Job Description

Title: Senior Electrician Tunnel

State Role Title: Trades Technician III

Hiring Range: $48,355 - $78,577

Pay Band: 3

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Senior Electrician will inspect, repair, and maintain VDOT tunnels in a professional, safe, and cost-effective manner that meets VDOT’s strategic plan goals.

Core Responsibilities of the position include (but are not limited to):

  • Diagnose Repairs: Proficiently use electrical test equipment, prints, and diagnostic equipment to accurately analyze electrical and mechanical equipment. Isolate malfunctions, perform repairs, fabricate and make modifications in a timely manner.

  • Job Safety: Determine and demonstrate proper work site protection techniques. Ensure workplace safety by identifying workplace hazards and making suggestions for improvement. Wear proper personal protection equipment.

  • Time Management: Maximize performance and cause no disruption to shift or activities by effectively using time management. Gain and maintain a thorough knowledge of standard operating procedures and other applicable regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Skill in basic computer operations.

  • Experience working with AC and DC electrical circuits, low and high voltage electrical circuits, electrical switchgear, and heavy-duty electrical equipment.

  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing electrical and mechanical malfunctions.

  • Experience using, reading, and interpreting complex electrical and mechanical reports.

  • Experience working with control circuits, controls for pumps, motors, and various electrical systems.

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • DPOR Journeyman level Electrician certification or ability to obtain DPOR Journeyman Electrician certification within 6 months of employment and maintain thereafter.

Additional Considerations

  • Experience in electrical-mechanical maintenance related to transportation or facility infrastructure.

  • Experience in Programable Logic Controllers

  • DPOR Master Electrician license

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Fingerprint-based background check required. References, work history, and DMV records will be verified. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of records check conducted by the agency. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available.

VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.

Contact Information

Name: Tina Kittrell

Phone: 757-647-7090



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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Hampton, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 week ago
Job Expires:
4w 2d
Job Type
Full Time

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