Maintenance Mechanic III, Electrician

Category:  Maintenance
Job Function:  Maintenance
Department:  Foreman North #3


Performs skilled work associated with the electrical trade

Essential Duties

  • Utilizes schematics, drawings, layouts, or other specifications to locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system, lighting system or equipment
  • Applies Journeyman skills, experience, and general knowledge to complete the maintenance tasks associated with the electrical equipment
  • Utilizes appropriate instruments to test circuits and systems and draws upon expertise for diagnosis and emergency repairs
  • Adjusts, repairs, and replaces equipment, fixtures, and components
  • Installs new equipment
  • Uses all shop machinery, testing equipment, tools and safety practices as appropriate for trade to complete assigned tasks
  • Assists engineers in diagnosing problems and recommending correctable action
  • Serves as leader for less skilled assistants occasionally
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED equivalent


Journeyman Electrician License required
Master Electrician License preferred
Valid Georgia Driver License required
Eligible to acquire a CDL
Must be insurable by Fulton County School insurance carriers

Experience Qualifications

Minimum of 5 years of experience required; 3 years of experience as a commercial electrician preferred


  • Working knowledge of materials, methods, tools, and equipment of the electrical trade
  • Skilled in use of hand and power tools, testing equipment and attachments related to the trade
  • Must be able to understand and follow directions both written and verbal
  • Must be able to work variable shifts

Working Conditions

  • Regular exposure to radiant or electrical energy, high voltage (over 440 volts) and/or chemicals
  • Regular exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles
  • Regular exposure to weather including heat, cold, dampness, and/or humidity
  • Must be able to work from tall ladders, lifts, scaffolding and/or bucket truck

Physical Demands

  • Typically requires climbing ladders; pushing and/or pulling
  • May require high degree of precision working with minimum tolerances
  • May require stooping, crawling, and bending
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and carry for short distances
Posting ID:  29975

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