Qualified Craft Worker (Electrical)



OPEN TO:             Public

LOCATION:          Facilities Operations

HOURS:                                Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00p.m.

SEARCH NO:       C13-019- 54056

SALARY:               TC-18 $47,436.00-61,166.00

CLOSING DATE: January 28, 2014

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must meet the minimum general and special requirements for this classification. State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status may apply for lateral transfer.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: The incumbent in this position will be responsible for performing highly skilled tasks in accordance with national and local codes and standard trade practices; lays out and installs electrical conduit for power and lighting; makes repairs to electrical motors, controllers, switchboard panels, traffic lights, power circuits, ventilating fans, electronic counting and traffic control devices; installs open and concealed wiring and lighting fixtures; maintains and repairs unit heaters, fans, buildings maintenance machines and equipment, gas pumps, refrigeration units, diesel electric generators, fire alarm systems, etc,; repairs relays and switches; rewind motors; bends pipes; installs, repairs and maintains oil burners; performs necessary safety testing of electrical equipment and keeps required records; may do pole work; may diagnose failures and repair drilling and patching to facilitate installations; perform other related duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply standard tools, materials, methods and practices of trade; oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare estimates and keep shop records.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years' experience in the electrical trade.

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of General Experience must have been performing skilled trade functions in the specific trade. Note: For state employees the special experience will be interpreted at the level of Skilled Maintainer or Department of Transportation Maintainer 2 area.


Incumbent in this class may be required to possess and retain an unlimited journeyperson's   license in the trade.Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain specific education and/or experience to meet various certification requirements.Incumbents in this class may be required to complete an asbestos removal program consistent with the Environmental Protection Agency's operational guidelines

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must hold at least a current E-2 electricians license in the State of Connecticut. A copy of the license must be submitted with the application. Experience will not substitute for a current license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Employees appointed to positions in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties. A pre-placement physical examination and drug screening is required for this position. Working Conditions: Incumbents may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to extreme weather conditions and to risk of injury from equipment.

Note: The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules, if applicable.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Eligible applicants must submit a cover letter; CT- HR-12 Application for Employment, copy of any licenses and two current letters of professional references. State employees must submit a copy of the last two (2) years of performance appraisals to:

Ms. Darnelle Perry
Office of Human Resources
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515

In accordance with CSU System policy, all candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment background investigation, including criminal background check, federal sanctions and reference checks.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.