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Utility Work Technician/Journeyman Electrician
Regis University

Northwest Denver Campus

Position Type:

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Requested Start Date for this Position:
10/23/2023 – 27 days to go

Campus Location:
Northwest Denver Campus

Full-time or Part-time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under broad supervision, this position provides a variety of maintenance, oversight and installation services to ensure the integrity of the University electrical and life safety systems and the safe use by the campus community.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Makes changes and enhancements to existing systems to promote safety and reduce risk, satisfy regulatory agencies, provide consistent and reliable use of existing facilities and support University growth as directed.
  • Oversees, supervises and works to lead up to three individuals consistently, and at certain periods of time more than three. This includes electrical, mechanical, fire alarm and emergency technical areas.
  • Assures all emergency and routine work is scheduled and completed.
  • Assists the Superintendent of Utilities/ HVAC/ Plumbing/ and Electrical and the Director of Operations in budgeting and recommending maintenance priorities and procedures in the electrical disciplines.
  • The person in this position will assume the responsibility of the electrical division supervisor in their absence.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School graduate or GED equivalent and Colorado Journeyman Electrical License are both required for this position.
  • A Colorado Masters Electrical license is preferred along with NICET certifications, previous experience and training in electrical systems, fire alarm and suppression systems and or HVAC maintenance procedures.


  • Four (4) years’ experience in the electrical construction or maintenance field or related field working at the journeyman level or higher.
  • A broad range of electrical experience is preferred to trouble shoot and solve system related problems.
  • Experience with work consistent with NICET certifications levels 1 and 2 are preferred and the desire and ability to attain these certifications within 1 year of the date hired.
  • It is highly recommended that this person have proven experience with the do’s and don’ts of asbestos, strong electrical systems troubleshooting processes, the basic principles of leading work and supervision and performing routine work of other electro-mechanical trades such as plumbing, heating and ventilation in order to provide support to other tradesmen in their daily efforts when called upon.


  • Must be able to operate all hand and power tools common to the electrical trade.
  • Must be capable of all types electrical skills from trouble shooting ground faults to lighting repairs to pulling wire and installation of entire electrical distribution systems and panels.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blue prints, schematics and shop drawings.
  • Must be able to identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Must problem-solve, using logic and reasoning to find the best solutions to electrical problems considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Must be able to think through and react correctly, quickly and efficiently, especially in the remediation of emergencies issues.
  • Must be able to interpret one-line electrical design schematics and resolve electrical design issues in the field and on the spot.
  • Must be able to provide his or her full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Must be capable of understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Must be able to work from heights either from ladders of aerial work platforms and in all extreme weather conditions.


  • The incumbent must have an intimate knowledge of the electrical profession, its principles and requirements, its importance to health and welfare, and the serious consequences of failing to meet these standards.
  • The ability to convey the above to others who may or may not be familiar with the principles of electricity and its inherent risks.
  • This person must have a basic knowledge of electrical and other building systems and the function of the component parts.
  • Demonstrated wide range of knowledge of the electrical code requirements and accepted trade practices.
  • General working knowledge of other building trades.
  • General knowledge of relevant laws and government regulations as they pertain to the trade.
  • A working knowledge of mathematics and possession of the quantitative skills and their application for the trade.
  • Knowledge of the principals involved in providing high quality customer service.


  • Ability to combine decision making, communication and problem-solving skills to have a positive effect on results of work.
  • Able to climb and work from heights.
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas while speaking so others will understand.
  • The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to reach a logical conclusion.
  • The ability to negotiate and positively manage conflict/dispute resolution processes.
  • The ability to speak clearly so others can understand.


  • Lifting & Carrying: Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Pushing & Pulling: Must be able to push/pull 75 lbs.
  • Body Position: Must be able to bend, stoop, climb, kneel and carry.
  • Body Movements: Must bend, kneel, stoop, twist, and climb. Full range of body movement essential.
  • Hand Use: Essential. Extensive repetitive and non-repetitive use for hand and power tools.
  • Sense of Touch: Helpful for distinguishing hot and cold and for small items such as wire – nuts and bolts.
  • Hearing: Essential daily use of radios, telephone machinery and instructions.
  • Vision: Essential to work in electrical panels, read instructions, blueprints and manipulate controls. Must see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer) and able to see details at a distance.
  • Mobility: must be able to work from heights and have the ability to travel quickly and easily between offices, classrooms and between campus buildings.


  • Will be working in dusty, dirty, wet, cold, hot, and noisy conditions.
  • Must work outdoors in all weather conditions and temperature extremes
  • Overtime, as well as on-call duties for weekend and/or evening work required.
  • Vacation time may be restricted during peak periods, particularly April through October.
  • Will be required to carry and use a hand-held 2-way radio while on the job and have the means to be contacted when performing on call duties or before and during inclement weather conditions.
  • It is an essential requirement of this position to have and maintain a valid Colorado Driver’s License as well as maintain insurability through the University funded insurance carrier by maintaining a satisfactory driving record. Any changes in the Incumbent’s driving record at any time during his or her employment must be reported immediately to his or her supervisor.

Why work at Regis?

Benefits Guide – Fiscal year 23-24 or

Pay Rate:
$31.00 – $33.00 per hour commensurate with qualifications

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Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: ‘How ought we to live?’ Regis University’s Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.

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