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DSHS FFA Licensed EL01 Journey Electrician

Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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 projects


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 following:

Completion of an accredited Electrical Apprenticeship program

Or full journey status with an electrical workers union

Or 4 years' experience of applicable work experience in the electrical field

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 precautions
  • Ability to work from blueprints, plans, and sketches
  • Ability to estimate materials and time needed to complete jobs

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 requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.



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