Electrician's Assistant / Intern

Public Works
Sacramento/Metro Area
Until filled
$21.76-$27.78 Hourly


655 N. Pioneer Avenue Woodland, 95776



To perform a variety of semi-skilled and routine electrical construction, maintenance, repair and testing work. 

The purpose of this recruitment is to hire a temporary/part-time position.  Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications for the Electrician’s Assistant position may be considered for employment as an Intern.  Typical work hours are Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM. 


Temporary/Part-Time employees work no more than 130 hours per month and 960 hours per Fiscal Year. 



Repair, replace and perform routine scheduled maintenance on street lights, traffic signals and other City-owned property.  Assist with maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, electrical equipment, and other related equipment.  Reads and interprets circuit diagrams, construction drawings, and service and repair manuals.  Prepares plans and specifications for the procurement of parts and supplies on assigned projects.  Ensures that proper safety precautions and safe works methods are followed.  Prepares and maintains accurate maintenance and repair records.  Uses and maintains a wider variety of electrical tools and test equipment.  Regular and consistent attendance.



Perform electrical inspections.  Read and review electrical prints and diagrams, and modify and update as required.  Answer emergency calls and perform emergency repairs.  Meet all assigned Standby Program requirements and take standby duty, if required.  Perform related duties as assigned.



Education: High School diploma or equivalent.  Completion of a recognized apprenticeship program in the electrical or instrumental trade is highly desirable.

Experience:  One (1) year of recent experience in electrical/ electronics/ instrumentation installation, maintenance or repair.

Licenses:  Required upon hire and maintained during employment, possession of a valid California Driver’s License. 


Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting www.cityofwoodland.org/employment or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, 2nd Floor, Woodland, CA 95695.  This recruitment is open until filled.  First review of applications is scheduled for Monday, August 20, 2018.  Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form. Postmarks will not be accepted.

Review Process:  Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination.  All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination.  Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof.  Applicants will be required to take and pass a medical examination by a City of Woodland physician to insure their physical suitability to perform the assigned duties.  If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven days prior to the event.


The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.  The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Electrician’s Assistant Salary: $21.76 - $27.78 per hour

Intern Salary: $11.00 - $15.00 per hour

Temporary/Part-Time employees work no more than 130 hours per month and 960 hours per Fiscal Year.  The pay cycle is monthly.  Pay day is the last working day of each month. 

With the exception of workers’ compensation coverage, no other benefit compensation is provided.  Employees must contribute 1.45% of salary to Medicare and 7.5% of salary to a retirement plan in accordance with Federal Law.

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