Electrician I

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$44,998.93 - $74,998.14 Annually
Posted
Oct 19, 2019
Closes
Nov 02, 2019
Ref
19-02272
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

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 (i.e., 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.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

CERTIFICATIONS:
Driver's License
Journeyman (Electrical-VA)

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
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.

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to climb step ladders 14FT. in height must be able to climb extension ladder and scaffolds up to 50 ft. must be able to lift up and carry up to 75 lbs. 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.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include practical 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.