Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

  • Electrician III (Detention Maintenance)

    Job Location US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID
  • Salary Minimum

    USD $42,848.00/Yr.

    Salary Maximum

    USD $76,398.40/Yr.


    Perform supervisory or skilled duties in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of complex commercial and industrial electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures.


    Non-standard hours including holidays and weekends.


    Twelve-month initial probationary period

    Location (Subject to Change)

    Falkenburg and Orient Road areas

    Major Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

    Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

    • Supervise or participate in the more difficult installation, alteration, repair, and maintenance of commercial and industrial electrical systems, motors, generators, fixtures, appliances, and mechanical equipment.
    • Supervise the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning, and reviewing work providing training and counseling and evaluating performance.
    • Maintain and alter electrical systems.
    • Locate and correct power failures and motor trouble on bridges.
    • Check the performance of electrical work on photoelectric cells, air conditioners, motor generator units, air compressors, and traffic counters.
    • Supervise the wiring of lighting control circuits and devices.
    • Plan and estimate costs of electrical wiring and fixtures on construction projects.
    • Drive a motor vehicle to and from work sites and load and unload tools and equipment.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Considerable knowledge of the principles of electricity.
    • Considerable knowledge of the functions and operations of electrical equipment.
    • Considerable knowledge of the materials and tools used in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment.
    • Working knowledge of electrical industry standards.
    • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code.
    • Working knowledge of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
    • Skill in the use and care of electrical testing, diagnostic, and repairing equipment.
    • Skill in the application of supervisory techniques.
    • Ability to follow established procedures.
    • Ability to prioritize work.
    • Ability to work effectively with others.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others.
    • Ability to work in confined spaces, on ladders, scaffolding, towers, and lift buckets up to a considerable height.
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
    • Ability to distinguish differences in wire and cable colors.
    • Ability and willingness to be in an on-call status and respond to call outs, working non-standard duty hours and rotating shifts that include nights, weekends, and holidays.
    • Ability to read and understand electrical diagrams.
    • Ability to operate a standard motor vehicle safely.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.


    A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and
    Four years of experience as an electrician to include one year as a lead worker.
    A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and

    Successful completion of a training program in commercial or industrial electricity from an accredited vocational/technical school; and
    One year of experience as an electrician at the lead worker level.


    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience working with High Voltage

    Experience as a Journeyman Electrician

    Additional Requirements

    • Depending on area of assignment, incumbents may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
    • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
    • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
    • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
    • No felony convictions within lifetime.
    • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
    • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
    • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, medical evaluation, and drug screening.

    Benefit Information

    Benefits include but are not limited to:
    - Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
    - Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
    - Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
    - Employee Assistance Program
    - Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
    - Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
    - Tuition reimbursement
    - Paid training


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