Electrician I

$43,103.42 - $71,839.25 yr
Mar 12, 2018
Mar 26, 2018
Full Time

Performs general repair and maintenance of the electrical systems in county buildings, including: troubleshooting and repairing live electrical circuits; working with voltages from 12 volts AC to 600 volts AC; and repairing all types of lighting systems (indoor and outdoor) used in commercial and industrial environments at heights up to 50 feet. Troubleshoots and repairs electrical main service distribution panels and sub-panels up to 6,000 amps while maintaining the integrity of the 3-phase supply. Reads and interprets building plans, performs installations, and makes repairs from those plans. Performs preventive maintenance and ensures compliance with the current National Electrical Code. Installs circuits for power, lighting and equipment using various wiring methods (e.g., rigid metal conduits, armored cables). Installs and disconnects wiring devices such as switches, convenience receptacles and dedicated receptacles. Operates county-owned vehicles, machinery, power tools and testing equipment. Works in a team environment and provides technical guidance to others. Performs related duties as required under general supervision. Incumbent is considered emergency essential. Flexible working schedule is required as well as overtime, call-back and on-call.

Note: The annual salary offer will not exceed the mid-point (or $57,470.82) of the advertised compensation range.

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school diploma or GED issued by a state department of education; and completion of an apprentice-level electrical vocational training program. Four years practical, progressively responsible electrical experience may be substituted for the apprentice-level training program.

  • Valid state motor vehicle operator's license;
  • Possession of at least a journeyman electrical license from the State of Virginia, or the ability to obtain one within twelve months from date of hire.
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record check and a pre-employment physical examination to the satisfaction of the employer.

Possession of a Virginia State Journeyman's or Master's Electrical License. Current knowledge and skill in the National Electrical Code.

Must be able to climb step ladders 14 feet in height. Must be able to climb extension ladder and scaffolds up to 50 feet in height. Must be able to lift up and carry up to 75 pounds with assistance of dolly, lift or staff. Must be able to stoop, bend and work in tiring/uncomfortable conditions for extended periods of time. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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.

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