Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50570
Classification Title Supervising Electrician
Collective Bargaining Unit Skilled Crafts - Bargaining Unit 6
College/Department Facilities Planning & Management
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Probationary
Application Materials Required University Application, Resume AND DMV Printout Required
Classification Salary Range $5,174 - $6,556
Anticipated Hiring Range $5,174 - $5,635
Recruitment Closing Date

This position is subject to close at anytime


Facilities Management provides maintenance and construction services for Cal Poly Pomona including Custodial Services, Landscape Services, Building and Mechanical Trades, Fleet Management, Energy and Utility Management and Waste Recycling Management.


The Supervising Electrician supervises skilled journeyman and semi-skilled personnel engaged in a variety of electrical and maintenance related tasks and assignments, including, but not limited to, performance of preventive maintenance work involving the university’s electrical systems, primary high voltage distribution system and transformers; tests fire alarm and smoke detector system; maintains impulse clock systems; conduit and duct systems and electrical lighting;  plans all work and makes assignments; orders equipment, materials and supplies; provides on-the-job training; monitors safe work practices; reviews, inspects and tests work; coordinates multi-craft assignments; and provides accurate estimates, and adjusts to changing priorities.  The incumbent establishes and maintains accurate records; establishes and maintains customer relations; makes operational recommendations; investigates problems and follow up with solutions; attends and participates in meetings on a daily basis, and performs current journeyman level electrical and related work, including, but not limited to minor remodeling of classrooms, laboratories and offices, including moving and installing of additional circuits.  The incumbent reads and interprets blueprints, prepares legible rough sketches of projects requested, monitors day to day employee performance; assists in preparation of job performance assessments; keeps manager as well as subordinates informed; provides input for developing standards for the University and assists contractors in infrastructure connections to protect the University; and performs other duties as assigned.


Two (2) or more years of experience as a journey-level electrician, including one to two years in a lead/supervisory capacity.  Thorough knowledge of electrical theory and methods, materials, tools, equipment used in both rough and finish electrical work and knowledge and experience with installation, maintenance and repair of transmission lines and electrical apparatus, and troubleshooting electrical systems.  The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and regulations pertaining to the electrical trade, including the National Electrical Code and Electrical Safety orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California, and a thorough understanding of NFPA 70. The candidate must possess a working knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques; must have the ability to multi-task; to communicate effectively with supervisors, staff, contractors and customers, both verbally and in written communications; ability to follow-up with customers on scheduling and work performed; and must have basic computer skills, including email, calendar and internet usage; must be able to maintain records, perform simple calculations, and write at a level appropriate to the position.  The candidate will be required to lift electro-mechanical equipment, tools, fixtures, cable and ladder; and any lifting over 50 lbs. will be shared amongst two (2) or more persons.  The candidate will be required to drive a state vehicle within the surrounding community to obtain various parts/tools needed for repair jobs and for that reason will need proof of insurance and a current DMV Record that can be obtained from either the Department of Motor Vehicle or online.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a Live Scan criminal records check prior to being hired.


Five (5) or more years of experience working in the electrical field and National Electrical Testing Association (NETA) certification for performing High Voltage Switching is desirable.   The ability to use Word, Excel and familiarity with work order processing software is preferred.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:


The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


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