Per Diem Electrician

Open Until Filled

Job Code: 47-2111.00

Salary Level: $21.28 - $34.65

Status: Per Diem, Non-exempt

Location: Various SRMT Buildings

Department: Facilities Management

Reports To: Mechanical Crew Leader

SUMMARY: The Per Diem Certified Electrician shall be available for on call and planned electrical jobs. The Per Diem Electrician will be responsible for installing and terminating conduit wire, cable, equipment, panels, sensors, and various controls components and devices.


· Plan, lay-out, assemble, install, test, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in buildings and other structures.

o Plans of new or modified installations will minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance and avoid unsightly, hazardous and unreliable wiring consistent with specifications and electrical codes.

· Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes and specifications.

· Troubleshoot and repair Three Phase power systems, motors, controls and equipment, commercial, office and institutional facilities and equipment,

· Troubleshoot and repair Single phase power systems panels, controls equipment, residential and commercial installations,

· Diagnose, locate the cause of, and repair malfunctioning systems, apparatus and components using test equipment.

· Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers or other components.

· Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazard, defects and the need for adjustment or repair to ensure compliance with codes and specifications.

· Advise management on hazardous installations and or equipment that require immediate service, initiate repairs and isolate equipment if deemed an immediate hazard

· Provide input into system design, installation and coordination, and take part of the initial handover team to plan the job from the onset.

· Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of systems.

· Maintain current electrician’s license or identification card to meet governmental regulations.

· Will coordinate work with the Maintenance Supervisor, Mechanical Crew Leader to ensure work is scheduled and performed under the Q -Ware maintenance operations,

· Coordinates and works with the Electrical Maintenance Technician for training and installation, maintenance, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.

· Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.

· Fabrication of control panels, installation of interlocking wiring and performance of wiring check out, and assistance systems start-up, and will be required to participate in job site final walk-through and prepare all as built markup drawings for the design engineer.

· Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: There are no supervisor responsibilities for this position.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully complete the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent; completion of qualified electrical engineering, technology and or vocational school and the required electrical apprenticeship program, or holds a valid Electrician Trade Certification, (USA/Canada) and five to ten years experience as a Certified Electrician.


· 24/7 availability may be required

· Physical ability to lift up to 50lbs

· Travel to off-site locations may be required

· Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.

· Overtime as required

· Hazards associated with the trade

· Work both indoors and outdoors

· May be exposed to construction site

· Use hand tools and power tools.

The successful candidate must pass a criminal background and a test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, and supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses). Applicants that are eligible for native preference must include Tribal Identification Card, Status Card or letter to be eligible for Native Preference. All submissions can be emailed to or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as a PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job-related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


All positions require the successful candidate to pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes. Depending on the position there maybe multiple background checks.


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used for Emergency Hire individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.


Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.


Effective July 3, 2023, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe no longer requires the COVID-19 Vaccination for any positions within the organization, to include Health Services.