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Electrician (2 positions)

Portsmouth, VA
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Electrician (2 positions)

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Position Information

Position Type Classified
Role Title Trades Tech III
Position Working Title Electrician (2 positions)
Pay Band 03
Position Number 00433
Full or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Type General Public – G
Location Portsmouth
Position End Date (if temporary)
Job Description Information

Job Posting Number FT00395
Job Description Summary

Tidewater Community College seeks applications for two (2) Electrician positions one on the Chesapeake Campus and one on the Portsmouth Campus.

This position will serve as a campus based electrician that installs new power and lighting circuits, makes modifications in existing circuits, and maintains them by frequent checks and inspections.


Installs and repairs all electrical equipment and lights, and replaces bulbs, ballast and/or fixtures. Works on all campus buildings and facilities.
This position has been designated an essential position. The employee filling this position may be required to report to work or otherwise fulfill the responsibilities of the position in the event of a college/ campus closure due to weather or other emergent condition(s).

Required Qualifications
  • Considerable knowledge of the standard practices of the electrical trade.
  • Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the electrical trade.
  • Ability to plan and layout electrical construction and repair work.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints and layout plans.
  • Ability to install and repair electrical equipment.
  • Knowledge of the National Electric Code
  • Experience as a mechanic in any of the building/maintenance trades.
  • DPOR Journeyman’s License
  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of construction/maintenance training and experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master Electrical Tradesman License
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday from 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Tidewater Community College is an EEO/AA employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The college actively encourages applications by and nominations of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, and older individuals.

E-Verify Statement

After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Tidewater Community College uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Open Date 08/08/2018
Close Date 09/07/2018
Open Until Filled No
Hiring Range $29,000 - $51,000, commensurate w/ experience.
Salary Information

Actual salary will be determined based on individual qualifications and experience with consideration for internal alignment factors. The college offers an excellent benefits package.

Additional Information This position requires satisfactory completion of background checks prior to employment.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Occupational License

Supplemental Questions

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