Electrician (one or more positions)- EXTENDED

Posting Details

Link to job brochure: Classification Title Electrician Job Category: Classified Staff Job Open Date: 10/01/2019 Job Close Date: Initial Screening Date 09/28/2020 Position ID: P0016417 Job Open ID: REQ8422 Position Title: Electrician (one or more positions)- EXTENDED Location 20-Saddleback College Department Facilities: Maint, Ops & Support Srvcs (SC-021-080) Term: 12 Months/Year Salary Schedule Link: Click here for current Salary Schedules Pay Basis: Monthly Pay Range: 128 % of Range: 100% Hours per week: 40 Work Schedule Mon-Fri (8:00am to 4:30pm) Receives Benefits: Yes Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

Position-Specific Benefits: Additional Position Information: Permanent link to posting https://jobs.socccd.edu/postings/10233
Summary Description:

Under general supervision from higher level supervisory and/or management staff, performs skilled electrical work in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment including lighting circuitry, computerized fire and alarm systems, conduit systems and electrical control mechanisms; troubleshoots, diagnoses, and calibrates electrical equipment and systems; installs cable and conduit for fiber optic cable, phone and data systems; performs predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance as assigned; and maintains a variety of records. May receive functional supervision, technical training and work direction from a higher-level electrician.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is the journey level class within the Electrician series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Lead Electrician in that the latter position serves as a lead worker over lower level electrical staff and is assigned the more difficult and complex work of the unit. Employees at this level are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

Representative Duties:

The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:

Operational characteristics of electrical systems and internal components.
Methods, practices, equipment and tools used in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems including lighting circuitry, computerized alarm systems, conduit systems and electrical mechanisms.
Principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring systems.
Operational characteristics of a variety of electrical systems and high voltage networks.
Principles of electrical and electronic repair.
Use and maintenance of a variety of power and hand tools.
Methods and techniques of maintaining, installing and repairing electrical systems and equipment.
Operating characteristics and application of electrical test equipment.
Methods and techniques of troubleshooting and calibrating electric and electronic systems and components.
Instrumentation equipment and precision tools.
Preventive and corrective maintenance techniques.
Precautions necessary for working with high voltage.
Blueprint and symbol identification.
Basic principles of mathematics.
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers.
Principles and procedures of record keeping.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws and regulations including Cal/ OSHA safety rules, regulations and other safe work practices.

Ability to:

Install, troubleshoot, maintain and repair various types of electrical equipment and motors including lighting circuitry, computerized fire and alarm systems, conduit systems and electrical control mechanisms.
Operate a variety of electrical testing, maintenance, repair, and installation equipment in a safe and effective manner.
Use electrical test equipment.
Operate hand and power tools competently and safely.
Install low voltage fiber optic cable for networking purposes.
Maintain required work logs, records and related operational and maintenance data.
Prepare clear and concise written reports.
Perform accurate mathematical calculations.
Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, electrical diagrams and schematics, manufacturer instructions and directions.
Perform assigned work in accordance with appropriate safety practices and regulations.
Operate office equipment including computers.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized journey-level training in the maintenance and repair of electrical lighting, motor control panels and computerized alarm systems.


Two years of responsible journey-level experience in the maintenance and repair of electrical systems including lighting systems, computerized alarm systems and components.

License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability.

Obtain certificate of completion for Cal/ OSHA high voltage electric safety and operation training as required.

Please attach Journeyman Card or Electrician Certification.

Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor field environment; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, electrical energy and high voltage and all types of weather and temperature conditions; work at heights on scaffolding and ladders. Occasional exposure to risks controlled by safety precautions. Positions may be required to work evenings and weekends. Frequent exposure to hazardous activities including high voltage electricity.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, and twist; push, pull, lift, and/or carry moderate to heavy amounts of weights; operate assigned equipment and vehicles; verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision, color perception, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Additional Position Information: Additional Classification Information: Position Specific Benefits:
Job Duties

Job Duties

Duties and Responsibilities

Install, maintain and repair a variety of electrical equipment and controls including interior and exterior electrical lighting circuits, conduit and duct systems, transformers and other types of electrical power equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Install and maintain automated systems including parking lot lights, emergency lights and computerized fire and alarm systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

Troubleshoot and repair short circuits, power failures and other electrical problems; test, locate and repair damaged electrical circuitry.

Duties and Responsibilities

Repair and replace defective or worn electrical parts in motors, generators, pumps, telemetry equipment, controllers, switches and other facilities and equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Inspect newly installed electrical equipment and lighting to ensure safe and satisfactory functioning.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance on equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Inspect, clean, disconnect, improve, and reenergize high voltage networks as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

Install low voltage fiber optic cable for networking purposes as required; inspect, correct and modify cable as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Respond to electrical calls and emergencies as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

Operate and maintain a variety of hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, trucks and other equipment in the performance of assigned duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

Prepare and maintain a variety of written records and reports; read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings and specifications.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform related duties as required.

Documents Needed for Applying
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
  4. License or Certificate
  5. Other Doc
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Have you been terminated from employment and/or released from probation at the South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. If yes, please provide details.

    (Open Ended Question)

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