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Journeyman Electrician

South Florida Water Management District
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33301
  • Job Code
    60557
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
Journeyman Electrician
South Florida Water Management District
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida


Performs a broad range of work involving installation, repair and maintenance of electrical and electronic components of District buildings, equipment and machinery, following electrical code, manuals, specifications, schematic diagrams and blueprints. As a resident electrical expert, trains electrical personnel in new electrical advances, National Electrical Code updates and interpretations, and technical direction.

This position is subject to random mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

The Ft. Lauderdale Field Station works Monday - Thursday, from 6am - 4:30pm. Offices are closed on Fridays.

Employment Guidelines High School Diploma or GED and 2+ years of electrician experience. A working knowledge of electrical, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical devices, instrumentation and controls software and hardware such as programmable logic controllers (PLC) is preferred.

Licenses Florida Journeyman Electrical License required or a valid Journeyman Electrical License from another state with the requirement of obtaining a Florida Journeyman Electrical License within six (6) months from date of hire and/or placement in job.

Valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required without restriction to operate vehicles equipped with airbrakes and manual transmission. If selected candidate does not currently possess CDL, a CDL learner’s permit is required at time of hire and District will provide 3 months from date of hire to obtain CDL. District willing to pay cost of CDL training program. Ability to obtain and maintain First Aid/CPR/AED certification (recertification every two years).

Physical Requirements/Working Environment Due to the District's response role and in the total scope of emergency management, this position may at times, be required to provide support before, during and after major storm events and emergency situations, such as hurricanes or other declared emergencies, depending on assigned emergency response role.

On-Call status may be required for electrical breakdowns and troubleshooting. Overtime will be required based on weather and/or environmental conditions. Position works inside at pumping stations, field stations, and headquarters complex. Some exposure to sun, heat, or rain and general outdoor environment when performing electrical work outside at structures, utility buildings, telemetry towers and other District facilities and equipment.

Regularly sets up, adjusts, controls, tests and operates equipment to complete assignments. Work environment may be hot and humid with no facilities. Moves or otherwise transports equipment weighing up to 50 pounds or more.

Work activities typically involve the following: basic water skills, working in confined work space areas, drive/operate equipment, noise exposure and recognize color differences.

To Apply We encourage you to get to know us better. For more information about our organization, current job opportunities and to apply online, please visit www.sfwmd.gov/careers. Job Reference:2683BR. SFWMD offers competitive wages and benefits. EOE.

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Posted: 2020-09-12 Expires: 2020-10-12

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Journeyman Electrician

South Florida Water Management District
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33301

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