SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
Under direction, installs, repairs and maintains a variety of electrical systems and equipment; and performs other work as required.
This single position class is assigned work at the journey level to install, repair and maintain a variety of electrical systems and equipment. Maintenance Electrician is distinguished from other maintenance classes in that specialized knowledge is required to perform work assigned. This position may work irregular hours and be assigned on-call duty.
Installs and maintains electrical panel boards, conduits, circuits, fixtures, motor starters and controls, switches, outlets and other electrical equipment according to approved codes; repairs electrical circuits and equipment such as generators, power control panels, alternators and distribution systems; identifies causes for electrical failures or malfunctions; replaces worn or inadequate wiring; tests circuits and determines requirements for additional electrical equipment; plans circuitry paths or modifies electrical systems to accommodate new construction or existing facility alteration; climbs ladders; assist in installing panel boards; install switch boxes, pull boxes and other related devices; measure, cut, thread, bend, assemble and install conduits and other kinds of electrical conductor enclosures, which connect panels, boxes, outlets and other devices; estimates costs and materials required; reads and interprets blue prints, schematic diagrams and sketches to perform installation, maintenance and repairs; maintains records of work performed and prepares reports; may supervise workers assigned to assist on various projects.
Thorough knowledge of:
Working knowledge of:
Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the knowledge and abilities, is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. Typical ways to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:
Completion of an apprenticeship program as an electrician and certification as such from the Apprenticeship Standards Division of the State of California Industrial Relations Department.
Five years full-time, or its equivalent, progressively responsible experience in commercial or industrial electrical maintenance work.
Possession of a valid California Class C
Driver License. Note: Candidates with an out of state license may apply and go
through recruitment and examination process, however verification of California
License must be provided at time of appointment.
Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required.