GU Electrician, High Voltage

Requisition ID:  19993

Washington, US, 20057

What You Can Expect

As our High Voltage Electrician in Washington, DC at Georgetown University, you will be responsible for the safe, legal, reliable and cost-efficient operation and maintenance of the High Voltage Electrical System supplying power to all University (including Medical Center), and hospital buildings. Responsible for the electrical power from PEPCO’s six incoming connections at 13,800 volts to the main low voltage switchboard in each building including electrical metering and the quality of the power. And will report to the High Voltage Supervisor.


What You’ll Bring

You have a High School Diploma or GED

You possess a DC Journeyman Electrician’s License

You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a journeyman electrician

You are confident in the usage of OHMS Law

You have worked in an environment where you use the DC Electrical Code, National Electrical Code, National Electrical Safety Code, and the Electrical Equipment Maintenance Code

You have OSHA 10 Certification     

You can review single-line drawings to operate the high voltage system in support of PEPCO, contractors, and our preventive maintenance program

You are comfortable supporting contractors in the preventive maintenance of all system components, circuit breakers, cable, transformers, relays, meters, and switchboards

You know how to switch building power and 13 KV feeder distribution circuits in support of planned repairs and upgrading of equipment, and maintain station batteries

Monitor power usage, install, test, repair, and read electrical meters and other recording devices

You have experience Operating, maintaining, chiller switchgear, transformers, switches in the Heating/Cooling Plant and an entire campus

You are comfortable responding to unplanned emergency outages 24/7 affecting hospital, campus, and medical facility buildings on the High Voltage system

You can assist other departments needing our expertise


Additional Details

This role requires daily attendance at a worksite 

Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license/clean driving record will drive  company vehicle

Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing 

Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies 

The position consists of 50% work indoors and 50% work outdoors; outdoor work may expose the employee to weather conditions 

Could involve some lifting / up to 50 lbs 




Salary Range:  $35.56 - $36.80 USD hourly. Your position is part of a bargaining unit represented by UNION-1199-SEIU. Many of the terms and conditions of your employment, including but not limited to work scheduling, wages, vacation, sick leave, and other benefits, will be governed by a collective bargaining agreement (the “CBA”) between the Company and the union.  


This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors. 



Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location


At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.  But that's not all – we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more.




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At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.


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We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this role at any time.


The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed.

Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ESI NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)
Education Level:  High School Diploma/GED/A Levels

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC