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Electrician

locationEvansville, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Full Time

Title: Electrician

Division: Finance and Administration

Department: Facility Operations and Planning

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary Range: Grade 8: $17.01/hour

EEO Job Group: 

Position Summary

The University of Southern Indiana is accepting applications for Electrician.

Perform skilled maintenance tasks with a primary emphasis on electrical maintenance related to maintenance repairs, rehabilitation and construction projects for buildings, equipment and systems. Perform skilled labor involving general maintenance skills including rough and finish carpentry, plumbing, painting and mechanical work. Work is inspected for satisfactory compliance with instructions, although normal repairs and work assignments are made without supervision or close review.

Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Perform electrical tasks related to maintenance, repairs, rehabilitation and construction projects for buildings, equipment, and systems.
  • Study and interpret wiring diagrams and floor plans.
  • Connect wiring to circuit breakers, transformers and other components.
  • Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment such as measuring devices, power tools and testing equipment, including oscilloscopes, ammeters and test lamps.
  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment such as motors.
  • Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds and roofs, to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.
  • Perform traditional electrician’s service work such as changing out switches, receptacles, lamps, ballasts and light fixtures.
  • Tend to the preventive and general needs for maintenance of the University's structures, equipment, furnishings, systems, and for various assignments for repair and rehabilitation projects.
  • Work from blueprints, drawings, work orders or oral instructions to construct and repair University assets.
  • Plan and execute basic building maintenance and renovation projects, determine tasks, make layouts, and estimate materials and labor costs.
  • Assemble furniture, seats and other equipment.
  • Set up furniture and equipment for special and academic events.
  • Perform carpentry tasks related to maintenance, repair, rehabilitation and construction projects for buildings, equipment, furniture, and systems.
  • Perform plumbing tasks related to maintenance, repair, rehabilitation and construction projects for buildings, equipment, and systems.
  • Repair and/or install windows, doors, partitions, coiling components, floor tiles, cove base, stair treads, wall coverings and roofs.
  • Perform hand and bench work in the various maintenance shops. Operate various hand tools, carpentry equipment and tools, electrical tools, meters, plumbing tools and equipment, and other equipment as required.
  • Perform painting, refinishing and associated work to buildings, furniture and fixtures.
  • Assist in maintaining building supplies, tools, equipment and spare parts.
  • Perform snow removal as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Vocational training and/or experience in trades including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, and/or heating and air conditioning, and knowledge of its practices, procedures, materials and tools. Two years’ experience in trade named required.
  • Ability to plan and layout job assignments required.
  • Valid driver’s license required.


Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Licensed at Journeyman level or higher preferred.


About USI



The University of Southern Indiana is a public higher education institution located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, IN. We offer employees exceptional benefits! Benefits for this position include:

  • Affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short term and long-term disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement plan where the University makes the total contribution equivalent to 7% of annual salary.
  • Full tuition fee waiver for employees/75% for spouses and dependent children.
  • Accrue up to 10 paid vacation days per fiscal year – accrual increases after 4, 7, and 11 years of service


For more information about the benefits that USI offers, please visit www.usi.edu/hr/benefits.

Application Process

Click “Apply Now!” near the top right of this page to complete an application.

Pre-Employment Screening

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Authorization to Work in the United States

USI will not sponsor an employment-related visa for this position.

Interview Accommodations

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please contact the manager of Employment at mcweinzapf@usi.edu or (812) 464-1840. Contacting the manager of Employment is intended for use in seeking disability-related accommodations only. For general applicant inquiries, contact Human Resources at HumanRes@usi.edu or (812) 464-1815.

EEO Statement

The University of Southern Indiana is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.