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    The Architect of the Capitol seeks an experienced High Voltage Electrician Assistant Supervisor who shares responsibility with the High Voltage Electrician Supervisor for assigning, directing and reviewing the work of subordinates and evaluating their work performance; planning, scheduling and coordinating work operations; and solving problems related to the work performed by Branch employees.

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    This position is located in the Utilities and Power Plant Operations, Engineering Division, Electrical Branch. Serves as a High Voltage Electrician Assistant Supervisor. 

    Performs troubleshooting, maintenance, diagnosis, inspection, repair, overhaul and installation of complex electrical distribution equipment and systems including working on energized high voltage equipment. Diagnoses troubleshoots and determines necessary repair work requiring operation of systems, transferring loads, dispatching power, isolating and/or making safe clearances on above equipment. Eliminates or prevents fault caused by induction, stress impedance mismatch, transformer polarity, system phase relation, power failure cascade, or corona.

    Maintains motors, control circuits, electronic relays, emergency generators, elevators, traveling cranes and hoists, VFD's and PLC, wiring systems, lights, starters, portable battery operated emergency lights, inter-communication telephone systems and other equipment associated with the operation of the coal and oil fired boilers, refrigeration plant, and the steam and chilled water distribution systems. Many of the motors are operated by remote control stations in a sequence such as the cooling towers, coal and oil handling and ash, dust collection systems, sonic horns. Maintains 130 volt D.C. Battery systems and their associated charging systems. Maintains D.C. supervisory and pilot circuits, maintains emergency lighting. Operates 13,200 volt to 4,160 volt switchgear and transformer distribution systems, 13,200 volt and 4,160 volt motors and their controls.

    Supervises subordinate high voltage electricians. Assigns, directs, and reviews their work; evaluates their work performance; plans, schedules, and coordinates work operations; solves problems related to high-voltage electrical work; determines material, equipment, and facilities needed; explains and gains the support of subordinates for management policies and goals; works to achieve the objectives of government-wide programs and policies, such as labor management relations and equal employment opportunity; approves leave requests; manages overtime; and performs a wide variety of other technical and administrative duties required in carrying out supervisory responsibilities.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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