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Electrician II (#ELECT2TPAI) TPAI
$15.18-$27.16 Hourly / $2,631.20-$4,707.73 Monthly / $31,574.40-$56,492.80 Yearly


Performs duties in the installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of commercial and industrial electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Three or more years of experience as an electrician; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of the principles of electricity.
  • Working knowledge of the functions and operations of commercial and industrial electrical equipment.
  • Working knowledge of safety requirements.
  • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code.
  • Working knowledge of the materials and tools used in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment.
  • Working knowledge of electrical industry standards.
  • Working knowledge of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Skill in the use and care of electrical testing, diagnostic and repair equipment.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces, on ladders, scaffolding, towers and lift buckets up to a considerable height.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to distinguish differences in wire, cable colors, sizes and types.
  • Ability and willingness to be in an on-call status and respond to call outs, working non-standard duty hours and rotating shifts that include nights, weekends and holidays.¬†
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical diagrams.
  • Ability to operate a standard motor vehicle safely.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Installs, maintains, alters, and repairs wiring, power appliances, light machinery and electrical circuits.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs moderately complex electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Installs electrical fixtures and appliances.
  • Locates and corrects power failures and short circuits.
  • Performs electrical work on photoelectric cells, time clocks, electrical heaters, airconditioners, motor generator units, air compressors and traffic counters.
  • Adjusts and cleans limit switches and warning devices.
  • Makes emergency repairs to elevators, generators, and other electrical apparatus, appliances and equipment.
  • Acts as a lead worker of subordinate staff.
  • Drives a motor vehicle to and from work sites and loads and unloads tools and equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.