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Electronics Technician I
ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN I
SALARY: $5218.65 to $7343.18 monthly (26 pay periods annually)
FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 100 qualified applications or closing at 5 pm, October 25, 2017; whichever occurs first.
TEST DATE: Written Exam: Thursday, November 16, 2017
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 Electronics Technician I in the Public Works-Traffic Signals Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm; a flex schedule may be available.
The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.
To perform work in the installation, testing, maintenance, calibration, repair and modification of electrical and electronic equipment and traffic signals.
This is the entry level class in the Electronics 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 Electronics 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 an assigned supervisor; receives technical and functional supervision from the Senior Electronics Technician.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Install, service, operate, test and repair lights, ballasts, switches, motors, air conditioning units, street lights, traffic signals, and other similar electrical and electronic devices.
• Maintain water production and sewage plant equipment such as motor control and automatic switchgear, storm and sewage pumps; install and maintain well starters and related automatic control equipment such as high-voltage circuit breakers, air switches, control wires and protective relays.
• Participate in the design and engineering of electronic components and systems; set, test and repair all types of electric meters.
• Repair computer controllers for traffic signals and motor controls for pumps; program computers for various types of signal control work; troubleshoot hardware and software related problems; install, wire and repair computer mainframes and personal computers; maintain ITS system servers, software and network; perform software and firmware updates to equipment.
• Perform scheduled preventative maintenance; answer emergency and trouble calls regarding burned-out fuses; replace broken wires or light standards.
• Troubleshoot electrical devices and traffic signals; diagnose potential problems and repair or replace devices as required.
• Test emergency generators at various City buildings; clean lubricate and inspect electrical equipment; install energy saving devices in air conditioners; repair air conditioner units as necessary.
• Install, configure, and maintain control, video, and communications equipment.
• Install and maintain telemetering, pilot wire equipment and City-owned and leased communications equipment; locate and make recommendations to correct radio interference.
• Set and service electrical voltage recording devices; locate underground electrical conductors to prevent damage; inspect and repair new and damaged buried cables; supervise contractors performing installation and repair work near cables.
• Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner in a variety of hazardous environments including toxic liquids and gases and high voltages.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Provide inspection of traffic signal projects.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
• Basic principles of electrical and electronic system repair, maintenance, and system design.
• Types of tools, methods and materials used in electrical work.
• Components and parts used in modern street lighting, traffic signals, water pumping, heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems.
• Computer hardware and software.
• Safe work practices.
• Perform maintenance, troubleshoot and repair work on a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment and devices.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand operations, and observe safety rules; intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember equipment location; and explain jobs to others.
• Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when installing, repairing, and servicing equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and lift or carry weight of 50 pounds or less.
• Understand and interpret written and oral instructions, electrical drawings, blueprints, plans and wiring diagrams.
• Use and care for tools and equipment used in maintaining and repairing electrical and electronic devices.
• Work safely under emergency and hazardous conditions including live vehicle traffic.
• Assist others in municipal electrical and electronic maintenance and repair duties.
• 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 in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment and systems related to an electric or service oriented utility, industrial plant or traffic signal systems.
• Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in electronics or a related field.
License or Certificate
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
1. Your responses to question 2, the applicant’s 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 field related electrical or electronic experience do you have?
- I don’t have any Experience
- 1-2 Years
- 3-4 Years
- 4-5 Years
- 5+ Years
3. What computer, networking, or programming experience do you have?
4. Please describe the most difficult electrical or electronic troubleshooting you have experienced. Include details on how you found and resolved the problem as well as any tools that were used.
5. What other industry related specialty tools have you used. IE meters, data loggers, oscilloscopes, voltage regulators, other specialty instrumentation.
6. What other experiences, job related or personal, qualify you for this position.
Applications will be screened and those applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to a written exam (pass/fail). Please note that applicants invited to the test will be required to hand in a Criminal Conviction Questionnaire sent via e-mail with the written test invitation. Candidates receiving a passing score will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. Based upon responses to the supplemental application question 2, the applicant’s responses will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Supplemental questions 3-6 will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations. 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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