Under direction, does varied types of work involved in the
installation, inspection, repair, servicing, and maintenance of
electrical equipment, appliances, machinery, and circuits; does
related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Inspects electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, motors, generators,
pumps, power circuits, and controllers of machines and elevators,
ascertains the nature of needed repairs and/or replacement; does
whatever repair and installation work is necessary.
Installs, maintains, inspects, repairs, and services high and low
tension power and light feeders, generating and control equipment,
relays, transformers, motors, pumps, switches, outlets, signal systems,
and other electrical wiring, cables, fixtures, and appliances of varied
Oils, greases, and maintains in good working order electrical
fixtures, appliances, and other equipment and replaces worn parts.
Uses various types of test equipment such as ammeters, voltmeters,
Makes emergency electrical repairs, trouble shoots malfunctions
and breakdowns; inspects work in progress and completed work
for defects, fire hazards or other unsafe conditions.
When so required, instructs inmates of state institutions in simple
Is familiar with the use and nomenclature of various types of
conduits and fittings, cables, insulators, and other equipment.
Works from electrical schematics, plans, and specifications in
accordance with established procedures.
Requisitions, stores, safeguards, and properly uses electrical
equipment, materials, and supplies.
Keeps records of equipment used, work done, and time spent.
In the Department of Corrections, may be required to act as
Team Leader and provide appropriate on-site work assignments
to a group of assigned inmates.
May be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Three (3) years of experience in work involving the installation,
inspection, repair, servicing, and maintenance of electrical
equipment, appliances, machinery, and circuits.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required experience
may substitute a current Electrical Contractor license issued by
the New Jersey Department of Consumer Affairs for three (3)
years of experience.
NOTE: Appointees may be required to pass a colorblindness test.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in
New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the problems, equipment, and techniques involved
in installing, inspecting, repairing, and maintaining cables, wiring,
motors generators, pumps, refrigerators, radios, sound equipment,
switchboards, oil machinery, and circuits.
Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, and diagrams.
Ability to analyze problems involving electrical installation, inspection,
maintenance, and repair work, and develop effective work methods.
Ability to install, inspect, repair, and maintain cables, wiring, motor,
generators, pumps, refrigerators, radios, sound equipment, oil burners,
and other types of electrical equipment, appliances, fixtures, machinery,
and circuits under varying circumstances.
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions.
Ability to order, store, safeguard, and properly use equipment, materials
Ability to observe the required safety precautions.
Ability to keep simple records of work done, materials used, and
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code(s) which
are different work week or work month and/or variants of the job class title:
This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.