Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Electrician Senior

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   185011

Agency Name:   Department of Administration

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

We have multiple vacancies.

Plan, construct and install new electrical systems in the interior and exterior of the Capitol Complex buildings and grounds.  These systems are constructed or installed because of requests from agencies housed in the various buildings or as a result of changes in building mechanical systems.  Work is accomplished by cutting, shaping and fastening conduit, greenfield conduit and wire mold conduit to meet the requests of the agency or project.  All electrical work must conform to the requirements of the Uniform Electrical Code, which relates to Life Safety because all applications are used by some individual or group.   

Maintains and repairs high voltage lines and transformers, switch gear and emergency generators with associated switch gear.  Work is accomplished using special safety precautions and equipment to repair high voltage switches and test the high voltage switch gear circuit breakers on a five year schedule. 

Diagnose and correct electrical problems to prevent loss of state employee’s work time.  Replaces ballasts, re-lamps and cleans light fixtures to improve lighting levels while conserving energy.  Operates building automation system and answers requests for services regarding hot and cold calls.

Install power and coaxial computer cable through ceilings, walls, and floors for OITS and other agencies following all applicable Uniform Electrical Code requirements.  Disassembles and reassembles air handlers, floor scrubbers, vacuum cleaners and motors in order to replace defective bearings, belts and other mechanical parts using mechanical knowledge and skills. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of experience as an electrician.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.  Valid driver’s license is required.  Must be able to perform strenuous physical labor such as lifting, pushing and pulling to move equipment.  Must be able to climb ladders and work from scaffolding and ladders.  The ability to life or negotiate the movement of up to 50 lbs. 

Starting hourly rate $18.50 to $19.00 depending on qualifications.

This position is unclassified, full time with benefits.

Position is open until filled.

How To Apply:

Step 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

Step 2:  Complete the online State of Kansas Employment Application form and send to the Department of Administration.

Step 3:   Send the Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate to dofapersonnel@ks.gov.  

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid and up to date Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website.  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws.  A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.  All applicants, including current State employees, are responsible for submitting a valid and up to date certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.  If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Failure to follow the instructions and submit all required documentation may affect your consideration for this position.  If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call me.

Contact Information:

Kim Warren
Department of Administration Personnel Office
900 SW Jackson, Room 401-North
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-4770
FAX: 785-368-6610

Veterans’ Preference Eligible (VPE):

Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.  Additional VPE information can be found here

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Department of Administration is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find out more about us at our web site

Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
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