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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Electrician High Voltage
Classification Code 61230
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Electrician High Voltage
Position Number 131140
Pay Grade 8
Department Building Maintenance - 40310
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary

Employees in this class are under general direction. Work performed in the installation, repair and maintenance of high voltage electrical systems and equipment and performing related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Knowledge of the principles and methods of high voltage electrical installations, repair and maintenance. – Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions. – Knowledge of industrial electrical equipment. – Ability to operate the necessary tools and equipment required in the performance of duties. – Ability to read and follow plans and blueprints. – Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees.

Required Qualifications

Completion of standard course in the electrical trade, with training in high voltage electrical repair, installations, and maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date March 2007
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

Performs a variety of tasks in the installation, repair, and maintenance of high voltage electrical systems and equipment.

Reads plans and blueprints in performance of work.

Inspects all electrical and mechanical equipment regularly.

Repairs all electric motors, controllers and starters.

Replaces blown fuses, burned out coils, switches, circuit breakers, and other replaceable electrical equipment.

Installs electric operated meters for utilities.

Performs other work as assigned.

Job Duty Type Essential