Norfolk State University

00032-Electrician Technician II - Norfolk

Norfolk, VA
Norfolk State University (NSU) is a public four-year, coed, liberal arts, historically black univers

Job Description

00032-Electrician Technician II

Posted: Sunday, 8/6/2023

Title: 00032-Electrician Technician II

Hiring Range: Commensurate with credentials and experience

Pay Band:

Agency: Norfolk State University

Location: Norfolk State University

Agency Website: WWW.NSU.EDU

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Norfolk State University’s (NSU) Department of Facilities Management provides a campus environment that is conducive to working and learning through systematic maintenance, repair, and renovation and construction of campus buildings, facilities, and infrastructure.

The department invites applications for Electrician Technician II. Electrician will assist in maintenance of all building and exterior electrical repairs, as well as equipment and machinery repairs.

Essential duties include but are not limited to:

1. Inspects and test electrical lighting, signal, communication and power circuits and equipment. Change bulbs when needed.
2. Isolates defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment, using suitable testing instruments.
3. Use of appropriate electrical testing meters to test circuits and verify power.
4. Replaces faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, insulators and other simple elements of electrical systems, fixtures, and appliances to ensure proper operation per trade practice.
5. Ensures all work performed meets required safety codes.
6. Effectively problem solves and trouble shoots.
7. Ability to use ladders in the installation, maintenance, alteration, and repair of electrical systems.

EEO Statement
Norfolk State University (NSU) is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. NSU encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Work requires knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma or GED or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. Demonstrated knowledge of materials, tools, and equipment used in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and components.
3. Ability to receive Journeyman’s Electrician certification within 1 year of employment.
4. Valid Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Journeyman Electrician license.

Special Instructions:

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Application and/or résumé for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from either the electronic application and/or résumé. RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Norfolk State University conducts background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment consideration. The type of background check(s) performed are dependent upon the type of position for which you have been identified as a finalist and may include: criminal history, including sexual offender registry checks, reference checks, degree validation, DMV (driving) records, license verification, and credit report reviews. The results of background checks are made available to University employing officials. As a finalist, you will be required to sign an Authorization to Release form. Norfolk State University utilizes Form I-9 and E-verify in the verification of eligibility for employment. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Contact Information:

Name: Office of Human Resources

Phone: 757-823-8160


In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Norfolk State University At A Glance

Norfolk State University (NSU) is a public four-year, coed, liberal arts, historically black university located in Norfolk, Virginia. The University is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund and the Virginia High-Tech Partnership. It has been placed on "probation" status by its regional accreditor, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, for "financial and governance issues."
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