Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-2075

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Facilities Management Department

Job # 13-2075

$45,137 to $60,183  (Grade S20)

Troubleshoots and repairs live electrical circuits and works with voltages from 12 volts AC to 600 volts AC. Repairs various types of indoor and outdoor lighting systems used in commercial and industrial environments at heights up to 50 feet. Troubleshoots and repairs main service distribution panels up to 6000 amps and subpanels while maintaining the integrity of a 3-phase supply. Reads and interprets building plans, performs installations, and makes repairs from those plans. Makes estimates of work to be performed. Serves as the crew leader for tasks that require coordinated efforts. Performs preventive maintenance on electrical equipment per GSA specifications. Installs circuits for power, lighting and equipment using various wiring methods (i.e., rigid metal conduits, armored cables). Installs and disconnects wiring devices such as switches, convenience receptacles and dedicated receptacles. Performs related duties as required; duties are performed under general supervision.



Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school diploma or G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; plus a two-year electrical technical degree; or completion of an apprentice-level electrical vocational training program; plus three years of progressively responsible experience as a journeyman electrician.



Possession of a valid journeyman electrical certification from the state of Virginia. Possession of a valid driver's license. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a medical examination, including an asbestos examination, to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment. Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolds up to 50 feet in height and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions for long periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds for short periods of time, and carry up to 60 pounds with assistance for longer periods of time.



Possession of a Virginia State Master's electrical license. Current knowledge and skill in the National Electrical Code.



Final selection will be made with consideration given to the candidate's interview score, their education, training, and experience, as well as present and prior work performance.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

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Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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