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Lead Electrician

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time

Job No: 514951; 5/27/2022

Electrical Shop 

Salary Range: $6,034 - $7,651/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under general supervision of the Supervising Electrician, the incumbent works with and is in charge of a small group or crew of skilled Electricians and semi-skilled assistants involved in completing the work outlined in the series overview. The incumbent provides lead work direction to several journey-level crafts workers and semi-skilled assistants, laying out and coordinating the workflow for jobs, and preparing materials lists and ordering supplies for jobs. The incumbent spends the majority of time working as a skilled electrician, but has ancillary lead work and project planning responsibilities. The incumbent typically lays out, directs, and assists with the full range of skilled electrical work outlined in the series overview; supervises, instructs and works with a small group or crew of Electricians ru1d assistants; instructs others in safety rules and ensures that they are observed; selects and prepares lists of materials for jobs, maintains stock and materials in the warehouse; inspects electrical work to ensure it meets quality requirements and specifications; draws diagrams and sketches of work to be performed; maintains manual and/or computerized work records and maintenance management systems; prepares manual and/or computerized reports; and may supervise the maintenance of an electrical shop. On specific projects, may coordinate the work of other skilled crafts workers.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Two or more years of experience as a journey-level electrician including work coordination responsibilities. The incumbent must possess a working knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques. Must be able to lead, instruct and coordinate the work of a small group or crew of skilled and semi-skilled workers. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.


CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.


As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the assembly, installation, maintenance and repair of low and high voltage electrical equipment and systems including splicing of high voltage cables, and the maintenance, testing and repair of high voltage switch gear and vacuum breakers; and thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Code and Electrical Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on June 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.


The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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