Master Electrician of Record

at City of Detroit
Location Detroit, Michigan
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent

Description

Description

Under direction, functions as a master licensed electrician; obtains permits and performs electrical work as required by law for construction and maintenance projects on City of Detroit properties. Acts as master electrician of record for the City of Detroit. May supervise electrical work activities and individually performs the more difficult and responsible phases of the work.

Examples of Duties

1. Acts as master electrician of record for the City of Detroit.

2. Obtains necessary permits in order to complete assigned work assignments.

3. Installs electrical equipment and wiring including motors and controlling equipment.

4. Signs off on electrical apprentice registrations for the City of Detroit.

5. Signs off on letters of documentation for apprentice licensing examinations.

6. Diagnoses electrical equipment failures and power failures.

7. Instructs and advises subordinates on electrical work theory and practice.

8. Inspects work in progress and upon completion.

9. Supervises a group of Electrical Journeypersons, Master Electricians and Registered Apprentices engaged in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical equipment and wiring as required.

10. Assigns tasks to subordinates and provide instructions on methods and material to be used as required.

11. Demonstrates and advises subordinates on difficult or unusual electrical repair and installation tasks.

12. Prepares estimates and material lists as required.

13. Requisitions tools and materials and validates their receipt as required.

14. Checks repair reports and issues instructions for their correction.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

The construction and methods of maintenance and repair of electrical equipment.
The principles of electricity and electronics.
The electrical codes which typically apply to the work assignment.
The standard methods, materials, tools, and equipment of the electrical code.
Electrical devices such as controls, switches, starters, transformers, motors and panel boards.
The potential occupational hazards connected with electrical work and the safety standards and practices, which apply.

SKILL IN:

The use of the tools of the electrical trade.
The installation of electrical devices.
Diagnosing the cause of electrical breakdowns.
Repairing and adjusting electrical devices.

ABILITY TO:

Interpret and apply blueprints, schematics, maintenance manuals, and assembly instructions.
Study and comprehend new technology.
Perform mathematical computations.
Work from ladders, scaffolds, hydraulic towers, or in tunnels and crawl spaces.
Work effectively and tactfully deal with subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications

High School graduation or G.E.D.

Valid Master Electrician License issued by any municipality in Michigan, or by the State of Michigan is required.

Completion of a registered Department of Labor apprenticeship program is required.(See Note)

Upon hire or promotion to this classification, employees must identify the City of Detroit as the employer listed on the Master Electrician license.

Two years experience in installing electrical equipment and wiring including motors and controlling equipment, transformers, power switching equipment, and lighting systems.

One year of experience in a supervisory capacity is preferred.

Upon hire or promotion to this classification, employees must maintain a valid Master Electrician License issued by any municipality in Michigan, or by the State of Michigan

for the duration of employment in this classification.

Employees in this class will be required to provide the tools necessary to perform the work assigned.

Employees in this class will be required to operate a motor vehicle. A valid State of Michigan Driver's license is required.

Supplemental Information

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Work assignments require sufficient physical strength and agility to perform the work activities associated with the trade.

Evaluation Plan

Interview:70%
Evaluation of Training, Experience &Personal Qualifications:30%
Total of Interview and Evaluation T.E.P:100%

Additional points may be awarded for:

Veteran Points: 0 - 15 points
Detroit Residency Credit: 15 points

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