Website sdstate South Dakota State University




Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Salary Range CG IH:  $17.23 – $25.34/hour

12 months, 100% time

Job Responsibilities:  Perform electrical work on campus; maintain and repair all electrical systems in campus buildings and on rural livestock experiment stations; install piping and wiring of outdoor and indoor systems and department equipment to meet National Electric Code standards; work on special equipment and follow methods and practices of general building maintenance and construction.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of:  Methods and practices of general building maintenance and construction; complex electrical systems requiring extensive use of blueprints and schematics; National Electric Code standards; tools and equipment; and computer software applications and systems.

Ability to:  Repair and maintain specialized electrical equipment and electrical systems from building transformer into the building; diagnose problems and determine appropriate repairs; respond to automated building alarms; maintain and inspect campus lighting systems; follow blue prints to install lines, outlets and wiring for specialized equipment for both new construction and remodel jobs; follow codes for both residential and commercial wiring; locate street lights and underground electrical lines;  work with high voltage hazards, PCBs and asbestos hazardous vapors; and communication clearly and concisely.

Required license:  Valid driver’s license and Electrical Journeyman license are required.

Comments:   Maintenance electrician experience preferred. This position is required to respond to emergencies after hours, on weekends or holidays. This position is classified as a Building Maintenance Specialist.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Benefits:  SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.

Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit


South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to  SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities.  Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact:  Michelle Johnson, Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance & Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.

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