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Service Electrician, Evening Shift

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Facilities

Under the direction of the Manager of Electrical and Plumbing for Department of Facilities Services (DFS) and in collaboration with your colleagues, respond to work order requests to perform installation, repair, replacement, troubleshooting, and maintenance of electrical systems, components, and fixtures throughout campus during the evening shift on assigned days of the week from 3:15 pm to 12:00 am. 


  • Ensure electrical equipment and infrastructure is properly installed and maintained, complies with electrical codes, and adheres to safety regulations.
  • Perform all work in compliance with plans, specifications, applicable codes, industry standards, best practices, and Pepperdine standards. 
  • Identify and address issues in need of attention and generate work orders accordingly.
  • Using appropriate tools and following relevant plans, specifications, written and verbal instruction to service, repair, replace, adjust, inspect, and test electrical systems, equipment, and components, including but not limited to detecting, locating, troubleshooting, and fixing malfunctions, defects, and deficiencies.
  • Accurately record and report all work performed indicating the time and materials expended.
  • Maintain required trade-specific training and certifications and obtain further training as needed.
  • Support and inspect vendor and contractor work as required.
  • Assist other trades with tasks as needed.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with project participants to ensure that all parties are well-informed and that work proceeds on schedule with minimal impact to University operations.
  • Maintain tools, equipment, and a clean work area.
  • In addition to the above duties, the Electrical Service Technician shall be assigned to work on a weekend rotation that may require covering and completing work in all trades, not just electrical.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Proof of legal U.S. working status. Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Completion of a recognized electrician's apprenticeship, or an equivalent combination of education/experience. Ten (10) years of technical experience as a service or maintenance electrician. Possession of (or the able to obtain within the first 12 months of service) the General Electrician certification for the State of California. Willingness and ability to periodically work overtime hours, respond to emergency calls after hours/weekends, and work rotating weekend shifts providing general maintenance duties for the campus. Normal mobility and ability to move around construction sites. Ability to bend, stoop, twist, traverse rugged terrain, climb up and down ladders and scaffolding is required. Ability to lift and carry 75 pounds, including up and down stairs. Maintain a valid driver's license, and be insurable under University's standard auto insurance requirements. Broad technical knowledge of practices, principles, and techniques in the electrical field. The ability to understand plans, design specifications, electrical schematics, and manufacturers' instructions and recommendations to ascertain the configuration of relevant equipment and components, ensure their proper installation, and remedy issues. Familiarity with tools and equipment of the trade such as basic hand tools, amp meters, meggar, power monitoring systems, and voltmeters. Analytical and problem solving skills including troubleshooting, load calculations, and circuit tracing needed to successfully resolve issues is required. Strong English written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required. Must consistently present a professional demeanor and positive attitude. Ability to work independently and as a team.

Preferred: Possession of a C10 Electrical Contractor License for the State of California. Basic computer skills and competency with Microsoft Office and experience working with a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), preferably TMA.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a physical, and a criminal, education and employment screening.

This is a regular, non-exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

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