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Electronics Technician

Apply now Department: 3670060130 Fac Power Plant & Utilities
Job no: 510473
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

The Electronics Technician will coordinate with Campus Control technicians and appropriate teams as needed to diagnose and help resolve utility meter problems that could include mechanical, electrical, and/or communication issues. Assist with evaluation of metered utility use and calculation of distribution costs of electricity, natural gas, steam, chilled water, water, and sewer for reviewing utility bills and compiling monthly utility reports.

Why Join Us:

The Division of Facilities is an action-oriented service organization within the
K-State family. We plan, budget, build, operate, maintain, clean, supply and transport. We are custodians, landscapers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, mechanics, project managers, engineers, architects, accountants, and administrative professionals — all stewards and leaders of an inspiring campus shared by many.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires two years of relevant experience

Preferred Education:

  •   Associates Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Trade

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with utility units and conversions (Kwh, KW, CCF, MMBTU, gallons, etc.)
  • Familiarity with meter operations and types (i.e. turbine, ultrasonic, etc.)
  • Ability to read/interpret data from a wide variety of utility metering devices
  • Familiarity with Honeywell Building Automation System
  • Ability to read and understand specifications and manuals for electronic wiring
  • Ability to interface and effectively work with various groups and cultures
  • Individual must balance multiple competing priorities, meet deadlines, be responsive, and thrive in a team environment
  • Self-driven, results-orientated with a positive outlook and clear focus
  • Outstanding organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Proficiency with tablets (iPad, MS Surface, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license. Operate various state vehicles for transportation to job sites and delivery of materials/equipment as needed.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Online application
  2. Resume with three professional references and contact information.
  3. Cover letter

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$18.75 to $23.90 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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