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Electrician (Engineering & Water Resources)

Company: City of Sacramento
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

JOB The City of Sacramento requires all newly appointed employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Candidates seeking an accommodation from this requirement will be considered on a case-by-case basis.IDEAL CANDIDATE STATEMENTThe ideal candidate will have completed a recognized apprenticeship program, with 4 years of experience working at the journey level in an industrial environment. The ideal candidate will also have received training and experience related to safely working with up to medium voltage electrical systems. This experience could include power transformers, vacuum and air frame circuit breakers, switchgear, motors, variable speed drives, and distribution cabling. -DEFINITIONThis is skilled journey-level work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical/electronic systems and equipment in various municipal buildings, parks, stations, plants, street lighting and fire alarm systems. The work involves the performance of skilled tasks in accordance with standard trade practices in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of electrical/electronic systems, and equipment. Assignments are made in the form of written or oral instructions and may be accompanied by sketches and/or blue prints. Work is ordinarily performed independently and subject to inspection in process or upon completion. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES EXAMPLES OF DUTIESInstalls conduits, wire, pull boxes, switchboards, and switches required in making additions, extensions, or alterations in electrical, communication and data systems. -Repairs and maintains building interior and exterior lighting, power, heating, fire alarm, and street lighting systems. -Repairs and/or replaces defective parts in motors, generators, pumps, storage batteries, switchboards, controllers, contactors, switches, uninterruptible power supplies, and other fixtures and appliances. -Tests, locates, and repairs trouble in electrical circuits and equipment including medium voltage distribution systems. -Repairs and replaces damaged electroliers, fire alarm boxes, and police telephone boxes; replaces defective underground cables on street lighting system. -Performs limited troubleshooting, repair, and modifications to PLC hardware and software.Reviews project documents prior to construction and inspects the work of electrical contractors to ensure conformance with plans and specifications. -Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual holding this classification. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 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. -The installation, operation and maintenance of electrical/electronic equipment, apparatus, and instruments.Ability to:Understand and follow oral and written instructions and to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and diagrams. -Read and write the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance.Skill in:Locating and adjusting defects in electrical systems and equipment. -The use and care of tools and equipment of the electrical trade.Experience and Education:Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be experience as a journey-level Electrician. Journey level is completion of a recognized apprenticeship and 8,000 hours in the field.PROOF OF EDUCATION -Should education be used to qualify for this position, then proof of education such as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees should be submitted with your application and will be required at the time of appointment. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable. - -An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. -Evaluation of education records will be due at time of appointment.SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONSDriver License:Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Loss of the Class C License is cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.Residency Requirement:Employees in this classification must reside within thirty-five (35) air miles from the freeway interchange at W-X Streets, 29th-30th Streets within one year following appointment.PROBATIONARY PERIOD:Employees must complete twelve (12) months of probation at a satisfactory performance level prior to gaining permanent status. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the applicant inbox. - - -1. Application: -(Pass/Fail) - All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application to the Employment Office by the final filing deadline;Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted. -Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified: -If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the duties area of the "Work Experience" section. Note: Qualifying experience is based on full-time experience (40 hours per week). Qualifying experience is calculated to the full-time equivalent (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week).If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section. -Proof of education such as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees should be submitted online with your application. Proof of education will be required at time of appointment.Position/job titles will not be considered in determining eligibility for meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. -If you're requesting Veteran's credit, a copy of your DD214 must be submitted online with your application, delivered in person, or sent to the Employment Office by email/fax or mailed by the final filing deadline. Information regarding the use of Veteran's credit can be found in the Civil Service Board rules under rule 4.9C.Applicants are responsible for attaching a copy of their DD214 to each position for which they apply. -2. Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail)- Human Resources will evaluate employment applications for the minimum qualifications stated on the job announcement.3. Screening For Most Qualified: -(Pass/Fail) - In the event of a large candidate pool, each candidate's Work Experience section of the application will be evaluated and rated. Only those candidates determined to be the most qualified -will proceed to the next step in the selection process. A resume will not substitute for the information required in the Work Experience section of the application. -4. Performance Test: (Weighted 100%) - Qualified candidates will be notified by email of the test date, time, and location approximately one to two weeks prior to the test. The performance test will be job related and may include, but not limited to, the knowledge and abilities as outlined above.TEST EXEMPTION - If you have previously taken the Electrician exam within the past year of the final filing date of this posting, -you may be considered exempt from taking the Electrician Exam. -The City of Sacramento's Human Resources Department will verify applicant's eligibility at the time of the final filing deadline of this job posting. -5. -Eligibility - Candidates who pass the performance test will be placed on an eligible list. The hiring department may contact those on the eligible list for an interview at any time during the life of the one-year list. Candidate's eligibility expires year from the date of notification of a passing score for the Electrician -examination. Candidates can take the examination at any time to maintain eligibility. -If you are currently on an active eligible list for the Electrician classification, it is unnecessary to retake the examination. -The eligible list is effective one year from the date of passing the examination for the Electrician. -If you are hired from the eligible list you will no longer have active status on the eligible list per Civil Service Board Rule, 5.7(i). Applicants interested in maintaining their eligibility will need to take and pass the exam after their hire date. - 6. -Conditional Hire: -Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete and pass LiveScan/fingerprinting; and provide proof of receiving a complete COVID-19 vaccination. If applicable, candidates may also need to pass a pre-employment medical exam, controlled substance and/or alcohol test, and possess any required licensure or certification prior to receiving a start date from the Department. Failure to meet these prerequisites will be grounds for withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment. - -QUESTIONS: -For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process:Please visit for a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the application process. -For technical support between 6 AM - 5 PM PT, contact Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627. -Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at; -Send an email to; -Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726

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