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Electrician-First Class (0751)

Category:  Building Trades
Facility:  5800 Bustleton
City:  Philadelphia
Date:  Jun 22, 2022
Req ID:  3063

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is the sixth largest transportation system in the United States, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region.

We are seeking candidates for the position of Electrician-First Class (0751) in the B&B/Bridges & Buildings.    

SEPTA currently requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination at their pre-employment medical appointment.


Installs, maintains, repairs, tests and adjusts electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensures that work is in accordance with specifications and relevant codes.


  1. Installs, maintains, repairs, tests and adjusts electrical equipment, wiring and fixtures.
  2. Inspects, cleans, repairs transformers, inverters, motor alternators, automatic transfer switches, switchboard relays.
  3. Inspects, cleans and makes all repairs to all repairs to lighting circuits, replaces fuses and circuit breakers.
  4. Installs and repairs substation power traction equipment, bus bars and wiring, repairs motors and motor controls.
  5. Maintains power service to all electrical apparatus.



  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Must have a CDL driver's license or equivalent.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment and performance tests as required.
  • Must have relevant electrical work experience and be proficient in the installation, maintenance, repair, testing and adjustment of electrical equipment.


SEPTA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia