Maintenance Electrician - Uncertified

Revision Date: October 2, 2001
Classification: Maintenance Electrician - Uncertified
Unit: C.A.W.
Hay Point Range: N/A


The Physical Plant Department is responsible for the entire physical plant of the University including construction, renovations, provision of utility services, and the care and maintenance of all properties.

Under close supervision, the Maintenance Electrician Uncertified performs and assists in the installation, maintenance and repair to electrical systems, equipment and appliances.

Normally, as the duties and responsibilities vary from year to year, he/she is expected to assume increasing responsibility and require less supervision with progress through the first, second and third years of this classification.


  • Performs and assists an electrician with the installation, maintenance and repair of wiring systems, electrical equipment and appliances.
  • Performs maintenance and repair work on low voltage wiring systems, equipment and appliances, working independently as required or assigned.
  • Services parking lot electrical systems.
  • Records hours of work on work orders and daily time cards.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:

Level of Formal Education

  • Education to an acceptable level.
  • Must hold a valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver's License.


  • Experience in the electrical industry would be an asset.
  • Must possess a basic knowledge of electrical terminology and equipment.

Skills and Abilities

  • The ability to learn appropriate trade skills.
  • Willingness to accept increasing responsibility relative to experience gained on-the-job.

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned.

This class specification is intended to illustrate the characteristics of this classification level and should not be interpreted as a description of any one individual position within this classification level.

"In accordance with the University's Health and Safety Policy, and in support of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, Physical Plant is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all staff and students. 

Physical Plant will instruct all employees to complete an Orientation Workshop, normally during the first day on the job, and the Health and Safety Orientation Module, normally during the probation period.  Employees will also be instructed to complete various workshops, such as Asbestos Awareness, etc. during the first year of employment depending upon an individual's classification."

Questions or Comments? Contact Jindra Vancura at (204) 474-8288