Electrician, Maintenance

Clearance Level
Field Engineering
Topeka, Kansas
Chicago, Illinois

REQ#: RQ92045

Travel Required: 75-100%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Under general supervision, maintain, repair, and install electrical systems, services, and equipment for the region. Maintain and provide for the safe condition and operation of all electrical fixtures and systems in district facilities.



  • Valid Journey Electricians License
  • Valid driver’s license

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of electrical circuits and wiring and operating principles of generators
  • Knowledge of local electrical codes
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and written reference material
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve problems
  • Ability to use hand and power tools


Five years’ experience in electrical field preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Install and repair wiring, electrical fixtures, power equipment, and components of machinery and equipment following electrical code, manuals, specifications, schematics, and blueprints.

2. Install and repair control and distribution apparatus, including motors, relays, switches, thermostats, circuit-breaker panels, etc.

3. Install and connect power supply wiring, cables, conduit, and electrical apparatus for machines and equipment in new and existing facilities following diagrams, schematics, or blueprints.

4. Diagnose and resolve problems in electrical circuits, systems, and equipment using testing instruments and equipment.

5. Test continuity of circuits to ensure compatibility and safety of components using testing instruments.

6. Measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble, and install electrical conduit using rulers, measuring devices, hand tools, pipe threader, and conduit bender.

7. Repair or recommend replacement of electrical appliances, including industrial sized generators

8. Receive and complete work orders.

9. Select material and hardware and make time and materials estimates.

10. Maintain accurate records on material and labor used.

11. Maintain inventory of company-owned tools, equipment, and materials.

12. Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean.

13. Work with building principals and supervisors to complete projects.

14. Detect needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment following established inspection procedures.

15. Respond to emergency calls as needed.

16. Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment.

17. Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.

18. Ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition.

19. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc.

20. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.

21. The Supervisor or his/her designee may assign other duties and accountabilities limited to those consistent with the applicable job function and pay grade.

Equipment Used: Multimeter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope, and testing equipment; soldering iron; wire puller; pipe bender and threader; hand and power tools (saw, drill, etc.); trencher; jackhammer; concrete saw; ladder. Light truck or van.

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, and heavy lifting and carrying. Work in tiring and uncomfortable positions, around electrical power lines, outside and inside. Exposure to extreme temperatures. Frequent travel.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.