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CITY OF REEDLEY

Reedley , CA
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Full-Time Electrician

CITY OF REEDLEY
Reedley, CA Full-time
Posted on January 8, 2019

DEFINITION
Under general supervision, performs skilled work installing, altering, maintaining and repairing electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures owned by the City of Reedley.
 
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
Incumbents install, alter, maintain, and repair electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures in various City-owned buildings, facilities, fire alarms, street lighting systems, traffic signals and pump stations at a journeyman level.
 
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
(This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive.  Consequently, this information may not reflect Essential Functions for this class.)

  • Installs conduits, wires, pull boxes, switchboards, and switches required for additions, extensions, or alterations to electrical systems.
  • Installs, services, repairs, maintains, and overhauls electromechanical and solid state electronic traffic signal controllers and associated electronic equipment.
  • Repairs and replaces defective parts in motors, generators, pumps, storage batteries, switchboards, controllers, contactors, switches, and other fixtures and appliances.
  • Tests, locates, and repairs trouble in electrical circuits and equipment.
  • Uses aerial boom for overhead work; repairs and replaces damaged electroliers, fire alarm boxes, and junction boxes; replaces defective overhead and underground cables or other electrical facilities.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on switchgear, transformers, breakers, and distribution systems.
  • Installs, programs calibrates, maintains, and repairs, electronic analog and digital type equipment including programmable logic controllers, variable frequency motor drives, and process instrumentation and control equipment.
  • Performs related duties as required.

 

JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATION

Knowledge of:

  • The standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment of the electrical trade.
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Local and national electrical codes.
  • Solid state electronic systems, including programmable logic controllers, process instrumentation and control equipment.
  • Solid state motor controllers and variable frequency drives.
  • Basic practices and procedures of vehicle maintenance.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting.
  • Safe driving principles and practices.

Skill to:

  • Locate and repair defects in electrical systems and equipment.
  • Trouble shooting and the repair of electronic analog and digital type control equipment.
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment of the electrical trade.
  • Physical strength and agility to perform arduous outdoor work.
  • Operate a motor vehicle safely.

Ability to:

  • Read, interpret and apply a wide variety of technical information from manuals, drawings, specifications, layouts, blueprints, diagrams, and schematics.
  • Interpret and apply the polices, procedures, laws, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs and functions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training Guidelines:

  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship program, or equivalent, and one year of journey-level experience as an Electrician in an industrial setting performing trouble shooting and a wide variety of electrical/electronic repairs and installation work.  Three additional years of journey-level experience may be substituted for the completion of the recognized apprenticeship program.

Special Requirements:

  • Depending upon assignment may be required to possess a valid Class B and Class C Driver's License at time of employment and be required to maintain the appropriate license for the entire term of employment in this class.