State Of Maryland Baltimore , MD 21203

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This position is with the Maryland Department of General Services,Facilities Operations and Maintenance Division, located at 301 W. PrestonStreet, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Main Purpose of Job

This position performs electrical work, to include functions such as preventive maintenance, inspections, troubleshooting, repair, installation, and rebuilding and upgrading of equipment, buildings, and facilities of Baltimore Public Buildings and Grounds.

The employee selected for this position will be designated as a Level II employee and will be required to attend and successfully complete the appropriate asbestos safety and health training as required by Executive Order 01.01.1987.22.

This is an emergency essential classification subject to emergency release procedures. Employees in this classification must be willing and available for duty at such hours, day or night, and are required to remain or report for duty at such hours as needed to maintain the continuous operation of this agency.


Duties for this positioninclude, but are not limited to:

  • Performs routinepreventive maintenance on electrical systems, equipment, and machinery, such asinspecting controls, switches, meters, fuses, wires, motors, generators, andtransformers by tightening screws, wires, and contacts. Tests electricalsystems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, andfixtures using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopesto ensure compatibility and safety of system.

  • Diagnosesmalfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment andhand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.Inspects electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards,defects, the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance withcodes.

  • Prepares sketches orfollows blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and toensure conformance to building and safety codes. Inspects and makes minorrepairs to switch gear and transformers leading into the facilitiessub-station.

  • Examines and completeswork orders from E-Maintenance work order system. Provides preliminary sketchesand cost estimates for materials and services.

    Completes work orders,maintenance and repair logs, and other reports in order to track and documentwork performed and to record materials and supplies used. Takes inventory ofelectrical materials, supplies, parts, and tools.

  • Makes recommendations tobuilding tenants and management on technical and complex electrical problems.Participates in electrical installation inspections with management orengineers as the agency's on-site representative. Reviews blueprints, wiringdiagrams, and schematics to determine the location of wiring, electricaldevices, and equipment to ensure compliance with code and safety regulations.


Education: Completion of the eighth grade.

Experience: Four years of experience installing, repairing, testing and maintaining electrical systems, equipment, fixtures and control devices at commercial or residential buildings or other facilities.

1.Candidates may substitute additional experience as described on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2.Candidates may substitute graduation from an accredited vocational or technical high school or other vocational or technical school with a concentration in electricity for three years of the required experience.
3.Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military experience as a non-commissioned officer in construction electrician classifications or construction and engineering specialty codes in the installation and repair of electrical systems, on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Strong preference will begiven to applicants that possess the following preferred qualifications.

Include clear and specific information on your application regarding thequalifications.
1.A current

Electrician's license is strongly preferred.


This recruitment islimited to individuals who are willing to accept employment in Baltimore City,Maryland.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

1.Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in 24-hours a day and may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.
2.Employees in this classification who are designated as Level I or Level II employees shall attend and successfully complete the appropriate asbestos safety and health training as required by Executive Order 01.01.1987.22.


Please provide sufficientinformation on your application to support that you meet the qualifications forthis recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications MUST BEsubmitted by the closing date. Information submitted after the closing datewill not be considered.

The examination willconsist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to therequirements of the position. Successful candidates will be placed on theemployment eligibility list categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED, orQUALIFIED.

The eligibility list will be valid for one year and may be extended.The list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees. Eligible listsmay be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification.

You MUST possess theminimum qualifications before you may be selected for a State job. Verificationwill be completed by the appointing authority.

If you are scheduled to completean educational or licensing requirement within six months of the examination,you may participate in the examination process. Permanent State employees mayalso complete necessary experience requirements within six months of the dateof an examination. Credit is given for relevant part-time, temporary orvolunteer experience based on the number of hours worked per week.

You mustinclude on your application the time spent on such activity. You must belegally authorized under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Actto be hired in the position for which you apply.




Applicants are encouragedto upload proof of education (transcripts), professionallicense and certifications, when applicable, during the recruitmentprocess as these items will be required at the time ofselection.

Contact mojisola.ogungbe1@maryland.gov or call410-767-1386 with questions about this recruitment.

The on-line applicationprocess is STRONGLY preferred. Apply online at www.dbm.maryland.gov click on the StateJobs tab.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please send yourpaper application to: Human Resources, Dept. of General Services, 301 W.Preston St., Room 1311, Baltimore, MD 21201 by the closing date and time.

We thank our Veterans fortheir service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants arealso encouraged to apply.

Maryland is committed torecruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State'sdiversity, as an equal opportunity employer.

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This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here. Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.

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