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Electrician Technician

Washington DC Area, Washington DC

Electrical Technician

VW International, Inc., an employee-owned company, is a defense contractor headquartered in
Alexandria, VA. We are committed to excellence and customer satisfaction by providing quality solutions in the management, engineering, construction, and operations & maintenance of the healthcare facilities.
We have a need for a full-time experienced Electrician in the Washington, DC area. All tools are provided.
The right applicants will take pride in achieving zero equipment failures and zero unplanned equipment outages through effective preventive maintenance procedures. We are looking for the best skilled workers with experience in a Research and Healthcare environment. As an Employee-Owned Company, VWI hires skilled employees who are willing to do more than their normal assigned tasks. Our employees understand that positions and business needs change quicker than job overviews. This job overview should not limit our employees, but rather, encourage them to stretch their experience, grow their skills, and develop their ability to contribute to VWI's employee ownership culture.


  • From personal knowledge and experience, be able to locate, identify and repair electrical equipment such as; power panels, switchboards, transformers, switchgear, circuit breakers, motor control centers, lighting, grounding, GFCI receptacles, generators, etc.
  • Be able to evaluate the general condition of the equipment (new, good fair, poor).
  • Work from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications.


  • Applicable building codes, ordinances and regulations of State and local authorities pertaining to electrical equipment.
  • Experience on an operation and maintenance team.
  • Observant of health and safety regulations.
  • Basic record-keeping techniques to include use of handheld computing devices
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Meet schedules and timelines.
  • Willingness to be flexible to the ever-changing client environment.
  • Experience with general equipment and facilities maintenance.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Certificate and four years of documentable Electrical operation, maintenance and repair experience in the electrical trade
  • Trade school and extensive knowledge of electrical codes, 2-year technical degree in electrical technology or certificate of completion from accredited apprenticeship program
  • Licensed Electrician from a local jurisdiction.
VWI offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, providing excellent options for every employee. The standard benefits package includes medical & dental insurance, vacation, and paid holidays.
VW International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer where good people want to work and clients
want to continue to engage.
Learn more about us at www.vwi.com

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