Industrial Electrician I

Falls Church, Virginia
Jan 25, 2018
Mar 01, 2018
Full Time

Industrial Electrician I

Facilities and Transportation Services

Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church 22042

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 10th largest school district, located in suburban area just outside the nation’s capital, is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Industrial Electrician at the Merrifield Support Center. This individual will perform the skilled journey-level electrical work required to perform preventive maintenance, install, modify, inspect, troubleshoot, and repair industrial type electrical systems, controls, and other complex equipment.

The ideal candidate will possess any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and supplemented by completion of an acceptable apprentice-level electrical training program and Commonwealth of Virginia journey-level electrician license, plus four years of progressively more responsible electrician experience, two years of which shall have been at the apprentice II or equivalent level. Can demonstrate knowledge of the methods and skills in the use of the equipment, materials, and tools appropriate for the electrical trade and related installation, maintenance, and repair activities; knowledge of common hazards and necessary safety precautions; sufficient color perception to distinguish colors of electrical wiring; skill in inspecting and repairing electrically "live" wires, when necessary; knowledge of local, state and national codes; ability to read and interpret instructions, diagrams, sketches, blueprints, and manufacturers' manuals; capability to estimate time and material needs, determine when repair is not economically practical, and perform routine tasks and arithmetic computations; knowledge of basic computer skills; and strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Valid driver's license with a good driving record. May be required to work an evening and/or night shift on a regular or rotating basis, accept call-back overtime or regular overtime, and/or agree to assume an emergency call-out list status.

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