Job Details

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 5367529
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Facilities Management
Electrical Trades II - 32527 Classified Staff

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Facilities Management

Job Title: Electrical Trades II

Position: # 218485 – Requisition: #32527

Job Summary:

The Electrical Trades II position ensures the availability and distribution of electrical power to the CU Anschutz Medical campus, for use by, but not limited to the following systems: energy management (EMCS), lighting, power for telecommunications, computer network, and a multitude of other power applications. Inspects, repairs, and performs preventive maintenance on electrical systems.

Key Responsibilities:
  • The position learn to read and understand Blueprint drawings, specifications, and codes related to plumbing and infrastructure.
  • The position learn evaluate the operation of malfunctioning or dilapidated equipment, and components and decides or recommends between replacement or repair options. i.e., pump systems, heat exchanger, vacuum system, and water distribution systems.
  • The position sets priorities on work assigned to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.
  • The position lean to makes all in-house repairs and maintenance of fire protection systems, close loop systems, water treatment systems and heating and cooling systems.
  • The position learn to determine if the repair can be made or if it would be more cost effective to purchase a replacement.
  • This position uses manufacturer's specifications and operating procedures, with standard trade practices to evaluate the operations of all plumbing related systems, equipment, and components.
  • The position speaks to customer and staff in an informative manner regarding repairs needed to fix the equipment.

Work Location: Onsite – this role is expected to work onsite and is located in Aurora, Colorado

Why Join Us:

Apply today to be part of a team, where the focus is supporting the University's mission of educating the next generation. We are looking for someone with a solid maintenance/service background. Someone who works well with others and has the desire to learn more and develop new skills.

You will be set up for success. We will provide you with the training necessary to become proficient in the equipment we maintain. There are also paid external training opportunities for beneficial technical and professional development courses. All of the hand and specialty tools you need will be provided. We offer robust training program for anyone interested in growing their career options. From hands-on work with journey level technicians and online self-paced technical training, to paid external trades certifications and CU employee tuition assistance, CU Denver can be the place to boost your career trajectory. Come to a place where you can develop a career, not just another job. For more information about the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical campus please visit:

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Please make sure to include the following in your resume: job title, duties, months and years employed, and average hours worked per week as minimum experience is calculated on a 40 hour/week basis.

Minimum Qualifications
        • 18 years or older.
        • Current, valid licensure as a journeyman electrician from the Colorado Electrical Board.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
        • Experience working with fire alarm systems
        • Experience diagnosing and repairing malfunctions in existing electrical systems.
        • Experience providing training on ballast replacement and basic electrical troubleshooting skills.

        • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse backgrounds
        • Demonstrates strong customer service skills
        • Ability to work independently as well as on a team.
        • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and written
        • Ability to multi-task and prioritize levels of assistance needed
        • Strong ability to work well and maintain a positive attitude under pressure
        • Knowledge of the electrical trade
        • Mechanical ability
        • Physical ability

Conditions of Employment:
        • This position requires a State of Colorado Journeyman or Masters Electrical License.
        • The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:
        • Must possess and maintain a current, valid State of Colorado Driver's License.
        • Must be willing and able to pass a criminal background check, motor vehicle checks and drug test.
        • Subject to pre-employment, post-accident, incident, or reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing per AMC Facilities Operations Department Policies.
        • Must be willing and able to stand and walk on a constant basis, with or without accommodation.
        • Must be willing and able to climb, crawl, kneel, bend and reach above shoulders on a frequent basis, with or without accommodation.
        • Must be willing and able to lift and carry up to 10 pounds on a constant basis, with or without accommodation.
        • Must be willing and able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis, with or without accommodation.
        • Must be willing and able to push and pull on a frequent basis, with or without accommodation.
        • Must be willing and able to use manual dexterity, eye/hand coordination and near vision on a constant basis.
        • Must be willing and able to use hearing and verbal communication on a constant basis.
        • Must be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions including snow, rain, heat, and cold.
        • Must be willing and able to work with chemicals/solvents.
        • Must be willing and able to work in areas where you may be exposed to hazardous chemicals or infectious materials.
        • Must be willing and able to operate moving equipment and work around machinery or moving equipment.
        • Must be willing and able to work around noise/vibrations.
        • Must be willing and able to work alone, above ground and in small confined spaces.
        • Must be willing and able to walk on uneven surfaces and climb on scaffolds/ladders.

NOTE: This position has been designated as essential personnel, and will be required to respond to emergencies as needed. Position may also be required to stay late, come in early, or cover shifts as needed. If hired, you will be required to provide effective off-hours phone contact information for emergency call-in purposes.

Anticipated Salary Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as $4,903 - $5,393. per month.

The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This position is eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Total Compensation Calculator:

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):
  1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position
    • Please include job titles, duties, months and years employed, and average hours per week worked as minimum experience is calculated on a 40 hour/week basis
  2. Resume
  3. Three to five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Questions should be directed to:

Screening of Applications:

Screening begins immediately and continues until August 2, 2024. Those who do not apply by that date will not be considered.

ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employee.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Classified Staff positions have specific application requirements: Submit all required documents indicated in this posting. Include a current email address as communication is electronic-based. Failure to complete a timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applications MUST be completed in their entirety, including job title, duties, months and years employed, and hours per week worked as minimum experience is calculated on a 40 hour/week basis. Address qualifications, competencies and preferred qualifications in your application, as these along with previous work experience will be used to assess competencies. Answers will be verified against your application and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process. Click here to view Veteran and other General Information regarding Classified Staff positions.

Job Category: Facilities/Labor,Trades & Crafts

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20693 - ADM AVCFM BMO Anschutz

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jun 24, 2024

Unposting Date: Aug 3, 2024, 5:59:00 AM Position Number: 00218485

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