Washington State DSHS Electrician in Lakewood, Washington


As a Electrician you will be performing electrical work in wards and buildings throughout Western State Hospital.

This is a day shift position (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Monday - Friday with Saturday and Sunday off.


As a Electrician you will install electrical panels, conduits, lighting, and related wiring. You will install and maintains street lighting, trouble shoots and maintains high voltage substation and related switch gear. You will also repair, install, adjusts, and maintains electric motors controllers, disconnect water well pump systems, commercial laundry and kitchen equipment, sanitation disposal systems, emergency battery backup system for fire detection system, small appliances in wards and elevators.


We want to hire somebody who has two (2) years of experience as a journey level electrician.

It would be great if you already have a Washington State EL-01 Electrical License/Certificate.

Supplemental Information

Who We Are

Western State Hospital (WSH) is a psychiatric hospital serving western Washington by providing evaluation and inpatient treatment for adults with serious or long-term mental illness. It is one of the largest psychiatric hospitals west of the Mississippi River with over 800 beds, and the second oldest state-owned enterprise after the University of Washington.

Visit Western State Hospital to learn more about WSH and how our staff makes a difference in transforming lives.

The hiring manager reserves teh right to review application materials and make a hiring decision at any point during this recruitment process. Applicants will be reviewed on a daily basis. It is in the best interest of the applicant to apply as soon as possible.

Some jobs may require full criminal background check. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

If you have questions about this job opportunity, please contact Lindsay Taylor at (509) 363-4971 or at Lindsay.Taylor@dshs.wa.gov referencing 08570.


Job Type: Full Time - Non-Permanent

Job Number: 2016-08570

Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Closing: Continuous

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $3,721.00 - $4,208.00 Monthly

Location: Pierce County – Lakewood, WA