Department of Administrative Services

Correctional Electrician (2370CO)

$25.19-$33.05 Hourly / $1,826.10-$2,395.83 BiWeekly /
$47,661.21-$62,531.16 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the repair, monitoring and installation of electrical systems and equipment.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from a Correctional Maintenance Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises inmates and leads other maintenance staff on projects as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Repairs, maintains and installs electrical systems and equipment such as motors, transformers, generators, wiring, switches, fixtures, circuit breakers, emergency lighting, fire alarms, etc.; determines electrical malfunctions using test instruments such as amp meter, voltmeter and VOM tester and repairs defects by replacing burnt out elements, fuses or wiring and cleaning or re-wiring components; provides instruction and training and maintains custody of and disciplines a group of inmates assigned electrical maintenance duties; instructs inmates in planning, layout and wiring of new installations and making equipment adjustments using hand tools; keeps records and completes necessary reports; evaluates performance of each inmate assigned to work area; maintains discipline and enforces security measures; may physically restrain inmates, quell disturbances and otherwise assist custodial forces in emergencies; may be required to operate a motor vehicle; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of materials, methods, tools and equipment involved in electrical repair and installation work; knowledge of principles and operations of electrical systems; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to analyze quickly and accurately extent and cause of electrical malfunctions and failures; ability to interpret and revise electrical wiring and schematic drawings; ability to plan, layout and schedule maintenance assignments and estimate costs; ability to operate and utilize computerized and automated control systems; ability to maintain records and prepare reports; ability to instruct others in techniques and skills of electrical maintenance work; ability to perform under stress and remain stable in pressure situations; some supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of experience as an electrician.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the highly skilled level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. Graduation from a vocational or technical school in the electrical trade may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
  2. Experience performing technical duties within the maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General and Special Experience on a year for year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have reached their 18th birthday.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to successfully complete a formal training course in correctional work to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the class.
  3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
  4. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have general good health, be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and possess and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, endurance and visual and auditory acuity required to perform all the duties of the class.
  2. A comprehensive medical examination, including a controlled substance screening, will be required of all applicants upon a conditional offer of employment.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to danger of injury or assault by inmates and to the hazards and discomfort of working with electrical power systems.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(16)-Labor-Trades, Laundry

BARGAINING UNIT

(08)-CORR OFFICERS (NP-4)

EEO

(4)-Protective Service

SALARY INFORMATION

CO 08

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional Electrician in Salary Group CO 08 approved effective December 10, 1990. (2015 SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

8/7/2015

CLASS: 2370CO; EST: 9/28/1973; REV: 8/7/2015;