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City of Greenville
City of Greenville

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS

$43,721.60 - $65,582.40 Annually


475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC

Job Type

Full Time



Job Number





8/6/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Brief Description

Brief Description of the Job
Under the general direction of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, oversees electrical repairs and maintenance for assigned City facilities. Exercises a moderate level of discretion in the interpretation and application of policies, standard operating procedures and rules to determine appropriate courses of action in the performance of job responsibilities. Installs and monitors performance of installed electrical equipment for hazards, adjustments, or replacement. Repairs, installs, replaces, and tests electrical circuits, equipment, and appliances using appropriate tools and testing instruments. Repairs and maintains motor control centers and programmable logic controls (1000 volt and below). Plans electrical secondary system additions or modifications. Performs maintenance repairs using bucket truck and scissor lift. Assists other specialized trades to include plumbing, HVAC, landscaping, and general maintenance.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Perform Electrical Maintenance (55%): Utilize appropriate hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment to repair, install, replace, and test 1000 volt and below electrical circuits, equipment and appliances. Diagnose and repair electrical controls, industrial motor control centers, and programmable logic controllers for secondary systems 1000 volt and below. Effectively plan and estimate work in most efficient manner to minimize facility downtime. Lead and train other maintenance staff in basic electrical repair and operation of electrical systems. Stay abreast of industry developments in electrical repair and maintenance. Work with the Citys electrical inspectors and Building Official as needed to meet ICC standards.

Maintain Street Lighting Equipment (30%): Troubleshoot equipment and oversee maintenance of outdoor street and/or garage lighting. Repair and/or replace broken/defective lighting parts and systems. Procure and install new lighting equipment as necessary.

Support Inclement Weather Operations (5%): Work outside of regular schedule, throughout inclement weather conditions (i.e. snow and ice). Mix and spread sand and salt for ice removal in high traffic areas as necessary. May be assigned to operate sanders, loaders, snowplows, and other specific equipment necessary to clear and maintain roads and walkways Wash brine and salt off equipment after use.

Ensures Workplace Safety (5%): Proactively identify, remove and/or report potential safety hazards. Take steps to address, remove, or report hazardous conditions or items. Comply with City, State, and Federal safety procedures and protocols in the performance of job duties. Ensure proper use of equipment and materials.

Assist with Other Maintenance Disciplines (5%): Assist with other maintenance disciplines as needed to include plumbing, HVAC, landscaping, and general maintenance.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements
Formal Education: Associate degree or at least four years of equivalent experience in electrical repair and maintenance.

Experience: Over four years of experience in troubleshooting electrical systems is required.

Drivers License Required: Class D South Carolina license.

Certifications and Other Requirements: Must have Municipal Association of SC Master Electrician License. HVAC journeyman license is preferred. Computer experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:

  • Installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems in commercial spaces.
  • Electrical codes and best practices.
  • Basic plumbing, HVAC, landscaping, and general maintenance.
Ability to:
  • Apply National Electrical Code (NEC) through the full range of commercial and industrial maintenance and construction work.
  • Make modifications to existing electrical systems and design for new service.
  • Effectively plan and estimate work in most efficient manner to minimize facility downtime
  • Originate and develop procedures, techniques or ideas within the parameters of a broad conceptual outline.
  • Problem solve in the use of equipment and material.
  • Problem solve in the application of techniques and procedures.
  • Lead and train other maintenance staff in basic electrical repair and operation of electrical systems.
  • Read, comprehend, follow, and enforce safety procedures
  • Read commercial electrical blueprints and system manuals.
  • Make mathematical calculations and draw logical conclusions.
  • Prepare reports and estimates for repair work and equipment recommendations.
  • Communicate basic information to the public in a respectful and knowledgeable manner.
  • Communicate maintenance requirements to outside vendors and contractors.
  • Use electrical meters, hand tools, bucket truck and scissor lift.
  • Use a laptop computer and smart phone with internet access.

Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: Outdoors (rooftop, ground equipment areas), indoor electrical/mechanical rooms, attics, and closets.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Weekly exposure to wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards. Frequent exposure to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, and fire hazards. Occasional exposure to explosives, communicable diseases, and physical danger or abuse.

Protective Equipment Required: Safety glasses, hard hat, steel-toed shoes, protective clothing including arc-flash equipment, and hearing protection.

Physical Demands: Continuously requires vision and hearing. Frequently requires standing, walking, lifting, carrying, kneeling, reaching, pushing/pulling, climbing, bending, crouching, and talking. Occasionally requires fine dexterity, handling, sitting, crawling, foot controls, balancing, and twisting. Heavy strength demands include exerting 50-75 pounds occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently, or from 10 up to 20 pounds constantly.

Mental Demands: Frequently requires frequent change of tasks and working closely with others as part of a team. Occasionally requires time pressures, emergency situations, irregular schedule/overtime, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment.

The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.


The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

City of Greenville (SC)

206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601



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The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.
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