ELECTRICIAN

Category: ELECTRICAL

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Job Title

Electrician

Position Summary

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems. Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain an exhaustive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. At any time, Management may change duties, responsibilities, and activities with or without notice.

Essential Functions

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations.
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
  • Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment including oscilloscopes, ammeters, and test lamps.
  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
  • Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Place conduit, pipes or tubing, inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
  • Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.
  • Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.
  • Provide assistance during emergencies by operating floodlights and generators, placing flares, and driving needed vehicles.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Handling and Moving Objects - Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
Performing General Physical Activities - Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Must be able to lift objects weighing up to approximately sixty (60) pounds.
Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Ability to understand written and oral instructions.
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment - Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, aerial lifts, and passenger vehicles.
Thinking Creatively - Developing or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products.
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings - Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
Documenting/Recording Information - Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.

Mathematical Reasoning - The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.

Control Precision - The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
Rate Control - The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.

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