DSHS FFA Licensed 01 Journey Electrician
We are hiring a Journey-level Electrician! You will be a
member of the Facilities, Finance, and Analytics (FFA) team within
our Maintenance and Operations Division. You will be responsible
for the electrical systems at Eastern State Hospital and Lakeland
Village. You will perform skilled installation, maintenance, and
repair work of all electrical equipment and systems.
See why others like you chose a career with DSHS:
How much do you currently pay out of pocket for benefits?
Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits
packages in the nation. We also offer a great selection of health
and retirement plans, paid leave, training, and compensation
benefits for you and your family.
Some of what you will do:
- Maintain and repair assigned emergency electrical generators
including; Performing monthly emergency generator tests and
recording the test results
- Perform maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of
all-electric motors, and motor control systems including; domestic
water deep well pumps, HVAC motors, commercial laundry/food
equipment, PLCs, etc.
- Troubleshoot and repair fire alarms, nurse call, and monitor
control interfacing systems
- Maintain and install communication systems including;
telephone, computer, CCTV, fiber optic, etc.
- Maintain interior and exterior lighting system components
including; lamps, ballasts, contractors, photocells, and electrical
and electronic timers
- Operate electrical test equipment including; phase rotation
meters, voltmeters, fiber line tester, megger, etc.
- Maintain and install alarm system components
- Maintain patient care equipment
- Develop an estimate of time and material for assigned
Who should apply?
Valid driver's license, current NICET 2 Certification, AND
currently licensed as an EL01 through WA State L&I with
electrical experience obtained through at least one of the
Completion of an accredited Electrical
Or full journey status with an electrical workers union
Or 4 years' experience of applicable work experience in the
Or vocational training may be substituted for work experience on
a year-for-year basis
Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
- Ability to work at heights
- Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and
equipment of the electrical trade; electrical codes; and safety
- Ability to work from blueprints, plans, and sketches
- Ability to estimate materials and time needed to complete
Easy to Apply:
Please submit an online application and include three
professional references with current contact information.
Questions? Please contact Nickie.Hansen@dshs.wa.gov and
reference job number 01199.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal
record history may be conducted. Information from the background
check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be
considered in determining the applicant's suitability and
competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to
fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must
have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned
vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the
privately owned vehicle.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an
equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of
employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex,
sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital
status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs,
political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged
veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran
status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or
the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a
disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons
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