Plant(s) Journeyman Electrician

City of Lynden
800 South 6th Street, Lynden, Washington
Job Type
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City of Lynden job announcement and application can be found here:

Employment – City of Lynden (

Maintenance Electrician performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the installation,
operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical, mechanical and electronic
systems, including but not limited to, the City’s water and wastewater treatment plants, pump
stations, and related facilities and systems. This position primarily supports the City’s water and
wastewater operations, but also completes electrical tasks for other City facilities.
Education and Experience
• High School Diploma or GED required.
• Must possess and maintain a current and valid Washington State Journeyman
Electrician (01) license. License must be up to date and will be verified at time of
• Minimum four (4) years of experience as a General Journeyman Electrician (01) per
WAC 296-46B-970 and experience with commercial control panels, soft-starts, level
controls and programmable logic controllers.
• Completion of an approved apprenticeship training program and/or completion of
industrial, electrical, vocational or technical school training program.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of:
• Equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in installation,
maintenance, and repair of electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment.
• NEC and WAC
Skills & Ability to:
• Proficiently use electrical/electronic tools and equipment.
• Basic computer software and use: word processing, e-mail, data entry, etc.
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• Use and safely operate a variety of hand and power tools.
• Operate motor vehicles of various sizes and weights.
• Work safely.
• Perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time.
• Communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, other
departments and the public.
• Understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
• Work collaboratively in a team environment.
• Work independently in trouble-shooting and correcting problems.
• Prioritize work and adjust to changing conditions as needed.
• Remain calm and follow established procedures during emergency situations.
• Represent the City in a positive and professional manner.
• Support and promote the City’s mission, vision, and core values in all aspects of job
Special Requirements
• Must have a valid driver’s license and appropriate insurance at the time of hire for workrelated travel.
• Must pass appropriate background checks.
• Ability to work on-call status for 24-hour emergency call-out; typically for one-week

Closes: Tuesday, May 30, 2022 at 5:00 pm for first preference; open until
Work Schedule: M-F 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, plus some evening, weekend, on-call shifts
Pay Range: $28.31 to $34.41 per hour (5-step grid)
Benefits: • Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (PERS)
• Medical/Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
• Voluntary Flexible Benefits/Cafeteria Plan
• Vacation Leave
• Sick Leave
• Paid Holidays