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Electrician III (#ELECT3AFSM) AFSM
$17.37-$27.58 Hourly / $3,010.80-$4,780.53 Monthly / $36,129.60-$57,366.40 Yearly


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


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate; and
Four years of experience as an electrician to include one year as a lead worker; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate; and
Successful completion of a training program in Commercial or Industrial Electricity from a Vocational/Technical school; and
One year of experience as an electrician at the lead worker level; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.


  • 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.


  • Considerable knowledge of the principles of electricity.
  • Considerable knowledge of the functions and operations of electrical equipment.
  • Considerable knowledge of the materials and tools used in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment.
  • Working knowledge of electrical industry standards.
  • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code.
  • Working knowledge of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Skill in the use and care of electrical testing, diagnostic and repair equipment.
  • Skill in the application of supervisory techniques.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • 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 and cable colors.
  • 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 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 some or all of the activities described below.
  • Supervises or participates in the more difficult installation, alteration, repair and maintenance of commercial and industrial electrical systems, motors, generators, fixtures, appliances, and mechanical equipment.
  • Supervises the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.
  • Maintains and alters electrical systems.
  • Locates and corrects power failures and motor trouble on bridges.
  • Checks the performance of electrical work on photoelectric cells, air conditioners, motor generator units, air compressors, and traffic counters.
  • Supervises the wiring of lighting control circuits and devices.
  • Plans and estimates costs of electrical wiring and fixtures on construction projects.
  • Drives a motor vehicle to and from work sites and loads and unloads tools and equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: ELECT3AFSM; EST: 11/24/1997; REV: 7/9/2012;