High Voltage Electrician job – University of South Florida – Tampa, FL

Position Details

Dept Number/Name:
0-0251-001 / Utilities

College Division:
Admin Svcs-Facilities Management

Salary Plan:

Hiring Salary/Salary Range:
$51,000 – $58,000

Position Number:

Organizational Summary:
The Facilities Management Division implements USF System’s programs through the development of policies and procedures in coordination with USF System institutions (USF Tampa, USF Health, USF St. Petersburg, and USF Sarasota-Manatee) as well as through strategic initiatives designed to realize the goals and objectives of each institution. Six Departments make up Facilities Management. Planning & Space Management, Environmental Health & Safety, and Emergency Management have system-wide responsibility. Design & Construction, Operations and Maintenance & Plant Operations, and Building & Campus Services, have local responsibilities on the USF Tampa and USF Health Campuses.

Position Summary:
This position performs preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, installation, and repair of high voltage electrical systems on the Tampa campus and the industrial electrical systems in the central plants.

Performs utilities 480 volt system repairs, including motors, VFD’s, and power distribution systems.

Performs high voltage (4160V-13,200V) distribution preventative maintenance.

Performs utilities 480v system preventive maintenance, including motors, VFD’s, and power distribution systems.

Performs high voltage (4160V-13,200V) power distribution system repairs.

Performs street light maintenance.

Performs additional related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of an appropriate approved electrician apprenticeship program; or a high school diploma and four years of electrical related experience, one year of which must have been in high voltage. Appropriate vocational /technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. The position requires possession of a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver’s license (CDL).

Preferred Qualifications:
The preferred candidate will have four years of high voltage electrical experience, and completion of a four year electrical apprentice program.

Special Skills/Training/Licenses/Certifications:
Working conditions include exposure to high voltage electricity and hazardous materials and fume, elevator areas (i.e., over six feet), outdoor weather conditions, restricted movement and confined spaces, dirty environments, noisy environments, and lifting and carrying heavy objects. In addition, this position may be required to work on weekends and holidays and in emergency situations. (i.e., will be subject to on-call responsibilities). This position requires detailed knowledge of high voltage (13.2 kilovolt) electrical systems. A valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver’s license (CDL).

Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 2 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number

: 12403

Posting Date

: 02/07/2017

Posting End Date

: Open until Filled

This position is part of a compensated on-call rotation.

How to Claim Vet Preference

This position allows eligible veterans and their spouses to claim Veterans’ Preference pursuant to Florida Statute 295.

Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation


; such documentation is required for eligibility determination.

Supporting documentation, in addition to the DD214, may be required based on eligibility criteria.

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or call 1-866-272-6272.

How To Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

Work Location

Campus map and location overview:
USF – Tampa Campus

About USF

The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university located in beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida’s spectacular west coast. It is one of the largest public universities in the nation, and among the top 50 universities, public or private, for federal research expenditures. The university is one of only four Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.3 percent of all universities.

At the heart of USF is a vibrant, diverse and engaged student body. More than 47,000 students are enrolled in the USF System, a system of three separately accredited institutions – USF Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee – with an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion. The university’s main Tampa campus is home to USF Health, including the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Pharmacy.

With over 230 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialty and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine, there’s something for everyone at USF. The university offers a dynamic learning environment that inspires innovation, creativity and collaboration and is focused on student success. More than 2,000 distinguished scholars, researchers and expert teachers, nearly all holding PhDs or the highest degrees in their fields, make up the USF faculty – including the 2012 U.S. Professor of the Year.

USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference, with 17 men’s and women’s varsity teams competing at the NCAA-level. New facilities for practice and competition, along with a completely renovated USF Sun Dome, put the university’s athletic facilities on par with virtually every top program in the country. For more information about USF please visit:


Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

To learn more about working at USF please visit:
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