Industrial Electrician-Transportation System Technician B/C/D

Washington State Seattle , WA 98101

Posted 2 months ago


The Opportunity:
WSDOT is seeking skilled electricians with experience in industrial and/or commercial electrical maintenance to be part of our Tunnel Maintenance Team.

As a Transportation System Technician, you will test, repair and perform maintenance on electrical switchgear, battery backup systems, generators and distribution systems, along with other electrical and control system components within our tunnel system. Work is primarily performed throughout the SR99 and Mt. Baker Tunnels.

The competitive candidate will be able to troubleshoot and resolve electrical equipment problems; have a strong command of NEC and WAC codes and electrical theory. This individual will also be highly knowledgeable and be able to demonstrate experience in arc flash, lockout/tagout procedures to ensure a safe and efficient work environment for everyone.

At WSDOT, we value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees feel respected, included, and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. To learn more, please watch the following video: Why WSDOT?

Please Note: This position may be filled at the TST B, TST C, or TST D level therefore the successful candidate may be appointed at either level depending on the qualifications with the C being journey level ability/experience:

Transportation Systems Technician B $57,984-$70,620
Transportation Systems Technician C $60,924-$74,196
Transportation Systems Technician D $64,008-$77,988

Typical work performed by this position:

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, test and repair electrical switchgear, motor controls, lighting contactors, generator and battery backup systems.

  • Assist other crafts servicing fire life safety equipment throughout the Tunnel.

  • Work from heights up to 75 feet using a man-lift bucket truck and work in confined spaces.

  • Operate small tools and equipment required for testing, repair or removal and installation of electrical systems and components.

  • Assist other journeymen with testing, repair or replacement of components of the fire life safety system associated with the Tunnel.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Journeyman Electrician License EL01.

  • 10 years' experience performing electrical maintenance on equipment common to large industrial and commercial facilities.

  • Ability to lead and direct other performing electrical testing and maintenance

  • Experience using equipment such as but not limited to- ammeter, megger, tic tracer, HIPOT, DLRO and multi-meters.

  • Experience maintaining, repairing and testing medium voltage electrical switchgear along with utilization and branch circuits.

  • Knowledge of and ability to properly administer NEC, RCW and WAC code requirements.

  • Experience planning work, estimating time, ordering parts and maintaining an inventory.

  • Experience in reading, interpreting and understanding electrical and electronic blue prints, schematic, and diagrams.

  • Be available for call out outside of normal working hours.

  • Be able to work occasional nights as needed to perform work.

  • Ability to perform manual tasks, including lifting up to 50 lbs. and working at heights up to 75 feet.

  • Experience with control systems and fire systems

CDL class B drivers licenses w/o airbrake restriction must be acquired during probationary employment period.

How to Apply:
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please hit the

large apply button at the top of this announcement. You may need to set up an account profile if you have not already done so. To be considered for this position, you will need to attach a resume and letter of interest to your electronic application and answer the supplemental questions. Your letter of interest should describe how your experience, training and education make you a viable and competitive candidate for this position. Please be prepared to provide references at the time of interview.

Contact us:

For inquiries about this position, please contact Cody Buchanan at .

Please reference recruitment number 18DOT-NWR-TSTTunnel.

*WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed recruiter. WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit *

Salary: $57,984.00 - $77,988.00 Annually

  • Location:* King County
  • Seattle

  • Downtown Business, WA

  • Job Type:* Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Department:* Dept. of Transportation

  • Job Number:* 18DOT-NWR-TSTTunnel

  • Agency:* State of Washington

  • Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

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Industrial Electrician-Transportation System Technician B/C/D

Washington State