Low Voltage Electrician

Low Voltage Electrician

The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) is the central coordinating and support organization for a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges known as The Claremont Colleges. TCCS with a staff of 300, provides exceptional shared services to 9,000 students, and almost 3,600 faculty and staff. TCCS staff work in both student-facing services as well as administrative and operational services. Our numerous departments are located throughout The Claremont Colleges campus in the beautiful city of Claremont, California.


The Claremont Colleges Services seeks an experienced and skilled professional for the position of Low Voltage Electrician.

The Low Voltage Electrician installs, maintains, and services low-voltage electrical systems at 120 volts and below. Duties include repairing, inspecting, testing, and installing fire alarms, intrusion alarms, card access systems, HVAC controls, and other electronic systems. Specific duties include:
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems by various industry standard procedures and test instruments associated with procedures (e.g., multimeters, db meters, computers, programmers, etc.).
  • Troubleshoot and repair associated circuits and electronic components as applicable.
    Testing all low voltage circuits and components associated with equipment 120 VAC and below.
  • Install various systems encountered in the workplace, all according to latest edition of NEC, NFPA, and other industry standards.
  • Read, follow, and logically apply information from schematics, wiring diagrams, blueprints, instruction manuals, operator guides, etc.
  • Bend conduits and install metal raceway systems and non-metallic raceway systems.
  • Interface new technology into existing systems.
  • Maintain as-built drawings, shop orders, submittals, and all associated paperwork to accomplish assigned tasks in a professional and efficient manner.
  • Train other personnel in the skills of the trade.

Work Hours : The regular hours for this full-time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Will be added to an on-call rotation to include weekends. May be required to work holiday, weekend, and/or evening hours. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit,


Pay : The pay rate for this position is commensurate with qualifications required for the position, from $ 25.00 to $ 29.00 per hour.

Benefits : This position is eligible for our employment benefits package including:
  • medical, dental, vision,
  • 10% retirement contributions after one year (no matching required),
  • group life insurance,
  • generous time off,
  • professional development funds,
  • discounts for mobile plans, software, and entertainment,
  • access to fitness facilities,
  • and more!

For more information about our full range of generous benefits please visit https://services.claremont.edu/benefits-administration/ . Benefits are subject to the terms and conditions in the plan or policy documents.


You have strong customer service skills, a positive attitude, and can present yourself in a neat and professional manner. You are knowledgeable in your trade, able to learn new things, and train others as needed. You are dependable, punctual, and a cooperative team member.

Education/Training : A high school diploma, OR the equivalent in education, training, and additional experience beyond the minimum required.

Experience : At least five (5) years of experience applying the techniques of the trade.

  • A valid driver's license and satisfactory results on a post-offer pre-employment driving record check.
  • Factory certification.
  • NICET Level II Certification.

Competencies :
  • Advanced mathematical skills, including the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, determine linear measurements, compute areas and volumes of conventional shapes and forms, and compute approximate weight of objects.
  • Perform work in a safe manner, follow proper procedures, and comply with Cal/OSHA and OSHA requirements as applicable to work.
  • Be able to be contacted by telephone during non-working hours.
  • Be available for overtime work and to be on-call.
  • Fluent language skills in English, including the ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend.
  • Effective and professional communication skills with a diverse population of employees, TCCS leadership, vendors, and contracted personnel.
  • Present a neat and professional appearance and be capable of performing all tasks and presenting oneself in a manner that reflects favorably on CFS and TCCS, and of promoting the interests of these organizations throughout The Claremont Colleges and TCCS.

Physical Requirements:
  • Sedentary work that primary involves sitting and standing:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Active work that primary involves standing and walking:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Light work that involves moving objects weighing up to 10 pounds:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Medium work that includes moving objects weighing up to 25 pounds:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Medium work that includes moving objects weighing up to 40 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Heavy work that includes moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never
  • Operate a computer or other work requiring repetitive movement of wrists, hands, & fingers:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Operate a street legal golf cart, a company automobile, or other heavy machinery:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Read or write electronic or printed materials:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Communicate verbally in person, by phone or another device:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Moving body into different positions to work down low, overhead, or outward:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Work involving climbing ladders, stairs, scaffolding, or similar:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Work in various environments including low, high, tight, low-ventilation, or confined spaces:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Work indoors in climate-controlled spaces:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Work outdoors in various weather conditions:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Work in a noisy environment:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Wear:

☒ Uniform ☒ Work or Non-Slip Shoes ☒ Personal Protective Equipment


Applications are only accepted through our applicant portal at https://theclaremontcolleges.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TCCS_Careers . This position is expected to start in mid to late January 2024.

Additional Materials : Please have the following items as a Word or PDF file ready to upload in order to complete your application:
  • Resume (required)
  • Cover Letter (preferred): Briefly, describe how this position fits into your career goals.
  • Professional References: Selected applicants will be required to provide at least two professional references that can speak to their skills and experience.


This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. The Claremont Colleges Services expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, The Claremont Colleges Services will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

TCCS is an equal opportunity employer. TCCS managers make employment decisions on the basis of merit, with the aim to have the best available person in every job. TCCS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin or ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), military or veteran status, and status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. TCCS also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

To apply, visit https://theclaremontcolleges.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TCCS_Careers/job/Claremont/Low-Voltage-Electrician_REQ-6157

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