at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location Harlingen, Texas
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


Position Information

Posting NumberSRGV5798


Number of Vacancies1

LocationHarlingen, Texas

DepartmentCampus Facilities Operations



Scope of Job

To provide journeyman level installation, maintenance, and service of electrical/electronic systems skills. Responsible for the prompt performance of assigned electrical/electronic and related duties.

Description of Duties

• Runs conduit, pulls wire and installs circuits for electrically driven units.

• Installs, maintains and repairs a wide variety of electrical systems including, but not limited to, electrical motors, generators, circuit breakers, outlets, fixtures, fittings, conduit, wiring, timers, starters and all lighting.

• Performs electrical work as may related to air-conditioning or refrigeration.

• May be required to perform manual labor such as digging or heavy lifting or other duties as required.

• May be required to carry a pager and be on call.

• Assists other trades in the performance of assigned duties.

• May be required to make changes and implementation of plans from working drawings.

• May coordinate efforts of electronic specialists when projects require both skills.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

May supervise assigned staff.

Required Education

High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education

Vocational school electrical and electronic training.


Journeyman electrician license.

As condition of employment this position requires the applicant to be authorized to operate a University-Owned Vehicle for Official University Business. Per University of Texas System Policy 157, applicants will be subject to a motor vehicle record check for their most recent thirty-six (36) month history. Out of State Drivers are required to submit a 36-month history MVR from their prior State of residence(s).

Required Experience

Three (3) years of experience in electrical maintenance, repair, or installation.

Preferred Experience

More years of the above experience.


Skill in the use of hand tools common to the electrical trade and the use of meters and other test equipment. Use of refrigeration gauges, leak detectors, etc.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Exposure to outside environments, hot, dry, wet, and cold; some work in restricted spaces, exposure to dust, some duties and working conditions may create bodily strain and discomfort. Duties may involve the lifting and moving of heavy objects, stooping, crawling, climbing, reaching, and other activities requiring physical excretion. Danger of falls, electrical shock and burns, and hazards and conditions inherent to the trade or assignment.


This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.

Physical Capabilities


Employment CategoryFull-Time

Minimum SalaryCommensurate with Experience

Posted SalaryCommensurate with Experience

Position Available Date04/01/2022

Grant Funded PositionNo

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Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

+ Date of Birth

+ Gender

+ Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at and/or .

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check ( CBC ). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ( ).

+ Are you a current UTRGV employee?

+ Yes

+ No

+ Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?

+ Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions

+ Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions

+ No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions

+ Please select your highest level of completed education.

+ 6th grade education

+ 10th grade education

+ High School Diploma or GED

+ Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours

+ Bachelors Degree from an accredited university

+ Masters Degree from an accredited university

+ Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university

+ None of the above

+ Please provide the field of study for your education:

(Open Ended Question)

+ Please indicate the number of years of work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:

+ Less than 1 year

+ 1 year

+ 2 years

+ 3 years

+ 4 years

+ 5 years

+ 6 years

+ 7 years

+ 8 years

+ 9 years

+ 10 years

+ Over 10 years

+ Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?

+ Yes

+ No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

+ Resume

+ Certifications and Licenses

Optional Documents

+ Cover Letter/Letter of Application

+ Curriculum Vitae

+ Unofficial Transcripts

+ Reference Letter 1

+ Reference Letter 2

+ Reference Letter 3

+ Training Certificates

+ Other Document

+ List of 3 References

+ Unofficial Transcripts 2

+ Unofficial Transcripts 3

+ Letter of Interest

+ Unofficial Graduate Transcripts

+ Additional Document

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