Basic Position Information
Job Code: 6060
Title: Electrician Apprentice III
Department: Facilities Management
Essential Personnel: Y
Job Family: Administrative Operations
Job Sub-Family: Facilities Management
FLSA Classification: NE
Job Grade: 10
Grade Min: $36,294
Grade Mid: $42,645
UHD Succession Plan: N
Criticality of Position: N/A
Career Ladder: Pre-Defined
Campus Security Authority: Y
Screening Committee: N
Motor Vehicle Record Check: Y
The Electrician Apprentice III performs assigned work tasks under the supervision of a journeyman trainer, attends scheduled classes, and completes the related study, which will qualify the employee to progress to the fourth year of apprenticeship.
- Receives approximately 2080 hours of on-the-job instruction in selected trade of air conditioning/refrigeration mechanic, carpenter, electrician, electronics technician, insulator, locksmith, plumber, or sheet metal worker
- Receives instruction during the performance of shop assignments under guidance of journeyman trainer qualified in the selected trade
- Uses trade tools and equipment and receives instruction on preventive maintenance and trade tasks as specified for each trade in the apprentice standards
- Attends 144 hours of academic instruction and completes related training
- Performs all duties as assigned
Delegation of Work:
- High school graduation or equivalent (GED) and 288 hours of classroom and related study as designated by apprenticeship standards
- Fulfillment of third year apprenticeship requirements as outlined in a U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program
- Must maintain a valid, current driver's license
- Must be able to obtain State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license within 30 days of employment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of trends, issues, and accepted practices relevant to the position
- Candidates must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
Work Location and Physical Demands
Primary Work Location:
- Works in an inside and outdoor environment
- Employee will be exposed to normal hazards of construction and demolition
- Work involves some exposure to elements, such as adverse weather conditions, extreme temperatures, oils, dirt, dust, fumes, and airborne particles
- Position requires maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking for prolonged periods of time, as well as for bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, jumping, climbing, and frequent reaching
- May be exposed to moving mechanical parts, hazardous traffic conditions, potentially hazardous or cancer-causing agents or chemicals, and the risk of electric shock
- May, on rare occasions, be required to work in a confined space or in a high, dangerous place
- May be exposed to vibration or loud noise. May, on rare occasions, be required to wear a respirator
- Must have precise hand-eye coordination and the ability to identify and distinguish colors
- Must have the ability to move items of up to 75lbs
- Must have the ability to climb stairs and a ladder and maintain balance
- May occasionally be required to drive or operate university vehicles
Position Specific Competencies
Commitment to Excellence - UHD
- Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
- Continuously strives to improve work performance.
- Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
- Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
- Communicates clearly, concisely, and with courtesy.
- Carefully listens to customer or thoroughly reads correspondence, and uses good judgment to respond appropriately. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
- Communicates requests for further action or resources to appropriate individuals with tact.
- Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
- Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
- Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
- Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.
- Demonstrates the essential skills required to use equipment and tools needed to perform job duties and responsibilities.
- Follows maintenance and operation procedures and safety rules to minimize equipment malfunctions and prevent personal injuries.
- Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
- Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
- Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
- Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
- Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.
- Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
- Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
- Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.
- Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
- Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.
Respect and Cooperation
- Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
- Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.
This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.