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Ada County

Boise, ID

Journeyman Electrician

LocationBoise, Idaho
Employment TypeFull Time
Date Posted2023-01-17
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-10-21
Salary$58,968 - $72,072/year

Job Description:

Installs, repairs, and maintains industrial electrical systems, controls, lighting and equipment and performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of Ada County facilities. • Installs and maintains electrical devices and materials such as conduit, conductors, switch gear, control devices, breakers and motors; • Checks and tests life safety devices, exit and emergency... lighting, fire alarm systems, and emergency generators; • Services and repairs pumps, air compressors, starters, motors and similar equipment; • Troubleshoots, tests, locates and repairs electrical circuits and equipment; • Plans, designs, lays out and completes installation, modification and repair of electrical systems, controls, lighting and equipment; • Makes recommendations and develops specifications for work; • Inspects and reviews contracted work for compliance to contract specifications; • Maintains records on electrical system maintenance and upgrades; • Performs location services on Dig Line requests; • Maintains electrical portion of HVAC systems; • Repairs, maintains, and trouble shoots boilers, chillers, water heating equipment; • Performs maintenance on mechanical, electrical, heating and air conditioning systems. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS: • Assists employees in the performance of electrical or related work; • Operates equipment such as trucks, front-end loaders, backhoe, forklift, scissor lifts, bucket trucks, and other equipment; • Maintains inventory of electrical stock items; • May supervise other staff in the performance of maintenance, trades, and crafts-related duties; • Performs related functions as required. • Must be a licensed journeyman electrician in the State of Idaho; • Must have a minimum of five (5) years' experience as a Journeyman Electrician with commercial, light industrial, and/or institutional experience; • Knowledge of the makeup, operation, and installation of a variety of electrical systems, circuits, equipment and controls; • Knowledge of the appropriate electrical codes, various gages, sizes and types of wire, conduit, couplings, fittings, relays, boxes, circuit breakers, other electrical devices, and fire alarm systems; • Knowledge of the installation and operations of electrical fixtures, wiring and controls; • Skill in troubleshooting equipment and control circuits; • Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions, read, interpret, and apply building plans, repair manuals, specifications, blueprints, engineering drawings, sketches and building codes; • Ability to use formulas basic to the trade to figure out such things as voltage and resistance; • Ability to perform a variety of maintenance activities involving building repair, welding, painting, carpentry and plumbing; • Ability to operate and clean a variety of hand tools; • Ability to set up and adjust equipment to minimize energy usage; • Ability to perform the functions of the position safely and operate motor vehicles (including light trucks) safely; • Ability to maintain effective working relationships. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • The incumbent must possess and maintain a valid driver's license; • The incumbent must pass a criminal background check; • The incumbent must be available by telephone for contact after hours; • The incumbent must be available to work variable shifts, perform overtime work, and may be subject to 24-hour call out in order to repair electrical systems, controls, and equipment; • This position has been designated safety sensitive and therefore the incumbent is subject to random drug testing. • The incumbent makes repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms, and where the parts of the systems worked on may be in hard-to-reach places; • The incumbent is required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions; • The incumbent frequently carries tools and equipment; • The incumbent must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.; • Work is performed inside and outside, and is sometimes dirty, dusty, and greasy; • The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to the possibility of electrical shock, burns, cuts or bruises. DISCLAIMER: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of individuals in the job. This job description is not an employment agreement and/or an expressed or implied employment contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. Ada County provides Veteran's Preference for all County jobs except for those deemed "key positions" in accordance with Title 65, Chapter 5 of Idaho Code

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