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Date Approved:  04/11

Grade:   G

JOB TITLE:              Electrician

REPORTS TO:         Maintenance Supervisor

FLSA STATUS:        Non-Exempt



This position will install, service and repair wiring, conduits, fixtures and other electrical devices and systems in an industrial and airfield setting.  Also, manage the day to day tasks necessary to complete buildouts, upgrades and major repairs to existing MAA buildings as well as new structures.  Responsible for handling work tickets pertaining to electrical maintenance.


Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, and fixtures using a variety of tools.  Troubleshoot malfunctions and repair electrical systems up to 480+- volt 3 phase panels, phone and internet lines, and 5,000 volt/ 6amp series circuit airfield electrical components.  Connect wires to circuit breakers or other electrical components.  Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards and defects; repair or replace damaged or worn parts.  Advise leader on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.

Test electrical systems wiring and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes to ensure compatibility and safety of systems.  Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.  Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.  Work from ladders, scaffolds and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wirings.  Place conduits (pipes or tubing) inside walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires and cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.  Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.  Direct and train team members to install, maintain and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.  Analyze and evaluate results to choose best solution and solve problems.  Organize, plan, and prioritize work by assignment.


Assist in the airfield operation and facility maintenance. Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.  Perform and oversee other trade tasks in areas such as plumbing, HVAC, roofing, carpentry, steel construction and sheetrock. Research and purchase electrical objects and supplies. Keeps tools, equipment, and work area clean, organized and in good working condition.  Respond to emergency calls for repair and service.  Provide assistance during emergencies by operating floodlights, generators, etc.  Organize and update manuals and warranty records as needed.  Assist and serve as back up to maintenance team members.  Work schedules, to include rotating shifts, hours of work and days off may be changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.  Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers and promote a positive team attitude with facility and grounds team members

Performs other work related assignments.


Personal protective equipment (PPE), circuit testers, screwdrivers, cordless screwdriver/drill, electric drill, knife, wire strippers, lineman’s plier, hammer, etc.


Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

Materials, methods and tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings and other structures.  Machines and tools used in electrical repair and maintenance.  Read technical information and solve practical problems.  Basic theory theories and practices of electronics and electricity.  Tools and equipment used in electrical systems installation, maintenance programming and repair work.  Occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to mechanical and electrical maintenance work.

Perform complex diagnostic procedures on all electrical fixtures.  Properly and safely operate tools, equipment, and vehicles.  Effectively use hand tools and other diagnostic equipment.

Interpret manufacturers’ specifications; inspect completed work for conformance with specifications.  Perform heavy physical labor.  Work independently in the absence of supervision.  Prepare written correspondence, reports, spreadsheets and specifications.

Minimum Training and Experience

A combination of equivalent work experience and education will be considered.  High school education (diploma or GED) is Required.  Associate’s Degree or trade school completion in related field is desirable.  Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a facility maintenance environment (preferably a large facility).  Working with computerized systems, as well as the capability to read and interpret plans and specifications.

Environmental Requirements

Must adapt to changing working environments and inclement weather.

Licenses and/or Certification:

Possession of a valid Alabama Driver’s License and be insurable is Required.  Electrician licenses/certification is desirable.

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