Electrician Apprentice

University System of New Hampshire | Keene, NH

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Posted Date 4/19/2024
Description Summary

Operating Title
Electrician Apprentice

Long Classification Title
Electrician Apprentice

Campus Location

KSC Facilities Services

Summary of Position

Keene State College's Facilities Services Department invites applications for an Electician Apprentice. Under the supervison of the master electrician the apprentice will assist with electrical installations, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment, fixtures, and wiring. This is a 40 hour per week position with a salary range of $18.00-$20.00 per hour, commensurate with education and experience, and complemented by a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Acceptable minimum level of education
HS or equivalent

Acceptable minimum years of experience
1 year

Additional Job Information

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
  • Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities
  • Resume
  • Contact information for professional references
  • Proof of enrollment in state of NH journeyman apprenticeship program.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the College's discretion.

Posting Number

Other minimum qualifications

Enrolled in state of NH journeyman apprenticeship program.
Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job, including heavy work with exposure to inclement weather conditions for prolonged periods of time.
Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam required.
Must be able to wear and use appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.
Valid motor vehicle operator's license and a safe driving record.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

2-4 years of apprenticeship completed.
Knowledge of applicable electric codes.
Knowledge of methods, tools and hazards of the trade.
Ability to read and understand blueprints, electrical schematic diagrams and wire circuit drawings.
Ability to compute voltage amperage and resistance factors using simple algebraic formulas.
Ability to inspect equipment, determine malfunction and make necessary repairs.
Additionally, the College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus.

Salary Information

This is a 40 hour per week position, complemented by a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quicklink for Posting

Percent Time Information (FTE)


EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

Institution Information

Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. Located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City, the region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, please visit:https://www.keene.edu, https://www.usnh.edu/,https://www.ci.keene.nh.us.

Posting Details

Posting Date

Open Until Filled

Closing Date

Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only?

Interested Internal Candidates Exist?

Job Category
Hourly Staff (Non-Exempt)

Appointment Type

If TERM position provide projected end date


Power tools, lifts, hand tools, and digital tools.

Drivers License and Physical Requirements. Please check all items that apply.
Valid Drivers License and Safe Driving Record, Post Offer Pre Employment Physical Required

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties


At the direction and oversight of the master electrician assist contractors and sub-contractors.
  • provide access to work spaces and assist as necessary

Generate, retrieve, review, and maintain work orders
Maintain paperwork, emails, invoicing for purchases to track credits (i.e. rebates, incentives) pertaining to upgrades, purchases, and building assignments Order and pick up supplies


Learning from the master electrician and completing all assigned duties.
  • Identifying, analyzing, troubleshooting, and assisting with repairs of equipment and electrical faults.
  • Traveling out to various public and private spaces to assist the master electrician.
  • Ordering replacement parts and equipment as needed.
  • Completing electrical installations and carrying out various maintenance duties.
  • Working irregular hours and overtime when required.
  • Communicating with clients in a professional, courteous manner at all times.
  • Collaborating with construction workers, plumbers, and other team members.
  • Willingness to be on call and to report to work nights and weekends.
  • Assist with Fire alarm maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Troubleshoot general Fire Alarm panel trouble and map fault issues and make appropriate repairs or tell supervisor.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • * Have you ever been employed by any University System of New Hampshire campus?
    • Yes
    • No
  • If yes, which location(s):
    (Open Ended Question)
  • * Indicate your highest level of education.
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Technical School
    • Associate
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • Ph.D.
    • J.D.
    • M.D.
    • Other (Please Specify)
  • If you chose "Other" regarding level of education, please specify here:
    (Open Ended Question)
  • * How many years of experience do you have in relation to the minimum qualifications of this posting?
    • None
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-10
    • 10-15
    • 15+
  • Please provide the name of any licenses/certifications- including issuing organization, license/certification number and expiration date. Also indicate if the license/certification is current or anticipated.
    (Open Ended Question)
  • * Do you now or will you in the future require sponsorship to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply
    Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Vita
  • Optional Documents
  • (3) Professional References Contact Info
  • Other 1
  • Other 2
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