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Master Electrician

Company: Government jobs
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


Under general supervision of the Manager, Engineering Services, performs a full range of duties associated with the operation and maintenance of MATC's electrical systems and equipment including voice, data, and building automation systems. Work involves responsibility for the performance of skilled tasks in accordance with State and National Electrical codes in the installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures. Work is performed independently subject to inspection in progress or completion. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Constructs, troubleshoots, installs, assembles, alters, maintains, tests and repairs electrical systems, switches, circuit breakers, relays, lighting, substations, distribution systems, motors, appliances and all other types of electrical equipment including high voltage up to 13,200 volts.
  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous and unreliable wiring.
  • Reads, interprets and works from drawings, plans and sketches.
  • Schedules repairs of electrical systems and equipment according to location and urgency of need; performs routine inspections of electrical systems and equipment; compiles data on repairs; prepares reports as required or assigned.
  • Recommends design, tooling and assembly modifications to increase efficiency or improve quality of electrical systems or equipment.
  • Maintains, specifies, and inventories electrical supplies.
  • Trains Building Service Workers in the replacement of ballasts and proper lamping techniques
  • Applies for required district electrical permits and maintains related records.
  • Researches and compiles outside quotes from collaborating vendors to work in conjunction with MATC electrical projects.
  • Attends in-service training, workshops and other educational activities as required or assigned to maintain state certifications.
  • Performs other related duties as required for the efficient operations of the division.


    Compliance with all state, federal, and accreditation standards/requirements, as well as all MATC policies and procedures.

    Required education & experience : High school diploma or G.E.D, the successful completion of a state of WI indentured electrical apprenticeships & (6) years of experience in relevant field.

    Required License/Certification: Must possess a Wisconsin Master Electrician Certification and valid Wisconsin Driver's License.

    Specialty Skills: Must furnish basic tools of the trade normally provided by journeyman working in the Milwaukee area.

    • Cultivates innovation
    • Optimizes work processes
    • Ensures accountability
    • Collaborates
    • Interpersonal savvy
    • Communicates effectively
    • Instills trust
    • Customer focus
    • Action oriented
    • Values differences
    • Self-development
      • Thorough knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices in the electrical trade.
      • Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of a personal computer, computer applications and software such as Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel.
      • Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade and of established local building codes.
      • Demonstrated knowledge of established state, national, and local electrical codes.
      • Work experience with numerous variations of electrical systems up to and including medium voltage distribution systems (13,200V)
      • Working knowledge of best practices in the maintenance of medium voltage distribution systems.
      • Working knowledge of electrical test equipment.
      • Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment of the electrical trade.
      • Ability to collaborate with contractors direct the work of assigned subordinates.
      • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions including the ability to read, interpret and work from drawings or plans.
      • Ability to recognize safety hazards.
      • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
      • Ability to work independently.
      • Ability create reports and record duties performed.
      • Ability to communicate effectively through both oral and written means.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with MATC staff, faculty, students and the general public.
      • Ability to work with culturally diverse student and employee populations.

        Health Insurance
        • MATC offers a choice between two medical insurance plans. See below for plan types:
          • Low Deductible PPO
          • High Deductible PPO
          • Upon selection, the coverage begins the first of the month following start date.
          • MATC contributes a generous percentage towards medical insurance premium.
          • Both medical plans include prescription drug coverage at no additional cost to employees.
          • Employees are offered an option to enroll in a Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with the selection of the Low Deductible PPO plan.
          • Employees are offered an option to enroll in a Health Savings Account (HSA) with the selection of the High Deductible PPO plan with employer contributions.
            Dental Insurance
            • MATC offers a group dental plan through Delta Dental.
            • Upon selection, the dental insurance plan coverage begins the first of the month following start date.
            • Annual maximum per covered person is $2,500; plan covers preventive, routine, restoration, and has an orthodontic benefit for dependents up to age 19.
              Vision Insurance
              • MATC offers a group vision plan through Superior Vision..Upon selection, the vision insurance plan coverage begins the first of the month following start date.
              • Plan covers eye exam, frames, lenses and contact lenses.
                Group Life Insurance
                • MATC offers group term life insurance benefits through Madison National Life Insurance Company effective the first of the month of start date and is fully paid for by the College. The amount of insurance is based upon the employee's annual earnings rounded to the higher $1,000.00. The benefit is doubled in the event of accidental death.
                • Supplemental Life Insurance is also available at group rates for employees, spouses, and dependents to purchase.
                  Long-Term Disability
                  • MATC offers long-term disability insurance through Madison National Life Company after 30 days of employment and is fully paid for by the College. Benefits provided are equal to 66 2/3% of base monthly earnings.
                    Flexible Spending Accounts
                    • MATC offers two types of Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA):
                    • Health Care FSA
                    • Dependent Care FSA
                    • This type of benefit allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars per calendar year for a variety of medical, dental, and vision expenses (for a Health Care FSA) and for day care expenses for children under 13 or family members that are dependent on you for more than half their support (for a Dependent Care FSA) up to a maximum amount.
                      Retirement Savings
                      • Regular full-time employees of MATC who are hired for greater than 12 months become members of the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)'s pension system as of day one of employment. The College pays the full cost of the employer contribution, and the employee pays the full part of the employee contribution. There is a five year vesting period requirement in order to qualify for any employer contributions made on the employee's behalf. Contribution rates are subject to change annually as set by the State.
                      • In addition to the WRS pension account, employees may enroll in other optional retirement savings plan such as a 403(b) account or a 457 account on a pre-tax or post-tax basis.
                        Sick Leave
                        • MATC offers employees a generous sick leave plan per year.
                        • Each employee may accumulate up to 165 days of full sick leave with an unlimited accumulation of half pay sick leave.
                          • MATC offers a vacation policy to employees for the purpose of rest and relaxation.
                          • Vacation is earned at a generous rate each year of employment. (Not available for Instructors)
                            Paid & Flexible (Floating) Holidays
                            • MATC offers 12 paid holidays for non-Faculty positions and 7 paid holidays for Faculty positions.
                            • MATC provides two flexible (floating) holidays per employee per year. (Not available for Instructors).
                              Tuition Benefits:
                              • Employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement and waiver after completing probationary period.
                              • Amount allowed per fiscal year is 18 credits at MATC or $1,400 at other accredited institutions.

                                01 (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY) Please list all positions previously and currently held at the college. (External applicants type N/A)

                                02 (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY) Please specifically describe how your previous or current duties/experience relates to this position. (External candidates type N/A)

                                03 Do you possess a Wisconsin Master Electrician Certification and valid Wisconsin Driver's License?
                                • Yes
                                • No

                                  04 Have you successfully completed a state of WI indentured electrical apprenticeship?
                                  • Yes
                                  • No

                                    05 How many years of experience do you have?

                                    * Required Question

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