Electrician Licensed

State of Michigan
Full Time, Permanent 40 per week $29 - $40 Per hour MI 13924 Wadaga Rd, Baraga, MI 49908, United States Apply before 5/28/2024 11:59


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Oversee and perform maintenance, preventative maintenance and installation of electrical systems associated with this facility including buildings, equipment and security systems. Perform inspections and testing on electrical and security systems. Provide technical guidance to other trade workers and supervise and train inmate workers. Maintain records, prepare reports related to work and requisition equipment, materials, and supplies. 

Required Education and Experience


Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.


One year of electrical trade experience equivalent to an Electrician Licensed 9.

Additional Requirements and Information

The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.  
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 As part of this effort all employees are required to report any possible conflict of interest,  please review the information and be prepared to respond to questions related to the information in your application.    (Note: you do not need to fill out the form)
This is a drug and alcohol test-designated position.


  • Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application.  Hard copy applications are not accepted.
  • Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment.  Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
  • If applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s). 
  • Your education listed cannot be used to credential review you for a position unless a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript confirming your education is attached to your electronic application.  We accept scanned copies of official transcripts.  We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts.  Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.
  • You must provide at least three professional references and their contact information to include phone number, and email address. 
  • Current MDOC employees must include their current supervisor as one of three professional references. 
Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered.  
Submission of an application for any position does not guarantee you will be contacted by the department/agency for further consideration.  Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results. 
New hires to the MDOC along with previous MDOC employees that are returning after being away from the department for more than two years will complete Non-Custody New Employee Training (NCNET) either 40 hours or 80 hours of initial in-person training based on their level of offender contact and job classification.  All new employees will complete additional online training to successfully complete their non-custody new employee training.

Interviews may be conducted via Microsoft TEAMS.

Possession of a journeyman electrician's license.

Some positions may require possession of the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) issued by the Secretary of State as required by Public Act 346 of 1988 to operate a designated state vehicle.

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