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Posted: 10/22/2020

Job Summary

This position is responsible for performing skilled and technical duties in the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems.


  • Maintains and repairs electrical systems in College’s buildings and facilities
  • Installs, repairs, and replaces electrical circuits, distribution panels, receptacles, switches, and light fixtures, including fluorescent ballasts and tubes, incandescent bulbs, LED, and other electrical devices
  • Determines the type, size, and quality of wires, panel boards, switch boxes and other equipment necessary to perform the job
  • Troubleshoots, locates, diagnoses, and repairs thermostats, shop equipment, and building electrical systems
  • Reads and interprets electrical schematics, blueprints, services manuals, and data on equipment to diagnose problems
  • Reads wiring diagrams; wires, diagnoses, and repairs control panels
  • Performs general building maintenance and repair duties such as HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and other general services such as assisting with moves and deliveries
  • Installs electrical systems, including power outlets, light fixtures
  • Inspects and tests fire alarm panels, emergency lighting systems, fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, generators and other life safety systems
  • Responds to after-hours emergencies
  • This role may be designed by the institution as a Position of Trust
  • Performs related duties

Required Qualifications

• High school diploma
• 1 -3 years of related expereince
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

Preferred Qualifications

  • Unrestricted Georgia Electrical License

Proposed Salary

$39,500 annually

Required Documents to Attach

• Resume
• Cover Letter

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of building maintenance principles and practices
  • Knowledge of electrical system installation, maintenance, and repair methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of state and national electrical codes
  • Knowledge of electronic control and monitoring systems
  • Skill in the repair and maintenance of building systems
  • Skill in diagnosing and repairing electrical problems
  • Skill in using various hand and power tools
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

About Us

Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Dallas, and Douglasville. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor’s degree options both in the classroom and online.

We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources by email atjobs@highlands.edu

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

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Highlands College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



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