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Electrical Specialist

Organization Name: City of Newport News

Region: Newport News

Categories:   Electricity


Troubleshoots and repairs electrical lighting and distribution and safety components;installs electrical wiring systems in new and renovated structures. Performs preventative maintenance and repairs to main switchboards and panel boards;troubleshoots most complex electrical problems. Installs circuits for power, lighting and equipment using various wiring methods to include rigid metal conduits and armored cables;troubleshoots and repairs main and branch circuit breakers. Installs and disconnects wiring devices such as switches, convenience receptacles and dedicated receptacles. Utilizes lock-out/tag-out procedures;observes and adheres to industry safety precautions. Diagnoses and troubleshoots live electrical circuits where a blue print or schematic may not be available;diagnoses problems and repairs and replaces failed lighting systems and controls and ballast on lighting equipment. Performs administrative work to include maintaining work order completion records and inventory of spare parts;initiating procurement of replacement supplies and equipment;making cost and material estimates;collecting data for preventative maintenance system. Maintains activity logs. Prepares correspondence, verifies time sheets, and other administrative work as required. Assists with ordering and maintaining equipment and supply inventories.