Wastewater Plant Electrician

Wastewater Plant Electrician

Racine Wastewater Utility ~ Wastewater Plant Electrician

Hiring Salary: $66,560 – $93,974 Annually
Location: Racine, WI
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Wastewater Utility
Job Number: 202400050
Closing:  Until filled

Working at the Racine Wastewater utility is more than a job, it is a career. Employees here are focused on protecting the health of our community and the ecosystem of Lake Michigan. Come join us and be part of our team!

We offer what is important to our employees and to you:

  1. A 7 am – 3pm, Monday – Friday schedule
  2. A safe work environment
  3. Paid vacation and holidays
  4. High employee retention and stable employment
  5. Health and dental insurance
  6. Wisconsin Retirement System Pension
  7. A place where your voice and opinion matter
  8. A caring and understanding work environment

Job Description: Performs skilled industrial electrician duties on the journeyman level in the installation, repair, and maintenance of wastewater systems and equipment

Core Functions

  • Measures, cuts, installs and assembles electrical conduit using appropriate tools and equipment
  • Responsible for electrical and mechanical operations in addition to repairs of Racine Wastewater treatment plant, field maintenance garage, lift stations, safety sites and other sites maintained by the utility.
  • Plans layout and installs and repairs wiring, fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment
  • Installs or connects power cables to equipment and provides for proper grounding
  • Maintains and provides necessary repair to AC-DC control devices, AC-DC motors, commutators, transformers, cranes, hoists, elevators, batteries, power tools and appliances
  • Wires switchboards, switchgears, transformers, meters, UPS, relays, and PLC’s
  • Tests continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components
  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize power failure, provide access for future maintenance and provide consistency with specifications and local regulations and code
  • May prepare sketches showing wiring location and utilize diagrams or blueprints in updating specifications and locations
  • Observes functioning of installed equipment to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement
  • Performs related duties as assigned by Supervisor


  • Journeyman electrician status with two years of progressive industrial experience
  • Ability to obtain Supervising Electrician Certification from City Electrical Inspector within 1 year or holds a Master License
  • Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office
  • Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and have a good driving record
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources General Wastewater Operator’s License is desirable, but not required.

For full job description and to apply online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/racinewi/jobs/4442523/wastewater-electrician?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs