Electrician (full time)

Organization: Palm Beach Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: West Palm Beach, FL, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Palm Beach Zoo is looking for an experienced Electrician to join the team! The Palm Beach Zoo is a non-profit zoological organization located in West Palm Beach. The Zoo houses more than 900 animals within 23 acres of lush tropical habitat and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Qualified candidates must be licensed and have experience reading and understanding blueprints and schematics, pulling wires, using electrical and hand tools to bend conduit, installing fixture, making-up temp and permanent power panels and troubleshooting electrical components. Must know state and local building codes. Working safely is a must.

Basic Duties include:

 Maintains electrical service by diagnosing and repairing electrical problems.

 Repairing, assembling, installing, testing and maintaining electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.

 Testing electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.

 Planning layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.

 Inspecting electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair and to ensure compliance with codes.

 Organizes work by receiving and studying work orders; gathering tools and supplies.

 Diagnoses electrical problems by studying diagrams, manuals, and specifications; troubleshooting systems; conducting tests.

 Maintains safe work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with codes

 Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


 Electronics Troubleshooting, Problem Solving, Planning, Equipment Maintenance, Basic Safety, Supply Management, Technical Understanding, Attention to Detail, Quality Focus, Customer Service, Thoroughness.

To Apply: Please forward resume and cover letter to

Brian Luongo, Director of Facilities & Design. Mail: Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach FL 33405, Email: bluongo@palmbeachzoo.org or Fax: 561-585-6085. No phone calls, please.

The Palm Beach Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.