High Voltage Electrician – Twentynine Palms, CA, US


High Voltage Electrician – Twentynine Palms, CA, US

High Voltage Electrician

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Twentynine Palms, CA, US

NIKA is hiring for a High Voltage Electrician who will support the operations of their department by performing installation, maintenance, and repair of high voltage electrical and electronic equipment. This includes transformers, power lines, circuit breakers, and other equipment used to transmit electricity over long distances or between different points in a single building at the Marine Corps Base Twentynine Palms, CA!!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs repair, overhaul, maintenance, and servicing of commercial and industrial electrical/electronic systems, locating and diagnosing trouble in the electrical system or equipment
  • Testing, installation, repair, and maintenance of a variety of electrical equipment, such as generators, ATS, UPS, transformers, switchboards, controllers, door operators, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, IR scans, or other transmission equipment
  • Maintains the general cleanliness and appearance of assigned spaces and the workshop
  • Assist maintenance teams
  • Solely identify and resolve failures/alarms related to critical buildings and equipment

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficient written and oral communication skills according to skill requirements
  • Possess strong computer skills, able to read, write, and comprehend written instructional documents in English
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Must have the skill and knowledge to use all hand and power tools, test equipment and shop machines, aerial booms, and shop machines utilized by the craft
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in maintaining and repairing exterior and interior electrical wiring and components
  • All appropriate safety practices for working with hand and power tools.
  • Read and comprehend schematics, blueprints, and shop drawings
  • Communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to troubleshoot systems using electronics, computers, and software systems
  • Use of computers for checking email, data entry on CMMS, and training
  • Electrical, electronics, and basic knowledge of refrigeration, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and ventilating systems, safe operation and repairs and electrical troubleshooting
  • Know and comply with IEEE, OSHA,and NICET
  • Familiarized with National Fire Protection Agency (NFP70, NEC)
  • Know and comply with Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC)
  • Experience working 12KW or higher

Education and Experience

  • Accredited professional trade school or successful completion of apprenticeship program
  • OEM certified
  • Must hold or accredited InterNational Electrical Testing Association NETA level 2, level 3, or level 4 certification

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged period of standing, bending, reaching, and working with hands
  • Occasional periods of prolonged exposure to loud noises
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds at times
  • Ability to stand, walk, and reach with arms and hands as necessary
  • Ability to hear and see to position and safety requirement levels
  • Occasional exposure to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, and chemicals
  • Possible exposure to hazardous materials, requiring the use of respirators and personal protective safety attire and equipment
  • Work at heights more than 30 feet
  • May require entering confined spaces such as ductwork, pits, and crawl spaces

Special Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must be able to successfully pass as required a federal, state, or local government’s background investigation
  • Valid state driver’s license
  • Must hold a Journeyman Electrician License


The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and that additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.