Human Resources



Facilities Services


This position is responsible for interior and exterior electrical construction and maintenance of all campus buildings, fire alarm systems, data and telephone wiring, HVAC controls wiring and exterior fixtures at Ursinus College. Employees of Ursinus College must possess excellent customer service skills, interpersonal skills and have an overall concern for the general welfare of the college and community and provide the best possible environment for education and student living.


  • This job requires the use of specialized, power equipment
  • Always obey all safety requirements and procedures
  • Perform preventative maintenance check on all equipment prior to use
  • Secure the work area and post proper safety notices for other users of the space prior to beginning work
  • Supply own trade tools
  • Supply own transportation (mileage on campus is reimbursed)
  • Equipment trouble-shooting
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and communicate with a diverse community
  • Corrective and preventative maintenance
  • Establish work priorities
  • Complete and fill-out work orders
  • Self-motivated and personally accountable
  • Respond to on-call, after-hours emergencies
  • Interact with the college community
  • Installation and repair of electrical circuits, equipment and systems.
  • Installation and repair of lighting systems including sensors, fixtures and programming
  • Installation of data wiring
  • Installation and repair of telephone wiring including telephone “punch-down” panels
  • Installation and maintenance of exterior lighting and conduit including parking lot lights
  • Assist HVAC staff in control wiring
  • Work up to 50 feet off the ground on a lift
  • Snow removal as required
  • Special events support as needed
  • Bucket truck certification

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Hight School Diploma
  • Journeyman Electrician License
  • 5 years of experience in a trade
  • Knowledge of building electrical systems
  • Knowledge of fire alarm systems
  • Knowledge of telephone and data wiring
  • Knowledge of power tools
  • Ability to take direction from immediate supervisor
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Ability to work hours outside of normal workweek, including weekends, evenings
  • Works successfully with diverse others and upholds the College’s commitment to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in order to help the organization, realize its commitment to excellence through diversity


Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.