Purpose and Summary
Perform all required electrical installation and repair services to building systems and equipment for all Sheboygan County facilities in compliance with established codes, specifications, and safety practices.
Estimates, orders, installs, maintains, and repairs low voltage, electrical power transmission, generator, UPS, lighting, communication, signal, camera, keycard and alarm systems, apparatus and equipment up to and including 480VAC.
Supervises journeyman electrician, per electrical code and Sheboygan County policies.
Troubleshoots circuit and control problems of jail cameras, lock control, keycard entry and fire alarms at all buildings including Rocky Knoll, UW Campus, Transportation properties, Airport and the Marsh.
Decides if repair or replace electrical equipment, lighting, or low voltage systems.
Completes installation, tests and trains users as needed.
On-call 24/7/365 for electrical, generator, security and fire alarm failures, especially at radio towers, Dispatch, asphalt plant, Rocky Knoll and the jails.
Orders and installs new wiring for building or equipment following sketches, blueprints,
instructions or layout, including motors and motor starting switches and checks and adjusts new equipment for proper operating characteristics.
Coordinates, orders materials, directs and verifies work of outside electrical contractors.
Works with area electric utilities to minimize outage durations and install new services.
Performs and records required preventive maintenance procedures on facility equipment.
Coordinates phone and data installations with Information Technology Department.
Maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner, and performs assignments in a safe manner in accordance with building codes and established procedures.
Any other duties as may be assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Completion of licensing as master electrician.
Knowledge of standard practices, materials, and processes of the craft.
Familiarity with instruments related to determining problems in all phases of electrical systems.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, ladder diagrams, and specifications.
Skill in the use of testing equipment and measuring devices used in repair or evaluations of electrical systems.
Able to utilize computers for diagnosing and configuring equipment, security and fire alarms, payroll and email systems.
Valid driver’s license will be required.
Work Environment & Physical Requirements
Works well with and communicates politely and effectively with others in the Department, Department heads and managers, utility staff, vendors, technical support,
contractors, inspectors, FAA and DOC staff as well as the general public.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions throughout all seasons including temperatures below zero or above 90º with high humidity.
Exposed to noise, fumes, odors, dust or poor ventilation. Hazardous exposure includes proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electric current, working on lifts and high places. Frequently required to wear personal protective equipment such as gloves, safety glasses and vests.
Occasionally in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, manholes and confined spaces which could cause claustrophobia. Required to function in narrow passageways.
Required to stand for long periods, walking, climbing ladders, scaffolding, poles, radio and water towers, stooping, crouching, kneeling, grasping, reach with hands and arms, pushing/pulling to drag, haul or tug objects.
Must be able to talk to exchange ideas and hear with or without correction to perceive the nature and discrimination in sound. Required to have close visual acuity to perform duties such as viewing computer monitors and meters, visual inspections, working small defects, color, depth perception and field of vision as well as to operate a motor vehicle.
Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds including hanging light fixtures, motors or pulling wires in conduit.
Risk of blood borne pathogen exposure is considered low.
Deadline Note: Please apply on Sheboygan County's website.