Electrician (Substation)

Company Name: City of Redding
Phone Number: (530) 225-4406
City: Redding
State/Provence: California
Zip: 96049-6071
Job Title: Electrician (Substation)
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Electrician
Posting Start Date: June 15, 2018
Salary: $48.02
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 8
Work Time Type: Hours

The City of Redding Electric Utility is establishing an eligibility list to fill a current full-time vacancy for the position of Electrician as well as subsequent vacancies that occur during the life of the list. The position requires a working knowledge of utility substation operations principles, processes, and procedures and a comprehensive knowledge of maintenance and mechanical techniques/procedures, including safety procedures and techniques, and tools and equipment used in the installation, modification, maintenance and operation of high-voltage substation facilities; terminology and mathematics associated with substation activities; basic electronic and electrical theory. Under general supervision, the Electrician position perform all classes of electrical work involved with the installation, testing, repair, and monitoring of protective and supervisory equipment, control and instrumentation devices, revenue meters, station equipment, remote control devices, telemetering equipment, and recording instruments.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience deploying and troubleshooting electrical substations. Experience in commercial and residential AMR and AMI meters and the ability to wire primary and secondary instrument-rated meter installations would also be highly desirable.

Examples of Duties: Service, maintain, repair, test, operate, install, and calibrate all equipment and facilities encompassed by that of an electric utility, such as electric substations and power generation facilities and their respective control, metering, protective relaying, instrumentation, transformers, circuit breakers, supervisory, telemetering, monitoring, and communications systems and all associated apparatus; install, test, and maintain instrument transformers and revenue metering; perform recording voltage surveys at customers’ service panels; test, calibrate, install, fabricate, service, repair and maintain electrical devices and equipment; communicate and work with customers, contractors, other City employees and associated government agencies; perform inspections on electrical construction projects; read and field corrects construction drawings, wiring diagrams, and schematics; provide, maintain, and develop records, test reports, and test procedures for assigned work orders; operate, program, and maintain software and computer equipment related to maintaining inventory, metering, voltage recording, and AMI applications; perform other related duties as assigned.

Experience Required:

Knowledge of:  Accident prevention rules and regulations; the National Electric Code requirements; local codes and regulations; EUSERC standards; Title 8 (OSHA); utility operating, maintenance, and testing procedures; appropriate electrical theory; and electrical test equipment and standards of measurement, computer applications for utility testing and maintenance.

Ability to:  Interact effectively with the public and employees; communicate effectively orally and in writing; demonstrate qualified electrical and electronics background including appropriate use of electrical test instruments, computers, and other measurement devices; read electrical blue prints, schematics, and equipment manuals; operate small hand tools; operate vehicles, forklifts, bucket trucks and other related equipment; and perform work with skill, efficiency, and safety.

Education & Experience: Any combination of training or experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance.  Typical education would include a high school diploma, or equivalent, with additional course work in electricity, electronics, and electrician apprenticeship training.  Typical experience would include five years of relevant journey-level experience.  In addition to metering experience, a background in the installation, operation and repair of substation monitoring and control equipment is highly desirable.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California Driver’s license or the ability to acquire one within ten days of appointment.

How to Apply:

View detailed job announcement and apply online at www.cityofredding.org/jobs. Apply by 07/16/18.


Posting End Date: July 15, 2018