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Electric Engineering Technician I
Electric Engineering Technician I:
$5,745 to $8,083 monthly (26 pay periods annually)
FINAL FILING DATE:
We are accepting the
first 50 qualified applications
or closing at 5 pm, April 27, 2017;
whichever occurs first.
IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Electric Engineering Technician I in the Electric Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 am –5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.
The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.
To perform a variety of technical engineering duties including estimating, planning and designing new electrical service installations and modifications to existing services; to forecast load for existing and future circuits; and to serve as project planner, reviewing applications and meeting with developers, land owners, and other City departments.
This is the entry level class in the Electric Engineering Technician series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience and work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. The Electric Engineering Technician I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives immediate supervision from the Electric Engineering Technician Supervisor.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Prepare plans, specifications and cost estimates for the construction and repair of electric utility facilities such as overhead and underground feeders, extensions, circuit cut-overs, circuit re-arrangements, and major street lighting.
• Review applications and improvement plans prepared by other departments and agencies, and private developers, contractors, and landowners for new electric services and modifications to existing services; determine conditions for approval; attend project meetings and site inspections with contractor and developers.
• Initiate, acquire and abandon easements and rights-of-way for electric facilities and review related legal descriptions; determine the effects of proposed work on existing electric utility facilities and the feasibility of alternate construction proposals.
• Forecast for existing and special projects the electrical capacity and loading of mainline and primary electrical circuits; plan and design electrical systems involving transmission and distribution facilities required to meet present and projected needs.
• Conduct periodic and final inspection of construction projects performed by outside developers and contractors; approve and sign-off on certificates of completion and building occupancy as appropriate.
• Calculate estimates of relocation costs and coordinate electric utility construction projects with outside contractors and City construction crews; and monitor contracts with outside contractors and prepare billings as needed.
• Design and coordinate joint utility trenches for inclusion of other utilities.
• Prepare engineering reports and studies and job packages for work crews.
• Determine, review and administer electrical requirements for service to specific plans, annexations, residential tracts and commercial and industrial developments.
• Prepare joint pole intents, billings, and records; coordinate construction with outside utilities.
• Maintain and update distribution systems records and GIS data model.
• Maintain files and prepare reports.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
• Basic principles and practices of electrical engineering.
• Basic methods and techniques of engineering, drafting and estimating.
• Methods and materials used in the construction of electric utility facilities.
• Algebra, trigonometry and geometry as applied to technical engineering work.
• Use and application of computer aided design software (AutoCAD, GIS).
• Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.
• Learn to perform technical engineering including estimating, planning and designing new electrical service installations and modifications to existing services.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures.
• On a continuous basis sit at a desk or workstation for long periods of time; intermittently, walk, stand, kneel, climb, and bend when working at field/inspection sites; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; use a telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate, and occasionally lift or carry weight of 25 pounds or less.
• Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding elementary engineering problems.
• Perform elementary engineering calculations with speed and accuracy; use and care for engineering equipment.
• Learn department policies, procedures, and City-wide permitting process.
• Learn pertinent local, State, and Federal codes, regulations and laws, and electric utility standards related to construction, extension and maintenance of electric utility facilities.
• Operate computer aide design and drafting software (AutoCAD, GIS).
• Maintain records related to work activities; prepare reports.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Experience and Training
One year of experience performing technical electrical engineering work that involved the design and inspection of electric utility facilities is desirable.
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in electrical engineering, mathematics or a related field.
License or Certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
1. Your responses to questions 2-9, the applicant’s education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula. Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information. This experience must also be described in the “Work Experience" section of this application. Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your “Work Experience” section in the application will not be scored. I understand and agree with the above instructions.
2. How many years of experience do you have working in a Utility?
Less than 1 year
3. Do you have college level course work in electrical engineering, mathematics or a related field? If yes, please list the field you have this course work in and where you completed this college level coursework.
4. Describe your background working for or with an electrical utility.
5. Describe any project management or oversight experience you may have.
6. Describe any experience you have working with a public agency.
7. Describe any experience you have performing field inspections and working with contractors.
8. Describe your experience using Autodesk products and GIS.
9. Describe any experience you have creating, drafting or reviewing electrical or civil improvement plans.
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination. The applicant’s experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations. Please note that applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be required to respond to an online Criminal Conviction Questionnaire sent via e-mail. Failure to respond to this questionnaire within (5) five calendar days of the e-mail notification will result in your application not being considered further. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.
THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
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