Master Electrician (#MCCZ27)
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$44,295.00 Yearly Min / $59,060.00 Yearly Mid / $73,825.00 Yearly Max

Summary Statement

A class incumbent is involved in advanced electrical work installing, repairing and maintaining electrical equipment and systems in various structures throughout the state and has credentials to certify installation according to national standards.

Nature and Scope

An incumbent reports to a technical or administrative supervisor and provides electrical installation, maintenance and certification services to insure proper safety, maintenance and operation of State facilities. Concurrently, an incumbent will assist other personnel to correct malfunctions in electrical systems; supervise subordinates; determine and analyze facilities electrical system and component systems. An incumbent sees that assignments are carried out in accordance with the accepted National Electric Code Standards and applicable regulations.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Installs/inspects installation of new or upgrading of existing electrical current or services for power to supply lighting, air conditioning, heating and refrigeration systems.
  • Operates voltage testers, and ampmeters, industrial circuit testers, screw gauges, wiring pliers, neon circuit testers, and related testing devises and restores and repairs electrical equipment.
  • Installs new wiring, maintains existing wiring, maintenance of electric generators, emergency light system, fire alarm system, electrical transformer, installation of new computers and signal wiring and inspect, repair and maintain all safety and emergency equipment to insure life support to all facilities.
  • Installs conduit and wire moldings for electrical wires; installs and replaces fuses and switches; tests and adjusts electrical contacts on equipment.
  • Locates and corrects power failures and short circuits.
  • Interprets blue prints, diagrams and layouts.
  • Estimates cost and time of projects.
  • Maintains, repairs and replaces transformers used for electrical power.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.

  • Knowledge of National Electric Code Standards and of their application.
  • Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Knowledge of interpreting wiring diagrams and blueprints.
  • Knowledge of safe efficient operation and maintenance of heating, air conditioning and electrical systems.
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical principles and methods used in the design and operation of various systems.
  • Knowledge of using an automated information system.
  • Skill in application of standard practices and techniques in the use of tools and materials commonly used in the electrical trade.
  • Skill in applying the National Electrical Code standards when installing or inspecting new or upgraded electrical service.
  • Skill in estimating cost and time required to perform work projects.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Master Electrician
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Delaware Master Electrician license OR possession of a Master Electrician license from another state which meets Delaware license requirements or equivalent requirements as determined by the State Board of Electrical Examiners.
  2. Six months experience in interpreting blueprints, schematics or technical drawings.
  3. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).