County Administrator HR Clerk of the Circuit Court

Industrial Electrician

Recruitment #1907-INDELCBBO2-001



Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.


Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.


An Ideal Candidate would possess an Electrical Journeyman Certificate of Competency/License issued from any jurisdiction throughout the State of Florida. They would also have six (6) years of experience as an electrician maintaining electric power-controlling equipment and/or distribution lines of at least 600V and one year of experience as a supervisor. Also an Ideal candidate would have the following traits: 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose industrial electrical equipment problems to determine the proper remedial action to be taken during preventative and corrective repairs. 
  • Working knowledge concerning the principals of electricity, current National Electrical Codes and Regulations (NEC), and standard safety practices. 
  • Ability to use a computer and related software. 


Industrial Electrician performs 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.


An Associate's degree in Electrical Engineering; and
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; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.


An Electrical Journeyman Certificate of Competency/License issued from any jurisdiction throughout the State of Florida, OR 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; and
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; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.


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


Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Candidates should have the ability and willingness to work overtime, rotating shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.The candidate should be able to lift 50 pounds. This job requires candidates to be able to sit, stand, stoop, kneel and sometimes crawl for extended periods of time.

This job is mostly outdoors at sewer pump stations candidate should have the ability to work in confined spaces, in inclement weather, and at heights. Candidates should have the 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.


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.
  • Direct and/or oversee the work of other subordinate employees, provide instruction, guidance, and training as required.
  • May be required to assume responsibility of controlling electrical emergencies.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


    • 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 to serve as the lead employee as directed on project teams assigned to a given assignment.
    • 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.


      • May require Class "A" or "B" Commercial Driver’s License with combination, air brakes, and tanker endorsements.
      • May require the possession of a First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certifications



      We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

      • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from two (2) healthcare plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
      • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
      • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
      • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
      • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
      • Holidays: Employees receive up to twelve (12) paid holidays per year.

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      Veteran’s Preference:

      Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

      Equal Opportunity Employer:

      Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

      Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

      Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

      Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

      Response/Recovery Activities:

      Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*


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