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Industrial Electrician (#INDELCABUO) ABUO
$19.37-$33.09 Hourly / $3,357.47-$5,735.60 Monthly / $40,289.60-$68,827.20 Yearly


Performs skilled installation, alteration, maintenance or service of electrical systems in complex three phase industrial operations.  Assists, completes, and/or leads crews responsible for performing a broad range of electrical tasks in accordance with the National Electric Code (NEC) standards and electrical trade practices. 


Qualification for Industrial Electrician (Intermediate Level) –

An Associate's degree in Electrical Engineering; and
Two years of Commercial or Industrial Electrician or Electrical Equipment Repairer with specific experience working on AC/DC motors, generators, voltage regulators, transformers, and power control panels; 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.

Qualifications for Industrial Electrician (Journeyman and/or Lead Worker Level) –

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

Six years of experience as an electrician maintaining electric power-controlling equipment and/or distribution lines of at least 600V; including
One year of experience as a supervisor.

An Electrical Journeyman Certificate of Competency/License issued from any jurisdiction throughout the State of Florida.

Completion of a Commercial/Industrial Electrician certification or training program recognized by the Florida Department of Education/Department of Labor and Employment Security; and
Four years of field experience; including
One year of experience leading/directing small groups, overseeing special projects, and troubleshooting.

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.


  • Knowledge of the current National Electrical Codes and Regulations (NEC).
  • Knowledge of advanced tools, equipment, and testing devices of the electrical trade to include their proper/required maintenance.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade, including those associated with AC and DC circuits.
  • Knowledge of required electrical maintenance and repair of electrical operating equipment and control systems.
  • Knowledge of advanced troubleshooting methods and repair/diagnostics of multiple and various electronic systems.
  • Knowledge of testing, calibration, and program breaker trip settings and functions. 
  • Knowledge of computer systems and basic programs used to perform mathematical calculations revolving around requirements based in the NEC.
  • Knowledge of Automatic Transfer Switches operation as well as Main-Tie-Main switchgear operations in all facets of operations.
  • Knowledge of electrical wiring and splicing techniques.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations such as floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and other natural and/or unnatural crises to provide for public health and safety.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, rotating shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability and willingness to work in confined spaces, in inclement weather, and at heights.


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.

  • Assists in and/or completes installation, maintenance, or repair of Industrial Electrical Systems rated up to 600 volts or more depending on functional working level.
  • Recommends electrical system requirements for facilities and conducts technical inspections on new installations of electrical systems, modifications of existing equipment, motors, and related electrically operated apparatus.
  • Determines routing, location and method of installing industrial wiring, conduit, equipment, fixtures, and accessories from complex industrial drawings, wiring diagrams, ladder logic, blueprints, and sketches.
  • Tests, calibrates, and programs breaker trip settings and functions. 
  • Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots operations of PLC systems.
  • Perform scheduled inspections and review of all electrical panels, perform proper preventative maintenance on all associated electrical equipment, and upgrade electrical equipment.
  • Identifies and documents all electrical enclosures and equipment within facilities and maintains accurate labeling in all panels, motor control centers (MCC’s), junction boxes, and switch gear.
  • Ensures electrical safety of all associates and that equipment is in proper working order.
  • Installs proper safety signage and locks on or near all electrical equipment that is not in working order.
  • Prepares work schedules and coordinate maintenance schedule with integrated teams as well as prepare technical reports of electrical operational issues.
  • Perform the calculations involved in the operation of sizing Industrial Electrical Services, Transformers, UPS Units, Panels, Breakers, Box and Conduit Fill and Wire Sizes.
  • May also oversee and consult with outside electrical and construction contractors to assure compliance within NEC and Hillsborough County specifications, rules, policies, and regulations.
  • May be required to assume responsibility of controlling electrical emergencies. 
  • May direct and/or oversee the work of lower level electricians and fellow technical maintenance employees. 

Perform other duties as assigned and maintain a safe and clean work environment. 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.


  • Incumbents working in this classification may require shift work which will be include working nights, weekends, and holidays as well as working extended hours during times of emergency.
  • Class "A" or "B" Commercial Drivers License with combination, air brakes, and tanker endorsements.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain any licensing requirements or certifications that may be required by the state of Florida or department, including those necessary to work on or around equipment of at least 600V as needed. 
  • Employees who obtain necessary training requirements will qualify for an incentive program upon verification by the Agency Head or designated representative.
  • Possession of a First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certifications.

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