trade. Cleans work area upon completion of project.
7. Provides guidance and training in electrical work to other
maintenance personnel. May have lead responsibility for special
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: Four years progressively responsible experience in the
Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the theory, principles,
methods and techniques used in the installation, repair, and
maintenance of electrical systems, equipment, and apparatus carrying
less than 13,000 volts. Thorough knowledge of and skill in basic
mathematics including area, volume, weights, and the practical
application of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions; of
OSHA regulations related to the electrical trade; of electrical codes,
Underwriters Rules for wiring and installation. Skill in the use and
maintenance of the tools and equipment of the electrical trade
including testing equipment such as ohmeters, battery and buzzer and
oscilloscopes. Ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints,
drawings, and specifications; to prepare summaries and reports; to
communicate effectively and follow directions; to work in, on, around,
over and under fixed equipment and machinery; to work from lifts,
ladders and scaffolding; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, and
supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate
multiple controls on equipment and machinery; to work in hazardous or
irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or
temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license
may be required. Possession of Maryland State certification as a
licensed electrican may be required.