Electrician A

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Office of Physical Plant
Building Services
Full/Part Time:


Tear down units, localize trouble and determine extent of repairs necessary; repair or replace defective parts or wiring and reassemble. Disassemble motors, clean, repair or replace defective parts or wiring; adjust or replace brushes, bearings, commutators, and reassemble. Install and wire equipment such as generators, motors, electronic equipment, special lighting and wiring, x-ray equipment, stage lighting, dimmer panels; install conduit, making bends, threading and reaming where necessary. Climb poles for installation and maintenance of high voltage rural distribution systems, flood lighting systems and aircraft lights. Erect new lighting circuits in offices and various campus units. Maintain and repair power house equipment such as switchboards, transformers, generators, motors. Perform periodic inspection of motors, switchboards, circuits and other equipment as a matter of preventive maintenance. Detect unusual conditions or defective materials and report to Master Electrician. Direct the work of one or more lower grade electricians. Test and maintain fire alarm and emergency light systems on an assigned schedule. Safeguard utility services and facilities at various times while on duty and promptly report any unusual circumstances to the foreman or supervisor. Perform other duties related or similar to the types described above. Job Requirements: Requires the use of advanced shop mathematics, together with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, handbook formulas, all varieties of adjustable measuring instruments and the use of broad training in a recognized trade or craft. Equivalent to a complete accredited, indentured apprenticeship or equivalent to high school plus a 2-year technical college education. Over 1 up to and including 3 years of effective experience. Shift: 3:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Days Off: Saturday, Sunday NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES THAT YOU OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE AS A PART OF YOUR JOB DUTIES. A VALID DRIVER`S LICENSE AND SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO STANDARD BACKGROUND CHECKS.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088