UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

LIGHTING MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8820 (WFSE Skilled Trades)

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform work of a semi-skilled nature in the maintenance and repair of interior and exterior lighting fixtures such as retrofitting fixtures and replacing fuses, ballasts, and lamp sockets.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, maintain and repair interior and exterior lighting fixtures.

TYPICAL WORK

Perform semi-skilled maintenance and repair of interior and exterior fluorescent, incandescent, and high intensity discharge building light fixtures;

Replace fuses, ballasts and lamp sockets;

Retrofit fixtures including converting/modifying existing fixtures to be more energy efficient by replacing ballasts, lamps and optics or installing a variety of manufactured UL Listed retrofit kits;

Operate motor vehicles and equipment such as trucks, forklifts, and personnel lifts;

Operate power tools and equipment such as drill motors and power screwdrivers;

Operate electrical testing equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters, multimeters, and light meters;

Set up workstations from a variety of elevated positions using ladders, personnel lifts, and scaffolding;

Clean and maintain shop areas, work site, and storage areas;

Load and unload supplies and materials;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Washington State Nonresidential Lighting Maintenance Technician Certificate or, two years (4000 hours) of experience as a certified trainee performing work in this category under the direct supervision of a journey-level electrician, nonresidential maintenance electrician, or lighting specialist electrician. Possession of a valid Washington State Driver’s License may be required

OR

equivalent education/experience. 

New Class: 5-9-01

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05