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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Electrician
Position Classification Code: K4005
Job Family: Grounds and Facilities
Pay Level: 06
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under general supervision, performs electrical repairs and maintenance of electrical systems, machinery, and equipment. Requires interpretation of wiring diagrams or schematic drawings. May develop wiring diagrams. May include maintenance of electronic or solid state controls having interlocking or interdependent circuits. Has working knowledge of the National Electric Code.
Standard Duties:
Connects wiring to fixtures and power equipment; splices wires as required. Measures, cuts, threads, and installs electrical conduit. Checks and replaces faulty switches, sockets, and other simple elements of electrical systems such as lighting fixtures, tubes, and ballasts. Pulls wiring through conduit; Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Inspects and tests electrical lighting, signal, communication, and power circuits. Isolates defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of low voltage electrical systems and basic wiring principles.
Skill in the installation, repair and maintenance of all types of electrical system equipment and components. Skill in both verbal and written communication.
Ability to apply NEC standards. Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade. Ability to isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment. Ability to measure, cut, thread, pull, and install electrical conduit.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- None
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License- Journeyman Electrician's License NM EE98J. Possession of a valid driver's license is a requirement for this job
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-