IAP Worldwide Services High Voltage Electrician Lead – Pensacola in Pensacola, Florida


High Voltage Electrician Lead – Pensacola

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IAP – Ingenuity and Purpose


As a leading international services company for more than 65 years, IAP provides a broad spectrum of services and solutions to U.S. and international government agencies, and organizations. A world-class leader in providing seasoned program management, IAP leverages and integrates its capabilities – IT & Communications, Aviation & Engineering Solutions, Power Solutions, Infrastructure & Logistics - to provide safe, innovative, and reliable solutions to meet customers' diverse and complex challenges. With 2,500 team members, IAP operates in more than 110 locations in 27 countries worldwide and maintains offices in the Washington D.C. area, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East.

Pensacola Bay Support Services, a Joint Venture of IAP Worldwide Services and EMCOR Government Services, has been awarded the Pensacola Base Operations Support Contract.


Leads and works with high voltage electricians to perform journey-level work relating to the operation, maintenance, testing, troubleshooting, installation, and repair of U.S. Navy facility high voltage electrical utility distribution system, and other related systems.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Identifies and implements daily operation strategies for facility high voltage electrical distribution system to ensure continuous and reliable service.

  • Responds to emergency situations such as power outages in order to minimize or prevent loss of property, damage to research activities, or disruption to life-safety systems.

  • Develops work plans, methods, and procedures to be followed by high voltage electricians.

  • Performs duties of a power dispatcher (clearances and recordkeeping) as defined in WAC 296-Chapter 45 of the electrical workers high voltage safety rules

  • Writes and issues high voltage clearances on previously energized electrical equipment.

  • Issues switching orders to high voltage electricians for the purpose of obtaining clearances on high voltage equipment.

  • Dispatches high voltage electricians to perform necessary job tasks that follow WAC 296-Chapter 45 electrical high voltage safety rules.

  • Works with operational engineers on system specifications for high voltage installations including, products, design, installation, and scheduling of power interruptions

  • Leads and works with high voltage electricians to troubleshoot and repair electrical system failures relating to cable, cable terminations, substations, relays, transformers, secondary voltage breakers, and other related high voltage distribution equipment.

  • Directs work on the maintenance of generation systems.

  • Tests and coordinates methods for testing of generation systems, transfer switches, and other high voltage systems.

  • Maintains a preventative maintenance program on transformers, switchgear, cables, substations, UPS battery systems, and other related high voltage distribution system components.

  • Directs the setting up of temporary generation systems during power failures, scheduled or unscheduled.

  • Maintains and updates electrical distribution system schematics through red line system changes to completion on distribution maps.

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the maintenance and operation of high voltage distribution equipment in excess of 601 volts to include splicing of high voltage cables and working with high voltage clearances.

License & Certifications:

  • Journey-level status as a high voltage electrician or completion of a recognized apprenticeship is required.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a cable splicer AND one year experience as a cable splicer or high voltage electrician; OR Full journey status as a cable splicer or high voltage electrician AND one year experience performing journey-level cable splicer or high voltage electrician work; OR equivalent education/experience is required.

  • Must be knowledgeable of WAC 296-Chapter 45 of the electrical workers safety rules.

Job Location

Pensacola, Florida, United States

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