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State of Massachusetts Electrician I in Arlington, Massachusetts

About MassDOT An agency on the move, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) takes great pride in connecting the Commonwealth’s residents and communities. Powered by a growing data-analytics discipline – and working in conjunction with municipalities, public agencies and the private sector – we’re finding new ways to improve the Bay State’s transportation infrastructure. MassDOT is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating transportation policies and projects for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to efficiently plan, design, construct, and maintain a safe statewide transportation system which effectively meets the transportation needs of the Commonwealth. MassDOT’s divisions include Highway, Aeronautics, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Rail & Transit, and Planning & Enterprise Services. There are approximately 3,600 employees across the organization. Position Summary The incumbent for this position will be assigned to the District 4 Traffic Operations Section. He/she will function as an Electrician I and will report to the Electrician II to assist in the daily maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of the District’s traffic signals, flashers, rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRFBs), pedestrian hybrid beacons (PHBs) and related adaptive and coordinated traffic signal systems. Duties and Responsibilities * Maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting various electrical systems in District 4. * Respond to emergencies such as: replacing bulbs and controllers, realigning twisted signal heads, and repairing accident knockdowns. * Recording accurate information for signal equipment pertaining to repairs, signal malfunctions and other records and report. * Determining acceptable quality of materials and/or equipment necessary for a job to ensure that completed work projects comply with specifications. * Maintaining an adequate inventory of equipment and materials; troubleshooting electrical and related equipment. * Performing emergency repairs and scheduled maintenance tests and repair on various types of traffic signal systems. * Determining types and quantity of materials and equipment necessary to perform assigned task. * Maintaining records and reports by accurately recording information as to work progress, repairs performed, date, time arrived, condition upon arrival, and time completed. * Performing day-to-day maintenance and emergency response duties. * Performing other related duties as required. Electricians are exposed to the hazards of high voltage; climb and work from ladders and scaffolds; may drive for job related travel; and may work varied hours. This position requires the ability to respond to emergencies, 24/7, as needed. Minimum Entrance Requirements First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. All job applications must be submitted online through MassCareers to be considered. Special Requirements: Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Journeyman or Master Electrician's License issued by the State Examiners of Electricians.* NOTE: License requirement regarding the Department of Public Works: Neither general street lighting nor traffic light work performed by the Department of Public Works or its agents or employees on public ways is subject to the licensing requirements of M.G.L. Chap. 141. 1976 - 1977 Op AG, No. 26. Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Comprehensive Benefits When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. * For questions regarding the job posting, please email Heather Sweeney at * For general questions regarding MassDOT, call the Human Resources Service Center at 857-368-4722. * For a disability-related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call ADA Coordinator, Heather Ulesoo 857-851-9447. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Skilled Trades *Organization: Massachusetts Department of Transportation *Title: *Electrician I Location: Massachusetts-Arlington-519 Appleton Street Requisition ID: 220009K6