Ranked as one of the Best Employers in Nebraska, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to providing a work environment and culture that fosters personal and professional success and satisfaction. We invest in our staff by offering fantastic benefits like vacation, sick, and holiday pay, a variety of insurance options, retirement plans, and numerous others. By joining our team, you will be given opportunities to grow as an individual and contribute to the significant impact that we make within the University of Nebraska community and Nebraska's economy each year.
As a Lead Electrician, you will:
Communicate and coordinate work and schedules with various stakeholders.
Coordinate project changes promptly and ensure closeout documentation is complete.
Confirm and adhere to scope, schedule, and budget requirements of work assignments.
Install, alter, add, troubleshoot, and/or repair electrical systems, lighting controls, access control systems, building security systems, fire alarm systems, and building automation controls systems.
Complete, assign, and ensure that requests for work are accurately translated to service requests and the work is assessed, allocated, and accomplished appropriately.
Interpret and use schematics and blueprint drawings in a commercial construction setting.
Ensure compliance with regulations, codes, standards, and guidelines.
Train, mentor, and verify the work of others.
Assist with project development, employee training, and safety coordination.
Support leadership and contribute to the development and implementation of departmental vision and goals.
Assess, record, and provide input and participate in staff performance management and evaluations.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
High school or equivalent experience
5+ years experience working with commercial electrical and low voltage systems or equivalent.
1+ year experience overseeing construction projects and/or equivalent education or experience.
2+ years training, mentoring, and/or overseeing others.
Ability to comprehend, follow, and communicate complex and technical information.
Strong analytical thinking and reasoning skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Thoroughness and high attention to detail.
Strong time management, documentation, and organizational skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire others.
Skilled in operating testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and ammeters to test and diagnose circuits in low voltage electrical fire life safety equipment.
Knowledge, experience, and ability to operate a variety of tools and machinery.
Ability to research, read, interpret, and work with project blueprints and specifications.
Intermediate skills utilizing computers.
Knowledgeable of and skilled in the principles, processes, procedures, regulations, and codes relative to service and commercial construction projects.
Able to lift 50 lbs.
Able to work from a ladder and/or aerial equipment.
Available by cell phone to assist with campus emergencies.
Available for regular rotations on the weekend and after-hours on-call schedule.
State of Nebraska Journeyman Electrical License
Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirement
Associate's degree in electrical engineering technology, construction management, business management, other related field of study, or equivalent experience.
7+ years experience working with commercial electrical and low voltage systems or equivalent.
2+ years experience overseeing construction projects and/or equivalent education or experience.
3+ years training, mentoring, and/or overseeing others.
Proficient using an EMCS, access controls, and/or fire alarm system interface programs.
Proficient using an CMMS.
Completion of all UNL and BSM required training courses.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
State of Nebraska Journeyman or Contractor Electrical License
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Posted Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.