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  • 507965
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Aug 12 2022 at 23:55 MST



The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry is dedicated to developing, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding the professional performance and growth by employees at all levels. The state is proudly served by over 9,000 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures, and proven programming opportunities for inmates. Join our team and help to proudly serve our community!


Job Location:


Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) - Douglas
6911 N. BDI Blvd.
Douglas, AZ 85608

Posting Details:

Salary: $47,999.00

Grade: 17

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is searching for an observant and dependable Electrician to perform installation and restoration work. This position is routinely involved in general facility maintenance and construction and performs electrical duties in the installation, inspection, maintenance, and repairing of prison facilities and equipment at Arizona State Prison Complex-Douglas.

Job Duties:

- Supervises and teaches new electrical skill/safety training to inmate work crews on the installation, inspection, maintenance, and repairing of state facilities and equipment
- Performs preventative maintenance on backup generators
- Repairs/replaces electrical components based on the interpretation and understanding of blueprints, sketches, schematics, and drawings utilizing specialist tools of the trade
- Repairs and services all electrical systems and/or appliances to include ensuring all electrically controlled gates/doors are in proper working condition
- Maintains and ensures that security lights, as well as non-security area light fixtures are in working order
- Repairs wastewater equipment when applicable
- Inspects all electrical panels and ensures they are in proper working condition
- Exercises and tests all emergency transfer switches
- Tracks work order and purchase requests for electrical components, get estimates on material costs
- Makes emergency service calls
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Methods and practices of electrical remodeling, constructing, installing, and replacing major utility services
- Blueprints, sketches, and schematics relating to building and utilities
- National and local building codes and common safety practices
- Commercial electrical system 227v, 480v, and above
- Using common and specialized tools, equipment, and materials
- Ordering and estimating materials and costs
- Using Microsoft Suite and Google Suite to generate reports and charts

Skill in:
- Repairing, replacing or modifying existing services to update or conform with new requirements
- Reading and interpreting schematics to determine standards and procedures to follow in repairing or installing electrical wiring fixtures, appliances
- Installing conduit, wiring, outlets, fixtures, switches, circuit boards, and services for the increased electrical power needs in state buildings
- Testing electrical apparatuses with various meters to detect short, worn out, or weak components and defective connections
- Operating articulating boom lift equipment for the repair of any pole lights
- Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships
- Written and verbal communication

Ability to:
- Read and understand blueprints, sketches, and schematics relating to building and utilities
- Methods and practices of electrical remodeling and construction and installing and replacing major utility services
- Apply and understand National and local building codes and common safety practices
- Use common and specialized tools
- Order and estimate materials and costs
- Work in a prison environment
- Supervise inmate work crews on electrical repairs

Selective Preference(s):

- Four (4) or more years of experience in the commercial electrical industry
- Minimum two (2) years of hands-on training working with a licensed contractor and a combination of training and experience that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities may be substituted
- One (1) year of journey-level electrical experience

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation, drug test, and a medical/physical examination.


We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Positions in this classification participate in the Corrections Officer Retirement Plan (CORP).

Current ADCRR Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.