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Industrial Electrician Iii

Fairfax County Government
Lorton, Virginia
$56,957.47 - $94,929.54 Annually
Closing date
Dec 10, 2022

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Fairfax County’s Wastewater Management Program is a nationally recognized Utility of the Future and its wastewater treatment plant, the 67 million gallon per day Noman M. Cole Pollution Control Plant, is a multiple year NACWA Platinum Award winning facility. If you would like to join a creative, collaborative, innovative team doing meaningful work, then Wastewater Management is the place for you. Under the supervision of the HVAC supervisor, acts as a lead electrical and HVAC worker. Participates and coordinates in the installation, modification, corrective, and preventive maintenance of the work performed by the HVAC tech II worker.

Performs other electrical work as requested. Maintains, repairs, and monitors highly complex building automated heating ventilation air conditioning systems. Performs design layouts & sizing of heating ventilation air conditioning systems. In the absence of the supervisor oversees the daily operation of the electrical section. Performs a variety of highly skilled tasks in the maintenance of 3-phase low and medium voltage; up to 4160 volts for industrial electrical equipment, including circuits, and other related electrical equipment in a 67 MGD wastewater treatment plant.

Performs preventive/corrective maintenance, 24/7 to maintain continuous operation of electrical equipment. Guides & oversees the work of industrial electricians I & II. Provides daily input to industrial electrician supervisor regarding the performance of electricians I & II. Identifies required parts from equipment diagram or parts lists and requisitions necessary parts to restock, repair, or replace all electrical equipment throughout the plant.

Assist in reviewing as-built drawings for identification and isolation of lines, equipment, or processes. Utilizes computer and software to maintain work orders, requisition parts, and online O&M manual for preventive and corrective maintenance, online time and attendance, training, and outlook. Installs and programs variable frequency drives. Performs work on systems with hazardous chemicals that are acidic, highly corrosive, heat-producing, and potentially explosive. Performs work in confined spaces, hazardous areas requiring respiratory protection and personal protective gear, and slippery and wet conditions. Responsible for understanding and complying with regulatory requirements, the wastewater management program's environmental policy, agency guidelines, safety requirements, and emergency response procedures. Prevents and mitigates any environmental impact associated with electrical maintenance, accidents, or emergencies. Attends required electrical training to ensure work performed complies with the regulatory requirements and national electric code.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, or a GED issued by a state department of education or equivalent and six years of experience as an industrial electrician.

  • A valid driver's license.
  • A valid Commonwealth of Virginia Master Electrician's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a pre-employment physical and annual thereafter, a criminal background check, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Subject to 24 hour call back and must, therefore, be able to work emergency overtime. Subject to working in adverse weather conditions and may be exposed to raw waste or environments generating methane gas. Ability to distinguish different color wiring.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Four years of experience in the industrial electrical field and a minimum of two years of experience as lead industrial electrician.

Capable of climbing ladders and steps. Capable of lifting 50 pounds. Capable of adequate color perception working conditions may include inclement weather, as well as being exposed to hazardous. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others ) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.


Fairfax County, Virginia is a diverse and thriving urban county. As the most populous jurisdiction in both Virginia and the Washington metropolitan area, the County's population exceeds that of seven states. The median household income of Fairfax County is one of the highest in the nation and over half of its adult residents have four-year college degrees or more educational attainment. Fairfax County also is home to an extensive commercial office market and is a major employment center.

Fairfax County Government is a great place to work, with a variety of jobs in different fields, great benefits, and an enjoyable working environment. We serve nearly one million residents in one of the largest counties in the country. Our talented employees have established Fairfax County as a leader in nearly every facet of public service and have won national recognition as innovators in local government.The size of Fairfax County government and the diversity of services it provides to citizens allows opportunities for personal growth and development, without ever having to change employers. In addition to pay, Fairfax County Government provides an employee benefits package worth approximately 25% of your salary in additional compensation. This package of benefits consists of programs designed to protect you and your family during your employment with the county and into your retirement years.

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Group Term Life Insurance
Contributory Retirement Plan
Deferred Compensation
Flexible Spending Account Programs
Long Term Disability Insurance
Long Term Care Plan
Tuition Assistance Program
Employees' Child Care Center
Virginia College Savings Plans

Fairfax County's Application Process: Fairfax County uses an online application process called NEOGOV at nearly all positions.

Applicants who need assistance with the online application process are welcome to come to the Application Center at Fairfax County's HR Central where staff will be happy to work with you to establish an account and get your resume into the system. HR Central is located in the Government Center at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270, Fairfax, VA, and is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Or call 703-222-5872 for more information.

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12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 270

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