Department(s) Operations, TSS Range Sustainment, Fort Irwin, CA

Reports to Range operations Manager / Direct supervisor

Job Summary

Facility Electrician works at Fort Irwin garrison and range/training area locations. Installs, adjusts, modifies, verifies, calibrates and tests operation of power systems, specialized electrical systems, panel circuitry, transfer and distribution systems and electrical chassis, appliances, and portable electrical equipment in accordance with all State and Federal Electrical Codes and Ordinances. This is a union position.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Performs preventive maintenance on electrical panels and distribution systems.
  • Performs corrective repairs on range and training area buildings and structures.
  • Accurately reads and follows blueprints and wiring schematics.
  • Prepares and controls work orders and places required parts on provided maintenance and order forms.
  • Performs diagnostics to electrical systems while systems are energized.
  • Performs Lockout Tag-out to achieve a safe work condition.
  • Measures, cuts, threads, bends, assembles, installs conduits and splices; and connects wires to fixtures, outlets, switches, receptacles, and power sources.
  • Tests circuits and equipment using a Multi meter and other electrical tools.
  • Provides management with detailed updates on system status.
  • Locates underground utilities utilizing locator as required for dig permits.
  • Applies knowledge of 120v. to 480v. single and three phase systems
  • Applies OSHA and CAL OSHA standards to ensure safe work conditions.
  • Safeguards and maintains assigned Government and company property.
  • Responds to after hour electrical repair work orders.

Supplementary Job Functions Include

    • Housekeeping (cleaning staging and customer service area).
    • Responding to after hour repair work orders.
    • Performs inspection on ranges and training areas to ensure safety and enforcement of Army regulation.
    • Support Range maintenance worker functions or other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must possess high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Applicant must have a minimum of five (5) years verifiable experience at the journey level in a military training environment or have a strong background as a facilities electrician.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license and must pass Defensive Driver’s course within 30 days.
  • Capability to perform maintenance and repairs to military training devices and Military range electrical systems
  • Must know how to orient and read a military map to an eight digit grid coordinate, and prefer some knowledge of military weapons and ammunition.
  • Ability to learn site specific lock-out/tag-out procedures.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Ability to use technical manuals, technical bulletins or manufacturer’s specifications while performing maintenance, troubleshooting or corrective repairs to electrical systems, generators, and associated controls.
  • Ability to work from verbal instructions, blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematics, technical publications and instructions bulletins.
  • Ability to accurately read measuring devices
  • Ability to use good judgment and common sense when performing job functions.

Equipment/Tools Used

The employee is required to use mechanic’s hand tools, volt/ohm meters and other electrical/electronic measuring and testing instruments. The employee is required to wear steel toe safety boots with an electrical hazard (EH) rating meeting ASTM F2413-05 standard.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here 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 stand, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to drive civilian and military wheeled vehicles up to and including full-size trucks. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 100 pounds. The employee is required to wear and use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to individual job tasks, including but not limited to safety boots, safety headgear, eye protection, and hand protection. The employee is required to work in frequent exposure to dust, desert pollen, extreme heat, and cold associated with desert environment and natural conditions existing on Fort Irwin.

Travel Requirements : None


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.