Electrical Technician
Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144

Job Description

Electrical Technician

Job ID: 251168
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary

Responsible for all aspects of the installation, maintenance, inspection, operation and repair of electrical systems.

This position will work day shift, 7:00am - 3:30pm.


1. Inspects buildings, fixtures, machines and other structural and/or mechanical units, noting need for repair, performs minor and preventative maintenance

2. Assists other technicians on emergency and corrective maintenance

3. Performs maintenance work including detection and correction of mechanical systems

4. Troubleshoots and maintains electrical systems and life safety systems

5. Works on active systems, energized and de-energized equipment in compliance with NFPA and other regulatory safety standards

6. Maintains a clean and safe work environment

7. Accurately maintains equipment inventory and historical records

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid and unrestricted Georgia driver's license

Required Experience
Two (2) years related work experience in electrical, mechanical and life safety systems

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
ICC Electrical Inspectors Certification (Active)
ICC Electrical Plans Examiner Certification (Active)
Electrical Journeyman License State of Georgia (Active)

Proposed Salary

The budgeted salary range is $19.11 to $21.63 per hour. Offers are based on relevant experience.

Comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more! Visit hr.kennesaw.edu/benefits.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


Able to operate and work in extreme temperatures and heights including aerial lifts and ladders

Able to work with and maintain hand tools in a safe manner

Able to use and understand all meters/test equipment related to electrical maintenance

Able to read and interpret blueprints, schematic drawing charts and technical instructions

Able to understand and comply with building, electrical, fire, and plumbing codes and other technical standards and specifications as required

Ability to safely handle, dispose, and document chemicals

Ability to adapt to changing work environments

Ability to build upon existing knowledge in technical application of maintenance work

Able to handle with multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines


Knowledge of confined space entry procedures

Knowledge of universal waste disposal procedures and documentation

Knowledge of NEC, NFPA and other regulatory codes

Knowledge of appropriate safety standards including occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions in the use of tools and equipment

Knowledge of Ashrae standards


Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, and project management

Basic knowledge of computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)

Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
Yes, this position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + DMV
  • 9 Panel Lab Drug

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=251168&PostingSeq=1

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

2 Year(s)

Education Required:

High School
Date Posted : 11/03/2022