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Electrical Technician I

FLSA: Hourly

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SALARY RANGE:

(027) $18.91 - $26.91 an hour     $39,332.80 - $55,972.80 a year

JOBCODE: 006141

JOB PURPOSE: The selected candidate will be responsible for performing assignments of more than average difficulty involving electrical maintenance.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs electrical work in buildings, facilities, bridges, and plants; installs, maintains, modifies, and repairs electrical fixtures and equipment including power appliances, overhead circuits, underground conduits, motors, relays, switches, and control boxes up to and including 13,200V application and DC voltages.

  • Installs wall outlets and connects motors, appliances, heating and cooling equipment, transformers, and motor control circuitry.

  • Maintains repairs and adjusts meters, governors and timers.

  • Installs and assists in the maintenance and repair of electrical motors and generators used in various pumping operations.

  • Uses hand, bench and machine tools in repair and maintenance of cranes, pumps, and other plant machinery and equipment; operates cutting torches and welders.

  • Detects causes of electrical failures; interprets and ensures compliance with electrical codes;

    calculates line leads to determine wire and equipment size and capacity; prepares sketches for electrical layouts and installation.

  • Operates light automotive equipment.

  • Reads, interprets, and works from blueprints, diagrams and schematics.

  • Cuts and threads pipes in order to facilitate installation or repair.

  • Builds concrete foundations to facilitate construction.

  • Performs lubrication, preventative maintenance and periodic maintenance/adjustments to bridge operating systems.

  • Performs yard operations such as clean-up, minor repair, sorting of scrap materials, and other

    related duties.

  • Loads and unloads heavy items including supplies, equipment and materials manually.

  • Installs construction signs and barricades in order to re-route traffic.

  • Installs solid state/electromechanical flashers to ensure proper functioning.

  • Checks safety equipment to ensure operations and compliance with safety regulations.

  • Performs related work as required.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGES, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Working knowledge of: the standard tools, methods, materials, and practices of the electrical

trade; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions, to include work with high

voltages; municipal and national electrical codes.

Ability to: interpret and work from technical sketches and blueprints; locate, define, and repair

defects in electrical facilities and equipment; plan, layout, install, alter, repair, and maintain a

variety of electrical systems and equipment, some of which are relatively complex; understand

and effectively carry out oral and written instructions, establish and maintain effective working

relationships with others; perform work requiring physical strength; operate light motor vehicles.

Skill in: use and care of standard tools, equipment, and testing devices of the electrical trade.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school supplemented by college level course work in electrical engineering and six (6) months related experience; OR, graduation from an accredited high school with one (1) year related work experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

EXAMINATION:

Evaluation of training and experience.

TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of September 9, 2013. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.

HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to careers@tampagov.net.

08-26-13 (006141)

Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 9/9/2013 will not be processed.

This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.