Electrician

City of Lodi , California


Job Information 

Full-Time

Public Works

Mid Level

Salary/Wage 

$97,037.89 - $101,910.68 Annually

Application Deadline 

Continuous

08/18/2020 05:30 PM PDT

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive

Details 

The City of Lodi is recruiting for one Electrician for the Public Works Department at White Slough Wastewater Treatment Facility. Standby availability may be required for a period up to 24 hours following normal working days and/or weekends.

Applicants who are among the most qual
ified will be invited to participate in the testing process. Resumes may not be substituted for a completed application. This recruitment may also be used for future Electrician vacancies in other departments.

DEFINITION
Under direction, performs journey-level, skilled work in electrical construction, maintenance and trouble shooting of municipal facilities, including electric generating and distribution equipment water and waste water utility apparatus, traffic signals, streetlights as well as building equipment and does related work as required.

Examples of Duties

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general direction from higher level personnel.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Under direction, performs journey-level, skilled work in electrical construction, maintenance and trouble shooting of municipal facilities, including electric generating and distribution equipment water and waste water utility apparatus, traffic signals, streetlights as well as building equipment and does related work as required:

Installs, services, tests and repairs transformers, meters and motors, motor controls, automatic switchgear, auxiliary generating equipment, air conditioning units, alarm systems, telemetering equipment, control boards, outlets, lighting fixtures, switches, ballasts, conduit runs, etc.;

Performs substation maintenance work on high-voltage transformers, circuit breakers and switches, protective relays, automatic recording instruments, voltage regulators, utility supervisory equipment, etc.;

Maintains water, waste-water facility equipment and storm pumping facilities;

Answers emergency calls during and outside of normal working hours, evaluates City emergency problems, performs trouble-shooting of electrical equipment;

Locates high and low voltage cable faults; tests high-voltage cable prior to energizing; performs switching;

Assists in the maintenance of City-owned and leased communications equipment; locates and makes recommendations to correct radio interference;

Performs other duties related to the operation of the department and the City including additional duties that enable the department and City to meet the diverse needs of its community.

Typical Qualifications

Knowledge of:
Principals, practices, techniques, tools, and materials used in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical or electronic systems and equipment; general fundamentals of electrical theory, including solid state circuitry, electrical codes. pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules:

General tools, methods and materials used in electrical work; maintenance and operation of pumping and telemetering equipment; instrumentation equipment and precision tools;

Blueprint and symbol identification; basic principles of mathematics;

Safe work practices and procedures; precautions necessary working with high voltage.

Ability to:
Under direction, performs journey-level, skilled work in electrical construction, maintenance and trouble shooting of municipal facilities, including electric generating and distribution equipment water and waste water utility apparatus, traffic signals, streetlights as well as building equipment and does related work as required;

Demonstrate a high degree of aptitude for electrical and mechanical work; perform maintenance, trouble-shooting and repair of a wide variety of electrical equipment; use precision instruments and testing equipment to obtain specified performance; read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings and specifications; prepare and write reports;

Operates test instruments such as voltmeter, ampmeter, ohmmeter, transistor checker, loop meter and other electronic-related equipment;

Estimate labor, material needs and related costs associated with repair, installation or modification work; the systems, procedures, practices and operations of the department and have a proactive approach to continually improve all assigned areas of responsibility; makes recommendations to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness;

Practices safe work methods and ensures the use of safety equipment and precautions related to the work being performed;

Understand and carry out written and oral instructions;

Work independently with limited direct supervision;

Establish preventative maintenance programs and keep appropriate records;

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with other employees and the public.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and ability would be qualifying. A typical combination is:

Experience:
Experience as a journey-level Electrician, typically obtained through a recognized apprenticeship and 48 months of experience, or 8,000 hours in the field. Experience with solid state circuitry and computer based control systems required.

Education:
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

LICENSE:
Possession of a valid driver's license issued from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Environment: Work under adverse conditions, such as in confined and awkward spaces, work in potentially hazardous areas; work outdoors in all weather conditions; wear and use appropriate safety clothing and equipment.

