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Electrician, Job #'s 103286 & 103301

at Seattle Housing Authority

Pay: up to $41.49/hour
$41.49 - $
Posted: 8/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2300053
Keywords: construction

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

Electrician, Job #'s 103286, & 103301
Closing Date: Wednesday, December 26, 2018 @ 11:59 p.m.
Pay Rate: $41.49 + Excellent Benefits
1 Project Full Time & 1 Regular Full-Time, FLSA Non-Exempt Position

The Seattle Housing Authority, a nationally recognized leader in developing and maintaining affordable, innovative housing communities, is accepting applications for 1 Project Full-Time Electrician and 1 Regular Full-Time Electrician to join its Housing Operations team.

Under supervision of an Electrical Trade Supervisor or Maintenance Manager, performs work of more than ordinary difficulty and responsibility involved in the maintenance and upkeep of the electrical system for the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA).

Please Note: This recruitment covers one, Project Full-Time positions with anticipated end dates of one year after hire.  There is one Regular Full-Time recruitment included in this recruitment.


E = Essential Duties
1.    Install, modify and upgrade new and existing electrical and electronic systems, component parts and other related electrical equipment in commercial and residential properties.  E
2.    Conduct preventative maintenance on electrical and electronic equipment.  E
3.    Read and interpret schematics and blueprints.  E
4.    Perform tasks associated with, but not limited to maintaining, troubleshooting and making repairs to: Lighting systems, Electrical Controls, Phone, Intercom and Paging systems, Prox-Card Access Control Systems, Fire Alarm and Security Systems, CCTV Systems, Automatic Doors, Emergency Power Systems including Generators and Transfer Switches, Parking gates, Roll–up doors and Appliances.  E
5.    Purchase and/or order electrical/electronic supplies from vendors and SHA warehouse as needed.  E
6.    Inspect and make recommendations on the condition and safety of electrical/electronic equipment and the procurement of parts. E
7.    Instruct tenants on the proper use of electrical equipment. E
8.    Participate in the development and implementation of goals, work plans, performance measures, and continuous improvement of service delivery to assist in attaining the unit/program/department initiatives and goals, agency core strategies, and mission through a spirit of service, teamwork and respect. Work well with other employees, follow direction, and work well under pressure. E
9.    Attend all required training and safety meetings; use, maintain and replace assigned personal protective equipment; report all injuries and illnesses to supervisor immediately; complete and submit incident/accident reports as required; report hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices to supervisor; and follow all safety and health guidelines, practices, policies and procedures. E
10. Create required reports such as maintenance work orders or timesheets. E
11. Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of formal apprentice training work experience as maintenance or construction electrician.  Union membership required within 30 days of appointment to the position.
High school or equivalent education as required by the trade apprenticeship program.
State approved license in residential and commercial wiring.
First Aid Certification required.
Must possess a valid Washington State Driver's License and fully insurable driving record.
A Washington State Journeyman Electrician EL01 License is required for this position.
Provides tools required by union tool list for inside wireman.

This is an FLSA Non-Exempt position covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

1.    Knowledge based on experience in construction, maintenance, installation and/or repair of electrical wiring systems.
2.    Standard practices of fire prevention and safety.
3.    Standard electrical practices and of the Federal, State and Local building codes as applicable.
1.      Read blueprints and understand specifications.
2.      Estimate materials needed.
3.      Follow verbal and written instructions.
4.      Work harmoniously and respectfully with staff, residents and the public.
5.      Possess the manual dexterity to use small manual and power tools; ability to climb.
·         Office environment.
·         Outdoor environment in all types of weather
·         Work in confined residential units, commercial spaces and Mechanical rooms.
·         Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
·         Seeing to read a variety of materials.
·         Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate equipment.
·         Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
·         Lifting and carrying materials/objects as assigned.
·         Ability to drive assigned service vehicle capably and safely.
·         Work in inclement weather.
·         Occasional unsanitary conditions in units.
·         Work at heights from ladder or lift above a six foot elevation.