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Electrical Mechanic

By November 17, 2022

NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

DESCRIPTION
The New JerseyDepartment of Transportation (NJDOT) is seeking applications for candidates for the position
of Electrical Mechanic within the Division of Transportation Operations Systems and Support. Electrical
Mechanics are assigned a 40 – hour work week. The current starting salary is between $45,583 and $51,765,
based on experience. As a NJ State Department, NJDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package including
Health Care (medical, prescription drug, dental and vision care), Pension, Deferred Compensation, 13 paid holidays,
and Benefit Leave (12 vacation days, 15 sick days and 3 administrative days). The standard workweek is Monday
through Friday.

An Electrical Mechanic’s primary responsibilities include:
•Repairs and installs traffic signal equipment or systems, fire traffic signal systems, wiring systems, electrical components,
conduit systems, highway lighting systems, underground, overhead cables and electronic circuitry and fire traffic signal systems
•Operates cherry picker, ladder, platform, boom trucks, volt or ohm meters
•Troubleshoots problems with traffic signal equipment or systems, fire traffic signal systems, wiring systems, highway lighting
systems and electrical components
•Tests wiring systems and electrical components
•Repairs bridge lift, swing and warning mechanisms
•Sets up variable voltage transformers
•Removes outdated materials, equipment, parts or supplies
•Reads journals or other publications for the purpose of keeping abreast of developments in the field
•Monitors the use of materials, equipment, parts or supplies
•Answers routine questions and calls (telephone) for needed services, materials or information
APPOINTEES TO THIS POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION TESTING AND
MUST PLACE HIGH ENOUGH FOR PERMANENTAPPOINTMENTON THE SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT LIST.
For more information regarding this position, please refer to:
http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/43643.htm
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REQUIREMENTS
Education: Completion of a vocational, technical or specialized training program in electrical or electronic technology.
Experience: One (1) year of experience in work involving the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical or
electronic components, equipment or systems.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute one (1) year of additional experience.
License and Certifications: Appointees in the Department of Transportation will be required to obtain a Commercial Drivers
License (CDL) and applicable endorsement(s) within six (6) months of appointment. The inability of a Department of Transportation
employee to attain a CDL and necessary endorsements within six (6) months of hire shall constitute grounds for removal.
Work Authorization: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States according to the Department of Homeland
Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. NJDOT does not provide sponsorship or accept
student OPT/CPT programs, F1 or H1B work authorization visas.
Residency: All persons hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of appointment to establish, and then
maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14 – 7 (P.L. 2011, c. 70), also known as
the “New Jersey First Act.”

To apply for this job email your details to dot.njdotjobs@dot.nj.gov

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