State of Louisiana

Electrician - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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Job Description


Posted: Wednesday, 8/16/2023
Supplemental Information

The Electrician posting is based in New Orleans, LA.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

*Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism are participants in the E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes.

Louisiana as a State, is a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Pacee Wallace
Department of Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
1051 N. 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Fax: (225) 342-7928


Two years of experience in the electrical trade (such as electrician's helper).

Training in the electrical trade will substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To maintain and install electrical systems primarily 480 volts and under.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
General from a foreman or other maintenance supervisory personnel.

Supervision Exercised:
Functional over supporting skilled craftsmen and helpers.

Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Electrician Foreman and Master by lack of supervisory duties.

Differs from Electrician-High Voltage because of work primarily on systems 480 volts and under.

Differs from Electrician Apprentice in that it is of more technical nature and performs journeyman level duties.

Examples of Work

Works primarily on systems 480 volts and under.

Installs, alters, maintains, and repairs wiring systems, public address systems, traffic signals, electric clocks, telephones, floodlights, and other electrical fixtures and equipment.

Maintains electric motors and generators.

Maintains emergency generators; should be able to read schematics and blueprints.

Makes electrical inspections of electrical equipment and appliances.

Seats and replaces brushes; performs some mechanical work in replacing and repairing parts.

Uses standard tools such as volt meters, amp meters, watt meters, and related equipment to trouble shoot and isolate problem and operate various types of electricians electrical systems.

Installs and makes repairs on nonmetallic cables such as romex, conduits (greenfield), and thin wall or rigid conduit.

Troubleshoots, repairs, and installs electrical motor starters, related switchgears, and controls.

May provide support to Electricians-High Voltage and work on high voltage systems when necessary.

State of Louisiana At A Glance

There is a rich diversity of peoples in Louisiana. They include the original Indian inhabitants, plus the descendants of a variety of settlers, among whom were the French, Spanish, English, German, Acadians, West Indians, Africans, Irish and Italians and now include almost every nationality on earth.
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