Washington State Department of Personnel Class Specification ELECTRICIAN – HIGH VOLTAGE 608G Definition: Perform operating and maintenance work on high voltage distribution systems. Distinguishing Characteristics: Positions in this class are distinguished by the requirement to work with, install, and repair electrical distribution systems carrying 751 volts or more. Typical Work: Splice electric multiple phase power cable of various types; form straight splices, joints for branch lines, and fittings for terminal connections; Conduct preventative maintenance program on transformers and switch gear; Install, connect, operate, and maintain a variety of electrical equipment including power distribution systems, portable engine generators, transformers and switches, and street lighting; Pull, install, test, and repair cable; Operate a variety of hand and power tools; Direct the work of apprentices or helpers as assigned; Drive service truck as required; load and unload materials and supplies; Perform related duties as required. Knowledge and Abilities: ELECTRICIAN- HIGH VOLTAGE 608G Page 2 of 2 Knowledge of: standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment of electrical trade; electrical codes; safety precautions; basic computer skills. Ability to: work from blueprints, plans, and sketches; estimate materials and time needed to complete jobs; use hand and power tools. Legal Requirement(s): There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position. Desirable Qualifications: Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an electrician OR full journey status as an electrician in a union; OR four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required. Class Specification History New class adopted January 3, 1973. Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 5337), general revision; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.
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