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Journeyman Electrician

Journeyman Electrician

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Journeyman Electrician

Job ID 1569

September 20, 2023

Department: Maintenance

Employee Group: Employee Benefit Association

Schedule: Full, Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Non-Exempt

Compensation: $27.06 per hour with License


Reports to: Associate Director of Facilities: Maintenance

Posting Closes: Open until filled


The master electrician provides for all electrical work to be accomplished in-house by the facilities staff. The electrician performs day-to-day maintenance, project work, special events, and unscheduled maintenance as directed by the Associate Director Facilities. The individual reviews plans and drawings for projects, validates requirements for daily work and projects, and assesses, troubleshoots equipment for the repair of all electrical equipment ranging from light fixtures through motors and generators.


' Plan, organize and layout all components of electrical work through the use of blue prints, specifications, interaction with consultants, contractors, architects, etc.

' Perform electrical work in medium voltage transmission and distribution systems and relays.

' Perform repair of electric motors, generators and controllers ranging from fractional horsepower to 500 horsepower.

' Repair, renovate and install electrical systems, components, fixtures, or electrical equipment in accordance with applicable NEC procedures and guidelines, manufacturer's specifications and department guidance.

' Make repairs to operations, maintenance and electronic equipment as necessary.

' Maintain files and documentation on building electrical systems as required.

' Complete all work orders assigned and provide appropriate documentation in relation to completion of work.

' Accomplish all work in accordance with MIOSHA/OSHA guidance, applicable City, County and State building codes and regulations.

' Repair electrical systems for hydraulic equipment, injections molding, welding equipment, HVAC systems, etc.

' Repair, maintain, and calibrate electrically operated controls and devices, such as, communication devices, signaling devices, fire warning and security systems.

' Regular attendance during normal scheduled hours is required. Being present is essential for serving customers and performing the essential functions of this position.

' Travel throughout all GRCC campuses and Satellite Learning Centers using personal and/or company vehicles.

' Perform other duties as assigned.


Education Credentials

' High school degree or GED diploma required.

' Journeyman electrical license required.

' Advancement towards masters license within two years required.

Work Experience

' Journeyman electrician with 2 years' experience required.

' Preferred experience in an academic setting.

' Five years of experience as a master electrician preferred.


' Must be able to use all electrical measuring equipment/meters.

' Must be able to troubleshoot all types of electrical problems.

' Must be able to read and decipher blueprints.

' Must possess basic computer skills.

' Must have a valid Michigan driver license.

' Possess the ability to effectively communicate through written and oral communications.

Physical Demands

' Be able to lift 50 pounds.

' Bend, stoop and stand for extended periods of time in completing work assignments.

' Must be able to use ladders.

Mental Demands

' Ability to work in a group or alone in a variety of settings.

' Ability to interface with a staff at various levels.

' Provide courteous customer service to students, faculty, staff and the general public.

' Must be accessible and available to meet overtime/emergency commitments to fulfill the college mission and objectives.

Working Conditions

' GRCC will comply with any mandated health and safety requirements. Compliance information is available on our

' Must be able to work a 24 hour flexible schedule when required.

' Must be available for call-in work during off duty hours.

' Work alone or in groups.

' Work indoors and outdoors as necessary.

' Work outdoors during inclement weather.

' Work with or without heat and air conditioning.

' Must be able to complete all assigned training/courses as directed by the Associate Director of Facilities: Maintenance

' Travel is necessary to maintain college assets; including to Holland as needed.

' Use of ladders, scaffolding, and scissors lifts to complete overhead work.

' Maintain a safe and clean work environment.


GRCC is only accepting online applications for this position at Submit a cover letter and resume. The opportunity to apply for this position will close at the end of the day on the close date referenced at the top of this job posting. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Visa sponsorship is not available.


GRCC uses an Evidence Based Selection Process, where we make data driven hiring decisions to help mitigate bias throughout the hiring process. As part of this process, candidates will participate in assessments (cognitive and behavioral), reference checks and interviews.


Grand Rapids Community College creates an inclusive learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person. It is the policy and practice of GRCC to provide equal educational and employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex/gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, height, weight, national origin, disability, political affiliation, familial status, veteran status or genetics in all programs, activities, services, employment and advancement including admissions to, access to, treatment in, or compensation in employment as required by state and federal law. GRCC is committed to reviewing all aspects of GRCC programs, activities, services and employment, including recruitment, selection, retention and promotion to identify and eliminate barriers in order to prevent discrimination on the basis of the listed protected characteristics. The college will not tolerate any form of retaliation against any person for bringing charges of discrimination or participating in an investigation. Further information may be obtained from the EEO Office or the Office of General Counsel, 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.

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