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Job Details

Job Code: 113233274

Industry: Service

$71,604.56 - $75,817.88 Annually

Pay Type: salary

high school

Education Level


Job Level

Mar 08, 2023

Closing Date

Job Characteristics

electrical electrician

Job Description



As part of our total benefit package, Macomb County proudly offers medical, dental, and vision coverage, with no monthly premium to employees for single, two (2) person or family coverage. Health care, dental and vision benefits are effective the first day of employment.

To learn more about Macomb County benefit offerings click here.

DEPARTMENT: Facilities and Operations


F.L.S.A. STATUS: Non-exempt

EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: Just cause subject to probationary periodCURRENT HOURS AND STARTING TIME: Full-time position (40 hours per week). The starting time of this position is currently 7:30 a.m.


Under direction, installs, modifies and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatuses and control equipment; modifies electrical installations to minimize waste of materials and provide access for future maintenance; makes routine inspections of installed equipment and/or systems to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation or replacement; performs emergency service and preventative maintenance on all electrical equipment and systems; performs related duties as assigned.




Follows diagrams and/or blueprints, insuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings and flooring.

Makes standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment.

Uses a variety of tools or equipment, such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools and testing equipment to measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble and install electrical wiring based on job specifications.

Pulls wiring through conduit.

Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together and applying tape or terminal caps.

Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment.

Installs control and distribution apparatuses such as switches, relays and circuit-breaker panels.

Connects power cables to equipment and installs grounding leads.

Tests electrical systems or continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment or fixtures, using testing equipment such as oscilloscopes, ammeters or test lamps.

Maintains emergency generators, lift stations and other electrical equipment and systems.

Erects scaffolding or sets up ladders necessary for performing tasks above ground level.

Operates an automobile while performing assigned duties.



Required Education and Experience

  • Possession of a high school diploma or a certificate of successful completion of the General Education Development Test
  • Successful completion of a formal apprentice training program for the Electrical Trade
  • A minimum if five (5) years of experience as a licensed Electrician

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Service truck or service work experience

Required Licenses or Certifications

  • Possession of a valid State of Michigan Electrical License
  • Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license and an operable insured automobile for authorized travel




Knowledge of:

  • Materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads
  • Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Electrical equipment and systems

Skill in:

  • Identifying measures of indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance
  • Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to ensure system performance
  • Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications
  • Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed

Ability to:

  • Operate a variety of hand tools, power tools, measuring and testing equipment
  • Repair and maintain electrical equipment and systems
  • Effectively speak, write and understand the English language
  • Effectively speak, write and understand a language other than English is preferred
  • Understand and carry out oral and/or written instructions
  • Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information
  • Works independently


  • The work environment and exposures described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

N/S=Never/Seldom   O=Occasionally   F/C= Frequently/Continuously

Work Environment N/S O F/C
Office or similar indoor environment     x
Outdoor environment   x  
Street environment (near moving traffic)   x  
Construction site   x  
Confined space x    
Exposures N/S O F/C
Individuals who are hostile or irate x    
Individuals with known violent backgrounds   x  
Extreme cold (below 32 degrees)   x  
Extreme heat (above 100 degrees) x
Communicable diseases x    
Moving mechanical parts   x  
Fumes or airborne particles   x  
Toxic or caustic chemicals, substances or waste   x  
Loud noises (85+ decibels)    x  
Blood Borne Pathogens x    


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

N/S=Never/Seldom   O=Occasionally   F/C= Frequently/Continuously

Demand Frequency Description
Physical N/S O F/C  
Balancing   x   On even or uneven surfaces/ground
Bending     x Tasks involve forward or backward bending at the waist
Climbing/Working at Heights     x Tasks involve climbing up or down stairs, ladders, scaffolding and platforms
Crawling x     Inspecting in confined spaces.  Moving about on hands and knees
Digging x     Tasks involve manual digging
Driving     x Tasks involve operating any motor powered vehicle on sealed and unsealed roads
Grasping     x Tasks involve gripping, holding, clasping with fingers or hands
Kneeling     x Tasks involve flexing/bending at the knees and ankles to work at low levels
Manual Dexterity     x Tasks involve fine finger movements i.e., keyboard operating, writing
Lift/Carry   x   Tasks involve raising/lowering or moving objects from one level/position to another (covered by the items below)
Up to 10 pounds     x
11-24 pounds   x  
25-34 pounds   x  
35-50 pounds x    
51-74 pounds x    
75-99 pounds x    
Over 100 pounds x    
Push / Pull   x   Tasks involve pushing/pulling objects away from or towards the body
Reaching x     Tasks involve reaching overhead with arms raised above shoulder height or forward reaching with arms extended
Sitting   x   Tasks involve remaining in a seated position during the task performance
Standing     x Tasks involve standing in an upright position without movement
Walking     x Walking considerable distances in the facility on multiple surfaces
Running x     Running considerable distances in the facility on multiple surfaces


General Requirements and/or Disclaimers

Complies with P.A. 390, as amended, known as the State’s Emergency Management Act and the County’s Emergency Management resolution as well as all related plans, policies and procedures covered by those statutes.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment amongst other possible accommodations.

The Building Trades Association bargaining unit represents this position. Therefore, there may be contract language which could require consideration in the selection process.