Electrician (Water Quality)

Lexington Fayette Urban Co Government   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on July 10, 2024
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 The minimum salary is $25.350 per hour

This position is eligible for overtime (non-exempt), if applicable.

Pay Grade 519

This position is eligible to receive hazardous duty supplemental pay at $90/month ($0.52 per hour) upon hire.


The deadline to apply is Monday, July 22, 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.


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


  • Responds, troubleshoots, and repairs electronic equipment such as pumps, 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


Master's Electrician License issued by the State of Kentucky


  • All positions require drug testing and background check before employment and may require a post-job offer physical as stated in Ordinances 21-14(b), 22-13 and 23-16
  • Must be accessible for on-call duty

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