East Bay Municipal Utility District | Oakland, CA

Salary Range: $88,716 - $102,708 Annually, Plus Excellent Benefits, including Pension Benefits
Open Date: 11/07/2016
Close Date:

Position Description

EBMUD Job Title: Electrical Technician
Apply online at www.ebmud.com/jobs
Position Open until Filled

East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is inviting skilled electricians with industrial electrical experience to apply for Electrical Technician. Join a knowledgeable and motivated team who take pride in doing quality work in preventive, predictive, and corrective electrical maintenance. Maintain, repair, and install electrical and electronic circuits, motors, controls and equipment used in large water distribution systems and wastewater treatment facilities. Electrical Technicians typically spend a large portion of time working on field assignments including high voltage work (over 12 kV).

Competitive candidates will have industrial electrical experience in maintaining/repairing and/or installing switchgear, MCCs, VFDs, softstarters, UPSs, electric motors, control panels, power distribution and lighting systems similar to those found at EBMUD facilities.

The salary range is $7,393 per month increasing to $7,763, $8,151 and $8,559 after 12, 24, and 36 months, respectively.

Position Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge and abilities indicated above. Typical means of acquiring the essential knowledge and abilities is a combination of training and experience equivalent to:

1. A high school diploma, or its equivalent, AND either

2a. Attainment of recognized journey level status as an Electrician in general electrical installation and repair work (this generally requires completion of a recognized apprenticeship program or a minimum of 4-1/2 years of journey level industrial electrical experience) OR

2b. 16 months of experience comparable to the EBMUD Electrical Worker III classification, including satisfactory completion of the appropriate courses and advanced on-the-job training as specified in EBMUD's Trades Training Program.

Additional Requirements:
• Must possess a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.
• Must possess the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the class, including sufficient agility to climb to a height of 65 feet, sufficient strength to lift and maneuver equipment and materials such as conduit or pipe up to a weight of 90 pounds with assistance, and sufficient color vision to differentiate cable color coding.
• Must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
• Must be willing to work overtime in emergency situations. May be required to be clean shaven on a scheduled basis to wear respiratory protection equipment.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. For more information, see our FAQ page at http://www.ebmud.com/jobs/job-resources/job-faqs-frequently-asked-questions/.

EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disability

How to Apply

Submit a completed EBMUD application online at www.ebmud.com/jobs by 4:30 p.m. on the following cut-off dates: February 24, 2017, May 26, 2017 and August 25, 2017. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. All qualified applications will be competitively evaluated. Those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to a written test. The written test may cover electrical principles such as circuits, transformers, generators and motors, electrical practices such as wiring, maintenance, construction, PLCs, codes, tools, equipment and safety. Those candidates successful in the written test will then be invited to the performance test. The performance test is a hands-on shop test that covers equipment identification and troubleshooting. The qualifying interview panel will cover blue print reading, troubleshooting, maintenance and construction.
Contact Email: katherine.tate@ebmud.com
Website: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/ebmud/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1577555