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Electrician II

University of Central Florida Alafaya Full-Time
$48,722.00/ year
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At the University of Central Florida, we dream big. Founded in 1963, UCF has grown to be one of the largest universities in the nation for a very good reason: We harness the power of scale in innovative ways to transform the lives of our students and create lasting impact on the world at large.

The Facilities Operations Department is seeking well qualified candidates to apply for the position of Electrician II. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain, install, repair, and operate electrical systems and components;
  • Maintain low and medium voltage components; perform repairs and replace electrical installations
  • Maintain, test and calibrate controls, transformers and self-contained watt hour meters
  • Clean and maintain power distribution equipment, tools, and supplies and maintain and repair fire alarm systems
  • Maintain wiring, power appliances, light machinery, electrical circuits, electrical motors, generators and other electrical equipment
  • Locate and correct power failures and electrical malfunctions
  • Perform preventive maintenance to all appropriate electrical systems as required for the preventive maintenance program
  • Ensure that maintenance requirements for electrical and mechanical systems are initiated for all new equipment and are up to date and correct for existing equipment
  • Assist in the planning of electrical systems and renovation projects dealing with all electrical aspects

UCF offers competitive pay consummate with experience and a variety of employee benefits including health insurance, vision insurance, and dental insurance. Additionally, full-time employees may be allowed to enroll for up to six (6) credit hours of eligible instruction per term on a space-available basis without payment of tuition.

For additional information, please reference the following link: https://hr.ucf.edu/prospective-employees/insurance

Job #: 497707

Open Date: June 28, 2019

Closing Date: July 11, 2019

Annual Salary: $48,722 to Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensed as an electrician in the State of Florida and 3+ years of relevant experience. For applicants who hold a license in another state (Georgia, North Carolina, or California) which has reciprocity with the State of Florida, they will need to apply to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to get their license approved as a Florida equivalent license. For those applicants who hold a license in a state in which Florida does not have reciprocity, they will have six months to take the examination.

The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.


  • Experience with Programmable Logic Controller
  • Possess skills on electrical systems including, but not limited to, the following:
  • building, installing, testing, adapting and performing preventive maintenance on complex electronic and electrical components and ensuring that all components adhere to national and state codes;
  • Proficient in using various computer programs including and/or equivalent to Microsoft Office suites and AiM Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS);
  • Possess a working knowledge of preventative maintenance in areas such as complex electronic and electrical components;
  • Able to make emergency electrical repairs; use various electrical meters & construct and install power supplies;
  • Ability to examine blueprints for correct electrical wiring and determination of proper load limits;
  • Ability to understand and interpret standard safety procedures and read blueprints.

Special Instructions:

This position will require all applicants to go through and favorably complete a HSPD-12 background check, as it requires security access to Department of Defense (DOD) controlled areas. This process will include fingerprinting and identity verification which will be submitted to Florida Department of Law Enforcement. There is no cost to the applicant for the HSPD-12 background check.


Position requires a valid Class E driver’s license (regular license). The position may involve driving to various locations on and off campus to conduct University business.


If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity here at UCF, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. If certain eligibility criteria are met, the department may grant an above base offer. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.


Please Note:  Applicants MUST apply through www.ucf.edu/jobs .  No paper applications, resumes, cover letters or emails will be accepted or considered for this Staff position.  Cover letters, resumes, and other documents can be attached through the www.ucf.edu/jobs website.

Your assistance with the University of Central Florida’s Affirmative Action Plan implementation is appreciated.  The University collects VOLUNTARY declarations of race and gender and uses the information to compile statistics on recruitment success.  If you choose to assist, your demographic information will be used only for affirmative action.

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action employer.


Skills required

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Electrical Systems
Electrical Equipment
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