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Electrician, Senior at City of Atlanta

Electrician, Senior

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.

Salary Range:  Min: $34,700,    Mid: $43,400,      Max: $52,100

General Description and Classification Standards

Performs highly skilled maintenance, installation, repair and trouble shooting work involved with electrical systems. Performs electrical work in a number of areas including runways, taxiways, and security gates. Applies technical aspects of electrical principles. This is an experienced, skilled or technical level capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the position or specialty with limited guidance or review. This level would be considered a promotional level and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who demonstrate the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance. Could be the only position in this specialty in a work group or could be part of a general or specialized work team. Supervision Received Works under very general supervision. May work independently or with other skilled or semi-skilled workers with responsibility for completion of 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 problems and repairs 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. Transfers primary power from one power source to another. Sets poles, strings overhead lines and does overhead line maintenance. Occasionally supervises other regular employees; duties include assigning and reviewing work.

Decision Making

Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines. Leadership Provided Routinely provides work group leadership, guidance, and/or training to less experienced staff.

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; thorough 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 followed 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, maintain, and repair electrical apparatuses; ability to make rough sketches; ability to estimate cost, time and materials of electrical work; ability to analyze and respond safely and appropriately to emergency situations; ability to perform preventive maintenance on switch gears and transformers; ability to read and comprehend plans and blueprints as appropriate to the electrical trade; ability to perform heavy physical labor; ability to train and direct the work of other classified staff in the area; ability to follow and give oral and written instructions; ability to maintain cooperative working relationships.


Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

  • Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study Electricity and/or Welding or similar area.
  • 5 years' of related electrical experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study Electricity and/or Welding or similar area
  • 8 years' of related electrical experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting.

Licensures and Certifications

  • State of Georgia Electrician Certificate required.
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver's License required.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment Required

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


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