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Job ID: 167036

Mt. San Antonio College

Date Posted Sep. 13, 2021
Title Electrician
University Mt. San Antonio College
Walnut, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation


Position Number: CM-004-2021

Department: Facilities Planning and Management

Job Category: Classified Unit B

Time (Percent Time): 100%

Term (months/year): 12 months/year

Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm

Salary Range: B-71

Salary: Step 1 - 6: $5,028 - $6,408 Monthly

Shift Differential: Shift differential eligibility based on the current collective bargaining agreement.

Open Date: 09/08/2021

Initial Screening Date: 09/29/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Application Procedure:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PT) on the listed Initial Screening Date are assured consideration.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online, unless otherwise noted, at Mt.SAC Employment Website to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
3. A detailed resume that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
4. If applicable, College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.
5. Optional Three letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation). Confidential letters of recommendation are not allowed for this position.

Health & Welfare:

The College contributes an annual premium up to the family coverage amount for Kaiser Permanente $15 office visit medical, DeltaCare HMO dental, VSP vision and life insurance plans. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees.

The District participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and National Benefit Services.

*Note: Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change.

Basic Function/Overview:

Main responsibilities of the electrician include:
1. Perform basic Preventative Maintenance of electrical systems and equipment.
2. Perform a variety of complex technical tasks related to electrical installation repair and maintenance work.
3. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures and equipment related to electrical maintenance and installation including 12KV electrical systems.
4. Perform troubleshooting to solve electrical problems with long existing electrical systems and equipment.
5. Perform work on various electrical systems of different voltage and phase ranging from 110V / Single phase up to 480V / 3 phase.
6. Assist other District employees with various projects including carpentry, plumbing, and HVAC, locksmithing, painting, and general maintenance.

Receives general supervision from the Assistant Director, Facilities Planning & Management and
technical and functional supervision from the Electrician.

This is the journey level in the electrician class series and is responsible for performing electrical
maintenance and repair duties at District buildings and facilities required to ensure that all are maintained in a safe and effective working condition and provide the highest level of safety for District and public use. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Incumbents in this class may also assist other trades on an as needed basis. This class is distinguished from the Lead Electrician in that the latter is responsible for technical and functional supervision of assigned electrician staff and is capable of performing the most complex duties assigned to the function.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

1. Repairs, installs, tests, services, and maintains electrical systems, including conduit, wiring, light and power circuits, motor appliances, generators and switches; ensures compliance with building codes applicable to the electrical trade.
2. Plans, organizes, and lays out assigned tasks; interprets electrical plans, diagrams, blue prints, sketches, and specifications; works from verbal and written instructions and work orders to install and test electrical systems or equipment.
3. Operates a variety of specialized equipment, including meters, testers, soldering irons, wire pullers, conduit benders, lifts, drills, and various other hand and power tools; drives a vehicle to perform work.
4. Installs and tests interior and exterior wiring for equipment and appliances; assembles and repairs lighting fixtures, wiring and controls; installs, and repairs sockets, capacitors, bulbs and other lighting parts, wiring and assemblies; repairs scoreboards and field lighting systems as needed; installs new electrical systems and equipment, including ballasts.
5. Performs preventive maintenance on District-wide electrical panels; checks and services circuit breakers, distribution panels, and transformers; replaces parts as needed.
6. Troubleshoots electrical problems and investigates and repairs electrical failures.
7. Installs interior and exterior wiring for equipment and appliances.
8. Wires new and altered buildings, replaces fuses, and assembles and repairs lighting fixtures and field lighting systems.
9. Responds to elevator service calls; inspects and verifies safe and proper operation of electrical systems; requests elevator service mechanics, when required.
10. Estimates labor, material, and equipment needed for assigned projects; monitors inventory levels of materials and equipment; orders, receives, and maintains inventory of materials and equipment as needed.
11. Records and maintains work and material records.
12. Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required.
13. Maintains work areas in a clean and orderly condition, including securing equipment at the close of the workday.
14. Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees.
15. Assists other District employees with various projects including carpentry, plumbing, and HVAC, as well as, other maintenance areas by performing skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled duties, on an as needed basis.
16. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Other Duties:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

1. Principles, practices, methods, equipment, materials, and tools used in electrical maintenance and repair of District electrical systems, including applicable electrical codes.
2. Safe application, operation, and maintenance of tools and equipment used in the electrical trade.
3. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
4. Occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to assigned are of responsibility.
5. Standard office practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment and basic record-keeping.
6. Safe work practices, including safe driving rules and practices.
7. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
8. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills and Abilities:

1. Perform a variety of complex technical tasks related to electrical installation repair and maintenance work.
2. Perform basic preventative maintenance of electrical equipment and systems.
3. Skillfully and safely operate a variety of equipment and power and hand tools used in the electrical field.
4. Troubleshoot electrical problems.
5. Determine materials, costs, and supplies required for electrical repairs and maintenance projects; recommend purchases.
6. Read, understand, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
7. Understand and follow written and verbal directions, instructions and safety rules and procedures.
8. Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed.
9. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software programs.
10. Read and interpret construction drawings, specifications, plans, manuals, diagrams, blue prints, and technical regulations.
11. Use math applicable to the electrical trade ex. basic math, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and physics.
12. Operate a truck, tow equipment and observe legal and defensive driving practices.
13. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
14. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
15. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
16. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
17. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and three (3) years of experience in journeyman level electrical maintenance and repair work.


Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications is listed in the Minimum Qualifications section.

Preferred Qualifications:

License(s) & Other Requirements:

Examination Requirements:

Working Environment:

Employees work in and around buildings and facilities and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:

Must possess mobility to work in and around District buildings and facilities, to operate a motor vehicle and drive on surface streets; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform light to medium physical work, to work in confined spaces and around machines, to climb and descend ladders, and to operate varied hand and power tools and equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.


Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees 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 Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: Mt. SAC Annual Security Report.

The person holding this position is considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the Colleges Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Typing Certificate Requirements:

Special Notes:

A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail:

DO NOT include photographs or any personal information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.

TRAVEL POLICY : Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to a $500 maximum (per position recruitment). Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.


Foreign Transcripts:

Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline. Accredited evaluation agencies can be found on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services Website.


Human Resources
1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399.
Phone: (909) 274-4225

Selection Procedure:

A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The start date will be following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at Mt. SAC Employment Website to complete and submit your application for this position.

EEO Policy:

The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:

Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio Colleges Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

Cancel RTF Policy:

We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

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