DSHS Licensed 01 Journey Electrician - Lakewood, WA

Employer: Western State Hospital

Job Description:
We are looking to hire a Journey-level Electrician. You will be a member of the team responsible for the electrical systems in multiple locations at the Western State Hospital campus. You'll perform skilled installation, maintenance, and repair work on low voltage electrical equipment and systems. See why others like you work for DSHS.

Why work at Western State Hospital?
You'll have a fixed schedule
No traveling for electrician work
You'll work with an interesting blend of old and new technology, working on a variety of equipment

How much do you currently pay out of pocket for benefits?
Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. We also offer a great selection of health and retirement plans, paid leave, training, and compensation benefits for you and your family.

Some of what you'll do:
Perform corrective and preventive maintenance on electrical systems and equipment of less than 600 volts; limited work over 600 volts
Install, inspect, maintain, and repair wiring/cables, connections, distribution/instrument panels, circuits, alarm and telephone systems
Install, adjust, inspect, and maintain electric motors and equipment, e.g. fuse boxes, generators, appliances, x-ray machines, lights, AC
Replace bearings and motor or generator parts, and perform emergency generator testing
Operate equipment and machines
Contact vendors and suppliers concerning equipment, materials, and parts

We're looking for someone with:
Valid driver's license AND currently licensed as an EL01 through WA State L&I with electrical experience obtained through at least one of the following:
Completion of an accredited Electrical Apprenticeship program
Or, full journey status with an electrical workers union
Or, 4 years experience of applicable work experience in the electrical field
Or, vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Two years commercial experience
Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment of the electrical trade; electrical codes; and safety precautions
Ability to work from blueprints, plans, and sketches
Ability to estimate materials and time needed to complete jobs

This announcement has been reopened to allow additional qualified candidates to apply. If you have already applied for this job, you do not need to apply again--your status remains unchanged. Interested? Please upload resume with your application.
Questions? Please email Jenny at bastrjl@dshs.wa.gov or call 360-725-5848 and reference #06499.

Supplemental Information:
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

Contact Person:
Location: Lakewood, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on July 24, 2019
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