Job Summary CITY OF KINGMANPART-TIME ELECTRICIAN iiPUBLIC WORKS BUILDING DEPARTMENT
$24.05 - $33.67/HOURLY
The City of Kingman is located in Mohave County approximately 100 miles southeast of Las Vegas and 195 miles northwest of Phoenix nestled between the beautiful Cerbat and Hualapai mountain ranges along historic Route 66. In 2019, Reader’s Digest named Kingman one of the “Nicest Places in Arizona” for its thoughtful residents and spirit of generosity. In addition to its small-town look and feel, the area also offers a wide range of recreational activities that include hiking, bike and ATV trails, camping, golf, beautiful parks, historical attractions, nearby lakes and the Colorado River.
With more than 400 full and part-time employees across 30 divisions, the City of Kingman provides exceptional public services to over 30,000 residents. Our focus on high-quality customer service, safety and teamwork underpins our efforts to foster an atmosphere where citizens and businesses can thrive.
For more information about the City of Kingman, please see our Open Finance Portal , Choose Kingman Economic Development page and our Go Kingman tourism page for more information. *Depending on education and experience, may fill as: Electrician I $21.82 - $26.18GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
Performs advanced journey trades work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical devices and equipment. The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform highly skilled level electrical work involving installation, inspection, maintenance, alteration and repairs of electronic equipment, controls, devices and components in accordance with standard practices of the electrical trade. This position is distinguished from the Electrician classification due to more responsibility and involvement in the more complex and technical work situations, the independence with which duties are performed, project responsibility, the flexibility to be able to assist in other areas of the City of Kingman and decision-making authority within scope of project. SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work is performed with considerable independence under the general supervision of a crewleader, construction maintenance supervisor or superintendent. Work is reviewed by meeting of department/division standards, results obtained and for conformance with technical standards. SUPERVISION EXERCISED
May provide instruction, daily work assignments within scope of project, and review work completed of others assigned to assist with projects, and provides technical resource advice to other employees on an assignment basis. May supervise temporary employees, community service workers, and DOC Inmate workers as directed, or as assigned by Superintendent.
Minimum Qualifications/Special Requirements DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education and experience:
- Graduation from high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by technical/trade school coursework or apprenticeship in electrical trades work.
- Completion of a recognized four year electrical apprenticeship program, or equivalent training, or three years of experience as a skilled Electrician/Traffic Signal Technician/Utility Electrician performing two (2) or more years of electrical work in commercial/industrial environment, preferably in public sector traffic control, signage and/or utilities (water, wastewater). Any combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work.
- Valid Arizona Commercial Driver’s License at a minimum level of Class B or ability to obtain one within six (6) months of hire to position. Assigned to Building Maintenance.
- May require certification or demonstrated competence as electrician
- Based on assignment, may be required to participate and obtain NIMS (National Incident Management System) training certifications.
Essential Functions ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it.
- Locates and repairs electrical problems in facilities and systems in accordance with mechanical and electrical codes; works independently, and makes appropriate decisions based on work experience and level of expertise; duties may vary according to job assignment.
- Performs electrical repair and maintenance activities with scope of authority, and in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; notifies supervisor of repair problems beyond scope of authority and expertise.
- Maintains electrical equipment and systems using technical skills, mechanical proficiency and knowledge of electrical systems; inspects work to verify compliance to quality and safety standards.
- Locates short and open circuit conditions in wiring systems.
- Performs electronics repair work on a wide variety of electronic equipment.
- Inspects defective electronic equipment to determine malfunctions.
- Reads and interprets blueprints, schematic diagrams, logic charts, and manufacturer’s manuals to isolate malfunctioning components.
- Inspects, tests, calibrates, installs, maintains and repairs electrical systems, components, and devices; reads and interprets diagrams, schematics and blueprints; prepares project cost estimates.
- Examines equipment malfunctions to determine cause and troubleshoot actual and potential problems.
- Examines components to be repaired and determines the proper repair techniques; studies schematics to determine needed repairs or replacement of components; replaces faulty components, and tests finished job to determine system capability; updates wiring diagrams as needed.
- Inspects a variety of electrical equipment; assures equipment functions meet job specifications and technical codes; maintains and updates daily log of activities; keeps current on issues and trends in electrical and electronic equipment.
