• Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • May 11, 2022
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description



Job ID: 241691
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Department Information
9920301 - Mechanical Maintenance

Job Summary
Install and maintain electrical systems, install and maintain wiring and lighting systems, inspect electrical components such as transformers and circuit breakers, and repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures. Responsible for maintenance of electrical systems with charges less than one (1) kilovolt, or 1,000 volts.

Due to the Governor's approval for the Cost of Living Adjustment to Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023, final salaries at the time of hire may be impacted, but will not be lower than what is advertised.


  • Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Oversees power disconnects so external contractors can secure into proper power source
  • Locates high voltage duct bank, GTE underground cables, underground computer cables, underground street light circuits, and underground secondary cables for outside contractors
  • Provides electrical power when necessary
  • Follows all safety and other risk management policies in performance of work
  • Maintains, repairs and cleans tools, equipment, assigned service vehicle, and work areas
  • Installs and repairs common appliances and maintenance of alarms such as burglar alarms and landscape lighting
  • Establishes performance and safety standards and procedures for department while ensuring compliance with state laws, state electrical codes, safety, and environmental standards
  • Provides leadership, supervision, and instruction to personnel assigned to Electrical Shop
  • Supervises installation and maintenance of electrical systems for campus buildings, equipment, electrical fixtures, and lighting
  • Assigns workload to achieve maximum efficiency in department
  • Performs job inspections to ensure work meets all compliance standards
  • Maintains inventory as to eliminate down-time in production
  • Selects materials and equipment at competitive prices
  • Works with campus engineers to ensure electrical plans are circuited correctly and power is available at each location

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience

  • Three (3) or more years of work-related experience

Proposed Salary
$18.41 - $20.00 per hour

Required Documents to Attach

  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Ability to use basic math skills daily
  • Ability to analyze while multi-tasking
  • Provide technical advice to non-technical and technical audiences
  • Manage projects to fit budget, deadline and timeline decisions


  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of electrical field
  • Strong working knowledge of electrical processes
  • Knowledge and experience in fault analysis and rectification
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success


  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Demonstrated collaborative problem-solving skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Adept at testing, modifying and re-testing

Apply Before Date
May 27, 2022

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu.

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Proof of valid driver's license upon hire and throughout employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Able walk, climb, balance, stretch, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and stand throughout day
  • Able to stretch above head on a regular basis
  • Can work in confined spaces
  • Able to maneuver items up to 40 lbs. with or without accommodation
  • Work at heights exceeding 25 feet
  • Assemble and work from lifts and ladders
  • Occasionally work from poles
  • Exposed to outdoor elements
  • Work with live circuits most of each day

Background Check
Position of Trust

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=39000&JobOpeningId=241691&PostingSeq=1

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