Company Name: City of Redding
Phone Number: (530) 225-4065
City: Redding
State/Provence: California
Zip: 96001
Job Title: Electrician
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Electrician
Posting Start Date: March 13, 2018
Salary: $48.02
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

The City of Redding Field Services Division of the Electric Utility is establishing an eligibility list to fill a current full-time Electrician vacancy, as well as subsequent vacancies that occur during the life of the list.  The desire is to fill a full time vacancy within the Meter Shop for the City of Redding Electric Utility. Under general supervision, the successful incumbent will be engaged in safely and efficiently performing all classes of electrical work involved with the installation, testing, and calibrating of single phase and poly-phase watt hour meters and related equipment.  The position is responsible for processing meter shipments, recording information, tracking inventory and updating customer records. In addition the successful incumbent will assist with customer metering and power quality complaints, vandalism, power diversion and related metering problems.


The ideal candidate has extensive experience deploying and troubleshooting commercial and residential AMR and AMI meters.  A skilled Meter Shop Electrician with the ability to wire primary and secondary instrument transformer-rated meter installations is highly desirable.

Experience Required:

Typical Qualifications

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.

How to Apply:

Application Process:  Interested individuals must submit a City of Redding online employment application at www.cityofredding.org/jobs, in order to be considered. Incomplete applications may not be processed.  Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection into the examination process. Applications will be reviewed to determine those best qualified to be tested.

Veterans Credit: Veterans who have received an honorable discharge from the military service and receive a passing score on the examination will have 2 points added to their final examination score.  To obtain this credit, veterans MUST provide a copy of the DD214, indicating honorable discharge, WITH EACH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY THE CLOSING DATE.

Examination Process: An oral board interview, written examination, practical exercise, or any combination thereof, may be administered.

Posting End Date: April 13, 2018