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Electrician III


Maintain, alter, and repair lighting, motors, electrical distribution systems, and mechanical systems involving voltages up 480 volts (V) alternating current (AC) or direct current (DC).  Perform basic troubleshooting and support small projects.  Perform related work (as directed), maintain the work area, and maintain records.  Begin and complete the Electrician Level III Curriculum through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot (basic), and repair electrical motors, generators, distribution systems, control systems, and related electrical and mechanical equipment involving voltages up to 480V AC or DC
  • Supports small projects
  • Begin and complete the Electrician Level III Curriculum and hands-on training through NCCER
  • Maintain, alter, and repair power appliances, light machinery, lighting fixtures, and electrical circuits in existing facilities; install fixtures and appliances in new construction
  • Maintain, alter, and repair existing wiring; install conduit for electrical systems in accordance with the National Electric Code (NEC); assist in pulling cable for primary systems; and install new wiring
  • Locate and correct power failures and short circuits
  • Drive state vehicle or walks to customer/trouble location

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma and three years of appropriate experience in electrical work; appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience
  • Completion of the NCCER Core, Electrician Level I, II, and III

Licensure and Certification

Florida Class E operator (driver) license


This position does not typically include supervisory responsibility.

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