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Ship-Shore Electrician at SJS Executives, LLC in San Diego, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Due to Executive Order 14042, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by Jan 4th. Proof of vaccination will be required.

SJS Executives, LLC (SJS), also doing business as SJS Industrial, is seeking a reliable, safety conscious, journeyman-level High Voltage Electrician (HVE) to work full time for SJS in Ventura, California to help support the utility operations at a US Navy facility.

SJS is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) with 250 employees coast to coast and a headquarters in Virginia Beach, Virginia; it specializes in professional services to support federal and military organizations.

This High Voltage Electrician needs to be a Level II technician, meaning he or she must possess at least one of these 3 key qualifications to be eligible for this job:

  • A Level III Electrical Testing Technician (ETT) certification; or
  • Equivalent proof of 4 years of electrician experience; or
  • 8,000 hours of electrical-type training to such a program administered by an electric utility.
  • The Electrician will have experience in working with and splicing 500 MCM cables, connecting and disconnecting Navy Ships to shore power, and focus on preventative and corrective maintenance on distribution panels.
  • The right candidate will have strong working knowledge of the high voltage electricity trade, sound knowledge of electrical theory and formulas and the mathematical skills to accurately calculate and apply voltage, current and power-related formulas.

    He or she will already have experience in overhead and underground distribution system construction and maintenance of distribution systems and substations/switchyards; in maintenance and repair including splicing and termination of medium voltage cables from 2400 Vac to 69K vac and DC voltages from 12 Vdc to 300 Vdc.

    The ideal candidate for this position is a Navy veteran with an understanding of the Navy Safety and Health Requirement manual, related agency equipment regulations and directives and Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) publications, manuals, directives, standards, policies, and procedures pertaining to high voltage electrical systems maintenance and repair.

    This person will enjoy collaborating with a team and know how to conduct themselves with decorum, as they will be working on a property owned by the United States federal government and interacting daily with servicemembers in uniform.


    • Following work order requests, diagnose system or equipment malfunction and repair as necessary.

    • Use knowledge of national and local electrical codes, agency regulation and equipment manufacturer operation and maintenance manuals to properly analyze problems and complete effective repair.

    • Follow recommended maintenance schedule inspect, clean, repair, and adjust a variety of equipment, circuitry, and fixtures such as, electrical buzzer and bell circuits, light socket, lighting fixture, fan switch, solar and conventional heating systems.

    • Use of building plans, blueprints, wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, and electrical maintenance and repair manuals

    • Plan and lay out the routing, placement type, size, gauge, balance, load, continuity, and proper and safe operation of electrical line, circuit, system, equipment, and controls.

    • Install, modify, repair, load, and test systems, circuits and devices like those described above.

    • Determine, arrange, places, and route wiring to and from panel, box, circuit, fitting, connection and control. Determine and install wiring, conduit, fixture, transformer and other electrical device in the size, type, and arrangement needed for proper and safe operation of electrical systems, circuit and equipment.

    • Work alone or with other workers to perform simple or complex tasks while following appropriate and safe procedures.

    • Perform outages and support construction activities as necessary.

    • Use visual and sensory perception along with hand-eye coordination is required to operate equipment, detect deficiencies and make repairs

    • Diagnose problems; and make installment of devices, equipment, parts, etc

    • Familiarity of NAVFAC SW Safety and Health Requirements

    • Ensure all designated working areas are maintained in an orderly manner and continuously maintained free of trash and debris. At the end of each day, the general work areas shall be swept, supplies, materials, tools, and equipment shall be pick-up and stored, and the municipal trash containers will be emptied.

    • Receive work assignments through oral or written instructions provided by the workload manager

    • Participate in meetings with contractors, agencies, clients, and team members when required to do so.

    • Participate in briefings when required to do so.

    • Provide monthly status report that summarizes the work efforts and accomplishments performed

    • Comply with all PPE requirements of the Navy.

    • Knowledgeable and skilled in the electrical trade; able to read, interpret and apply building specifications, blueprints and building codes.

    • Able to recognize and select proper materials from a variety of electrical products.

    • Knowledge of the makeup, operation, and installation of the wiring systems in industrial complexes and buildings, power and control circuits and distribution panels. Shall have the ability to plan, layout and complete the installation, modification, and repair to various systems, circuits, equipment and controls such as those listed above.

    • Knowledge of the various electrical devices, and the ability to arrange and install them in ways that insure proper and safe operation of system, circuits and equipment worked on.

    • Ability to interpret and apply building plans, blue prints, wiring diagrams and engineering drawings and use formulas.

    • Skill in the use of hand tools and a wide variety of test equipment to include: voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter, wattmeter, MegOhmMeter, infrared thermal meter, and cable faultfinder.

    • Knowledge of national and local electrical codes.

    • This position may require ability to obtain licenses for the operation of Fork lift, High Lift (JLG) and/or Construction equipment, upon notification. Should work be assigned that requires special certification or licensing to perform or to use the specialized tools or equipment, the Electrician shall be required to obtain such certification or licensing and maintain any associated qualification requirements.

    • Ability to perform regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending, and climbing.

    • Ability to perform work in an office setting, with occasional visits to construction sites. Work involves moderate risks of discomforts that require adherence to safety precautions.


    • Journeyman Lineman certification or equivalent (meaning one of the 3 key qualifications listed above)

    • Have some experience with low voltage systems including but not limited to maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairing power breakers

    • Valid California State Driver's License - "C" class

    • Be OSHA 10 - General Industry or Construction Certified before starting work; SJS may provide financial assistance for these courses if necessary

    • Be CPR Certified before starting work; SJS may provide financial assistance for these courses if necessary

    • Must be able to become a qualified person per NESC, NEC, NFPA 70E

    • Be able to read and interpret standard construction blueprints and operating manuals

    • Ability to perform regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of physical activity including walking, stooping, bending, and climbing.

    • Work at heights, in confined spaces, and possibly in awkward positions for extended periods

    • Must be able to successfully pass a drug test and a thorough background check for access onto a military installation; please note the background check for this position extends past 7 years, in conformance with federal law and US Department of Justice guidelines for work on a military installation.

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