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Facilities and Plant Operations
  • Agency Tracking #: MSU091017C99174
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Deadline to Apply: 08/24/2017 no later than 11:59 p.m.
  • Job Vacancy: Classified
  • Hourly Salary: $12.14

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience in the electrical trade (such as electrician's helper).
Training in the electrical trade will substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis.

Supplemental Information

The Facilities and Plant Office invites qualified applicants to the position of Electrician.

The starting hourly rate is $12.14 and is NON NEGOTIABLE.

A comprehensive background investigation will be conducted for this position to include criminal felony/misdemeanor search and a search of previous employers/credentials/education, etc.

This position requires driving and a clear driving record and valid driver's license will be required at hire.  Drug testing is conducted for this position at new hire and on a random basis.  This position is considered non-exempt under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
This position is full time, 7:45 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. M-F with some required overtime as necessary.  This position will work in the Electrical Shop in Maintenance.  This position has a physical component and the successful applicant must be able to bend, stoop, crawl, kneel, stand for long periods, walk, climb ladders, reach above shoulders, lift medium to heavy weight, carry medium to heavy weight, and operate various technology and powered equipment.  

This position comes with excellent benefits to include comprehensive state retirement/government pension, supplemental benefit and insurance plans, 14 paid holidays per year, accrued sick and vacation, tuition assistance program, etc.

The preferred applicant should have a history of excellent attendance and punctuality, must be motivated and able to work with specific direction or independent and must be a team player. Excellent customer service is a high priority.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.   To apply for this vacancy, go to the Louisiana Department of Civil Service website at and find application information under Job Seeker tab.  

All applications must be electronic.  Paper applications are no longer accepted.

For more information about this vacancy, contact:
Benita Malbrough
McNeese State University, Box 91615, Lake Charles, LA  70609
337-475-5362, Smith Hall on McNeese Campus

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.