Physical: Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to read fine print and fine details with no color deficiencies; drive a motor vehicle; converse on the telephone and in person and be clearly understood; hear and detect noises in electronic equipment; operate equipment necessary for this position; manipulate small parts and components; bend, stretch, reach, stoop, and climb ladders for prolonged periods of time and/or numerous times each day.

FLSA status: Non-Exempt

Supplemental Information

Apply: online at www.lodi.gov 
Telephone: 209/333-6704.

Persons with hearing impairment, please call the California Relay Service 7-1-1.

Evaluation of Qualifications: Application materials and resumes will be screened to determine if applicants are considered to be among the most qualified as outlined on the job announcement. Only applicants who are among the most qualified will be invited to participate in the testing process. Resumes may not be substituted for a completed application.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - The City of Lodi is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of fair employment practices regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex or sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability or perceived disability, medical condition, pregnancy, political affiliation or belief, or other unlawful discrimination.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT - In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the City of Lodi provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations must contact the Human Resources Division upon application submittal to confirm the request.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INFORMATION - City of Lodi is authorized and required by the state of California to access Local, State, and/or Federal criminal history as part of the testing process. This process can be completed by initial fingerprinting and/or a full Background investigation pursuant to Penal Code §11105(b)(10), §11105.3, §13300(b)(10); Education Code §10911.5; Public Resources Code §5164) and in compliance with the City of Lodi's Fingerprinting Policy ad Procedure. As a future employee or volunteer, you are required to be fingerprinted and processed through the Department of Justice and cleared before you can start. All information obtained will be kept in strict confidentiality.

HIRING PROCEDURE - Applicants must possess the minimum qualifications by the final filing date. Eligible lists are established upon successful completion of the selection process. The candidates must be successful in each part of the testing. To fill each vacancy the hiring department will request names to be certified from the eligible list and will make a selection from this certification list.

CONDITIONAL JOB OFFERS - Conditional job offers are subject to successful completion of a medical drug screen and/or physical. Candidates should not quit or give notice to their current employer until final notification has been awarded by the Human Resources Division.

MEDICAL-DRUG SCREENING – All positions may be subject to a physical or drug screen issued by a qualified medical physician assigned by the Human Resources Division. Under the requirements of the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, the City of Lodi has been designated as a drug-free workplace.

APPOINTMENT - At the time of appointment all candidates will be required to execute an oath of allegiance and complete Form I-9 - Employment Eligibility Verification in compliance with the Immigration and Naturalization Act. United States citizenship is not required. All new appointees are required to successfully complete a probationary period of twelve months.

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

SALARY - The starting salary is the first rate shown on the job announcement. Advancement to the higher steps of the salary range is based upon merit in accordance with the Salary Ordinance and Rules for Personnel Administration. Eligibility for the first merit increase is effective after 12 months and for additional merit increases after one year intervals until the employee has reached the maximum step.

HOLIDAY, VACATION, SICK, AND ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE - Holiday - An average of 13 paid holidays per year. Vacation - 2 weeks paid vacation annually, increasing with length of service depending upon the appropriate labor agreement. Sick Leave - 10 days per year depending upon the appropriate labor agreement. Administrative Leave - Management/Mid-Management positions receive 80 hours per fiscal year, and specified professional/technical positions receive 40 hours per fiscal year (Pro-Rated).

HEALTH INSURANCE - Medical, Dental and Vision plans are available for employee and dependents. A portion of the premiums may be the employee's responsibility.

LIFE INSURANCE AND LONG TERM DISABILITY - The City pays the full premium for employee and dependent life insurance, and offers a long-term disability plan that provides up to approximately 2/3 of an employee's salary.

RETIREMENT AND DEFERRED COMPENSATION - The City of Lodi is a member of the Public Employees' Retirement System (P.E.R.S.). Lodi is not a member of the Social Security System except for the required medical contribution. Employees may participate in a 457 Deferred Compensation program.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT - Employees may participate in a Section 125 Flexible Spending Account.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This bulletin does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions or job duties contained in this bulletin may include modifications pending labor agreements and/or council approval.

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