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Company Name:
Skookum Contract Services
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Bethesda, Maryland
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

General Maintenance Worker - Electrical

General Maintenance Worker – Electrical

Where: Poolesville, MD

Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and a robust wellness program

Work Schedule: Day Shift, Monday - Friday

Skookum’s mission is “Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities”. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

* To apply, visit our website at to complete an application. Skookum is seeking a reliable General Maintenance Worker – Electrical at Skookum’s contract for the National Institute of Health in Poo lesville, Maryland who has a positive attitude. This individual will perform skilled to highly-skilled work in the general maintenance and plans, estimates, and performs a variety of electrical trade functions such as the installation, maintenance, or repair of equipment for the generation, distribution, or utilization of electric energy.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Operate, maintain, and repair the buildings' electrical distribution systems and adhere to NEC and NFPA standards.
  • Provide electrical power to buildings on a 24/7 basis with 99.5% availability.
  • Provide services for electrical systems to interior lighting, circuits and circuit breakers, panel boxes, grounding systems, paging system, communication antennas, step down and buck and boost transformers, lightning arrestors and protection systems, wiring and cables, motors, and primary, secondary, and uninterrupted power supplies and generators, and exterior lights and street lights, underground duct banks, and direct burial of electrical cable.
  • Excavation services to operating appropriate machinery to expose and repairing underground utilities up to 18 feet deep, backfilling, and complete site restoration after excavation.
  • Operate and repair electrical transformers, Network Protectors, Main and Emergency Switchboards, to include the breakers, ties and mains with responsibility to end at the point of termination for the load side wiring.

Job Requirements:

  • Up to three (3) years of experience in Facilities and Appliance.
  • Valid Driver’s license required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain approval to operate a vehicle by Skookum’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances and installation access.

Licenses: Journeyman Electrician’s License This position is contingent upon contract award and funding. Contract anticipated to begin June 1, 2018.