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Electrician I #2440

Trident Technical College

Trident Technical College

Charleston County, SC, USA
Posted on Sunday, January 14, 2024

Job Responsibilities

Trident Technical College, located in Charleston, SC, is a public, two-year multi-campus institution is seeking a qualified Electrician. This position is under the general supervision of and reports to the Building/Grounds Manager. This position will perform duties in accordance with applicable codes, laws, accepted trade practices, and safety procedures.

These duties include but are not limited to:

  • Installing, maintaining, modifying, troubleshooting, or repairing electrical panel boards, bus bar assemblies, disconnect switches, branch circuit wiring, devices and fixtures, lighting, control wiring and circuits, and other electrical equipment as required.
  • Assisting with installing power circuits and data lines for data processing equipment.
  • Operating heavy equipment, including, but not limited to, forklifts, boom trucks, personnel lifts, digging and trenching equipment, tractors, and backhoes.
  • Journeyman-level electrical design of minor construction projects, installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems, and equipment. General building maintenance, renovation, repair, and construction on a routine and emergency basis campus-wide.
  • Providing inputs for annual budgets, identifying major maintenance requirements, making recommendations for repairs and replacements, planning, and scheduling projects, and coordinating project documentation.
  • Assisting before, during, and after severe weather and other emergencies, which may include after-hours and weekends

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Minimum requirements:

  • High school diploma and experience in the construction and/or repair of secondary electrical systems.
  • Relevant experience may be substituted for the required diploma on a year-for-year basis.
  • Valid SC Driver's License
Additional Requirements:

  • Preferred candidates will have a related associate degree or electrician certification, apprenticeship, or military schooling.
  • Applicants are asked to attach transcripts and/or certifications with the application.
  • Veteran applicants, please submit a copy of the DD 214 that includes completion of related schooling.
  • Candidates with SC electrical licenses are highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidates will have working knowledge and abilities in:

  • Basic arithmetic and units of measure.
  • Basic understanding of the standard practices and methods of the electrical trade.
  • Use and care of the tools and equipment of the electrical trade.
  • Interpret and work from sketches and blueprints.
  • Follow oral and written instructions and communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Plan the layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures based on job specifications and local codes.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  • Test electrical systems or continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures using testing devices, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of the system.
  • Use of various tools, such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, and testing equipment, such as oscilloscopes, ammeters, or test lamps.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or components to identify hazards, defects, or the need for adjustment or repair and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Create construction or installation diagrams.
  • Exceptional customer service is a must.

Additional Comments

Applicants MUST complete the online SC State Jobs Employment Application. Resumes are NOT reviewed for qualifications to include work history or education, reference sections and salary history. Only complete applications are considered. For assistance, contact TTC Human Resources at 843.574.6201. The position is open and filled with preference given to applicants who apply by January 19, 2024.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

The state of South Carolina offers eligible employee’s generous benefits, including:

  • health insurance
  • dental insurance
  • retirement and savings plan options
  • paid vacation
  • sick leave

Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.