Job Title: Commercial Electrician
Level of Authority: Reports to Maintenance Manager
The Commercial Electrician uses their working knowledge of electrical systems to conduct maintenance, fault-finding, and diagnostics on existing systems. Installs new electrical systems, including lighting and heating to TLD standards and to maintain those systems while upholding safety guidelines and complying with codes and regulations.
- Install, maintain, modify and repair all electrical distribution systems and associated electrical equipment.
- Inspect and test components of electrical systems, including transformers, transfer switches and switch gear.
- Utilize blueprints, wiring diagrams and manufacture’s installation manuals to complete assigned work.
- Survey electrical systems, circuits and plans.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills for electrical installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment.
- Test/troubleshoot electrical systems using volt and Ohm meters to determine where issues may be occurring to the safety of the system and to ensure compatibility and determine the steps necessary to resolve the problem.
- Answer emergency calls quickly, assess the safety of the situation and provide direction to the individuals/department affected by the electrical emergency to ensure their continued safety.
- Repair electrical issues by replacing or installing components.
- Safety: Follows Lock-Out-Tag-Out (LOTO) process; completes required equipment operator training and follows operator safety protocol. Notices and appropriately addresses unsafe conditions following SIN protocol (Safety first, isolate unsafe area, notify appropriate level of response to address unsafe condition).
- Fire systems: Actively participates in regulatory testing; schedules testing with contracted fire system supplier; completed job plan procedures and check sheets; documents and addresses follow-up action item. Works with manager to coordinate PDFD participation as needed. Responds to fire alarm conditions during emergency response; assesses and reports alarm status; silences and resets alarms when instructed by Manager on Duty (MOD), or incident command leader. Follows procedures to communicate and document fire system impairments. Coordinates with contracted fire system supplier to address repairs as needed.
- Maintains clean and organized workshop and stock room areas.
- Represents the institution at the highest standard of professionalism and courtesy to others at all times. Makes guests feel welcome.
- Reads, understands, and follows TLD protocols outlined in the team member handbook.
- Contributes to desert conservation through reduction of waste, water and energy use, and inspiring guests and team members to take conservation actions.
Computer, gas powered vehicles including heavy equipment, electric carts, miscellaneous electric power tools, gas powered and hand tools, electric power and temperature sensing test equipment.
- Broad knowledge of maintenance and construction trade terminology, best practices, tools, materials and equipment.
- Must be flexible and motivated to learn new skills
- Must have strong organizational skills
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
- Must be a motivated self-starter requiring minimal supervision
- Must have the ability to constructively work with others in a team setting
Conditions of Work
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Occasional standing, walking, bending twisting, climbing, crawling, kneeling, reaching motions. Some lifting up to 50 lbs.
DISCOMFORT/RISKS: Occasional exposure to extreme heat, chemicals, and dust/airborne materials. Works with heavy equipment.
HOLIDAY WORK: Holiday, evening and weekend work may be required.
TRAVEL: Conference and workshop attendance available. If funding available, some or all expenses paid.
This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.
- Minimum 10 years’ experience as a commercial electrician. Must be certified with the state of California and have certificate and contractors license.
- Must hold a valid California driver’s license and be insurable on TLD’s automobile insurance policy.
- Strong knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC). Remain in compliance with current National Electrical Code.
- Must have strong trouble-shooting background on all electrical systems 115-208, 120-240v, 277-480v
- Must have strong knowledge of electrical materials and tools needed for the job.
- Must have strong pipe-bending background as a commercial electrician.