Electrician Helper

County Of Maui
Full Time, Permanent $4,471 Per month HI 200 S High St, Wailuku, HI 96793, United States


Assists a skilled electrician in the performance of work connected with the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems, equipment and appurtenant fixtures; and performs other related duties as required.
Distinguishing Characteristics:
This class differs from that of Electrician in that the Electrician Helper works with and assists a skilled electrician in performing tasks which are incidental to skilled electrical work; whereas the Electrician independently performs skilled work in connection with the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems, equipment and appurtenant fixtures.

Examples of Duties

The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position.

  • Replaces light fixtures, street lights, outlets, switches, breakers, and relay controls;
  • Checks traffic lights to see that they are operating properly and makes minor replacements, if necessary;
  • Digs pole holes, assists in setting poles, and sends up equipment and tools with a hand line;
  • Occasionally works on poles;
  • Assists in installing cable by preparing, tinning and wiping metals, preparing lugs, nipples, and taps, and in installing rack and racking cable;
  • Assists in the repairing and rewiring of electrical equipment;
  • Assists in the installation of circuit breaker, dry transformers, and similar equipment in electrical distributing stations;
  • Performs simple trouble shooting on house lines;
  • Operates a truck in hauling men and materials.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Training and Experience: Graduation from high school and one year of experience assisting a skilled electrician or equivalent; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Knowledge of: elementary principles of electricity; common practices, hand tools, material s and equipment used in the electrical trade; occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Ability to: use common electrical tools; do mechanical work connected with the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems, and perform manual labor; understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Health and Physical Condition:
Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties.
Physical Effort Grouping: Heavy

Supplemental Information

NOTE: Qualified applicants will be required to take an online skills assessment.  Applicants are required to test alone in a quiet, distraction-free area using a reliable computer with a high-speed internet connection, a microphone, a webcam (internal or external), and a Windows or Apple Operating System.  Applicants who do not meet the system requirements will be provided an opportunity to take the online skills assessment on site.  


If you have never applied for a job using the NEOGOV system, you must create an account.  You will need a username, password, and working email address to create your account. Your detailed work history is required on the application. A resume submitted in lieu of an application will not be sufficient. Furthermore, "See resume" is NOT an acceptable response under the "Work Experience" section. An application containing this response may be deemed incomplete. Applications may be rejected if they are incomplete.


The above examination is being given on an open-competitive basis to establish an eligible list which shall be effective for not more than one year unless extended by the Director of Personnel Services.


The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, national guard participation or any other basis covered by state or federal laws governing non-discrimination

Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Drug Screening Test: All applicants, who will enter a safety sensitive position or certain designated categories that the Personnel Services Director has established or who are required by law to be drug tested must pass a pre-employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process. Cost for the drug screening test shall be borne by the County of Maui.

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