Position is responsible for the installation, trouble-shooting and repair of all types of electrical equipment, motors, motor controls and the installation, trouble-shooting, control and repairs of industrial and general lighting fixtures and connections.
Trouble-shoots, repairs and installs electrical equipment, motors, motor controls.
Installs and repairs all types of lighting.
Performs moderate planning and layout of new electrical installations and additions to existing wiring.
Installs and/or maintains remote control devices for magnetic motor connections.
Installs, and maintains major electrical equipment associated with range hood systems and dishwasher fans
Repairs and maintains electric motors, motor controls and time clocks and industrial lighting control
Performs preventative maintenance on crucial life safety equipment in the buildings as assigned and keeps updated log
Follows and helps ensure safe work practices as mandated by NFPA-70E and other departmental safety policies.
Follows all regulations mandated by the National Electrical Code in both new work and maintenance of electrical equipment.
Participates in cross training of other employees.
Acts as a lead on large jobs that require multiple electrical employees.
Coordinates all work through the Electrician Supervisor and/or the Electrician Crew Leader.
Completion of a standard high school, GED, and trade or vocational courses in the electrical industry is considered beneficial.
Must possess a minimum of 5 years experience as a skilled journeyman level electrician in the commercial or maintenance level of the electrical industry and/or have considerable experience as an Electrician I.
Must possess a valid and updated Journeyman’s Level Electrician’s License.
Thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Code, standard practices, tools, test equipment and terminology of the electrical trade.
Thorough knowledge of electrical theory and the ability to make repairs to complicated electrical wiring, fixtures and equipment.
Must be able to read and understand electrical building drawings and blueprints.
Must possess a valid Virginia's Driver's License and have or be able to obtain within sixty days of hire a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
Must obtain an Asbestos Supervisor’s certificate within one year of hiring.
The Newport News Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy and childbirth, marital status or any other basis prohibited by law. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, and 4-6).