STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN
Class Code: 5390-14 Date Established: 01-07-93
Occupational Code: 5-2-5 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To perform skilled work in the installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of electrical systems, equipment and fixtures at the level of journeyman Electrician.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Installs, alters, maintains and repairs high and low voltage wiring systems, inter-communication systems and other electrical fixtures and equipment.
· Installs and makes repairs of specialized equipment such as electric sterilizers, therapeutic lamps, fire alarms, lighting systems and intrusion systems.
· Uses standard and special electrical tools and equipment such as volt-meters, ohmmeters, power-factor meters and frequency meters in the installation and repair of electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures.
· Maintains and repairs two-way radios and allied equipment, and maintains preventative maintenance systems on all electrical systems.
· Installs and maintains motors and generators, dresses and polishes commutators, replaces brushes, coils, and armatures and performs other electrical work as required.
Skill: Requires skill in recommending routine changes in standardized operating procedures OR in retrieving, compiling and reporting data according to established procedures OR in operating complex machines.
Knowledge: Requires knowledge of business practices and procedures or technical training in a craft or trade, including working from detailed instructions, to apply knowledge in a variety of practical situations.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to agency objectives by ensuring the accuracy of support activities within one or more organizational units. Errors at this level affect the work of others or have measurable monetary consequences, and require verification and correction in order to complete succeeding work operations.
Supervision: Requires partial supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including assigning job duties, providing training, giving instructions and checking work.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an adverse working environment containing a combination of disagreeable elements which impact significantly upon the employee's capacity for completing work assignments. This level includes work-related accidents or assault.
Physical Demands: Requires medium to heavy work, including continuous physical exertion such as frequent bending, lifting or climbing.
Communication: Requires obtaining and exchanging information, referring inquiries to the appropriate source, or responding to questions from state employees or members of the general public.
Complexity: Requires a combination of job functions to establish facts, to draw daily operational conclusions, or to solve practical problems. This level also requires providing a variety of alternative solutions where only limited standardization exists.
Independent Action: Requires making a limited number of choices in selecting among alternative courses of action under supervisory guidance and in performing job functions according to a variety of prescribed policies or procedures.
Education: Completion of high school or G.E.D. equivalent, supplemented by appropriate trade school training in electricity plus a standard apprenticeship under a Master Electrician.
Experience: Four years' practical experience as an apprentice to a licensed Master Electrician.
License/Certification: Licensure as a journeyman Electrician by the Electricians' Licensing Board. New Hampshire driver's license required if necessary for performing Electrician job accountabilities. All additional driver's license requirements must be specified on the supplemental job description and approved by the Division of Personnel prior to posting at the agency level.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the electrical trade. Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Knowledge of national and local electrical codes. Skill in the use of tools, materials and equipment used in the electrical trade. Skill in locating and adjusting defects in electrical systems and equipment. Ability to work from plans and specifications and to understand and effectively execute oral and written orders. Ability to supervise Apprentice Electricians and Electrician helpers as required. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority. Must be willing to perform other job related duties as required.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 01/03/02