Master Electrician
Washington, DC 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Master Electrician

Where: Washington, D.C. (DHHS)

Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: DOE

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

Work Schedule: Variable

Skookum is seeking a highly skilled Master Electrician. This individual will perform a variety of electrical trade functions, such as the installation, maintenance, or repair of equipment for the generation, distribution, or utilization of electric energy for our Department of Health and Human Services contract located in the Hubert Humphrey Building in Washington, D.C.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Diagnose malfunctioning electrical systems, apparatuses and components.

  • Operate, maintain, and repair electrical distribution systems and adhere to NEC and NFPA 70 standards.

  • Provide electrical power to buildings on a 24/7 basis to include on-call and emergency calls.

  • Provide services for electrical systems to interior lighting, circuits/circuit breakers, panel boxes, grounding systems, paging/communication systems, communication antennas, arrestors and protection systems, wiring and cables, motors, controls, UPS systems, generators, MTS/ATS and bus duct.

  • Plan and layout repair work using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals and schematic diagrams.

  • 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.


  • Five (5) years of experience as an Electrician desired, three (3) of which related to Industrial Facilities.

  • Journeyman Electrician's License or State of Maryland Master Electrician License preferred.

  • Must be able to read electrical drawings and schematics.

Physical Demands:

  • Position duties require working outside in the weather. Conditions may include rain, cold and/or heat.

  • Position may require working in high places, such as scaffolding, ladders, man baskets, and/or cherry pickers.


  • A Valid Master Electrician's license from the District of Columbia.

  • A Valid State Driver's license is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum's insurance company.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances as background checks will be conducted for this position.

This position is contingent upon contract award and funding. Contract anticipated to begin September 1, 2020.

Date posted: 05/19/2020

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 and upload a resume.

Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled - Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Supplement Poster.

Skookum is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5 years
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