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Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Electrician
Position Number 00402A
Location Norfolk, VA
Type of Position Classified
Type of Job Full Time
EEO Category G Skilled Craft Workers
Job Description

This position will maintain and repair as needed all campus indoor/outdoor lighting systems to include all associated controls and maintain and repair all campus electrical distribution system in campus buildings. Other duties include repairing and replacing as needed motors, contacts, relays, motor starters, motor sheaves, and wiring as it pertains to HVAC equipment. This position is designated “essential personnel” for emergency closings.

Type of Recruitment
Knowledge, skills and abilities

Excellent working knowledge of all phases of electrical systems dealing with light commercial equipment at an institutional setting. Demonstrate the ability to read and understand electrical schematics and building blueprints. Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical lighting systems and motor control systems related to HVAC. General knowledge of electrical and mechanical electrical fields are required.

Special licenses, registration or certification

Valid drivers license and insurable driving record. Journeyman Electrician license.

Education or training


Level and type of experience

Experience working residential and/or commercial electrical at a journeymen level performing duties of installation and troubleshooting of electrical components.

Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, licensure, certification

Master electrician with several years experience in the field performing maintenance and repair of electrical components such as lighting control systems, motor control centers, building wiring, and their devices.

Conditions of Employment

Position is considered essential during emergency closings.

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Salary commensurate with education and experience

Posting Detail Information

Job Requisition Number S00558
Job Open To General Public
Open Date 10/23/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Journeyman or Master Electrician license?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have knowledge of all phases of electrical systems dealing with light commercial equipment in an institutional setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience in maintenance and repair of electrical equipment?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license and an insurable driving record?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Other Document