Maintenance Electrician

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District | Federal Way, WA

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Posted Date 5/24/2023

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District has an immediate opening for two Maintenance Electricians from ranges I, II, III or IV.  Applicants should apply for the Maintenance Electrician level they are qualified.


Position Range

Pay Level

2023 Pay Range

Maintenance Electrician I


$37.97 - $55.64

Maintenance Electrician II


$39.85 - $58.42

Maintenance Electrician III


$41.89 - $61.31

Maintenance Electrician IV


$43.91 - $64.37

A Maintenance Electrician I, II, III or IV performs a variety of tasks at an intermediate to high skill level to maintain and install electrical equipment, MCC’c, VFD’s, Control Panels and controls, and performs various electrical tasks at all District water and wastewater facilities. Maintenance Electricians must demonstrate the ability to operate basic VOM digital meters, amp meters, megger meters, power monitoring equipment, and electrical diagnostic equipment; have a high level of competence in electrical theory and understanding of the NEC and applicable electrical codes; and, be proficient at troubleshooting a variety of electrical equipment and controls. Higher level Maintenance Electricians may participate in the design/design review of electrical controls and installations for Water and Wastewater facilities. 

As a Lakehaven Maintenance Electrician, you will be part of a team that has been recognized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for its environmental stewardship and has been a long-standing member of the American Water Works Association.  Lakehaven has a service area population of over 135,000 people living across a 35 square mile area in south King County, makings us one of the largest special-purpose water and sewer district in the state.  Our water system includes 450 miles of water mains, 25 active wells and 12 storage tanks, which allows us to meet a current annual average water demand of 10 million gallons per day (MGD) from the community.  Lakehaven also has two wastewater treatment plants, 33 sewer lift stations, and 350 miles of sewer mains capable of collecting and treating up to 15.6 MGD.  Our employees work hard to produce and treat high quality drinking water and to ensure treated wastewater adheres to EPA standards, which safeguards the local ecological system of Puget Sound. 

As a member of the Electrical and Control Systems Team, it is necessary that the ideal candidate be able to work independently as well as collaborate and work effectively with a team. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential. If you would like to work for an award-winning, innovative utility with competitive pay rates, career advancement and training opportunities, this is the right opportunity for you. Position placement and pay is dependent upon experience and qualifications. 


  • State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems PERS Plans
  • Central Pension Fund Pension (IUOE membership)
  • State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems Deferred Compensation program
  • State of Washington Health Care Authority’s Medical, Dental, Vision benefit programs, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.
  • HRA VEBA Account
  • Paid Time Off (Paid time off – 10.67 hrs. per month and WA Paid Sick Leave – Jan 8 hrs, Feb 6 hrs, Mar-Dec 5 hrs accrual each month)
  • Holiday Pay (12 paid holidays)
  • Please visit: Lakehaven Water and Sewer District Benefits Summary - IUOE_202212281029262243.docx (

Does this sound like the job for you?  Visit our website at for the position descriptions and application.  (Note: please identify which Maintenance Electrician position you are applying for on your application – ME I, ME II, ME III, or ME IV)

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit a completed Cover Letter, Resume, and District Application, to (preferred) or mail to: Lakehaven Water and Sewer District, c/o HR, 31627 1st Avenue South, Bldg. A, Federal Way, WA  98003.  Incomplete application materials will not be accepted. 


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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