Maintenance Electrician

$25.54 - $30.01 hourly
  • City of Keene
  • 3 Washington St, Keene, NH, USA
  • Dec 28, 2021
Full time Public Works

Job Description

Are you looking for a career opportunity with competitive pay and benefits while also being able to give back to the community?  If so- apply today for the City of Keene’s Maintenance Electrician position in our Public Works Department! 

Come to Keene and learn why it is said to be one of the best places to live, work, shop, eat, play and learn!  Our community supports and inspires active lifestyles of all ages and offers 27 miles of trails, a rail trail system, 16 City parks, youth and adult athletic leagues, senior walking clubs, summer playground groups and a new ice arena!  Join the City and learn why Keene was voted #7 in “America’s Ten Fittest Small Towns”, by The Active Times!

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assume supervisory duties in the absence of the Maintenance Technician II.
  • Inspect and perform diagnostic analysis on electrical, hydraulic, hydronic, systems, controls, pumps, motors, machinery and other equipment associated with water and wastewater treatment facilities, equipment, infrastructure and systems.
  • Inspect and measure parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems.
  • Troubleshooting system failures.
  • Use electrical/electronic testing equipment such as multi-meters, ammeters, megohmmeters, high potential testers, oscilloscopes, and digital probes to troubleshoot and repair equipment.
  • Design and build electrical and/or electronic control devices.
  • Provide recommendations for improvements on equipment and control systems.
  • Read/interpret engineering drawings and manuals to install, calibrate and maintain electrical apparatus. Work from complex engineering and manufacturers drawings or manuals to complete projects.
  • Fabricate and repair equipment by welding, soldering, and cutting using plasma cutters and acetylene torches.
  • Operate and test equipment for proper working order following repair. 

Note: This position is subject to standby duty and call-back during non-regular working hours, weekends and holidays.  In addition, this position is subject to federally-mandated random drug testing. 


Pay and Benefits:

During the probationary period, the pay range for this position ranges from $21.89- $24.99 per hour.  Upon successful completion of the probationary period, this position will move to the regular pay schedule which consists of pay steps and hourly rates ranging from $25.54- $30.01 per hour.  The City of Keene also offers a strong benefits package, including health, dental, life, disability, retirement, paid leave time and more!


Minimum Qualifications:

One year certificate from college or technical school; plus one to three years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience in hydraulics, electronics, and central systems required.  Supervisory experience is desired.  NH Master’s Level Electricians License required.  Valid driver’s license required.  Grade I NH Water Treatment License required within one year of employment and Grade I NH Wastewater Treatment License required within two years of employment.  Valid CDL and Grade II NH Water Distribution License are both desired.


Apply online: https:/ Please upload your resume and cover letter before submitting your completed application.  Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until an adequate pool of candidates is received. 

The City of Keene is an Equal Opportunity Employer.