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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Electrician,Master
Position Classification Code: K4076
Job Family: Grounds and Facilities
Pay Level: 07
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:
Plans electrical systems additions or modifications on secondary circuits; repairs faults in primary (high voltage) system and performs preventive maintenance on high voltage components.
Standard Duties:
Installs and monitors performance of installed electrical equipment for hazards, adjustments, or replacement. Repairs, installs, replaces, and tests electrical circuits, equipment, and appliances using appropriate tools and testing instruments. Leads, guides, and/or trains other electricians in applicable procedures and techniques. Operates and maintains high voltage switchgear and controls; repairs and maintains motor control centers and programmable logic controls. Troubleshoots and repairs primary distribution system malfunctions such as ground fault tracing and cable replacement. Plans electrical secondary system additions or modifications. May perform work of lower level electricians. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices. Reads, employs, and updates electrical panel schedules and building or system blueprints. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of electrical systems including planning additions or modifications on secondary circuits.
Skill in safe work practices and procedures. Skill in operating and maintaining electrical equipment, instruments, appliances, and other electrically operated or controlled devices. Skill in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems.
Ability to use appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to repair, install, replace, and test electrical circuits, equipment and appliances. Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade. ability to diagnose and repair electrical controls, industrial motor control centers, and programmable logic controllers. Ability to lead and train staff and/or students. Ability to read commercial electrical blueprints and apply NEC through the full range of commercial and industrial maintenance and construction work. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Ability to install and maintain motors, welding equipment, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers. Ability to isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- Eight (8) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
   Certifications/License- OSHA High Voltage Certificate or Equivalent; Electrical Journeyman License (EE98J); ICBO Certification as Electrical Inspector or Completion of 60 Credit Hour Electrical Trades Certificate.
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