City of Las Cruces, NM Industrial Electrician in Las Cruces, New Mexico
$17.95 - $26.93 Hourly
Las Cruces, NM
J041 01-19 LD
1/28/2019 11:59 PM Mountain
Nature of Work
Performs maintenance and repair of electrical components as part of water and wastewater electrical equipment, including well pumps and controllers, booster stations, and utility installations. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services. Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours, and responding to customer issues. Twenty-four (24) hour on-call emergency status. Position functions primarily outdoors with exposure to all types of weather and traffic conditions; exposure to noise, mechanical, electrical, and burn hazards, fumes, gases, dust, moving equipment and vehicles. Moderately heavy physical effort is required to perform job functions including pushing, pulling, and moving items weighing up to one hundred (100) pounds; pulling conduit and wiring from underground; bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, and reaching above shoulder height. Sufficient clarity of speech, hearing, or other communication capabilities, vision or other powers of observation, manual dexterity, and personal mobility and physical reflexes sufficient to effectively and efficiently perform essential job functions.
Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies. Release of Information Form (49 CFR Part 40) required.
FIRST CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO CURRENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES EMPLOYEES WHO MEET ALL THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.
Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.
Full-Time; Regular; Non-Exempt; Union-Represented
Duties and Responsibilities
Troubleshoots and performs the full range of repair and maintenance of large electrical motors (in excess of 350 hp) and the controls for the motors.
Determines electrical requirements for motor installations and wiring schematics for proper control operations.
Determines the schedule for how and where to install electrical equipment for proper operation.
Performs preventive maintenance on programmable controllers at well sites.
Works with 24 to 480 volt single to three-phase electrical systems.
Performs preventive maintenance on well sites, motor controls, and circuits in and around well sites.
Works on electrical construction for new projects; meets and works with engineers on special projects; works with the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.
Works with water operators regarding valves, chemical dosing equipment and systems (CL2), and water projects.
Operates light equipment in the installation and repair of electrical systems.
Maintains records of work orders and completed tasks.
Provides direction and training to electrician apprentice workers.
Performs electrical repairs for the Gas and Solid Waste sections.
Works on stand-by for the wastewater treatment plant.
Equivalent to a high school diploma PLUS four (4) years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment, which includes at least one (1) year of experience in the repair and maintenance of four hundred eighty (480) volt, three-phase motors in excess of one hundred (100) horsepower and the repair and maintenance of the motors. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.
Valid driver's license required; NM Class B Commercial Driver's License must be obtained within six (6) months of hire date; Journeyman Electrician License (EE-98J) required; NM Level IV Water Certification preferred. Position requires an acceptable driving record in accordance with City of Las Cruces policies.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of:principles, practices, techniques, activities, rules and regulations related to the operations and functions of the services provided; installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment; safety and installation codes relating to utility operations; safe and effective use of related supplies, materials, tools, and equipment; occupational and environmental safety and health hazards, and safety practices; principles, techniques and practices of effective and respectful customer service; principles of record keeping and records management; business and personal computers and standard software applications; City organization, operations, policies and procedures to effectively perform the required functions and duties of the position.
Ability to: perform a variety of duties and responsibilities timely and accurately to meet deadlines and to ensure achievement of goals and objectives; adhere to all applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures related to the function of the position and department; use appropriate safety equipment and follow safety procedures; safely operate associated hand and power tools, equipment, and motor vehicles; detect needed maintenance and repairs to make necessary operational adjustments on equipment; navigate across even and uneven surfaces; follow established procedures, guidelines, oral and written instructions; perform technical reading and writing; perform and verify mathematical calculations; read, understand, and comply with a variety of specifications, diagrams, schematics, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations governing related activities, functions, and duties; use sound judgment in decision-making with routine operations; communicate appropriately and effectively orally and in writing; operate a two-way communication device; compile applicable information, maintain accurate records, and review documents and extract relevant information; establish and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships with employees and the public; use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines to successfully meet established goals and objectives.
Skills in: efficient and effective use of related equipment and tools, and techniques required to successfully perform the functions of the position; maintaining complete and accurate records; performing required reading, writing, and mathematical calculations; using independent judgment and personal initiative within established procedural guidelines; operating a personal computer with installed generic and specialized software; assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands to meet established goals.
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Are you a current City of Las Cruces employee? (If you fail to include this information under the work experience section of the application, you may be disqualified from the selection process.)
Position requires at least a high school diploma or GED. Do you meet this minimum requirement? (If you fail to include this information under the education section of the application, you may be disqualified from the selection process.)
Position requires at least four years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment, which includes at least one (1) year of experience in the repair and maintenance of four hundred eighty (480) volt, three-phase motors in excess of one hundred (100) horsepower and the repair and maintenance of the motors. Do you meet this minimum requirement? (If you fail to include this information under the work experience section of the application, you may be disqualified from the selection process.)
Position requires a valid driver's license. Do you meet this minimum requirement?
If you answered "YES" to Question #4 above, please indicate the type of license, license number, expiration date, any restrictions and endorsements, and the state that issued the license.
A Class B commercial driver's license (CDL) must be obtained within six months of hire date. Are you able to fulfill this requirement?
Position requires a valid Journeyman Electrician License (EE-98J). Do you meet this minimum requirement? (If you fail to include this information under the license/certification section of the application, you may be disqualified from the selection process.)
Preference: Do you have a valid New Mexico Level IV Water Certification?
City of Las Cruces
P.O. Box 20000Las Cruces, New Mexico, 88004
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