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2nd Shift Electrician II - Maintenance & Engineering

Facilities/Skilled Trades
20004305 Requisition #

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Engineering Services, Electrical Shop, is seeking a 2nd Shift Electrician II.

  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and replaces ≤ 600 volts electrical distribution systems and related equipment. 
  • Perform preventive maintenance on electrical equipment systems and control systems. 
  • Test and maintain Emergency Generators and/or backup systems and respond to electrical emergencies. 
  • Read and use blueprints and schematics. 
  • Follow specific codes to ensure compliance. 
  • Repair and replace electrical components. 
  • Install new power circuits. 
  • Operate power and hand tools. 
  • Additional duties as required.

Percent of Time: 100% (40 hours per week)
Schedule: Sunday – Thursday, 4:00 PM – 12:30 AM
Rotations: Work weekends and holidays as scheduled for on-call
Location: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Merit Pay Grade: 12

Benefit Highlights

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at: hr.uiowa.edu/benefits.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Requires State of Iowa Class A Journeyman Electrician license with at least four years as an apprentice plus two years of experience as a journeyman electrician;


  • State of Iowa Class B Journeyman Electrician license with eight years in the electrical trade in maintenance or construction.


  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet University’s Fleet Safety Program.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Prefer experience with computer (Excel and Word) for data recording and power monitoring purposes. 
  • Prefer customer service experience. 
  • Prefer demonstrated knowledge of basic electrical principals. 
  • Prefer knowledge of emergency generator and/or electrical back-up systems. 
  • Prefer experience working with and knowledge of National Electrical Code(s).

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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