Salary Group A16

Class No. 9804



Performs complex (journey-level) work in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment and circuits.  Work involves installing, replacing, and maintaining electrical systems, apparatus, components of machinery, and equipment.  May train others.  Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, circuits, and electrical components of machinery and equipment.

Inspects, tests, and troubleshoots electrical equipment, lighting, and power circuits.

Isolates defects in wiring, circuit breakers, fuses, switches, sockets, and other elements, and replaces faulty circuit breakers, fuses, switches, sockets, and other elements of electrical systems.

Mounts motors, transformers, and lighting fixtures into position and completes circuits.

Repairs magnetic starters and remote start-stop stations; operates and maintains high- and low-voltage switches; and installs rigid, thin wall, and flexible conduit.

Wires circuits and cleans and tightens low-voltage switch gears.

Plans the layout of electrical wiring to ensure compliance with specifications and electrical codes.

Assists in the maintenance and renovation of electrical service.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.


Experience and Education

Experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment.  Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent, supplemented by vocational or special training in an electrical trade, is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of general principles and theory of electricity, and of safety regulations.

Skill in the use of tools.

Ability to make maintenance or electrical repairs, to diagnose malfunctioning units, to maintain records, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require appropriate licensure from the Department of Licensing and Regulation.

May require appropriate hours of on-the-job training and passing an examination issued by the Department of Licensing and Regulation.

State Auditor’s Office

Reviewed 9-1-17