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High Voltage Electrician

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

High Voltage Electrician


EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_12739
Department FMP-Utilities 50000772
Business Unit Business & Finance
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM; on-call
Remote/Telecommuting No remote/telecommuting opportunity
Position Summary
Responsible for the operation, maintenance, installation, diagnostic, and repair of the 13.8KV distribution system and 5KV emergency distribution system serving the UNMC/Neb Med campus.

This includes work on transformers, converters, regulators, cables, switches, circuit breakers, generators, working with hot line tools on energized circuits, operating load tap changers and voltage regulator controls, and installing fuses.

Also responsible for the repair, maintenance, and installation of Alternating Current (AC) or Direct Current (DC) electrical distribution systems and electrically powered equipment throughout the UNMC Utility Plants that serve the UNMC/Neb Med Campus.
Position Details
Posting Category Operations
Working Title High Voltage Electrician
Job Title High Voltage Electrician
Salary Grade FP18H
Appointment Type C2 - REG OFF/SERV HRLY
Salary Range $28.029 - $44.856/hourly
Job Requisition Begin Date 04/03/2024
Application Review Date 04/10/2024
Review Date Information:
Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: Relevant coursework/specialized training or equivalent
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
Completion of a four year apprentice program or a two year vocational technical program in electronics.

(Will consider a minimum of 6 years related education/experience)
Required Experience 4 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Experience as an electrician in an industrial/utility environment 

(Will consider a minimum of 6 years related education/experience) 
Required License Yes
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
1. Valid State of Nebraska Journeyman’s or Electrical Contractor License.
2. Valid driver’s license.
3. CPR Certification within six-months of hire date.
Required Computer Applications: Not Applicable
Required Other Computer Applications: N/A
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of Motor Control Centers and Variable Speed Drives and ability to troubleshoot.
2. Knowledge of Automatic Transfer Switches and ability to troubleshoot.
3. Ability to demonstrate analytic skills and use of electronic test equipment.
4. Knowledge of high voltage distribution (>600 volts) and ability to troubleshoot.
5. Knowledge of high voltage test equipment and personal protective equipment.
6. Use of special hand tools and techniques related to the high voltage trade (work procedures for greater than 600 volts and up to 13,800 volts)
7. Clearance requirements for high voltage equipment including barrier and barricading requirements.
8. Knowledge and understanding of workspace and guarding requirements specified in NFPA 70, NFPA 70E, NESC, and OSHA standards.
9. Ability and willingness to complete the required High Voltage and Hazardous Electrical Safety Training Requirement every three years.
Preferred Education: None Preferred
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Preferred Experience:
High Voltage experience.
Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications:
Preferred Other Computer Applications: Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you completed a four year apprentice program or a two year vocational technical program in electronics?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If you have completed a four year apprentice program or a two year vocational technical program in electronics, please elaborate (If No, indicate NA)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience as an Electrician in an industrial and/or utility environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * If you do have experience as an Electrician in an industrial and/or utility environment, please elaborate (If No, indicate NA).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have a valid State of Nebraska Journeyman's or Electrical Contractor license?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you certified or certification eligible for Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or able to obtain certification within 6 months of hire date?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  9. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

Instant Answers
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Full-time Employee
Date Posted April 4, 2024
Requisition Staff_12739
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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