International Brotherhood
of Electrical Workers
International Brotherhood
of Electrical Workers

WI DOT Job announcement: Electrician

A link to the posting is here:

Job Announcement Code 19-01376

County: Oneida
Job: Working Title: Electrician
Type of Employment:  Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary:  Starting hourly rate will be between $36.93 to $38.13 per hour, depending on the amount of paid leave selected and employment location. Health insurance is optional, with 100% of the premium paid by the employee. The Electrician is in pay schedule/range is 04-00. A twelve month probationary period is required. This position is represented by the Wisconsin State Building Trades bargaining unit.
Special Qualifications: A Commercial Learners Permit will be required upon hire. A valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), type "B", with endorsements for air brakes, that permits operation of trucks weighing 26,000 pounds or more will be required within the first 6 months of employment. Holders of CDL are subject to pre-employment and random Drug and Alcohol Testing under Federal Regulations.
Contact: Emily Hart, HR Specialist, 262-548-6733,
Bargaining Unit: Building Trades-Crafts 04
Area of Competition: Open
Deadline to Apply: 5/19/2019, Deadline to apply is 11:59pm on Sunday, May 19th.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is recruiting to fill an Electrician positions in the Division of Transportation System Development. This position is located in the North Central Region with headquarters in Rhinelander, WI. 

WisDOT is a great place to work! We offer amazing benefits such as a casual office atmosphere, work life balance, ample vacation time, excellent retirement benefits, health insurance plan options and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote an employee’s wellness and health.  

Position Summary:   This position is responsible for installation, maintenance, repair and operations of electrical traffic signal equipment, highway lighting, and other electrical devices. In addition, the positions will review work performed by contractors, as well as locate state-owned, underground electrical facilities in the field. These positions also maintain a critical role in responding to urgent traffic signal/electrical problems during normal business hours, and outside of normal business hours when necessary.

Special Notes:   These positions are required to serve in standby status as a member of the region’s Statewide Incident Notification Team on an as needed basis. In addition to complying with project-specific safety procedures, this position will participate in a substance abuse testing program. The program includes substance abuse screening prior to appointment (per U.S. DOT s382.301) as well as random and reasonable suspicion (for cause) testing. 

Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this recruitment, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check which may include FBI fingerprinting.

WisDOT does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.

Qualifications:   A minimally qualified applicants will possess a valid Journeyman and/or Master electrician License and Commercial Learner's Permit prior to hire. The possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver License (CDL), type B, with endorsements for air brakes, that permits operation of trucks weighing 26,000 pounds or more is required prior to completing 6 months of employment. 
A well qualified applicant will have: 

  • Experience working with the Wisconsin Electrical Code
  • Experience working with voltmeters, ammeters, wattmeter’s, volt-ohm meters and cable locating equipment used in the installation or maintenance of electrical devices
  • Experience using aerial bucket trucks, trucks with trailers, auger derricks, forklifts and/or comparable equipment
  • Experience working with the principles of electricity, circuits, motors, and other electrical device

How To Apply:   go to the WisDOT website

We are also taking names for UPCOMING CLASSES:
Conduit Bending
Structured Cabling

Save the date:   
Saturday, August 24, 2019, Union Picnic ~ Jordan Park

 The Union Hall will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019

 The July Union meeting will be held on TUESDAY, JULY 2nd instead of Thursday, July 4, 2019


  You are NOT able to sign in under the Members Login yet but we are working on that.

 UNION MEETINGS are held at the Union Hall, first Thursday of every month

2019 Union Dues:  $126   Quarterly



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IBEW LOCAL 388 serves 390 members located within 15 counties of Central and North Central Wisconsin. Our members are electricians and voice data video technicians, working in the industrial, commercial, and residential construction fields.

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