Journeyman Electrician
University of Denver

Denver, Colorado

Posted in Education and Training

$29.83 per hour

Job Info

The Department of Facilities Management supports the mission of the University of Denver's physical resources in order to provide a healthy and safe educational environment for campus community through services of the departments of Capital Projects and Planning, Facilities Management, Parking & Mobility Services, Auxiliaries & Real Estate, and Business & Operations.

Position Summary

This position performs skilled work in the electrical trade area. This is a journeyman level position which works with little or no supervision. May also perform tasks in other trades to a limited degree depending on the needs of the University.

Essential Functions

In addition to following the University of Denver's policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lays out, installs and repairs wired fixtures, other items, and equipment in making extensions, additions, or alterations in electrical service for power, HVAC, and lighting systems.
  • Tests, replaces, and repairs components of defective or worn-out electrical systems and equipment such as motors, pumps, generators, boiler controls, scoreboards, and other items.
  • Traces and locates defects in various types of electrical equipment.
  • Installs, alters, maintains, and repairs electrical systems, appliances and electrical devices.
  • Works on electrical systems that are 600 volts or less.
  • Provides estimates of material, time, and labor; may order electrical supplies.
  • Reads and interprets drawings and wiring diagrams of electrical equipment and installations.
  • Interprets and works from electrical sketches, penciled layouts, and drawings.
  • Drives and operates a bucket truck.
  • Available for emergencies and overtime when needed.
  • Drives to sites with tools and equipment.
  • Instructs and leads lesser skilled tradesmen.
  • Available to participate in scheduled on-call electrical system support.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings and specifications and must be able to effectively communicate with supervisor, co-workers and other staff and faculty within the community.
  • Basic math skills required when measuring and performing take offs for miscellaneous jobs.
  • Detailed procedures. Daily priorities are established by the worker. Employee responds to situations requiring immediate attention.
  • Expert skills. Competency in electrical fields/functions. Knowledge of standardized work routines and the ability to follow or give oral/written instructions involving several steps.
  • Capable of making cost estimates of time and material.
  • Knowledge of all types of electrical equipment and standard methods, practices, tools, and materials of the electrical trade.
  • Understanding of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions of the trade, electrical codes, and principles of practical electricity.
  • Must be knowledgeable of related OSHA and EPA regulations and be able to effectively communicate regulations to others.
Required Qualifications
  • A high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Four years in the field of electrical work
  • Licensed by State of Colorado as a Journeyman Electrician
  • Valid Colorado driver's license or equivalent.
  • Expert skill, competency, and knowledge in electrical fields/functions.
  • Knowledge of all types of electrical equipment and standard methods, practices, tools, and materials of the electrical trade.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions of the trade, electrical codes, and principles of practical electricity.
  • Must be knowledgeable of related OSHA and EPA regulations and be able to effectively communicate regulations to others.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiar working with CMMS software, including WebTMA or similar work order system.
  • Knowledge of lighting control systems.
Working Environment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to the risk of electrical shock.
  • The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places, in confined spaces, in trenches and ditches, and in outside weather conditions.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, dusty conditions, extreme heat, and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Unexpected interruptions often occur, and stress level is moderate to high.
Physical Activities
  • • Moderate to strenuous effort required.
  • This position requires extended intervals of standing, walking, climbing, bending, crouching, working at heights from ladders, scaffolds, platforms and repetitive motions of the hand/wrist and elbow/shoulder.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb and balance and talk and hear.
  • Workers must also have the ability to work in confined, noisy, hot, and cold spaces and work with hand tools and shop equipment.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color comparisons, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Successful candidates for this position will require a post-offer, pre-employment health screening.
Work Schedule

The University's administrative offices are open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Work schedule may vary.

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:

The salary grade for the position is 09.

Hourly Range:

The hourly range for the position is $29.83.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate's sex or any other protected status.


The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO/MyRide pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:

1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military enlistment, or veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the University's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Americans with Disabilities Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; Equal Pay Act; Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act; the Colorado Protecting Opportunities and Workers' Rights ("POWR") Act; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For more information, please see the University of Denver's Non-Discrimination-Statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Advertised: March 21, 2024
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