Industrial Electrician Apprentice
Deadline for Applications is 07/25/2021

Code: 17333 Posted: 07/09/2021

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside seeks an Industrial Electrician Apprentice for its Facilities Management department. The Facilities Management department services approximately 1.4 million square feet of campus facilities, including academic spaces, laboratories, athletic facilities and student spaces. 

The Industrial Electrician Apprentice will have the opportunity to learn the electrician trade in an industrial setting. In sponsoring an apprentice the University of Wisconsin-Parkside is responsible for the apprentices’ instruction and experience as outlined in the schedule of work processes, for the attendance at related instruction classes, and for notifying the Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards of all actions as required by the Wisconsin State Standards.

Position Title: Industrial Electrician Apprentice

Employment Type: Full-Time

Reports To: The Industrial Electrician Apprentice will report to the Maintenance Supervisor and the Electrician.

Pay Range: Apprentices will be paid a progressively increasing schedule of wages during their apprenticeship based on the acquisition of increased skill and competence on the job and in related instruction. 

Essential Job Functions

During the apprenticeship the apprentice shall receive such on the job instruction and experience and related instruction in all phases of the occupation necessary to develop the skill and proficiency of a skilled journey worker. Areas of work include:

  • Installation of electrical equipment, components and devices
  • Troubleshoot electrical systems, equipment and power distribution
  • Perform reliability-centered maintenance on electrical systems, industrial manufacturing equipment, and power distribution
  • Adhere to safety requirements and hazard awareness procedures

Applicants must:

A. High School graduate or equivalency and must be able to furnish record of schooling and grades obtained.

B. Not less than 18 years of age and must able to furnish proof of age.

C. Must be physically able to perform the work of the occupation with reasonable accommodations and without hazard to themselves or others. Applicants may be required to furnish a statement of physical condition from a physician at the time of the job offer.

D. Applicants may be required to undergo drug or alcohol testing at time of selection as an apprentice.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

Total Compensation Estimator:

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday July 25th, 2021 are ensured full consideration. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 07/26/2021

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