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Electrician Supervisor

at State of Washington

Posted: 8/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2550412

Job Description

Overall Job Objective



Electrician Supervisor
Coyote Ridge Corrections Center 

The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Electrician Supervisor at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center (CRCC) located at Connell, Washington.

COYOTE RIDGE CORRECTIONS CENTER (CRCC) is located on a 60-acre site about 40 miles north of the Tri-Cities. CRCC is comprised of two-complexes. The Main Security Complex (MSC) is a 2,048 bed facility that houses offenders with Medium and MI3 Custody. MSC consists of 4 Hybrid units and 4 Medium units. The Minimum Security Unit (MSU) is a 480 bed facility that houses assisted living and MI2 Custody offenders. MSU consists of 2 units. This is a work/program orientated facility that offers many educational, vocational, and self-help programs and Class II and Class III Correctional Industries work programs.
Whether the work is inside a prison, in community corrections, or in an administrative office, the Washington State Department of Corrections professional staff experience a high degree of personal satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which all offenders can learn to make choices that contribute to a safer society.

Note: This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies


Under the direction of the Construction and Maintenance Project Supervisor, the Electrician Supervisor supervises an offender work crew in the maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and installation of electrical systems, appliances, and equipment throughout CRCC, both Minimum Security Units and Medium Security Complex. This position helps maintain a comfortable living environment for offenders and a safe working environment for employees, volunteers and visitors. This position supports the mission of the Department of Corrections by promoting public safety. The daily tasks for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Electrical systems installation and maintenance in minimum and medium security institutions.
  • Maintain, inspect, install, modify and repair all single and 3 phase electrical systems.
  • Maintain, repair, and install facility lighting systems of various voltage.
  • Install and maintain electrical conduit for security and surveillance systems.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, install and repair electrical service to various commercial equipment.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate offender work crew.
  • Provide daily documentation of work orders completed in Micromain.
  • Maintain adequate spare parts inventory and PR records.
  • Maintain accurate and timely offender payroll records, and up to date offender safety training documentation.



  • posses a current EL-01
  • Ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, schematics and drawings..
  • Two years of experience as a journey level electrician.

  • Eight years experience in the electrical field
  • Four years of Journey level work in a commercial or industrial setting
  • Graduate of a four year state approved apprenticeship program

Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'
For additional information about the agency, please visit

  • Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies.  If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.
Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.  Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
  • We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire.  When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
  • This position may be represented by a Union Shop.
We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies: 
  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
  • Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
  • Promote inclusiveness.
  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.
DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. 
For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email or call us at (509) 543-5880.  For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.