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Apply now Job no: 506446
Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Probationary, Full Time, Trades

Position Information     

This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.

This position may require overtime and/or weekends.

Conditions of Employment         

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Employment is contingent upon the candidate passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift up in excess of 50 lbs.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus.  The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption if eligible.  Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy. Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to  

Application Deadline & Salary Information         

The application deadline is Monday, December 6, 2021. 

The salary range for this classification is $5,742 - $7,414 monthly. 

Major Duties

Under the general supervision of the Manager, Building Trades the Electrician will perform the full range of skilled journey-level electrical and related work. Incumbents in this classification also may provide instruction and lead direction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants. This incumbent is responsible for the full range of skilled electrical work including the installation, maintenance, modification, and repair of electrical apparatuses, equipment, and systems. Work may involve exposure to hazardous materials. Incumbents typically hold a license or applicable certification.


Required Education and Experience: 

Any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard electrician’s apprenticeship program.

Preferred Education: High school graduation or equivalent; documentation of completion of an electrician apprenticeship program, electrical technology certificate.

Four (4) years of experience as a journey-level electrician preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

Work requires thorough knowledge of electrical theory and the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the electrical trade for the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical apparatuses, equipment, and systems; thorough knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and regulations pertaining to the electrical trade, including the National Electric Code and Electrical Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California.

Must be able to assemble, install, maintain and repair electrical apparatuses; operate all applicable tools and equipment necessary to perform skilled electrical work; read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, schematics, shop drawings layouts, and specifications; make rough sketches; estimate the cost, time and materials of electrical work; maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and computerized record-keeping systems; prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants; analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations; read and write at a level appropriate to the position, and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position. Must be able to work at heights by the use of a ladder, scaffold, man-lift, or other approved equipment for the purpose.

Working knowledge of local, state, and federal code regulations, requirements, and industry standards, including National Electrical Code (NEC), UBC, Title 8 and 24, as well as other authorities having jurisdiction; ability to lead the work of building trades crafts workers and unskilled workers; ability to inspect electrical work of others for compliance with code and regulation requirements; working knowledge in electrical switch gears, substations, transformers and electrical distribution; working knowledge in all types of both interior and exterior lighting systems; working knowledge in both preventive and predictive maintenance policies and procedures; working knowledge in maintenance and repair of a centralized clock system; knowledge of safety rules, building codes, Cal OSHA requirements, methods practices and procedures in electrical industry and the construction trades; working knowledge in fire alarm and life safety systems; knowledge and ability in working with engineers, vendors and ordering supplies; working knowledge with power tools and equipment; working knowledge in high voltage electrical work and elevator maintenance and operations.

Have the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

Certification: Valid Driver License

The position activities may require the use of the following equipment, machinery, tools, vehicles, or office equipment: operates all hand and power tools associated with the electrical trade as well as those operated with the associated building trades; operates motorized vehicles, both gas and electric; forklifts, tractors, backhoe, trencher as well as other digging, drilling boring or required tools and equipment; and copiers, facsimile machines, personal computers, and automated telephones.


85% Performs installation, service, and maintenance of 277/480-volt campus electrical system. Performs repairs to all system components and apparatus. Diagnose issues with industry-standard testing equipment and ensure that all installations and repairs conform to NEC/California Building Code and all applicable State and Federal Codes and or regulations. Performs all work within the guidelines for safe work practices as outlined in Cal OSHA and campus policy. Assists the Facilities Services Department’s Planner / Estimator with the completion of labor, materials, and supplies estimates for Facilities Services' Work Orders related to Minor Capital construction.  

10% Keeps designated work area safe and clean; consults with other trades employees before installation of new equipment and electrical work is performed; keeps simple records and makes reports to immediate supervisor or administrator of the Building Trades unit; instructs unskilled assistants; instructs and trains assistants in the use of safety equipment; submits rough drawings on electrical alterations to the University’s Drafting Technician for as-built records, and performs other electrician duties as assigned within the Facilities Services Department. Maintains daily accurate work orders, including time and materials used to complete assignments. Assist Facilities Administration with contractor supervision of campus 16,500-volt substation and associated distribution centers and systems.

5% Other duties as assigned

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

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