Electrician | Northern New Mexico College

Application Deadline: Open until filled

FLSA: Non-Exempt
Department: Facilities
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Range: Depending on experience

SUMMARY: The job of Electrician was established for the purpose/s of providing electrical services, per State/Federal objectives and/or standards, with specific responsibility for identifying repair and/or replacement needs; installing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading electrical systems and equipment; and assisting other skilled trades.

• Acts as the primary contact for all building issues, such as climate control, odors, smoke alarms, Building alarms, emergencies and repairs
• Monitors contractor’s performance and works closely with outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications
• May act as a project coordinator for all size projects including large scale repairs and new facility construction projects
• Assists with maintaining building security and immediately responds to building emergencies on a 24-hour basis
• Monitors and replaces light bulbs in all assigned facilities as needed
• Performs basic electrical work and determines when an electrician is needed
• Monitoring of DDC controls.
• Analyzes blue prints, schematics, and drawings of electrical systems for the purpose of determining the efficient installation of new or upgraded systems.
• Diagnoses causes of electrical problems or failures for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair. Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with health and building regulations.
• Inspects electrical systems and their components for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.
• Installs electrical system components (e.g. lighting, alarms, electrical panels, switches, circuits, scoreboards, timers, street signs, etc.) for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded electrical capabilities.
• Repairs electrical components and/or systems (e.g. motors, circuits, transformers, generators, compressors, switches, intercom systems, cafeteria kitchen equipment, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring a safe working condition.
• Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair.
• Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
• Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required at job site.

• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Journeyman Electrician license
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in commercial/industrial electrical maintenance


• Must have a basic understanding of how things work (facility-related)
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions/work orders
• Ability to prioritize and manage multi-functional tasks
• Ability to work effectively under pressure and strict time lines
• Ability to use standard powered and non-powered tools and equipment as necessary
• Must be able to travel to the El Rito campus on demand
• Must be able to effectively communicate (oral and written)
• Self-Starter
• Team player
• Must be organized
• Must be able to work independently without supervision
• Must have a valid NM Driver’s license

• Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, balance, crawl and reach for extended periods of time
• Must be able to utilize/view a PC and or monitor
• Must be able to work in extreme heat or cold as necessary
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
• Must be able to work on a ladder or roof
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Primarily work around campus and in a centralized maintenance shop. Is exposed to loud noise levels, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, dust, paint, fumes, mechanical and/or electrical hazards.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application must include: 1 resume, 2) names, addresses, and phone numbers of (3) three references.

References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews.

Required application materials should be sent to: humanresources@nnmc.edu.


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The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.