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ELECTRICIAN - MULTIPLE

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

General Services

DATE POSTED:            

September 14, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MINIMUM:  

$44,661.00

SALARY MAXIMUM:

$80,389.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40007506; 40002023

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

Performs difficult skilled and technical work in the operation, maintenance and repair of a variety of mechanical equipment and/or electrical systems; does related work as required.  Work is performed under general supervision.  Supervision may be exercised over subordinate workers.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Inspects electrical systems and equipment such as air-conditioners, heating units, refrigeration units, air handling units, elevators, water heaters and cooling towers in order to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair;
  • Tests electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, to ensure safe operation;
  • Assembles, installs, and maintains electrical wiring, conduit, equipment, appliances, and fixtures;
  • Troubleshoots and repairs Fire Alarm systems as needed
  • Connects wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components;
  • Inspects ballasts and lighting fixtures, cleans and replaces as needed;
  • Provides cost estimates for repairs, installations and maintenance;
  • Responds to requests for service on equipment failures, power loss, etc.;
  • Advises management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous;
  • Ensures electrical systems are in compliance with applicable codes;
  • Maintains records of work performed and prepares reports as needed;
  • Performs general building maintenance work as needed; and
  • Performs other related tasks as required.
  • Position is considered essential employee and will work in adverse weather conditions when needed.
  • Maintains/repairs electrical systems and equipment in functioning County  facilities inclusive of County Jail.
  • Will be required to be On Call, after hours, 1 week at a time, approx 4 times per year.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, tools and techniques of electrical trade;
  • Thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions associated with electrical and equipment maintenance work;
  • Skill in the operation of the tools and equipment used in the trade;
  • Skill in installing equipment, machines, wiring, or components to required specifications;
  • Ability to diagnose and correct defects in electrical systems and equipment;
  • Ability to read and work from blueprints and sketches; and
  • Ability to understand and carry out detailed oral and written instructions;

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Requires a High School Diploma/GED and 4 years of experience in electrical work.

 

CERTIFICATION, LICENSE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Requires a valid NC driver’s license and an acceptable 3 year driving record; requires a valid Electrical License (Limited class or higher) issued by the State of North Carolina Board of Electrical Contractors.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh