Shelby County Schools

Master Maint Tech-Electrician

5 days ago
Maintenance Warehouse
Salary Min
USD $21.80/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $26.16/Hr.
Facilities and Maintenance
# of Openings
Close Date

Purpose and Scope

Under supervision, performs journeyman level work in repair and maintenance of electrical wiring; plans and estimates; installs new systems; repairs existing electrical high and low voltage electrical systems; performs minor rebuilding tasks; repairs or replaces miscellaneous items of equipment.

Essential Job Functions



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

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a High school diploma or GED plus an additional 4 years’ experience in commercial electrical installation and /or maintenance. Must possess a Memphis and Shelby County Journeyman Electrical License required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 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 a thorough and complete knowledge of commercial and industrial wiring and wiring systems
  • Must be able to estimate cost of electrical jobs

Physical Requirements and Working Environment

Physical DemandsRequires light to medium work involving standing or walking most of the time, exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular basis, and considerable skill, adeptness, and speed in the use of the fingers, hands, or limbs in tasks involving close tolerances.

Unavoidable Hazards:   The position may be exposed to extreme heat/cold, wet or humid conditions, bright/dim lights, dust or pollen, intense noise levels, vibration, fumes or noxious odors, moving mechanical parts, electrical shock, heights, disease/pathogens, traffic, animals/wildlife, explosives, toxic or caustic chemicals.

Sensory (ADA) RequirementsThe position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities, color perception, depth perception.



The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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