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Electrician/Senior Electrician


Electrician/Senior Electrician

  • R0042231
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Trades & Engineering
  • The University of Virginia
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of UVA's buildings, infrastructure, and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

FM’s Capitol Construction and Renovations (CCR) team has an exciting opportunity for an Electrician or Senior Electrician. CCR supports FM’s goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, and reliable electrical construction and maintenance to the University community.

Position Summary:

Electricians perform installation, repair, and maintenance work on electrical systems and equipment in buildings.The incumbent is responsible for responding to renovation projects and support to maintenance buildings. Electricians provide labor and technical knowledge for installation and maintenance of building components and mechanical systems while providing a safe environment. Electricians perform work of moderate difficulty which involves repairing, installing, connecting, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment in buildings while keeping safety our number one priority.

Senior Electricians are responsible for similar duties as electricians; however, they operate with advanced skill and independence. Senior Electricians perform installation, repair, and maintenance trade work on electrical systems and equipment in buildings, including emergency backup systems, alarms, and life-support equipment. Senior Electricians are distinguished by a depth of knowledge and experience. They receive only limited supervision and provide work site guidance to electricians. Most work is performed with little or no direct supervision.

Electrician duties Include:
  • Install and maintain electrical equipment, components and lighting fixtures with proper wiring and material while maintaining the National Electrical CODE.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, diagnostics, repairs, and wiring for Academic and Health System electrical systems.
  • Specify, estimate materials, and install equipment, wiring, and systems in accordance with applicable standards and requirements i.e., National Electrical CODE.
  • Lay out and locate areas to cut or drill holes and openings for installation of sleeve or inserts for passage and support for pipe, fittings, and wire.
  • Respond to emergency requests.
  • Inform management/customer of job status, reasons for and duration of expected delays, as well as refer customers to the supervisor when appropriate.
  • Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and procedures, such as OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations, the National Electrical Code, and The Joint Commission.
  • Assist other trades and become familiar with various equipment and sequence of operation.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties such as snow and ice removal and special events setups, as assigned by the supervisor.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

In addition to the above, the Senior Electrician duties also include:
  • Direct and provide guidance and mentorship to lower-level electricians and apprentices.
  • Assume responsibility for laying out and running larger and more complex jobs involving more than one mechanic.
  • Assist supervisor in coordinating daily assignments among different jobs.
  • Respond to emergency requests.

Required Qualifications:


Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: Four years of experience in the electrical field

Licensure: Journeyman or higher electrical license, as well as a valid driver's license

Senior Electrician:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: Seven years of experience in the electrical field

Licensure: Journeyman or higher electrical license, as well as a valid driver's license

Required Immunization for both levels:

Employees will be required to comply with the Health System’s immunization policy - OCH-002: Occupational Health Screening and Maintenance.

Anticipated Hiring Range - (External candidates are eligible for a bonus of up to $3,500 for a one-year commitment) :
  • Electrician: $23.50 - $27.00 per hour ($48,800 - $56,160 per year) .
  • Senior Electrician: $27.50 - $32.50 per hour ($57,200 - $67,600 per year).

This is a full-time position with UVA benefits . Employee benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year

Physical Demands:

The employee must be able to variously sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, lift, pull, and use both hands-on repetitive tasks (including overhead tasks). The employee must have normal vision and hearing (correctable), and for some areas of employment, color vision and sense of smell.

To Apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0042231 .Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile.Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS into the CV/Resume box, into which multiple documents can be uploaded. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration .***

This position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, at hjv5vm @virginia.edu.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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