This classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit Union Information
Candidate banks represent an ongoing need to fill certain types of positions. Applying for candidate banks makes you available for multiple opportunities during the time period specified on the candidate bank announcement. If your experience is a good match for a current opening, your resume may be referred to the hiring manager and you will be able to track your status on that particular requisition, however, your application status for the Candidate Bank will remain in "Applied/In Review" status.
If you are interested in being considered for other positions, you must apply directly for specific job announcements in addition to applying to the Candidate Bank.
Facilities Services is the large and diverse organization that operates and maintains the Seattle campus facilities, grounds, utility distribution, transportation, waste management and environmental sustainability programs, and provides engineering direction for campus construction. Our highly skilled and dedicated staff share a strong sense of stewardship and take pride in working together to support the University's teaching, research and public service programs.
Facilities Services has intermittent openings in a variety of shops for Temporary Electricians. These individuals will perform journey-level electrical work in the maintenance, repair, and construction of University facilities.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Positions allocated to this class are distinguished by the responsibility to perform journey - level electrical work in the maintenance, repair, and construction of institution facilities on 750 volt system, or less.
Alter, maintain, repair or install wiring, cables, switches, controls, fuse boxes, breaker panels, instrument panels, distribution panels, buzzer and bell circuits, power circuits and communications circuits; may construct new facilities from blueprints and specifications;
Modify, adjust, maintain, repair or install electric motors, electrical equipment, instruments such as pumps, clocks, lamps, stoves, electrical meters, timers, fans, air conditioners, refrigerators, power tools and motors;
Rewind coils and armatures; refinish commutators; replace and reseed brushes; replace work out bearings and other motor and generator parts;
Inspect electrical systems, communications systems and equipment to detect and correct faulty components or parts;
Inspect and maintain high voltage power transmission systems including wires, poles, transformers carrying 750 voltage, or less;
Perform alterations, adjustment, modification, repair and installation of electrical equipment systems;
Develop preliminary cost estimates for installations and repairs;
Drive service truck as required; load and unload materials and supplies;
May lead and instruct helpers as required;
May perform work in other trades;
Perform related duties as required.
Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an electrician; OR full journey status as an electrician in a union; OR four years' applicable work experience.
Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.
Your resume will be evaluated based on: 1) Experience as an electrician or electrician's helper; 2) Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment of the electrician trades and standard safety precautions; 3) Ability to work from blueprints, plans and sketches to estimate material and time required for job completion; and 4) Ability to maintain hand and power tools required to the trade.
Condition of Employment:
A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.
Application Process: Part of the application process for this position includes the Employment Eligibility Assessment to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. If you haven't already taken this assessment, it will appear on your screen for you to complete after you select "" on this job announcement. Once you begin the assessment, it must be completed at that time. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until the assessment is complete.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.