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Electrician
 
JOB CODE:151245
 
PAY GRADE:1140
 
SALARY RANGE:$27,282 - $37,765
 
LOCATION OF WORK
Various City-Parish Departments
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the supervision of an employee of a higher classification, performs electrical work at the journeyman level in construction and maintenance activities. Work involves performance of skilled electrical tasks in the maintenance of electrical systems and a large variety of electrical equipment and fixtures, including construction and installation of new systems and alterations to existing electrical facilities. Close supervision may be exercised over subordinates at a work site. Assignments are usually given orally, but may be in writing and may be accompanied by sketches or blueprints. Work is performed independently, with considerable latitude for determining materials and work methods used and is subject to inspection during progress and upon completion. Performs other work as requested.
 
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Installs and repairs wiring, lighting systems, power appliances, and electrical devices, machinery and equipment. Tests, locates and repairs trouble in electrical circuits and equipment. Installs and maintains fan motors and emergency generators; seats and replaces brushes; rewinds and replaces coils and armatures, and does other electrical work and some mechanical work in repairing and replacing parts. Works on high voltage lines and equipment. Maintains a stock of selected electrical supplies; prepares reports and maintenance records. May assign and review work of trades workers and laborers.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the electrical trade. Knowledge of local and national electrical codes. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Skill in the use of the tools, materials, and equipment used in the electrical trade. Skill in locating and adjusting defects in electrical systems and equipment. Ability to make simple estimates of time and materials. Ability to work from drawings and specifications, and to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to perform duties requiring physical strength and endurance. Ability to direct the work activities of an assistant on-site. Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with coworkers, superiors, and others. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency, and successful completion of an apprenticeship or equivalent training program in the electrical field.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
Position(s) of this classification may require a valid Louisiana driver's license. If license is required, must maintain throughout employment in this position.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
For security reasons, as per TSA provision 1542; all applicant/employees of the Greater Baton Rouge Airport District who have access to restricted areas will be required to have a ten (10) year criminal background check to the extent allowable by the law. Employees found to have an excessive criminal record or other misrepresentations of employment will not be eligible for employment.
 
NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.