Norman Public Schools
Journeyman Electrician Job Description
Job Title: Journeyman Electrician
Credentials: Valid Oklahoma Driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.; State Journeyman Electrician License.
Education: High school diploma or GED and specialized vocational training in electricity.
Training or experience required: 4 years of experience in the electrical field and 2 years in the commercial/industrial field. 2 of the 4 years may be supplemented with vocational or higher education training.
Site: Central Services Center
Reports to: Lead Electrician
Contract: 260 days
Salary Schedule: Maintenance 1
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Essential Job Functions:
Troubleshoot electrical problems and perform electrical maintenance for all electrical equipment and devices in the district.
Upgrade electrical equipment and devices when needed.
Perform general wiring, replaces switches, receptacles, breakers, etc. Install new wiring or circuits for additional equipment: copiers, alarms, fans, lights, etc.
Perform load calculation on new and old installations. Calculate voltage drop, load, wire size necessary for upgrades and new installations.
Perform preventive maintenance on electrical equipment and eliminates severe problems that could be the cause of major down time.
Inform supervisor of parts, equipment and other supplies that are necessary to do job.
Keep necessary parts and supplies on hand for common projects like wire, bulbs, ballasts, switches, etc.
Maintain a clean work area at all times.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Employees must possess the basic communication skills to exchange information, give and receive simple instructions and respond to inquiries. Employees in his position may be required to perform routine computations requiring a knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals and/or percentages. Employee must use tools or equipment in a manner requiring competence and must meet certain performance standards which normally would be gained by on the job exposure or training. In a workday, the employee must stand/walk 4-5 hours per day. Some benchwork of about 1 hour per day. Employee’s job requires occasional bending/stooping, squatting/crouching, crawling/kneeling, and pushing/pulling. There is frequent climbing and reaching above the shoulders. Employee’s job requires frequent carrying/lifting of up to 35 pounds and occasional lifting from 35 to 75 pounds loading electrical supplies - spools of wire, panel boards, bundles of conduit. etc. Job requires employee to use right foot for repetitive movements as in operating foot controls; both hands for such repetitive actions requiring simple to firm grasping and/or fine manipulation. Employee must be color sighted. Employee must possess manual dexterity/visual ability to operate hand and power tools, and ladders. Must be able to read data plates, labels, blueprints, and schematics. Employee must possess hearing to distinguish normal/abnormal sounds. Must be able to communicate with fellow workers and the public. Must be able to climb ladders and steps, crouch, kneel etc. Employee’s job requires working on unprotected heights (roofs); Use of/close to machinery; working in the outdoors with temperature changes; driving motorized equipment (fork lift, trenchers); exposure to toxic gas, solvents, high voltages and working on live circuits. Must have knowledge of the National Electric Code and local electric codes.