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ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN in Philipsburg, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

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Job Description

Facility: MOSHANNON VALLEY CORRECTIONAL CENTER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

Plans layout, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment by performing the following duties.

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
  • Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.
  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit.
  • 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 apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels.
  • Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads.
  • Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components with testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope.
  • Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
  • Repairs faulty equipment or systems.
  • Cuts and welds steel structural members.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience directly related to the specific duties of the position.

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