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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6123 

Occ. Group: 412.870 

Electrician High Voltage

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;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


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. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

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. 

Required Knowledge 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. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Completion of standard course in the electrical trade, with training in high voltage electrical repair, installations, and maintenance. 

  Date     Skill         Eval           
4/24/90      8      633124323

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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