University of Oregon Electrical/Control System Tech in Eugene, Oregon

Electrical/Control System Tech

Apply nowJob no:520731

Work type:Classified Staff

Location:Eugene, OR

Categories:Athletics, Custodial, Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades

Department:Intercollegiate Athletics

Classification:Electrical/Control System Tech

Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing

Salary:$25.99 - $33.06 per hour


Review of Applications Begins

Position closes on July 31, 2017

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration, applicants please upload the following with your online application:

• Cover letter which expresses your interest in the position.

• Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the required qualifications.

• Answers to the following supplemental questions:

  1. Describe the electrical systems you have worked on and how you got your experience? Please list Oregon electrical license(s) you hold.

  2. Please explain your knowledge and background in building automation/systems controls) and what role you played in supervising these controls.

  3. Please describe your experience with maintaining and repairing mechanical systems.

  4. Describe a situation where you had to plan, direct and supervise a project involving one or more technical contractors while supplying your superiors’ progress reports from inception to completion.

  5. This position requires working a flex schedule, which means non-traditional hours (nights, weekends, holidays) and possible overtime. Please confirm you understand and would be willing to accept these conditions.

Department Summary

The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.

Position Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to maintain pneumatic, electronic, mechanical and electrical control and distribution systems in Athletic Department facilities. The person in this position will also assist in the planning, design and installation of such systems when appropriate or necessary. Position responsibilities include knowledge/skills/abilities in electrical maintenance, diagnoses and repair, troubleshooting and repair of HVAC equipment, inventory control and record keeping. This person will also assist staff and event support for activities occurring in Athletic Department facilities.

Special Requirements

• This position will require a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain UO Driver's Certification

• Must be aware of Hazardous Communication Program and asbestos handling procedures

• Must have knowledge of voltage systems, both AC & DC

• Must remain current with new electrical technologies, methods and applications

• Must become certified for confined space within three months of employment

Work Conditions

Position will work indoors and outdoors in weather that may be inclement; requires ability to walk extensively, climb stairs and ladders, bend, stoop, crawl and lift up to 70 pounds, work in confined spaces, operate and respond to 2-way radio communications.

Minimum Requirements

Two years of journey-level experience planning, designing, installing, and maintaining building pneumatic electronic, and electrical control and distribution systems and possession of one of the following Oregon Electrician's Licenses appropriate to the work to be performed:

• General Supervising Electrician License

• General Journeyman Electrician License

Professional Competencies

• Must be able to communicate with peers, supervisors, and outside contractors and businesses in a positive and effective manner for smooth and efficient operation

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of DDC controls

FLSA Exempt:No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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Advertised:17 Jul 2017Pacific Daylight Time

Applications close:31 Jul 2017Pacific Daylight Time