High Voltage Electrician

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Bangor, Maine, United States

Job Description

High Voltage Electrician

Bangor , Maine , United States | Maintenance & Operations | Full-time Apply by: Dec. 7, 2022 Apply with Linkedin Apply with IndeedApply

Department of Defense, Veterans, and Emergency Management – Maine Air National Guard

Opening Date: November 21, 2022

Closing Date: December 7, 2022

Job Class Code: 8217

Grade: 17 (Operations/Maintenance)

Salary:$41,564 – $55,161(Includes a 20% stipend)

Location: Bangor, ME

This is a repost of a previously posted job opening.

The position is needed to fulfill the 24/7 mission requirements at the 101st Air Refueling Wing in Bangor, Maine and two geographically separated units in South Portland, Maine. As a rule, this position works under limited supervision, and is expected to execute electrical work at the two sites. These sites consist of approximately 550,000 sq. ft. of building space (Bangor and South Portland).

Minimum qualifications:

Current valid Master Electrician’s license as issued by the Electrician’s Examining Board.

Skills or knowledge required:

+ Knowledge of the tools, materials, methods, and practices of the electrical trade.

+ Knowledge of the principles and theory of electricity.

+ Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the electrical trade including HVelectrical systems.

+ Ability to plan, assign, and evaluate the work of others.

+ Ability to interpret and work from sketches, diagrams, and blueprints.

+ Ability to keep records and files.

+ Ability to estimate materials required for a job.

+ Ability to detect and repair defects in a variety of electrical systems and equipment.

+ Ability to be trained to operate on military computer.

Primary responsibilities include:

Electrical system maintenance, repair, and inspections of existing facilities and to ensure that all work is accomplished in accordance with United States Air Force and Air National Guard regulations, including both to budget and schedule. Civil Engineering and the hired electrician is responsible for approximately $232,000,000 in federal facilities.

The selected electrician must have an exceptional background of working/training in a commercial industry setting with old and new construction, materials, in depth electrical code knowledge, and their inter-relationship to the construction process. Additionally, the employee must have the ability to read/interpret blueprints/electrical schematics for hooking up pumps/motors/electric valves to meet construction standards. The employee may act as one of the POC’s for the Facility Manager and the Base Civil Engineer to assure that the engineering firms have designed the new construction to commercial standards and then inspect the building and to assist in the certification before acceptance from sub-contractors. The hired employee must be able to: independently lift and carry loads of up to 50lbs over distances of up to 75 feet; erect step and extension ladders to access roofs and equipment; climb steps and ladders while carrying loads up to 25lbs; perform confined space entry by harness into underground tanks; operate in confined spaces such as in ceilings or under machinery and equipment; and be able to bend, stoop and reach above, under or around equipment being serviced. The employee selected for this position is subject to be called in to work during off hours for both emergencies and scheduled work and must have a valid State of Maine drivers license.

Contact information:

Questions about this position should be directed to Wendell White at 207-404-7254 or at

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the “Apply for this opening” button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and copies of any transcripts or certifications you wish to have considered while evaluating your application. In order for us to properly determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for any posting, you must be sure your resume includes month and year for any experience listed along with the duties and responsibilities associated with each particular time period. Any experience that was not full-time employment should be identified as such.

If you require a paper application, please download and print one here or contact our office at 207-623-6700. Paper applications for this posting should be submitted along with cover letter and resume before the closing date to Security & Employment Service Center, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, ME 04330 or faxed to 207-287-2018. Be sure title of the job you are applying for is included. Applications cannot be accepted after the posting closing date.

Benefits of working for the State of Maine:

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

+ Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

+ Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80-$11,942.16 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

+ Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.

+ Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

+ Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

+ Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

+ Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.

+ Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

+ Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act ( .

+ Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

+ Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness ( .

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC229120387

Posted On: Nov 23, 2022

Updated On: Dec 10, 2022

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