Journey Electrician

State of Utah

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Are you looking for full-time year-round employment and want to enjoy 12 paid holidays each year? If so, The Department of Corrections, facilities team is looking for the best and brightest Journey Electrician to take our facilities department to the next level. We have a great opportunity for a Journey Electrician that would be located at our Salt Lake City facility. If you have a passion for the repair and maintenance of electrical systems varying from 12 to 12,470 volts, intercom systems, notification systems, PLC control systems, and lighting systems, then this job is for you.

The entry wage will be $33.59 for new hires and based on the agency policy for current employees of the Department of Corrections.

Principle Duties:Troubleshoots and diagnoses electrical issues.
Makes adjustments and repairs to equipment and machinery.
Performs preventative maintenance on equipment and machinery.
Provide excellent customer service.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Ability that are needed to fulfill this position:Punctuality and exceptional attendance.
Must be professional, and personable.
Knowledge of electrical systems, installation, repair, tools, and equipment used in the electrical repair.
Ability to work independently as well on a team project.
Ability to take direction from a senior project manager.
Ability to work with a rotating on-call schedule for nights and weekends.
Knowledge of commercial high and low voltage.
The Ideal Candidate:Must have a Journey Electrician License.
Will have 5+ years of experience as a Journey Electrician.
Will have experience maintaining PLC Systems.
Have a wide variety of electrical work by exercising skills and knowledge about the installation, alteration, maintenance, reading of electrical schematics, inspection, and repair of electrical distribution systems (including primary and secondary wiring) along with other duties as assigned.
Identify and Inspect components and problems with a variety of devices.
What’s in it for you is more than a paycheck!!! For example:Year-round work
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Pension and 401 (k) with company match
Training, development, and support to make our employees successful in whatever they do for us.
Generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.
The Agency:
Our dedicated team of professionals ensures public safety by effectively managing offenders while maintaining close collaboration with partner agencies and the community. Our team is devoted to providing maximum opportunities for offenders to make lasting changes through accountability, treatment, education, and positive reinforcement within a safe environment. 

For additional information about the Utah Department of Corrections please go to this link.

Supplemental Information

Risks found in potentially dangerous or unusual environmental stress situations. risks also require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working around operating machines.
Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, and lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs. or possibly more) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods.
NOTE: Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to a current state employee.

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