The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Lead Electrician to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Perform the duties of a normal State of Texas Journeyman Electrician. * Troubleshoot & Repair Electrical Systems, Preform Preventive Maintenance on Electrical systems, and new electrical installation in University Buildings. * Puts together estimates for small electrical projects. Solicits bids from electrical contractors for small projects. * Assists in the inspection of electrical installation in new remodel construction projects. * Thorough knowledge of electrical safety and operating procedures. 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 a High School Diploma/GED equivalent and eight years of experience in maintenance/repair or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Maintains knowledge of the current National Electrical Code and its application. * 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.