The City of Houston ELECTRICIAN in Houston, Texas

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ELECTRICIAN

Salary

$18.14 - $27.75 Hourly

Location

6200 Wheeler, TX

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

Parks and Recreation

Job Number

20905

Closing

3/11/2019 11:59 PM Central

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Division FACILITIES MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

Workdays & Hours M – F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.*

*Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Houston Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to building a sustainable community and enhance the quality of urban life by providing safe well-maintained parks and offering affordable programming for our community. To achieve this mission, HPARD is seeking an Electrician to join its Facilities Management & Development team. The potential candidate will play a key role in the following duties:

  • Troubleshoot, maintain, manage and upgrade existing electrical installation systems.

  • Research and analyze causes of failures.

  • Repair, replace and install new equipment components and related hardware to maximize function.

  • Provide preventive maintenance ensuring safe and clean operating conditions.

  • Prepare and update various records, logs and reports.

  • Respond to emergency calls for various types of electrical failures and shutdowns.

  • Research technical products specifications.

  • Assist in the inventory control management of electrical parts and components to provide appropriate supply levels.

  • Inspect field locations to determine appropriate type and placement of electrical components for installation.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This position involves considerable physical exertion such as regular climbing of ladders, lifting of heavy objects weighing up to 80 pounds on a frequent basis and/or assuming awkward positions for long periods of time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires a high school degree or a GED certificate. Requires successful completion of an apprentice electrician program approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training or the equivalent as recognized by the Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

No journey level experience is required.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

A valid State of Texas Journeyman Electrician License is required. Must have a valid driver's license and comply with the City of Houston's policy on driving. May require a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

PREFERENCES

Eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.

  • The ability to interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings, design specification, City Electrical Code, National Electrical Code, and experience in installation and maintenance of high and low voltage distribution systems. Knowledge of operating heavy equipment such as high-reach bucket truck, derrick digger, ditching machines.

  • Successful applicant must obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within one year of employment.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED

The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION YES

If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION

Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range is: Pay Grade 18

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-395-7108.

If you need special services or accommodations, call (832.395.7108). (TTY 7-1-1).

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.

Benefits include:

• Medical

• Dental

• Vision

• Wellness

• Life insurance

• Long-term disability

• Retirement pension

• 457 deferred compensation plan

• Employee Assistance Program

• 10 days of vacation each year

• 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday

• Flexible schedules

• Professional development opportunities

• Transportation/parking plan

• Section 125 pretax deductions

• Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan

• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

For plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html

01

Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?

  • Yes

  • No

02

Please select the type of CURRENT/VALID Driver's license you have from the choices below:

  • Class A

  • Class B

  • Class C

  • None of the above

03

What is the highest level of education you have obtained?

  • Less than GED/High School Diploma

  • GED/ High School Diploma and have not completed an Apprentice electrician program

  • GED/ High School Diploma and have completed an Apprentice electrician program

  • Associate's Degree and have not completed an Apprentice electrician program

  • Associate's Degree and have completed an Apprentice electrician program

  • Bachelor's Degree or beyond and have not completed an Apprentice electrician program

  • Bachelor's Degree or beyond and have completed an Apprentice electrician program

  • None of these

04

Do you have a valid State of Texas Journeyman Electrician's License?

  • Yes

  • No

05

Work related experience- Please select all that apply and can be verified

  • Ability to interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings

  • Knowledge of City Electrical Code

  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code

  • Installation and maintenance of high and low voltage distribution systems

  • None of the above

06

Work related equipment- Please select the equipment you have verifiable experience operating.

  • High-reach bucket truck

  • Derrick digger

  • Ditching Machines

  • None of the above

07

Are you aware that you must obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within one year of employment?

  • Yes

  • No

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