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Date:  Jan 13, 2023


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Requisition No: 741163 

Agency: Management Services

Working Title: MASTER ELECTRICIAN - 72002211

Position Number: 72002211 

Salary:  $50,582.48 

Posting Closing Date: 02/20/2023 

Master Electrician
Division of Real Estate Development and Management
State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee, FL

Our Organization and Mission:

The Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing the various business and workforce-related functions of state government. Under the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, technology, telecommunications, private prisons, fleet, and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government.  It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its mission, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Pedro Allende, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: lead by example, serve with excellence, create efficiencies, and challenge the status quo


Position Overview and Responsibilities:

The selected candidate must be a certified skilled tradesman in the field of electricity. Without direct supervision, this position is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical systems in all buildings maintained by the Department of Management Services. This entails all phases of electrical work, including remodeling of office space, upgrading electrical services, hard wiring for computer, computer cabling, and conduit runs, troubleshooting, and upgrading wiring for heat and air conditioning equipment motor control circuits, motors, transformers, and service equipment. The incumbent performs duties as a lead and provides training and mentorship to other electrical positions. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Maintain building electrical components which includes relocating and adding additional lighting, convenience outlets, computer outlets, computer equipment, power for select office equipment, and conduit runs for telephone and computer equipment. Install electrical services including:

  • Additional light fixtures, 120/208V and 277/480V.
  • Additional power devices and wall outlets.
  • Additional motors and motor control circuits, 120/208V and 277/480V, single phase and three phases.
  • Dedicated and isolated ground circuitry for computer service.
  • Additional transformers, panel boards, and related service equipment, 120/208V single phase and three phase, and 277V/480V single phase and three phase.
  • Additional computer cabling.
  • Additional conduit runs as necessary.


Administrative Duties :

Respond to routine and emergency work orders for repair and service in a timely fashion. Provide on-the-job, just-in-time and refresher training to other employees. Provide technical guidance to like or lower-level employees in the field to ensure work meets or exceeds expectations. Responsible for procuring labor and materials using state purchasing card. Ensure proper quotes for project services and materials. Must follow appropriate state and internal guidelines. Responsible for proper approval and funding prior to purchasing and making card purchases. Report unsafe work conditions, faulty tools, and state vehicle maintenance issues to supervisor. 

Complete time sheets, vehicle logs, required reports and forms in an accurate and timely fashion.


Public Relations:
Excellent public relations skills are required because this position is in frequent contact with both tenants and the public. Maintains a good rapport with tenants, co-workers, and supervisors in buildings; keeping them informed of any unusual situations and available to answer questions and requests. It is required that courteous and respectful behavior is displayed at all times. A professional image is needed as this position represents the department to both the public and tenants.


The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:
State of Florida employees enjoy top-tier benefits offerings including comprehensive health coverage to meet the needs of you and your family while maintaining low deductibles and low monthly out-of-pocket contributions. State employees also enjoy the option of selecting between the FRS Pension Plan and the FRS Investment Plan for retirement.  As an additional benefit, state employment affords you the opportunity to take part in the tuition waiver program within the state university and community college systems.


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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of procedures for installing, altering, and repairing all electrical conduit, power and lighting systems, single phase and three phase, from electrical distribution through the brand circuits and their devices.
  • Knowledge of primary high voltage and secondary voltage electrical distribution systems and components.
  • Knowledge and skill in installing, altering, repairing, and maintaining electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Proficient knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC), local codes, and construction safety requirements.
  • Proficiency with MS office applications and other related computer programs.
  • Knowledge of the national electric code and its application to commercial/industrial electrical and high voltage systems.
  • Skill in using trade hand tools.
  • Skill in using various trade meters.
  • Skill in using related electric and hydraulic power tools.
  • Ability to translate the National Electrical Code (NEC) to practical purpose on work site.
  • Ability to analyze electrical problems through proper test procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a working relationship with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to model behaviors of Accountability, Communication, Empowerment, Flexibility, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of an electrical apprenticeship and possession of a Journeyman/Master Wireman’s Certificate.
  • Four years of electrical experience in installing, maintaining, and repairing commercial/industrial electrical equipment and components, and working knowledge of a preventative maintenance program for electrical systems.
  • Experience in the fundamentals of electrical engineering calculations as they pertain to metering and load calculations.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to be on-call as needed in accordance with Section 110.209, Florida Statutes, Chapter 60L-32, Florida Administrative Code, and Collective Bargaining Agreements with the Florida Nurses Association (FNA) and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Florida Council 79.
  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs, climb a ladder, reach overhead, work from heights, bend at the waist, kneel and crouch, be able to work near loud noises and electrical equipment, work in basements, tight spaces, on rooftop, and spend prolonged periods of time walking, standing, bending, climbing, and exerting up to 30 pounds of force frequently


Special Notes:

DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience, and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce.  Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses:
An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee