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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204







POSITION:                                  ELECTRICIAN


IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR(S): Director of Support Services/Assistant Director of Support Services




EMPLOYMENT TERM:             Minimum 200 days annually, pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8; extended employment terms may be established by the Mineral County Board of Education.


SALARY:                                    Pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8a, in accordance with Mineral County Salary Scale, Pay Grade F (Electrician I) or G (Electrician II), commensurate with experience and education level.


EVALUATION:                          Performance in this position will be evaluated annually by the Director of Support Services or the Assistant Director of Support Services and in accordance with WV State Code §18A-2-12, WV State Board Policy 5314 and Mineral County Board of Education Evaluation Policy. 


JOB SUMMARY:                       The electrician helps to maintain all aspects of the electrical systems in the county’s physical facilities in a condition of operating excellence so that full educational use of it may be made at all times while insuring compliance with State and County building codes and state Fire Marshall regulations.



  • Demonstrates appropriate safety, hygiene and health standards;
  • Demonstrates safety of work area;
  • Adheres to schedules; demonstrates punctuality;
  • Willing to be called out in emergency situations;
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adjusts to change;
  • Performs duties in full compliance with state and county requirements;
  • Maintains regular attendance;
  • Assumes the primary responsibility for the safe condition of electrical elements in the facilities owned and operated by the county school system;
  • Accurately orders and accounts for materials and labors relative to assignments;
  • Maintains all safety and code requirements of the state and county and Board of Education policies;
  • Recommends supplies and equipment for purchase and maintains the inventory of county-owned tools, equipment and supplies;
  • Performs preventative maintenance of county owned facilities;
  • Assumes responsibility for overseeing the installation and operation of all lighting and electrical sound equipment in county owned facilities;
  • Keeps service vehicle well-maintained and inventoried;
  • Demonstrates appropriate safety, hygiene and health standards;
  • Demonstrates safety of work area;
  • Adheres to schedules, demonstrates punctuality;
  • Be willing to be called out in emergency situations;
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adjusts to change;
  • Selects electrical materials and determines work to be done;
  • Computes service loads;
  • Installs electrical environmental control components, lighting fixtures, service entrances, switch boxes, and outlet boxes;
  • Roughs in feeders, branch circuit cables and circuits;
  • Debugs and tests process equipment;
  • Calibrates process instruments, scoreboards, electrical heaters, fire alarms, time clocks;
  • Troubleshoots equipment;
  • Locates and lays out devices and figure materials from blueprints or schematic diagrams;
  • Uses the National Electric Code (NEC) to determine specific requirements for systems and stays up-to-date on current and new regulations;
  • Trims out electrical devices and appliances, stoves, refrigerators, ovens, hoods;
  • Installs and maintains motors;
  • Uses climbing equipment;
  • Assumes primary responsibility for safe conditions of light fixtures, electrical apparatuses, fixtures, wiring, air condition and refrigeration units, and similar electrical elements in all facilities;
  • Responsible for the periodic maintenance on all equipment;
  • Assists in inspecting facilities on a regular basis for preventive maintenance and correcting safety hazards;
  • Attends seminars and workshops, as needed;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective function of the work unit including, but not limited to, mowing, snow removal, and moving various items/equipment;
  • Adheres to Employee Code of Conduct as outlined in Mineral County School’s Policy 4210; and
  • Performs duties as assigned by immediate supervisor(s).


  • High School diploma or equivalent, pursuant to WV Code §18A-2-5;
  • Meet the definition of “Qualifications" in WV Code §18A-4-8b;
  • Demonstrated competency, pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8e (state-approved competency test), as required; and
  • Criminal background check conducted pursuant to WV Code §18-5-15c and/or §18A-3-10, as appropriate.

Electrician I means a person employed as an apprentice electrician helper or one who holds an electrician helper license issued by the state fire marshal; Electrician II means a person employed as an electrician journeyman or one who holds a journeyman electrician license issued by the state fire marshal. (Pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8)

  • Demonstrated proficiency through previous job experience and/or training in related field;
  • Possess and maintains a valid West Virginia driver’s license;
  • Ability to write reports and complete work orders consistently with the duties of this position;
  • Ability to effectively present information and responds to questions from administrators, staff and general public;
  • Ability to add, subtract, divide, multiply in all units of measure consistent with the duties of this position;
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations consistent with the duties of this positon;
  • Ability to interface effectively with other departments, school personnel, maintenance staff, business contacts and contractors from outside the county;
  • Ability to work on ladders and assemble scaffolds;
  • Ability to operate and maintain motorized lifts;
  • Ability to work proficiently with computer programs dealing with electrical systems;
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists;
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form;
  • Ability to accurately perform assigned tasks; and
  • Ability to perform duties in full compliance with the county requirements and the Board of Education policies.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace. Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.



The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stoop, reach overhead and shoulder height, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use interior and exterior rear view mirrors, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 100 pounds without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment includes indoor as well as outdoor settings and can range in temperature from below freezing to 90°F. The work surface can include unfinished crawl spaces and attics as well as roof tops, walk-in freezers, and concrete floors of pads. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud (60-90 dB).



The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.


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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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