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About Position

Perform supervisory or skilled duties in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of complex commercial and industrial electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Supervise or participate in the more difficult installation, alteration, repair, and maintenance of commercial and industrial electrical systems, motors, generators, fixtures, appliances, and mechanical equipment.
  • Supervise the work of assigned staff by scheduling, assigning, and reviewing work providing training and counseling and evaluating performance.
  • Maintain and alter electrical systems.
  • Locate and correct power failures and motor trouble on bridges.
  • Check the performance of electrical work on photoelectric cells, air conditioners, motor generator units, air compressors, and traffic counters.
  • Supervise the wiring of lighting control circuits and devices.
  • Plan and estimate costs of electrical wiring and fixtures on construction projects.
  • Drive a motor vehicle to and from worksites and load and unload tools and equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles of electricity.
  • Considerable knowledge of the functions and operations of electrical equipment.
  • Considerable knowledge of the materials and tools used in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment.
  • Working knowledge of electrical industry standards.
  • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code.
  • Working knowledge of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Skill in the use and care of electrical testing, diagnostic, and repairing equipment.
  • Skill in the application of supervisory techniques.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces, on ladders, scaffolding, towers, and lift buckets up to a considerable height.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to distinguish differences in wire and cable colors.
  • Ability and willingness to be in an on-call status and respond to call outs, working non-standard duty hours and rotating shifts that include nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical diagrams.
  • Ability to operate a standard motor vehicle safely.

Required Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Four years of experience as an electrician to include one year as a lead worker.
OR
  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Successful completion of a training program in commercial or industrial electricity from an accredited vocational/technical school.
  • One year of experience as an electrician at the lead worker level.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Experience working with High Voltage.
  • Experience as a Journeyman Electrician.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face, head, and neck. Tattoos determined to take away from the professional appearance of the Sheriff's Office must be covered with an appropriate white, black, or neutral covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our applicants and employees is critical to our success as a community partner. We seek to offer employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical/mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and military/veteran status. We proudly recognize veterans' preference and are committed to a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace. Job information is updated daily at noon.