Electrician Senior

Lexington Fayette Urban Co Government   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on June 12, 2024
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The minimum salary is $26.224 per hour
This position is eligible for overtime (non-exempt), if applicable.
Pay Grade 520

This position is eligible for Hazardous Duty Supplemental Pay ($90/month, $0.52c/hour) upon hire and CDL pay ($1.08/hour) once obtained within the six (6) month probationary period.


The deadline to apply is Monday, June 24, 2024


The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic systems. Repairs and maintains related equipment at LFUCG facilities and pulls permits to facilitate the work.


This position is tasked with maintaining and installing electrical systems located in facilities and park amenities in all 107 parks. Duties include, but not limited to trouble shooting and repairing athletic lights, score boards, motors, electrical systems, and lighting control systems. The position will provide support services for special events. Wiring systems per NEC codes. This position is instrumental in event support and the season start-up of all park seasonal facilities. 


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Eight (8) years of related experience
  • Additional years of related education may substitute for years of experience


  • Pulls electrical permits required by local and state codes; ensures building codes are met
  • Works with various groups or individuals for new or remodeled construction using blueprints, design schematics, and lighting manufacturers
  • Responds, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical equipment such as pumps, scoreboard electronics, motors (VFD¿s) motor control systems (PLC¿s), or other related equipment of less than 600 volts
  • Ensures that fire safety and security devices are working properly and maintained to prevent malfunctions
  • Diagnoses electrical problems and designs, modifies, and installs existing and new equipment
  • Performs basic electrical duties including install and repair of conduit and wiring, interprets blueprints, and uses a variety of hand and power tools
  • Orders and maintains electrical equipment inventory
  • Assists with new projects and repairs as needed and attends design meetings with engineers
  • Helps to size, layout, quote, install and maintain electrical equipment
  • Attends safety meetings to remain in compliance with OSHA, EPA, and LFUCG requirements
  • May supervise employees
  • Performs related work as assigned


  • To qualify - Valid Driver's License and Valid Kentucky Master Electrician's License
  • Within first six (6) months of employment - Valid Kentucky Electrical Contractor License and Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B

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