Applications Accepted from:
ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Workdays & Hours:
M - F 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; * On Call nights and weekends*
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Researches and analyzes causes of electrical failures; repairs, replaces and installs new equipment/components and related hardware to maximize function ability. Provides preventive maintenance ensuring safe and clean operating conditions. Troubleshoots, maintains, manages and upgrades existing electromechanical and electronic installations and systems. Responds to emergency calls for various types of electrical failures and shutdowns. Organizes, schedules and monitors work assignments. Researches technical product specifications. Compares and evaluates vendors' product pricing to determine most competitive bid. Inspects field locations to determine appropriate types and placement of electrical components for installation. Assists in the inventory control management of electrical parts and components to provide appropriate supply levels. Assists other trades as needed. Must be willing to work overtime and be "on call" nights and weekends. All duties and responsibilities may not be in this job description. May be required to pass a Houston Police Department Criminal Background check.
This position involves considerable physical exertion, such as regular climbing of ladders, lifting heavy objects (up to 80 pounds) on a highly frequent basis and/or assuming awkward positions for long periods of time. There are occasional exposures to extreme levels of temperature, air pollution, noise pollution, chemical gases and substances, and/or contagious diseases or physical trauma conditions of a short-term disabling nature, such as broken bones or temporary loss of sight or hearing.
Requires a high school degree or a GED certificate. Requires a successful completion of an apprentice electrician program approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training or the equivalent as recognized by the Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board.
No journey level experience is required.
Valid Driver's License and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2). A valid State of Texas Journeyman Electrician License is required. May require a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
Preference will be given to applicants with 2-5 years journeyman level experience in electrical construction and renovation.
** Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION YES
If Yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Pay Grade 18
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm. For application status inquires please contact 832-393-0051.
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
All new and rehire must pass a per-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information. If you need special service or accommodations, please call TTY 7-1-1.