- Documents information on preventive maintenance file on electrical equipment and machinery and monitors a preventative maintenance program.
- Operates aerial equipment and pneumatic equipment in the installation and repair of electrical equipment.
- Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports safety hazards, equipment problems and emergency situations; responds to emergencies as needed.
- Responds to emergency call outs.
- Operates crane truck for removal and placement of poles and equipment.
- Operates a bucket truck for aerial work.
- Replenishes electrical parts and supplies.
- Maintains parts inventory.
- Performs construction and maintenance work as needed or assigned.
- Performs mechanical repairs on industrial and automotive equipment as required.
- Cleans and maintains tools and equipment.
- Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
- Supervises and leads DOC Inmate Labor as trained and assigned.
- Communicates and acts in a professional manner with the public, co-workers, and work contacts.
- Provides excellent customer service to all contacts.
- Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity.
- May be required to work early mornings, evenings, nights, holidays or weekends as needed.
- Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures; follows safety policies and practices, works in a safe manner, and reports unsafe activity and conditions.
- Performs related work as required.
- Maintains effective contact with other city departments when making electrical repairs.
- Maintains effective contact with vendors to obtain electrical parts and supplies.
- Performs related duties as required.
- Performs special assignments as requested.
- Performs electrical maintenance of city buildings as needed.
Miscellaneous Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge:
Thorough knowledge and skill in use of methods, materials and tools used in electrical construction and maintenance work, including installation of all sizes of electrical conduit, cables, wires, switches, automatic starting equipment, and pole line construction; Occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions of the trade; National Electric Code and relevant City codes; Considerable knowledge of the principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring systems and ability to apply this knowledge to work situations; Test equipment and testing procedures used in the calibration and repair of digital and analog electronic equipment; Interpreting technical instructions and analyzing complex variable; Use of computers and basic software applications; Appropriate use of lock out/tag out safety proceduresSkills:
Skill in performing advanced journey-level trades electrical installation and maintenance and locating and adjusting faulty or defective electrical systems and equipment; Care and use of hand tools, utility locating equipment and other related equipment necessary to perform various electrical repair tasks in a safe and effective manner; Identifying maintenance needs and mechanical and electrical problems and correcting or referring for repair; Troubleshooting problems; Preparing and maintaining accurate records; Using a computer and related software applications; Working in a team environment; Providing customer service; and Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction; Application of first aid methods including artificial respiration.Abilities:
Ability toread, interpret, and analyze applicable federal, state, and city codes, Traffic Signal and Pole Lighting manuals, industry periodicals and electrical diagrams, schematics, blueprints, specifications and sketches; Install, inspect, maintain and repair traffic signal and pole-mounted outdoor lighting; Perform electrical system diagnostics; operate and work from an aerial bucket truck; Work at heights greater than 10 feet; Work according to prescribed safety and professional standards; Direct jobs safely, efficiently and economically; Understand and follow complex oral and written instructions; Work under varying weather conditions; Perform basic mathematical calculations; Respond to after hours and emergency calls after normal working hours and on weekends and holidays; Distinguish between the full range of colors in the color spectrum to work with electrical wires, electronic components, traffic signal and street lights; Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others; Observe and adhere to proper safety precautions; Perform associated manual labor to complete work; Establish effective, cooperative working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the public; Wear OSHA required personal protective equipment including safety restraints, hard hat. COMMITMENT TO SAFETY AND WELLNESS
It is the policy of the City of Kingman to ensure a safe, healthful workplace for all its employees. It requires that every person in the organization assumes the responsibility of individual and organizational safety. Injury and illness losses from incidents are costly and preventable. The City of Kingman will employ an effective accident and illness prevention program and a comprehensive wellness program that involves all its employees in the effort to eliminate workplace hazards and promote employee health and wellness.
All employees are expected and encouraged to participate in safety and wellness program activities including the following: reporting hazards, unsafe work practices and accidents immediately to their supervisors or a safety committee representative; wearing required personal protective equipment; and participating in and supporting safety committee activities. WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics attached to the job description are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the position changes.FIND YOUR REWARDING CAREER WITH US!
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This position is not eligible for benefits except for AZ Sick Leave Accruals earned @ 1hr for every 30 hrs worked.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous