Fresno State campus


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Work type: Staff
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Probationary, Full Time, Trades


Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary: $6,151 per month

Full CSU Classification Salary Range: $6,151 - $7,942 per month

This is a full-time (equivalent to 40 hours per week), probationary, non-exempt position.

  • Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.


Job Summary

Under general supervision, incumbents in this classification perform the full range of skilled journey-level electrical and related work. Incumbents in this classification may perform maintenance, repair, and construction on the campus electrical distribution systems, interior/exterior lighting circuitry, electro-mechanical equipment, Fire Alarm, and Card Access systems. 


Key Qualifications

  • Work requires thorough knowledge of electrical theory and the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the electrical trade for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical apparatuses, equipment and systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and regulations pertaining to the electrical trade, including the National Electric Code and Electrical Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California.
  • Knowledge of the NEC, CEC, OSHA Safety Regulations & NFPA 70E procedures.
  • Knowledge of the electrical theory, AC and DC, OHMS law, series and parallel circuits, inductance capacitance, magnetism, power factor, transformers, relays, and other electrical devices.
  • Knowledge in the use of electrical service manuals.
  • Must be able to assemble, install, maintain and repair electrical apparatuses.
  • Operate all applicable tools and equipment necessary to perform skilled electrical work.
  • Read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications; make rough sketches; estimate the cost, time and materials of electrical work.
  • Maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and computerized record-keeping systems; prepare standard reports.
  • Provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.
  • Analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Read and write at a level appropriate to the position and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position.
  • Effectively employ good interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to interact and work effectively with coworkers and the members of the campus community.
  • Ability to maintain, trouble shoot building electrical, systems, including, lighting systems, power systems, power control systems, power control circuits and low voltage circuitry.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair, electrical wiring, electrical panels, and other electrical devices such as lighting fixtures and circuits, standby generator systems, standby lighting systems, circuit breakers, control relays, etc.
  • Ability to bend conduit and install complete conduit systems.
  • Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions, and perform mathematical computations required in the electrical trade.
  • Maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and computerized record-keeping systems.
  • Layout work from architectural drawings, sketches, creates blueprints and materials list and place orders for materials.

To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.


Education and Experience

  • Five years of journey-level experience as an Electrician or any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through the completion of an Electrician’s apprenticeship program.
  • Experience and/or skills in using applicable circuit testing equipment, diagnostic instruments, infrared scanners.
  • Incumbents may be required to possess a California Driver’s License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and operate.
    • Preferred Qualifications:
      • Ability to operationalize and incorporate the concepts of sustainability into daily work efforts.
      • California Department of Industrial Relations General electrician certification.


Department Summary

Facilities Management is a service group of the Division of Administration and Finance. We are a dedicated team of professionals that emphasizes the integration of our collective expertise. We are committed to providing the University with a safe, functional, and accessible campus environment.


Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by November 14, 2022 will be given full consideration by the search committee.

Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.


Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.


Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


Vaccination Interim Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)

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