Electrician III (Utilities)
Pasco County, FL - Pasco County, FL

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Responsible supervisory work in planning, designing, and directing a program for renovation, modification, and maintenance of electrical systems in County buildings and structures. Performs skilled upper level work. Work is in accordance with applicable electrical codes and standard practices. Work is performed under general supervision.

Essential Job Functions:

Plans, directs, and supervises the work of personnel engaged in electrical maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment. Plans, designs, or reviews specifications for construction, renovation, and modification of electrical systems. Estimates time, materials, and costs.

Procures and controls the use of supplies and equipment. Maintains records and makes reports as required. Confers with department and division heads regarding their electrical maintenance needs and problems.

Observes safety precautions and consults with supervisor concerning questions with regard to methods, procedures, techniques, materials, etc.

Assists and/or completes installation, maintenance, and repair of wiring, equipment, light fixtures, and control circuits. Assists in and/or completes location and correction of electrical malfunctions using electrical test instruments. Uses wiring diagrams and blueprints to locate and isolate electrical malfunctions.

Assists in and/or completes installation, maintenance, or repair of electrical motors, light fixtures and receptacles, and emergency power generating equipment. Assists in the installation, maintenance, and repair of high and low voltage transformers, lightning arresters, fuses, supply lines, and utility poles.

Installs, maintains, and repairs fire alarms, burglar alarms, fire sprinkler systems, Halon systems, portable fire extinguishers, and related equipment, including central station receivers for monitoring.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques based on electrical theory and occupational hazards and safety precautions of the electrical trade. Ability to lay out work and instruct skilled and semiskilled workers in a variety of maintenance activities. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with departments, associates, and the general public. Ability to read and interpret sketches and blueprints. Ability to make time and material estimates.

Minimum Requirements:


Ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds. Ability to bend, stoop, squat, climb and walk frequently. Ability to differentiate color codes. Ability to operate an aerial bucket truck and perform job tasks from elevated positions. Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills.


Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Seven years experience as an electrician; at least two years in a supervisory position.

A comparable amount of directly related experience MAY be substituted at the County’s discretion for the minimum educational requirements if candidates are not available that fully meet the minimum requirements of the position as posted.

State of Florida or Pasco County Master Electrician’s License is preferred. If hired without a license it must be obtained within 1 year from date of employment. Must possess a valid driver's license. A Florida Commercial Driver’s License, Class “B” with Air Brakes is preferred.

ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Salary Information: salary for current Pasco County BOCC employees is in accordance with the Career Service Manual. The starting salary for all other candidates will typically be at the bottom of the pay range for the job classification; however, it may be higher within the range depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant, the pool of candidates and the job duties associated with the position.

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