Aug 26, 2022

Licensed Electrician - Class 30

  • TrulyHired
  • Lexington, MA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Position Title: Electrician - Class 30

FLSA: Non-Exempt



Reports To: Director of Public Facilities or Designee

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 12 month (260 days) with benefits and salary in accordance the SEIU Local 888 collective bargaining agreement

Start date: Immediately

7:00 am - 3:30pm, Monday - Friday

$27.9870 - $33.3523 per hour. FY21 rates, rates will increase upon negotiation completion.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Maintain a safe driving record
  • Five (5) years of experience in the electrical trade.
  • Possess a current Massachusetts Journeyman Electrician License. Master License preferred.
  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal record check (CORI), Sexual Offender Registry (SORI), SAFIS finger printing and a pre-placement medical exam with drug screening.
  • Thorough knowledge of all codes pertaining to the maintenance and installation of electrical systems.
  • Proficient in the diagnosis and repair of fire protection, security systems and phone systems
  • Expertise with electrical circuits, transformers, fuses, motors, relays, magnetic starters, switches, grounds, shorts, faults, voltmeters, and other test equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform a wide variety of skilled electrical tasks using hand or power tools, and related equipment to maintain buildings and equipment as detailed in the performance responsibilities listed below.
  • Possess basic computer skills, including ability to perform simple word processing and send/receive email and ability to access internet programs, or willingness and ability to be trained on such items.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform basic math, understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions.

Job Goal:

To maintain a safe, comfortable and functional environment in all town and school buildings in a cost effective, customer oriented manner that helps the town fulfill its mission of service to its residents and protects the capital investment made by the town in public facilities.



Maintenance functions include routine and emergency repairs and scheduled preventive services for all building systems, weekend building checks, and on call services.



Performance Responsibilities:



General Performance Responsibilities:
  1. Perform all emergency repairs to town buildings and equipment.
  2. Perform preventative maintenance inspections.
  3. Keep Supervisor informed of the progress of the work and any significant developments as they occur.
  4. Keep all work areas free and clear of debris.
  5. Perform building security checks including boiler and refrigeration equipment.
  6. Perform miscellaneous related duties as required by the Director of Facilities


Primary Performance Responsibilities:
  1. Wire new areas.
  2. Replace or repair switches, ballasts, lamps, and motors, etc.
  3. Maintain, on a regular schedule, all motors and other mechanical equipment requiring preventive maintenance services.
  4. Respond to Emergency situations when called upon by a Department Supervisor.
  5. Ensures compliance with all applicable building, fire, health, safety, electrical, and any other applicable codes and standards.
  6. Troubleshoot electrical systems and perform corrective maintenance in a timely fashion.
  7. Identifies and corrects health and safety issues in a time efficient manner.
  8. Assists the Director of Facilities or the Project Manager with the review of construction documents for both new and renovation projects.
  9. Assists in the development of the building preventive maintenance plan.
  10. Assist with the ongoing updating and implementation of planned preventive maintenance.
  11. Performs corrective action and preventive maintenance regarding building systems.
  12. Obtain materials and supplies needed to complete assignment.
  13. Maintain records of work performed including labor and materials used; receive work orders and determine priorities; estimate materials needed; request materials needed according to established guidelines.
  14. Work from plans, oral instructions, sketches and blueprints.
  15. Shovel, plow and/or treat Municipal Properties; Perform snow removal operations and run associated equipment as instructed by Supervisor
  16. Pulls electrical permits when necessary
  17. Safe operation a Town vehicles to work sites; check oil, fuel, water levels and tires. Any deficiencies should be immediately reported to Department of Public Facilities Management.
  18. Perform related duties as assigned.



Miscellaneous Performance Responsibilities

Carpentry (Helper):
  1. Remodel and repair classrooms and office space, including the removal of old walls and any other preparation necessary
  2. Install counters, cabinets, benches, Partitions, doors, bulletin boards, etc.
  3. Repair doors and related hardware
  4. Replace floor and ceiling tiles as needed
  5. Patch leaking roofs
  6. Repair broken windows

Plumbing (Unlicensed Work):
  1. Repair and install sinks, toilets, drinking fountains, showers, sill cocks, kitchen equipment, etc.
  2. Unclog and maintain drains in toilet areas, kitchens, boiler rooms, shower rooms and art science areas.

Heating (HVAC Helper):
  1. Clean and maintain heating systems.
  2. Replace or repair all heating equipment, water circulating plumps, boilers, compressors, related machine room equipment, bearings, electrodes, filters, belts, univents, strainers, and calibration of pneumatic controls, etc.



Essential Functions of the Job:

Must possess the ability to:
  1. Perform a wide variety of skilled journey-level Plumbing work in the maintenance and repair of Town facilities and equipment.
  2. Read and interpret shop drawings, sketches, plans and specifications
  3. Prioritize, schedule, assign and review work.
  4. Interpret, explain and apply codes, rules and regulations involved in assigned maintenance activities.
  5. Effectively and safely operate a variety of tools and equipment used in the electrical trade.
  6. Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  7. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  8. Estimate labor and material cost for specific projects.
  9. Make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately.
  10. Work independently with little direction
  11. Meet schedules and time lines
  12. Maintain routine records.
  13. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  14. Observe legal and defensive driving practices
  15. Use and operation of Computer and/or electronic devices to maintain assigned work
  16. Safe operation of Town vehicles.

Physical and Environmental Demands:

The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work is performed both inside and outside and the employee may be subject to loud noise, exposure to extremes in temperature, inclement weather, dust, odors, cleaning chemicals and related fumes, etc. Employee is subject to one or more hazards such as those associated with working power equipment, climbing ladders and working from scaffolding and aerial lifts. Regular and sustained periods of strenuous physical exertion. Operation of equipment that causes loud noise level and high vibrations.

May require the exercise of caution when operating equipment and handling chemicals or other toxic materials, and the utilization of proper sanitary precautions when handling trash, garbage, blood spills and other potential hazards.

Work is mutually mental and physical. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is required to bend at the waist, push, pull, move, lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds, twist/turn, climb ladders, shovel snow, seek to assure proper and complete cleaning, and use dexterity of hands and fingers to operate power equipment.

The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Experience and commitment to working in a racially and culturally diverse teaching and learning community.

Applicants for employment are considered without regard to age, physical, mental or psychiatric disability, genetics, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or military status.

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Categories :Career Education > Industrial Electrician
Support Staff > Maintenance
Equal Opportunity Employer

Lexington Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Kari Grossman , Human Resources Office Manager
  • 146 Maple Street
  • Lexington,Massachusetts 02420
  • Phone: 781-861-2580 x68048
  • Fax: 781-861-2582
  • Email: click here

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