UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

ELECTRICIAN-HIGH VOLTAGE

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8830 (WFSE Skilled Trades)

DEFINITION

Perform operating and maintenance work on high voltage distribution systems.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions in this class are distinguished by the requirement to work with, install, and repair electrical distribution systems carrying 751 volts or more.

TYPICAL WORK

Splice electric multiple phase power cable of various types; form straight splices, joints for branch lines, and fittings for terminal connections;

Conduct preventative maintenance program on transformers and switch gear;

Install, connect, operate, and maintain a variety of electrical equipment including power distribution systems, portable engine generators, transformers and switches, and street lighting;

Pull, install, test, and repair cable;

Operate a variety of hand and power tools;

Direct the work of apprentices or helpers as assigned;

Drive service truck as required; load and unload materials and supplies;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an electrician OR full journey status as an electrician in a union; OR four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.

Examination Requirements:

A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability and other elements which are established through job analysis.

New Class: 1-3-73
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05