CT1 Electrical Assistant/Relamper

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Classification:Crafts & Trades I
Grade:Crafts & Trades T1
Work type:Crafts and Trades
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

This is a union represented position. The CT1 Electrical Assistant/Relamper is responsible for supporting the successful operations of the general services provided by UAF Facilities Services Department of Electrical Maintenance.The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to maintain and service the lighting systems on campus. Our shop is also responsible for several remote campus locations so travel is possible. We are a small, friendly shop and have fun while maintaining the critical electrical systems needed on campus every day. We value cooperation between members of the team so training and experience in all aspects of electrical maintenance will occur.


• Inspect equipment and buildings for minor troubles and safety hazards and initiate corrective measures. • Perform basic maintenance tasks of all types making repairs and adjustments to equipment and buildings. • Collect data from newly installed equipment and locate and label equipment. • Research blueprints for equipment locations and information and make follow up inspections. • Locate tripped circuit breakers; replace bulbs, lamps, ballasts and repair or replace defective electrical switches, and outlets. • Perform all other duties as assigned. • Must be willing to work extra hours as requested to perform this job successfully. An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk to hear. • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, night vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focusEssential


This job will also entail data entry, working above your head, a neat work environment and quality customer service skills.  This position will require good time management skills and the ability to quickly redirect under urgent or emergency circumstances while leaving a neat, safe job site behind.  You will learn a variety of valuable data bases, an electronic time keeping system; provide computer-entered descriptions of your activities in the field and more.

Safety is our number one priority and the successful candidate will receive training and experience to work safely around hazards to include all aspects of electricity, asbestos, environmental hazards, etc. and learn safe work practices.

*Willing to obtain Operation and Maintenance asbestos training and participate in a respirator program. Willing to remove asbestos under Operations and Maintenance protocol.


• Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
• Demonstrated experience with use of hand tools.
• Demonstrated experience assembling and working off ladders and scaffolding systems.
• Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
• Follow written and oral instructions.
• Work and learn cooperatively with others and the ability to work independently.
• Ability to interact and work effectively with students, faculty, staff and the public.
• Clean neat professional appearance.
• Basic computer skills.
• On time and ready to work each day.
• Attention to details.
• Ability and willingness to follow all safety rules.


Requires apprentice level or other equivalent certification appropriate to the specific trade; with a
minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of
education and experience.

Some knowledge of electrical/electronics work;  knowledge of basic construction experience;  Advanced computer skills (preferred).

Valid Driver's License required

Local 6070 Generic Union Job Description: https://www.alaska.edu/hr/labor/files/labor_relations/6070/MSW4-union-job-desc2-rev-3.28.pdf


Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position. Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date. However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Member in order to apply.

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on May 10, 2021, to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

Salary Information: CT1 /Step 1 $22.79/hr. (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule - http://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/ . This is a full-time, benefited position with a UA employee benefits package. Union represented.

Driver license info : Within your cover letter please state whether or not you have or can obtain a valid Driver’s License upon hire.

Applicant Instructions: Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.


Union Representation:
This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

L6070- Probationary Period:
Pursuant to Article 1.5 of the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, upon initial hire Local 6070 Bargaining Unit Members are probationary for the first six (6) months of work. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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