Industrial Electrician Ii

Lorton, Virginia
$51,873.74 - $86,455.41 Annually
Jun 10, 2023
Jun 24, 2023
Full Time
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  • Under general supervision of the industrial electrician supervisor responsible for designing, installing, maintaining and repairing complex industrial electrical equipment and systems
  • Works in the field, diagnosing and resolving complex electrical problems on a wide variety of rotating, moving and heavy equipment including high voltage distribution centers, motor controllers, pump, generators, presses, lighting systems and underground cable.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and installs variable frequency drives (VCD’s) Performs diagnostic work up to the programmable logic controllers (PLC) and the digital control systems (DCS) lode.
  • Performs predictive and preventive maintenance in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations on electrical equipment.
  • Creates work orders, requisitions equipment and parts.
  • Performs work in safe manner according to all regulations; participates in safety training and reports unsafe conditions.
  • Subject to 24-hour call back and must, therefore, be able to work emergency overtime.
  • Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Journeyman Electrician license

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all- inclusive list.)
  • Journey level knowledge of the standards, practices and equipment of the electrical trade;
  • Journey level knowledge of applicable county, state and national electrical, NFPA and safety codes;
  • Working knowledge of computers, Variable Frequency Drives, Programmable Logic Controllers, Computerized Maintenance Management and/or Enterprise Management Systems and Supervisor Control and Data Acquisition systems and diagnostic measures;
  • Working knowledge of safety regulations and procedures as well as common hazards associated with working with electricity;
  • Working knowledge of supply and policy and procedures;
  • Ability to distinguish different color wiring;
  • Ability to read and interpret diagrams, schematics, blue prints and manuals;
  • Ability to use a computer;
  • Ability to lead other employees;
  • Ability to work in confined spaces;
  • Ability to comprehend confined space training;
  • Ability to comprehend and comply to safety practices;
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with customers, employees and supervisors.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to the following:
graduation from high school, or a GED issued by a state department of education or equivalent; successful completion of an approved electrician's apprentice program and four years of experience as an industrial electrician.

  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • A valid Commonwealth of Virginia Journeyman Electrician's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record check, and a medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment.

  • Experience overseeing or managing preventive, corrective, and emergency repairs to industrial equipment in the most efficient and effective manner to reduce equipment downtime.
  • Ability to coordinate and collaborate with managers and supervisors on the periodization in the repair effort
  • Experience performing inspections of plant operating assets to ensure proper functioning
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Experience using Microsoft Suites applications
  • Previous work experience in an industrial setting.

Ability to lift 50 to 75 pounds. Ability to work from ladders, steps and extension. Able to distinguish wire colors (no color blindness).Must be able to bend, stoop, work in tiring and uncomfortable positions and confined space. 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.