TJ electrician

Last updated: February 27, 2023

The BC Public Service trade journeyman electrician is in a family of jobs (trades) responsible for duties in a specific skilled handicraft established under the Apprenticeship Act and requiring certification and vocational/ apprenticeship training.


In trades positions, one or more of the following activities are of primary importance:

  • Performing skilled journeyman level work within the scope of the trade in which they are qualified, according to standards of the corresponding trades established under the Apprenticeship Act, such as carpentry, electronics, mechanics, welding, electric maintenance and repair, bridgework
  • Carrying out assigned leadhand activities related to a specific trade
  • Coordinating, directing and supervising a crew of trade journeymen


Excluded from this series are positions which perform

  • Skilled or semi-skilled work not identified in the Apprenticeship Act as a trade, and
  • Skilled or semi-skilled work not requiring certification and/or vocational/apprenticeship training

Applicable job codes

Job code 704275
Salary plan GEU
Bargaining unit code 3


Range 18, step 5

Rates effective April 9, 2023

Step Annual Monthly Bi-weekly Hourly
5 70,557.73 5,879.81 2,704.47 38.6353

Previous pay rates

Rates effective April 10, 2022

Step Annual Monthly Bi-weekly Hourly
5 66,096.20 5,508.02 2,533.46 36.1923

Rates effective April 11, 2021

Step Annual Monthly Bi-weekly Hourly
5 63,565.27 5,297.11 2,436.45 34.8064

Rates effective April 12, 2020

Step Annual Monthly Bi-weekly Hourly
5 62,318.99 5,193.25 2,388.68 34.1240


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