Reports To: Project Manager
Location: Rockville MD
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
The electrician is responsible to install and maintain electrical equipment throughout the district.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Install electrical services and equipment in new construction such as mounting panel boards, transformers, switch gear, transfer switches, and other various types of equipment. This duty is performed about 50% of the time.
2. Maintain and repair electrical services and equipment in existing facilities. This duty is performed about 20% of the time.
3. Complete layout work from blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams or as directed. This duty is performed about 50% of the time.
4. Compute loads, wire and conduit sizes as per code. This duty is performed about 30% of the time.
5. Maintain compliance with local, city, state, and national electrical codes. This duty is performed about 5% of the time.
6. Perform work in all types of weather conditions, even extreme if necessary; work under, on top of, and in attics of school buildings; work in noise levels of moderate to loud conditions; work with some risk of electrical shock. This duty is performed about 10% of the time.
7. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; E.G. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 5 years related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT
Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.
CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats.
Under direction where a definite objective is set up and the employee plans and arranges own work, referring only unusual cases to supervisor.
Considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work; may also occasionally assist in the planning of work assignments performed by others within a limited area of operation.
Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance and also frequent opportunity for decision-making of major importance; the latter of which would affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a moderate degree.
Close mental demand. Operations requiring close and continuous attention for control of operations. Operations requiring intermittent direct thinking to determine or select the most applicable way of handling situations regarding the organization’s administration and operations; also to determine or select material and equipment where highly variable sequences are involved.
ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING
Directed. Supervisory and/or professional skills using structured practices or policies and directed as to execution and review. Interpolation of learned things in moderately varied situations where reasoning and decision-making are essential.
USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS
Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, etc.)
Probable errors would not likely be detected until they reached another department, office or patron, and would then require considerable time and effort to correct the situation. Frequently, possibility of error that would affect the organization’s prestige and relationship with the public to a limited extent, but where succeeding operations or supervision would normally preclude the possibility of a serious situation arising as a result of the error or decision.
Occasional contacts with patrons on routine matters.
Contacts of considerable importance within the department or office, such as those required in coordination of effort, or frequent contacts with other departments or offices, generally in normal course of performing duties. Requires tact in discussing problems and presenting data and making recommendations, but responsibility for action and decision reverts to others.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
4 years of an apprentice program or equivalent state Journeyman Electrical License, Valid state driver’s license.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED
Basic: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Word Processing/Typing
ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE SKILLS
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, talk or hear; and frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places, risk of electrical shock; and occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
RIFE offers an excellent work environment with opportunities for growth. We offer competitive benefits that include medical, dental vision and company paid group life, disability, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave and 401k plan. We offer competitive compensation along with an incentive earnings program.
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