Under direction, to perform journey-level electrical work using blue-prints, plans, diagrams, or oral instructions to install and repair electrical systems and equipment; and to do related work as required. 


  1. Installs and replaces conduits, wires, boxes, switches, and fixtures required in making additions and alterations to existing electrical systems and equipment.
  2. Installs and repairs light and power circuits, motors, generations, controls, and variety of power equipment and systems.
  3. Installs necessary interior and exterior wiring for equipment and appliances, normally working on lines with voltages less than 480 volts and rarely with 4160 volts.
  4. Repairs or replaces  defective wiring and parts on buildings or equipment.
  5. Requisitions supplies and materials for assigned projects.
  6. Installs and repairs bell and buzzer low voltage systems, including clocks, EMS, and signal and fire alarm systems.
  7. May perform millwright duties such as setting up machines and equipment in District shops and the repair of such machines.
  8. Troubleshoots high, regular, and low-voltage electrical problems.
  9. Replaces high lights on tennis courts and football fields.
  10. Operates and repairs cogeneration systems.
  11. At the request of a supervisor, performs a variety of unscheduled duties normally and traditionally performed by an Electrician.


Education and Experience:  Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school and completion of a four-year electrician apprenticeship and at least one year of full-time experience as a journey electrician doing a variety of new construction electrical jobs as well as jobs involving modification of existing systems and the installation of new power equipment. 

Knowledge and Abilities:  Knowledge of materials, tools, equipment, and methods of the electrical trade; knowledge of the National Electric Code, Electrical Safety Orders of the Division on Industrial Safety, and local electrical building codes and ordinances; ability to install, repair, and maintain electrical equipment and wiring systems; ability to use and care for electrical tools; ability to work from plans and specifications; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to work cooperatively with others.


Lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 75 pounds, pushing and pulling, walking and standing for extended periods of time, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a variety of hand-power tools, reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, and kneeling or crouching.  Normal (corrected) eyesight with no color-blindness is required.  A pre-employment physical examination is required. Cost of physical will be paid by the Pasadena Area Community College District.


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