FFA High Voltage Electrician - Lakewood, WA

Employer: DSHS

Job Description:
Electrician – High Voltage

We are hiring an Electrician to maintain commercial equipment with voltage of 751 or more. As a member of the Facilities, Finance, and Analytics (FFA) team within our Maintenance and Operations Division, you will perform the duties of an Electrician and High Voltage Electrician at Western State Hospital in Lakewood.

You'll have a stable, fixed day shift schedule of consistent work, with usually a 3-day weekend off.
No traveling for electrician work or waiting for a new assignment.
You'll work with an interesting blend of old and new technology, working on a variety of equipment.
The work that you do safeguards the resources needed to care for and support our clients.
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.

You will be responsible for operating and conducting maintenance work on normal, medium, and high voltage distribution systems.

Some of what you will do

Install, modify, maintain, and repair interior and exterior wiring and cables, connections for electric machines, switches and controls, fuse boxes, breaker panels, distribution and instrument panels, buzzer and bell circuits, and hear and power circuits
Conduct preventative maintenance program on transformers and switchgear
Install, connect, operate, and maintain a variety of electrical equipment to include power distribution systems, portable engine generators, transformers and switches, and street lighting
Pull, install, test, and repair cable
Install, adjust, maintain, modify and repair sight lighting, electric motors, equipment, and instruments such as pumps, clocks, lamps, X-ray machines, stoves, timers, air conditioners, fans, metering devices, power tools, motors, switchgear, panels, generators, and refrigerators
Check wires, inspect electric systems and equipment to detect correct faulty or worn out parts
Operate a variety of hand and power tools
Assure adherence to safety rules and precautions by assigned personnel
Read and interpret plans, blueprints, and sketches

Who should apply?

Professionals with:

Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license
Possession of a valid EL01 license
And one of the following:

Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an electrician
Full journey status as an electrician in a union
At least four years of applicable work experience
Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis

Who we are
Watch this video to learn more about how our staff makes a difference in transforming lives.

This advertisement has been reopened to allow additional qualified people to apply. If you have already applied for this job, you do not need to apply again--your status remains unchanged.
Interested? Apply today.
Questions? If you have questions about job number 06708, email grant.grady@dshs.wa.gov.
To learn more about DSHS, go to www.dshs.wa.gov.

Per Governor Inslees’ Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) state employees must be fully vaccinated. Your vaccine status will be verified. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available, once an offer of employment is made.

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Contact Person:
Location: Pierce County, Lakewood, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3548453/dshs-ffa-high-voltage-electrician
Base Pay: $4,398.00 - $4,974.00 /MO

Posted on May 10, 2022

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