Shelby County Schools

  • Maintenance Technician-Electrician

    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/8/2018 4:31 PM)
    Location Name
    Central Office
    Salary Min
    USD $21.80/Hr.
    Salary Max
    USD $26.16/Hr.
    Central Office
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    Works under general supervision to perform journeyman-level work, such as repairing and maintaining electrical wiring; evaluating layout plans and cost estimates; installing new systems; repairing existing electrical high and low voltage electrical systems; performing minor rebuilding tasks; and repairing or replacing miscellaneous equipment.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Ensures the safe, efficient, and cost-effective repair and maintenance of all electrical equipment in the District.
    2. Inspects electrical installations of contractors to ensure compliance with specifications and electrical codes.
    3. Evaluates and estimates the cost of electrical repair and minor installations for new and/or remodeled projects.
    4. Plans layout and installs and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment.
    5. Responds to electrical emergency situations, when requested.
    6. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.


    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited high school with a high school diploma or possess a GED; Plus, four (4) years’ experience in commercial electrical installation and /or maintenance. Memphis and Shelby County Journeyman Electrical License required. (PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED).


    Degree Equivalency Formula:

    Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.

    Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included. 




    • Memphis and Shelby County Journeyman Electrical License required.



    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Must have knowledge of all applicable codes, safety standards, regulations, and precautionary measures.
    • Must be able to draw and read blueprints and schematic drawings.
    • Must be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
    • Must have knowledge of electrical fire systems, clock systems, and electrical motor systems.
    • Must have a thorough knowledge of city and county electrical codes, Memphis Light, Gas, & Water rules and regulations, and Fire Department requirements.
    • Must have thorough and complete knowledge of commercial and industrial wiring and wiring systems.
    • Must be able to estimate costs of electrical jobs.

    Physical Requirements and Working Environment

    Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers

    Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.


    Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.



    SCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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