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Lexington, Kentucky 40506
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The University of Kentucky – Facilities Management is hiring (5) Master Electricians for the Medical Center Physical Plant and a High Voltage Electrician for Utilities & Energy Management. A current restructuring has created the need for more, highly qualified Electricians.


The Master Electrician performs installations, maintenance, and repairs for UK Healthcare and Medical Center facilities projects related to electrical systems and electrical equipment. During construction/renovation projects, the Master Electrician will design, install and test new equipment and systems, assess projects, and gather necessary permits. This position repairs, replaces, and/or maintains older, pre-existing electrical systems and electrical equipment, including diagnosing problems and applying critical thinking in the process of repairing or remedying an issue.


The High Voltage Electrician is responsible for Campus-wide maintenance of overhead, underground, power plants, and other central electrical systems. The High Voltage Electrician will install, test, inspect, maintain, troubleshoot, repair and operate high voltage electrical systems. This includes, but is not limited to: transformers, switching stations, distribution lines, circuit breakers, relays; substations, control panels, and building systems (including such with voltages above 600 volts).


For more information or to apply for these positions, submit a UK Online Application at and reference the following job numbers or use the QuickLinks.


Master Electricians: RE12417, RE12418, RE12420, RE12421, and RE12422-


High Voltage Electrician: RE12416-


Deadline to Apply: Sunday, December 10th, 2017


For questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.


*For the five Master Electrician opportunities referenced above, you must submit an application for each of the positions for which you would like to be considered. One application will not be considered for all five Master Electrician positions.


The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


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