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Electrician - Facilities Management

Position Type: Full-time, hourly

Department: Facilities Management

Compensation Range: $66,653 annually ($32.04 hourly)
Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled

Job Summary: To oversee electric distribution and repair/maintain building electrical systems. To also operate, maintain and repair high voltage distribution systems.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform electrical services maintenance; to perform inspections of Department assets for building code compliance and maintenance needs; perform routine and emergency repairs of electrical systems to include wiring, appliances, generators, switches, equipment, apparatus, controls and fixtures;

  • Administration; to inventory supplies; process work orders, review blueprints, building codes and technical manuals; assist with project management; maintain logs; ensure relevant safety codes and regulations are followed;

  • Locating utilities; to locate and identify buried underground electrical and communication utilities accurately and efficiently;

  • Equipment maintenance; to inspect and maintain all equipment and tools related to the performance of job duties;

  • Special assignments and projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required;
  • At least five (5) or more years of work experience as a Journeyman Electrician required;
  • Possession of a State of Wisconsin Journeyman Electrician Certification required.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds and push/pull up to 100 pounds on a regular basis.

Note: Required that all applicants successfully undergo a criminal history background check to maintain security clearance for Milwaukee County facilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • State of Wisconsin Master Electrician license preferred.
  • Experience with fire alarm, uninterruptible power source, HVAC control, frequency drive, and/or emergency generator systems preferred.
  • Eligible candidates must be able to work at heights and in confined spaces.


PG5408 (5700 Facilities Mgmt) A. Nixon


In accordance with Rule III Section 11 of the Civil Service Rules a non-competitive examination will be held for this position. The non-competitive examination will consist of a review of candidate materials, education and related experience.  

Milwaukee County offers competitive benefit package including group life, health and dental insurance; including major medical coverage of employees and dependents; deferred compensation and contributory pension plan, pre-tax childcare and dependent care program. Additionally, the federal government offers a loan forgiveness program for employees that serve in the public sector. 


Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.