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Company: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY This position requires a Journeyman Electrician Certificate of Competency issued by Broward County. You will not be considered without this license. The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. The employee in this role installs, maintains, repairs, and replaces electric parts and equipment, motors, street lighting, and electrical wiring systems. This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS. NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

  • Performs electrical work in new construction, maintenance and repair in municipal buildings and facilities
  • Installs, maintains, modifies, and repairs electrical systems, fixtures, and equipment including power appliances, motors, generators, conduit, switches, relays, control boxes, transformers, lighting fixtures, street lights, new services, bridges, and other electrical systems and equipment
  • Tests electrical systems and equipment, detects causes of electrical failures and malfunctions; replaces and/or repairs components
  • Ensures compliance of electrical systems and equipment with applicable codes
  • Calculates line loading leads to determine wire and equipment size and capacity
  • Prepares sketches for electrical layouts and installation
  • Maintains records of work performed; submits reports as required
  • Selects and obtains price bids for electrical equipment; orders equipment; processes paper work
  • Assists in the supervision and training of employees, as needed
  • Reads, interprets, and works from blueprints
  • Perform solar lighting repairs
  • Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a vocational/technical certification in electric work
  • Five (5) years or more of experience at the journeyman level
  • Journeyman Electrician Certificate issued by the Broward County Central Examining Board
  • Possess or be able to obtain a valid State of Florida driver's license within 30 days after hire
  • Commercial Class B driver's license may be required depending on assigned location Special Requirements: Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position involves heavy physical demands, such as exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work Environment Frequency Working in Designated Environment Office or similar indoor environment Sometimes Outdoor environment Frequently or Often Street environment (near moving traffic) Frequently or Often Construction site Seldom or Never Confined Space Sometimes In the community (homes, businesses, etc.) Seldom or Never Lab Seldom or Never Warehouse environment Frequently or Often HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment. An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ) at time of application.Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Keywords: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Lauderdale , ELECTRICIAN, Professions , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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