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Electrician Assistant at City of Atlanta

Electrician Assistant

City of Atlanta Atlanta, GA Full-Time
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Here at the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our Police Officers, Fire Fighters, and Building Inspectors keep our Citizens safe. Our Public Works Staff keep our City clean and help to maintain, build, and improve our City’s infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life. Our Engineers help to keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating, and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you’re seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

Location: 120 - 124 Claire Drive

General Description and Classification Standards 

This is the entry level for this job family.

Individuals entering this level must already possess the basic knowledge of the work and the required motor skills and physical capabilities to carry out basic tasks. 

Assists with performing highly skilled maintenance, installation, repair, and troubleshooting work involved with electrical systems. 

Performs electrical work in several areas including runways, taxiways, and security gates. 

Work involves technical application of electrical principles. 

Typically performs the simplest pertinent tasks, assists higher level workers in more complex jobs, 

Prepares or puts away tools. Position may be part of an apprentice program; position may be classified as an Apprentice if such a program/class exists.

Position is distinguished from a semi-skilled laborer in that this position routinely uses tools appropriate to higher level skilled positions. 

Supervision Received 

Works under direct supervision and follows standard procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

Maintains streetlights and traffic signals; trouble shoots to identify the problem and repair as needed.

Installs, services and repairs lighting fixtures, electrical panels, outlets, and wiring.

Operates power hand tools and other specialized electrical equipment.

Installs, repairs and services specialized electrical equipment and machinery.

Constructs and maintains service equipment.

Reads electrical circuit diagrams.

Requisitions material and supplies from stockroom; calls vendors to discuss needs for parts and supplies and recommends purchases and suppliers.

Decision Making

Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.

Leadership Provided None. May oversee temporary or contract workers as needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.

Knowledge of electrical theory and methods, materials, tools, equipment and systems used in the electrical trade; knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and regulations pertaining to the electrical trade; knowledge of computer logic and programming; knowledge of methods and practices in the maintenance of tools, machinery, and equipment; knowledge of safety precautions to be observed in the maintenance and installation of electronic and mechanical equipment.

Skill in operating basic hand, hydraulic, and pneumatic tools; skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to operate and use required tools and equipment skillfully and safely; ability to assemble, install and maintain. 


Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). 6 months of related experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting.

Preferred Education & Experience

Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study in Electricity and/or Welding or similar area and 1 year of related experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting.


Licensures and Certifications



Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.


Recommended Skills

Installations (Manual/Mechanical)
Circuit Diagrams
Information Security
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