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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
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Electricians perform journeyman electrical work in the installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment. Oral or written assignments, which may be accompanied by penciled sketches or blueprints, are received from a supervisor who checks the work in progress and/or upon completion. Electricians usually work independently following accepted trade practices. Electricians assigned to the Bridges/Structures section frequently work with Bridge Mechanics and may indirectly supervise some employees. Electricians will troubleshoot and test electrical systems and apparatus, write field and time reports, follow up on complaints as directed by Supervision, provide electrical maintenance of state and county pump houses and moveable bridges, operate hand and power tools, operate CDL equipment and other duties as assigned.


At the time of application eligible persons must have:

A valid Journeyman or Master Electrician's License from the City of Detroit or a reciprocating municipality; AND

At least two (2) years of full-time paid experience as a licensed Electrician; AND

A valid State of Michigan Driver's License and an acceptable, safe driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON FRONT OF THE APPLICATION).

NOTE: Appointees must obtain a CDL "A" and "N" endorsement within the six month probationary period. Appointees who do not obtain the endorsements will be removed from the Electrician position pursuant to the Department of Personnel/Human Resources and Department of Public Services procedures. Please submit a copy of your Electrician's License with your application.


As a condition of employment, appointees must:

  1. Have a drug screen when hired and submit to random drug screen thereafter;
  2. Agree to a criminal history check.

The eligible list resulting from this examination will be used to fill positions in the Department of Public Services only.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit

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