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South Orange County Community College District

Job Title: Electrician
Job Location: Irvine , CA
United States
Status: Part-Time/Adjunct/Online
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Application Closing Date: 05/13/2019
Date Posted: 2019-05-03
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

South Orange County Community College District

Electrician (one or more positions)
Job Close Date: 05/13/2019

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at

Work Schedule: Tues-Thurs 6:00am to 2:30pm, Fri 6:30am to 11:30am (Please note, the District will observe an alternative 4/10 work schedule from the week of May 31, 2019 through the week of August 9, 2019, exceptions may apply.)

Summary Description:
Under general supervision from higher level supervisory and/or management staff, performs skilled electrical work in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment including lighting circuitry, computerized fire and alarm systems, conduit systems and electrical control mechanisms; troubleshoots, diagnoses, and calibrates electrical equipment and systems; installs cable and conduit for fiber optic cable, phone and data systems; performs predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance as assigned; and maintains a variety of records. May receive functional supervision, technical training and work direction from a higher-level electrician.

This is the journey level class within the Electrician series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Lead Electrician in that the latter position serves as a lead worker over lower level electrical staff and is assigned the more difficult and complex work of the unit. Employees at this level are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

Job Requirements

Knowledge of:
• Operational characteristics of electrical systems and internal components.
• Methods, practices, equipment and tools used in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems including lighting circuitry, computerized alarm systems, conduit systems and electrical mechanisms.
• Principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring systems.
• Operational characteristics of a variety of electrical systems and high voltage networks.
• Principles of electrical and electronic repair.
• Use and maintenance of a variety of power and hand tools.
• Methods and techniques of maintaining, installing and repairing electrical systems and equipment.
• Operating characteristics and application of electrical test equipment.
• Methods and techniques of troubleshooting and calibrating electric and electronic systems and components.
• Instrumentation equipment and precision tools.
• Preventive and corrective maintenance techniques.
• Precautions necessary for working with high voltage.
• Blueprint and symbol identification.
• Basic principles of mathematics.
• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers.
• Principles and procedures of record keeping.
• Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
• Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws and regulations including Cal/OSHA safety rules, regulations and other safe work practices.

Ability to:
• Install, troubleshoot, maintain and repair various types of electrical equipment and motors including lighting circuitry, computerized fire and alarm systems, conduit systems and electrical control mechanisms.
• Operate a variety of electrical testing, maintenance, repair, and installation equipment in a safe and effective manner.
• Use electrical test equipment.
• Operate hand and power tools competently and safely.
• Install low voltage fiber optic cable for networking purposes.
• Maintain required work logs, records and related operational and maintenance data.
• Prepare clear and concise written reports.
• Perform accurate mathematical calculations.
• Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, electrical diagrams and schematics, manufacturer instructions and directions.
• Perform assigned work in accordance with appropriate safety practices and regulations.
• Operate office equipment including computers.
• Work independently in the absence of supervision.
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized journey-level training in the maintenance and repair of electrical lighting, motor control panels and computerized alarm systems.

Two years of responsible journey-level experience in the maintenance and repair of electrical systems including lighting systems, computerized alarm systems and components.

License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability.

Obtain certificate of completion for Cal/OSHA high voltage electric safety and operation training as required.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To Apply:
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.


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