Department of Assets, Information and Services
Number of positions:
IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS
(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)
IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED "ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY", CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT. YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”
(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).
FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.
This position is open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City's collective bargaining agreement with the I.B.E.W. INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS (LOCAL 134), BARGAINING UNIT 32 (BU 32)
Under supervision, performs journey-level electrical work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical wiring systems and equipment found in municipal buildings, airports, water purification plants, and substations, and performs related duties as required
Reads blueprints, specifications, and work orders to assess work required and to determine the proper installation and repair method to use
Ensures adequate supplies of tools, equipment and materials are at work sites to complete jobs Performs electrical installations and maintains and repairs electrical wiring and equipment
Installs and maintains conduits for telephone and electrical circuits and switchgear, and tests and replaces over-current devices
Starts, stops, maintains, and repairs large pump motors found in water purification plants and pumping stations
Installs, maintains, and repairs lighting systems in airports’ operations areas
Services and maintains electronic equipment used in emergency communications including dispatch console and data radio control equipment
Tests and maintains telecommunications circuits to ensure proper systems operations
Installs, maintains and performs bench repairs and optimization of portable and mobile radios and data terminals, automatic vehicle locator equipment, trunked radio systems and related equipment
Uses testing equipment to inspect and test electrical installations and repair work for compliance with safety and building code requirements
Positions with an A card are regularly engaged in medium and high voltage installations and repairs (e.g., 480V – 4160V)
Prepares work activity reports
The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.
1869 West Pershing Road
7:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday Days Off: Saturday and Sunday
$50.00 per hour
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
Successful completion of a US Department of Labor registered electrical mechanic apprenticeship training program and journeyman status; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required
Some positions may be required to obtain airfield certification
Some positions may require a first class FCC license
Some positions may require status as a journeyman wireman and possess a valid A card
Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing. You must also provide your valid U.S. driver's license at time of processing
To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields
This position requires applicants to complete a written test / skills assessment. Test results will be sent out by the Department of Human Resources after test results have been analyzed and compiled. Applicants who receive a passing score on the test will be hired in seniority order or random order.
- Substantial lifting (up to 50 pounds) is required
- Ability to stand and walk for extended or continuous periods of time
- Ability to quickly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with one's body, arms, and/or legs
- Ability to climb staircases, ladders, and/or step stools
- Ability to operate applicable hand tools, power tools, and equipment
- Ability to tolerate heights while working
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
Experience with Building Automation Systems
Experience installing fire/burglary systems
Experience programming PBX systems
Experience installing thin wall and rigid conduit
Experience working with motor controls, HVAC, and basic circuitry
VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE:
The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.
Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.
All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago
Lori Lightfoot, Mayor
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Standard Time (C.S.T.) Applications for this position will be accepted from October 26, 2020 until 11:59p.m. CST on November 9 2020. No exceptions will be made.
Oct 26, 2020, 12:01:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Nov 9, 2020, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 32 | Salary: $50.00/hour Pay Basis:Yearly