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									Washington State Department of Personnel
Class Specification



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:
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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

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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