Licensed 01 Journey Electrician - Lakewood, WA

Employer: WA Department of Social & Health Services

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.

Here's what makes this an excellent opportunity:

This job offers stability in the trades, yet each day is unique in projects that you are involved with
You'll have a fixed schedule and minimal travel
You'll work with an interesting blend of old and new technology, working on a variety of equipment
Ample opportunities for learning and advancement
You'll receive a great benefits package, with coverage for yourself and family

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, replace and repair wiring/cables, connections, distribution/instrument panels, circuits, lamps, alarms, and telephone systems
Install, adjust, inspect, and maintain electric motors and equipment, e.g. fuse boxes, generators, appliances, x-ray machines, lights, AC
Assist in maintaining onsite elevators
Maintain five generators; replace bearings and motor or generator parts, and perform emergency generator testing
Run conduit and power for program needs
Operate equipment and machines
Contact vendors and suppliers concerning equipment, materials, and parts

What we are looking for:
Professionals who are 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 four years of 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

Interested? Please upload your resume with your application.

Questions about this opportunity? Please contact DSHS Recruiter by email or at (360) 725-5885 and reference job number 00312.

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:
Base Pay: $48,792.00 - $55,200.00/yr

Posted on January 13, 2020
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