University of Wisconsin Superior   Superior, WI   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on August 5, 2022
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UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to our mission. 

POSITION: Electrician, 100%, University Staff, 12-month, 1 vacancy

DUTIES:    The Electrician installs, maintains, and repairs electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures; ensuring work is in accordance with all relevant codes. An employee in this title definition performs electrician work at the journey skill level, under general supervision of the Facilities Superintendent. Other related duties may also be assigned as necessary. In addition, this position directs and instructs electrician apprentices and/or other assistants.


  • High School Diploma
  • Completion of an apprenticeship approved by the Department of Commerce as an Electrician
  • Formal recognition of status by the appropriate international or local trade organization of journeyman status may also be accepted
  • Current WI Master electrician’s license or identification card to meet governmental regulations

This position is currently ineligible for H1-B sponsorship. A qualification for this position includes independent eligibility to work within the United States upon hire date.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to the public liberal arts mission. The successful candidate must be committed to the highest ethical standards and demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Candidates that demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence and diversity are especially encouraged to apply. 

SALARY:   Salary is dependent upon the chosen Building Trades Adjusted Hourly Rate.

  • Adjusted 100 Hour Leave Rate: $47.15/hour
  • Adjusted 140 Hour Leave Rate: $46.41/hour
  • Adjusted 180 Hour Leave Rate: $45.66/hour  
  • Additionally, UWS offers a robust benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement plans, income continuation, and more! Learn more here: Crafts Workers Benefits Quick Guide 2022

STARTING DATE: As soon as possible.

Click apply today for all the details to be considered.

UW-Superior, A Superior Place: 
The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of “final candidates” must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, “final candidates” under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).
The University reserves the right to check additional references with notices given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate based on an arrest or conviction record.

Employment will also require a sexual harassment reference check. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics (Annual Security Report), visit: https://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery/index.cfm or contact the Office of Campus Safety at 715-394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusivity.