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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official high school transcripts. Please upload a copy of License using “Other Document”. Full-time employees at Southwest work 37.5 hours per week. Benefits include health insurance, annual and sick leave, tuition assistance and retirement. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Electrician - STCC
Position Title Electrician#
Department STCC-Skilled Trades (FA)
Position Summary

Southwest TN Community College – Your Best Choice!

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a comprehensive, multicultural, public, open—access college. Southwest began operation on July 1, 2000, through legislation that consolidated Shelby State Community College and State Technical Institute at Memphis. Southwest has 6 campuses/centers from which it offers over 100 programs and over 20 technical certificate programs. We foster student success, transform lives, and increase the educational level of a diverse community in Shelby and Fayette counties. Southwest is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. We invite you to become a part of the Southwest Team!

•Recognized as one of the best colleges in the Memphis area for Return on Investment (ROI).
•Accepted into the Achieving the Dream (ATD) 2016 cohort.

This is a full-time position working under the supervision of Director of Physical Plant.

The Electrician is responsible for installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment, fire alarm and suppression systems and performing related work as required.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Performs a variety of tasks in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment. Performs routine maintenance issues and troubleshoots problems including replacement of lamps, fixtures, daily inspections of Fire Alarm Systems.

Inspects all electrical and mechanical equipment regularly (monthly/quarterly/semi-annually, and annually for fire protection systems).

Repairs all electrical motors, controllers, and starters.

Reads plans and interprets blueprints, and drawings in performance of work to determine materials needed.

Replaces blown fuses, burned out coils, switches, circuit breakers, and other replaceable electrical equipment. Assists in repairs and maintenance of existing refrigeration equipment. Works with carpentry, plumbing, and general maintenance as required.

Keeps work area and shops in good condition with periodic cleaning.

Attends project meetings and team meetings as required to keep current with events and project in Physical Plant.

May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent.
Licensed Electrician.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Knowledge of NFPA Guidelines.

Knowledge of the principles and methods of electrical installation, repair, and maintenance.

Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Knowledge of industrial electrical equipment.

Knowledge of fire suppression systems.

Ability to operate the necessary tools and equipment required in the performance of duties.

Ability to follow plans and blueprints.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 12/09/2016
Closing Date
Open until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official high school transcripts.

Please upload a copy of License using “Other Document”.

Full-time employees at Southwest work 37.5 hours per week. Benefits include health insurance, annual and sick leave, tuition assistance and retirement.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Type of Appointment Fiscal
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Category Clerical/Support
Location Southwest Tennessee Community College (Memphis)
Location of Position
Posting Number 005309

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest degree level?
    • High School
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • Doctorate
  2. * Do you have a current and valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have an electrician's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please select below which best reflects your years of working in this field:
    • No experience working in this field
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to less than 3 years
    • 3 to less than 5 years
    • 5 years or greater

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. License/Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. High School Diploma/High School Equivalency
  5. Additional Document (s)