CHIEF ELECTRICAL CONTROL TECHNICIAN
This is a non-exempt position, which is skilled technical industrial electrical work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, and controls equipment.
An employee in this classification is responsible for the maintenance of electrical equipment, lighting, electrical controls, installation and trouble-shooting, particularly controls relating to Utility Plant operations, lift station controls and telemetric controls.
Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.
Examples of Duties
Repairs and maintains complex electrical controls necessary for continued operation of water plants, wastewater plants, control buildings, etc.
Orders electrical supplies and equipment necessary for maintaining the utility plants and maintains adequate electrical inventory.
Installs, maintains, repairs and tests electrical systems, including automatic electrical schemes.
Develops, schedules and conducts a preventive maintenance program on equipment so that all electrical equipment is serviced on a regular basis.
Wires buildings and makes additions to existing wiring.
Acts in the capacity of a trouble-shooter to rectify existing problems.
Performs routine maintenance of all electrical driven equipment and maintains inventory and all related records.
This position does not have final procurement authority.
Performs related work as required and as directed.
Knowledge of the standard practices, tools and terminology of the electrical trade. Must be familiar with control circulatory and N.E.C. requirements.
Considerable knowledge of the City and State electrical codes.
Considerable knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Ability to perform routine electrical maintenance with familiarity of switchgears.
Ability to make repairs to complicated electrical wiring, fixtures, equipment, and complex electrical controls.
Ability to work at moderate heights.
Ability to work from drawings and specifications and to understand and carry out instructions.
Ability to adhere to tight schedules and still maintain work quality.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with other City employees.
Ability to operate City vehicle and possess the required license.
Skill in the care and use of the tools and equipment of the trade.
Skill in locating and adjusting defects in electrical systems and equipment.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school with extensive experience in performing electrical control work directly related to the operations and maintenance of complex utility systems. Master license required.
Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered.
This is a designated "Response" classification in the City's Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous