ELECTRICIAN-PUBLIC WORKS

  • CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA
  • 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Public Works
  • Salary: $43,982.00 - $72,570.00 Annually USD

Job Description

Description

This is skilled work in a lead position for maintenance, repair, and installation of electrical fixtures, equipment, and systems.

Work involves responsibility for servicing of lighting equipment, motorized electrical units, generators, transformers and related circuitry. Employees must apply electrical trade skills to a variety of installations, office equipment, and structural wiring. Assignments are often received in the form of wiring diagrams, blueprints or equipment service manuals. Supervision may be exercised over one or more maintenance workers. Under general supervision, performs a variety of journey level electrician work in maintaining all City owned assets.

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

Troubleshoots a variety of electrical equipment/system problems in order to identify the nature and extent of the maintenance/repair problem, identify the type of repair/preventive measure needed, identify potential safety issues and/or find the fault in the system.

Obtains materials, supplies, and equipment needed to complete assigned electrical project/work order following City procurement procedures.

Estimates/determines materials, supplies, equipment, and time needed to complete assigned electrical work order/project in order to facilitate scheduling, identify approximate costs and staffing needs, identify type/amount of materials needed, and or ensure materials, supplies, and equipment needed are available.

Performs a variety of routine electrical maintenance/repairs in order to maintain facility/equipment in operating condition, ensure safe work environment and/or ensure electrical service is not interrupted.

Performs scheduled preventive maintenance on a variety of electrical equipment/services in order to identify potential problems, minimize need for emergency repairs, and or maximize the useful life of the equipment.

Interacts with the public and or other staff in order to answer questions or identify their service needs.

Executes purchase orders authorized by the department director.

This position does not have final procurement authority.

Performs related work as directed or required.

Typical Qualifications

Knowledge of established safety procedures for performing a variety of skilled electrical construction, maintenance, and repair work.

Knowledge of types of materials appropriate for use in a variety of skilled electrical construction, maintenance, and repair work.

Knowledge of electric system troubleshooting procedures and techniques.

Knowledge of electric circuit/load principles.

Knowledge of the National Electric Code.

Knowledge of tools and equipment used for a variety of skilled electrical work.

Ability to read, understand, and follow blueprints/schematic drawings used for a variety of skilled electrical projects.

Ability to troubleshoot a variety of electrical problems.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Ability to determine the tools/equipment needed to complete the assigned project.

Ability to climb a ladder.

Ability to bend, stoop, twist, and reach to complete a variety of work assignments.

Ability to determine the type/amount of materials needed to complete the assigned project.

Ability to analyze problems and identify possible solutions.

Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and/or division.

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. without assistance.

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work activities.

Ability to estimate the time needed to complete an assigned project.

Ability to perform routine maintenance and repairs on tools/equipment used in completing a variety of skilled electrical projects.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, department officials and the general public.

Knowledge of operating and maintenance procedures for a variety of generating equipment, motors, and related equipment.

Knowledge of safety procedures for storing/disposing of a variety of hazardous materials.

Ability to read, understand, and follow technical codes, guidelines, instructions associated with completing a variety of skilled electrical projects.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

High School graduate with a minimum of 5 to 8 years experience in the electrical field. Master Electrician license preferred, Journeyman license required.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT : Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida United States View Map