The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Electrical Technician to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Repairs, installs, replaces and tests electrical circuits, equipment and appliances using necessary hand tools and testing instruments. * Inspects and tests electrical lighting, signal, communication and power circuits and equipment. * Isolates defects in wiring, switches, motors and other electrical equipment, using suitable testing instruments, and either repairs or replaces the equipment as required. * Replaces faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, insulators, and other simple elements of electrical systems, fixes and appliances. * As required, estimates materials needed and records time and materials expended on each work order. * Other duties as assigned. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess High school diploma/GED equivalent and one year of experience in related maintenance/repair field. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Knowledge of the electrical symbols and interpretation of building and electrical prints. * Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of general maintenance task; knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of general maintenance; knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and working drawings. * Ability to use basic shop math applications. * Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs. * Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work which includes lifting and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather. * Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.