Senior Electrician

University of Virginia

Facilities Management’s Health System Physical Plant at the University of Virginia has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrician. Senior Electricians perform installation, repair, and maintenance trade work on electrical systems and equipment in buildings, including emergency backup systems, alarms, and life-support equipment. Senior Electricians are distinguished by a depth of knowledge and experience. They receive only limited supervision, and provide work site guidance to Electricians. Most work is performed with little or no direct supervision.


  • Assume responsibility for laying out and running larger and more complex jobs involving more than one mechanic.

  • Assist supervisor in coordinating daily assignments among different jobs.

  • Perform preventative maintenance repairs and emergency maintenance on electrical equipment.

  • Respond to emergency requests.

  • Inform customers of job status, reasons for and duration of expected delays, as well as refer customers to the supervisor when appropriate.

  • Foster a safe work environment by instructing and monitoring compliance of OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations, the National Electrical Code, and The Joint Commission.

  • Specify, estimate, and install equipment, wiring, and systems in accordance with applicable standards and requirements.

  • Provide direct and provide guidance and mentorship to lower-level electricians.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: Seven years of experience.

Licensure: Journey or Master level electrical license.

Selected candidates will be required to complete all required background checks and health screens prior to the first day of employment.


The Anticipated Hiring Range for this position is $29.00 – $33.00 per hour ($60,320 –  $68,640 per year). This is a full-time position with UVA benefits . Employee benefits package highlights include: 

  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave

  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs

  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System

  • Tuition and professional development benefits

  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year

Physical Demands:

Employee will be required to lift various weights, climb ladders and stairs in order to complete jobs. The use of both hands and a repetitive motion will be required while performing duties.

To Apply:

Apply online at . Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:

  • Resume

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS into the CV/Resume box, into which multiple documents can be uploaded. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration .***

This position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, at [email protected] .

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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