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Electrician Foreman

Electrician Foreman

Electrician Foreman

Physical Plant/Maintenance
  • Agency Tracking #: MSU032018C99985
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Deadline to Apply: 04/03/2018 no later than 11:59 p.m.
  • Job Vacancy: Classified
  • Hourly Salary: $17.46

Minimum Qualifications

Four years of experience in the electrical trade.


Training in the electrical trade will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience on a month for month basis.

Supplemental Information

This position is in the Physical Plant, Maintenance Department.

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 and supervise Electricians.  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 at Job Seeker Tab.

The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centersand at our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806.  If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.  
(Please note:  Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process.  Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process.  Such questions should be directed to our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available.  Information is also provided on our job seeker website at

For more information, you may contact:

Benita Malbrough, 337-475-5362,, Smith Hall, Human Resources, Box 91615, Lake Charles, LA  70609

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.