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Company: Government jobs
Location: South Pasadena
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Essential Functions

The first review of applications will be October 24, 2022. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants who apply after the first review date are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close any time after the first review when a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Under general supervision, performs skilled work in the maintenance, maintains, diagnoses, modifies, installs and repairs electrical systems and equipment including buildings, street lights, traffic signals, and water pumping facilities control systems, and performs other related duties as required.

Examples of Duties

The duties listed below are examples of the work typically performed by employees in this class. An employee may not be assigned all duties listed and may be assigned duties that are not listed below.

Performs maintenance and repair of street lighting, including checking and replacing bulbs, transformers, starter cards, and fuses; replaces or repairs electrical wire and conduit from pull box to pole; replaces light ballasts; replaces or repairs streetlight poles and arms; trims trees around streetlight fixtures.

Maintains City building electrical related systems, including lighting, air conditioning, and electrical wiring and cabling; replaces fluorescent light bulbs and ballasts; replaces incandescent bulbs; adds or repairs electrical circuits; installs and replaces computer cabling; changes filters in air conditioner; adds chemicals to water towers; maintains and replaces water pumps for air conditioners.

Repairs electrical control panels in pumping facilities; replaces wiring.

Maintains lighting systems in parks and parking lots; replaces time clocks for irrigation systems.

Assists other divisions and departments; hangs banners for special events; trims trees and removes branches.

FLSA Status

Qualification Guidelines

Employment Standards


Three years of electrical maintenance experience that included maintenance of street lighting systems or mechanical systems or any combination of training and/or experience that could likely provide the desired knowledge and abilities.

Knowledge of:

Electrical theory; principles, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the maintenance, installation, and repair of lighting systems and electrical equipment; occupational hazards and safety regulations of the electrical trade; wiring diagrams and print readings.

Ability to:

Test, troubleshoot, and repair electrical equipment; read, interpret and work from plans, drawings and sketches; establish and maintain working relationships with employees and the public; operate bucket truck, dig trenches.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands

Physical Demands
Regularly performs active physical work without prolonged heavy exertion. Occasionally performs strenuous physical work. Physical demands include occasional lifting of objects over 50 pounds, combined with bending, crawling, twisting, working above ground or on irregular surfaces.

Working Conditions

Regular exposure to unpleasant elements such as: dust, fumes and odors, dampness, noise levels, or outside weather conditions. Regularly works at heights up to 50 feet and occasionally up to 100 feet at City parks.

Special Requirements

Special Requirements
A valid California Class "B" Driver's License for equipment to be operated.

Effective January 1, 2013, new members to CalPERS or an agency with CALPERS' reciprocity or who have more than a six month break in service between employment in a CalPERS (or reciprocal) agency will be subject to the provisions of the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) and will receive the 2% at 62 formula.
Employees who are current members of CalPERS or an agency with CalPERS' reciprocity, or who have less than a six month break in service between employment in a CalPERS (or reciprocal) agency and employment with the City will be enrolled in the 2% @ 55 benefit formula.
All employees are required to pay the full employee contribution to CalPERS.
City pays $625+ for Medical Insurance plans, $50,000 Life Insurance Plan, Vacation, Dental, Vision, Holidays, and Sick Leave.
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01 Please complete this Supplemental Questionaire as part of the application screening and selection process. Do not answer "see resume" or "see application" as these are not valid answers. Do you agree to answer each supplemental question truthfully and that your responses can be verified from the information included in the Work Experience and Education sections of your applications?

  • Yes
  • No

    02 Which of the following best describes your level of education in the electrical field?
    • High School Graduate or GED Equivalent
    • Less than 2 years post-secondary education/training
    • Completion of a 2 year trade school program
    • Completion of a 4 year apprenticeship program
    • Completion of both a 2 year trade school and 4 year apprenticeship program
    • None of the above

      03 Please list the specific trade school, apprenticeship program or degree that you completed. Include the name of the educational facility. Do not type "See Resume". If no program was attended, type "N/A".

      04 Please list any certifications that you possess which would be relevant to this position, if you do not have any additional certificates, enter N/A.

      05 Select all the boxes that best describe your paid experience performing Electrician related tasks:
      • Installing conduits, transformers, pull boxes, switches, and commercial and industrial electrical apparatus
      • Servicing, troubleshooting, and repairing pumps and motors, including industrial motor controls and control circuits, and various other types of electrical equipment and apparatus
      • Repairing and replacing broken or defective parts in motors, switches, and fixtures
      • Testing, locating, and repairing trouble in electrical circuits and equipment
      • Inspecting, repairing, and installing lighting systems
      • Reading blueprints and compiling materials lists

        06 Please describe your years of experience as an Electrician? Enter "N/A" if you do not posses any applicable experience.

        07 Which of the following best describes your computer experience/ability:
        • No experience
        • Limited - I am somewhat familiar with computers
        • Moderate - I use a computer occasionally at home and/or at work
        • Extensive - I use various computer programs as a significant portion of my job

          08 Do you possess a valid Class B California driver's license
          • Yes
          • No

            09 Are you able to participate on the emergency on call Standby-by rotation, and respond within 45mintues?
            • Yes
            • No

              * Required Question

Keywords: Government jobs, Los Angeles , Electrician, Professions , South Pasadena, California

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