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Human Resources

Lighting Technician - Physical Plant

Date Opened: 7-9-2013
Closing Date: when filled

Southwestern University is currently accepting applications for a Lighting Technician position which is available for immediate hire.  This is a year-round, full-time position.

Responsibilities include replacing ballasts and other components on campus lighting as required; inspecting exit and emergency lighting and repairing as necessary; assisting electrician on projects; managing the EPA Lamp recycling program; assisting preventative maintenance crew on equipment repair and maintenance; and providing support to other crafts when needed.

Successful applicant will meet the following job requirements: High school diploma or GED; one year of experience troubleshooting and repairing lighting equipment; possess a thorough knowledge of various types of lighting fixtures and components; ability to climb and work at heights above 100 feet; ability to lift and handle up to 50 lbs.; availability for overtime as necessary; ability to work under limited supervision; have a stable work history and ability to provide work-related references; have no felony convictions; possess a valid Texas driver’s license in good standing with the Department of Motor Vehicles and record meets standards of the University’s insurance carrier; ability to provide documents establishing identity and employment eligibility in the United States.  Preferred applicant will possess electrical license and have five plus years of experience in lighting control environment.

Southwestern University provides the following BENEFITS for this position:  UNIVERSITY-PAID INSURANCE, RETIREMENT, VACATION, SICK TIME, PAID HOLIDAYS, TUITION ASSISTANCE and more!!

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume; the names and phone numbers of three professional references; and salary history and expectation to:  Southwestern University, Human Resources Department, Lighting Technician, Job #539, P.O. Box 770, Georgetown TX  78627-0770, or FAX: 512-863-1880, or e-mail to    Please no third party submissions.  Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Only those resumes that include all the requested information will be considered.  All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process.   Southwestern University is an equal opportunity employer.  EOE/M/F

Posted July 09, 2013.