Rolla, MO

Missouri University of Science & Technology

Hiring Department

Design, Space and Construction Management

In order to be considered as a Union Bidder for this position you must:
  • complete six months of regular service at the University
  • apply within the published, five business day posting period
  • meet the minimum qualifications for the vacancy
Your qualifications for this position will be evaluated based on the information you provide on your job application. Once the job posting period is closed, there will be no opportunity to submit additional information regarding your qualifications. Therefore, you need to ensure that your application materials are complete when submitted.

UNION BID PERIOD: 1/31/2022 - 2/7/2022

Application Deadline

Union Bid: February 7, 2022

Open Until Filled

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time, Benefit Eligible

Monday through Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM


$18.38 - $23.50/hour

Job Description

Basic Function and Responsibility

This is skilled journey level work combining activities in various mechanical and building trade areas; installation, operation, maintenance, equipment and fixtures, service and repair of electrical, refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, ventilating, and plumbing systems.

Work is distributed to take advantage of skills possessed for conformance to specifications and accepted standards of the trade, but is normally reviewed for overall results.

Titles falling under this category include: Electrician, Pipefitter, Refrigeration Mechanic, Electronics, Machinist, Sheet Metal, Welder and Controls (HVAC).
Characteristic Duties (Primary trade area is Electrical)
  • Plan, layout, install, and repair wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment.
  • Plan new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
  • Prepare sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follow diagrams or blueprints, insuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.
  • Measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble, and install electrical conduit, using such tools as hacksaw, pipe threader, and conduit bender.
  • Splice wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads with knife or pliers, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps.
  • Connect wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment using hand tools.
  • Install control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Connect power cables to equipment and install grounding leads.
  • Test continuity of circuit to insure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope
  • Observe functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement
  • May perform the following: preparation of cost estimates, material orders, reports and maintenance of records.
  • Due to necessary fluctuations of workloads in the skill area, an incumbent in this class may be required, on an occasional basis and according to need, to perform duties outside his/her trade area. Normal safety requirements, scheduling and the most efficient use of staff and equipment are taken into consideration in such assignments.
  • Perform related duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • A high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.
  • Five years of actual work experience and training, including the equivalent of apprenticeship or vocational training, in the trade.
  • Ability to read blueprints, plans, drawings, wiring diagrams, and electrical codes.
  • Skill in maintenance and use of tools, equipment and materials of applicable trade.
  • Ability on a daily basis to:
    • Grasp, lift, maneuver, rotate, and otherwise use small to large trades tools and equipment.
    • Grasp, lift, carry, and set down heavy objects (50-80 lbs.)
    • Grasp, turn, twist, pull, push, lift, and otherwise move equipment, controls, parts, etc.
    • Visually assess maintenance, construction and repair needs
    • Climb and work from ladders, stairs, and scaffolding
  • A valid driver's license may be required.
  • Depending on the nature of work performed, the incumbent may be required to wear a respirator or self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) as outlined in the Industrial Standard for Respirator Use .
Preferred Qualifications
  • Qualified as a journey level trades specialist in the electrician trade including the equivalent of apprenticeship or vocational training in the electrician trade
  • Plus at least 4 years experience in a second mechanical trade area (Secondary skill area experience may run concurrently with primary skill area experience)

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim's educational experience or the overall campus environment.

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.


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Posted: 06/24/2022