Tigard-Tualatin School District (Upward Bound)

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Journeyman Electrician (Maintenance)-Reposted

at Tigard-Tualatin School District (Upward Bound)

Posted: 9/22/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1442

Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Journeyman Electrician                                                                                                                                          

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  Electrical Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor and Operations Manager

FTE: 1.0 ( 8 hours)

Start Date: As soon as possible after hire


Under the supervision of the Electrical Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor and Operations Manager, insures that all district electrical needs are properly maintained in a safe and timely manner and lends support in the maintenance and upkeep of District facilities and grounds.



The essential requirements and responsibilities of this position are listed below.  Employees in this position must possess the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.

  • Prioritize work orders assigned to position
  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints, schematics, and diagrams
  • Analyze and repair electrical problems
  • Ability to compute the load for circuit breaker and related electrical components
  • Make independent judgments
  • Clearly and professionally express concerns, evaluations, or suggestions in writing or verbally to

supervisors, contractors or fellow workers; ability to communicate with Building Specialist and maintenance staff in a clear and legible manner

  • Diagnose and correct problems associated to building maintenance
  • Estimate and schedule work completion including but not limited to work schedule, required man-hours, supply/parts orders, contracting out options, clean-up
  • Complete work orders without direct supervision
  • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work area including care of tools and equipment
  • Safely and skillfully operate power and hand tools of the trade
  • Recognize, identify and offer solutions to potential safety/emergency issues
  • To work in a multi-task, teamwork environment, supporting the wide range of tasks including but not
  • limited to; plumbing, grounds, welding, use and repair of hand/power tools, grounds equipment, motors, electrical (if qualified)
  • Read small print and see distances equal to driving requirements
  • Extreme flexibility that allows both entering and working in confined spaces and ability to work at gym

ceiling heights

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Work well with and without supervision
  • Work independently with written and/or oral instructions
  • Thorough and extensive knowledge and skill level in the methods, tools, materials and practices of the

electrical trade

  • Knowledge of State and Federal electrical codes, regulations and standards governing the electrical trade


  • Completion of High School (Diploma) or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of four years' work experience as a Manufacturing Plan Journeyman
  • Possession of a current Oregon State Operator's License issued by the State of Oregon Department of
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Possession of Manufacturing Plan Journeyman License issued by the State of Oregon
  • Sufficient language skills to communicate to staff, vendors & community technical information that is related to specific projects and to ask for clarification and interpretation when unsure of assignment
  • Employees with English as a second language may be required to attend sponsored English classes
  • Math skills sufficient to enable employee to project, plan, cost out and order materials within this job description
  • Reasoning skills to enable this position to work without direct supervision, to follow safe workplace procedures, to recognize potential problems and respond to emergencies appropriately
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Lift individually materials, frequently 10-25 pounds, occasionally 20-50 pounds, and occasionally over 100 pounds
  • Discriminate colors for wood working, electrical code work
  • Hear safety warnings on equipment and in buildings
  • Push and pull materials up to 400 pounds with hand trucks
  • Crawling, kneeling and repeated bending occurs frequently in the course of the shift
  • Climbing ladders, working on high-reach/scaffolding equipment and working on roofs may occur for extended periods of time and up to 80% of the work shift
  • Walk, stand, bend and stoop for extended periods of time
  • Subject to loud noises and dusty conditions working around and with various types of power equipment.
  • Conditions may include but are not limited to dust, grime, odor, fumes, and moisture
  • Subject to extreme weather conditions at certain times of the year
  • Repetitive motion is associated with the use of maintenance equipment
  • Equilibrium, balance and coordination necessary to climb ladders, drive equipment
  • Majority of the shift is spent walking and standing
  • Fine motor movements (i.e. lock pins, keys, small auto mechanical parts)
  • Exposures to chemicals and electricity may include but are not be limited to solvents, oil base paints,
  • chemical spills, cleaners and glues




Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Tigard-Tualatin School District 23J and Oregon School Employees Association Chapter 51.



This is a twelve-month assignment on the O range of the Classified Salary Schedule.  The assignment of the step will be in compliance with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.

This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.  While it is intended to accurately reflect the position’s activities and requirements, the administration reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign duties as necessary that still reflect the essential functions of the department.

Primary Location: DISTRICT WIDE

Shift Type: Full Time

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:00 AM
(Pacific Standard Time)