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Job Specification

ELECTRICIAN

    ALL JURISDICTIONS

DEFINITION:

  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
  types.

  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,
  and ohmmeters.

  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 
  electrical work.

  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.

  REQUIREMENTS:

  EXPERIENCE:

  Three (3) years of experience in work involving the installation, 
  inspection, repair, servicing, and maintenance of electrical 
  equipment, appliances, machinery, and circuits.

  NOTE:  Appointees may be required to pass a colorblindness test.

  LICENSE:

  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 
  and supplies.

  Ability to observe the required safety precautions.

  Ability to keep simple records of work done, materials used, and 
  time spent.

  Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual 
  recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
  related units.

  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 of
  communication.

  Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as 
  they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable 
  accommodation is made to their known limitations.  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 of the job class title:
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Note
41343SC4015N/AC16-
59948SC3515N/AC14-

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.

JMR   09/13/1993