INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN (Plant Electricians and Professional Electricians)

  • City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Dec 06, 2019
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $23.31 - $36.15 Hourly

Job Description

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the required minimum qualifications.
The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking an Industrial Electrician. The individual will be an independent thinker and be goal-driven to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. An Individual that is passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in?  Click here to apply.
This is skilled, journeyman level work in the installation, maintenance and repair of industrial electrical systems and equipment.
Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification.   The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.
  • Converts industrial control centers from outdated technology to an up to date SCADA (Supervisory, Control, And Data Acquisition) system
  • Installs and repairs electrical systems and devices in and around city buildings
  • Installs and repairs Industrial Motor Controls and smart electrical control systems.
  • Tests electrical systems and equipment; detects causes of electrical failures and malfunctions; replaces and/or repairs components
  • Ensures compliance of electrical systems and equipment with applicable codes
  • Reviews electrical projects for upgrades; reads and prepares electrical diagrams
  • Prepares reports documenting issues identified during reviews of projects (drawings, specifications, etc.)
  • Interfaces with consultants and contractors during construction projects, assessments and testing activities
  • Maintains inventory and orders materials or services
  • Prepares specifications for the purchasing of specialized electrical components and parts
  • Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) to prepare documents and procedures and research components and parts
  • May act as technical lead of lower class employees during specific work assignments
  • Maintains records of work performed
  • Assists in preparing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)
  • Uses and knowledgeable of digital tools and asset management systems
  • Ensures compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures
  • Works around high voltage, rotating equipment and various hazardous chemicals
Performs related work as required

Special Requirements:
Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work.
Non-Essential Employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency but may be required to work in some capacity after the declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine when the employee will be required to work.

The position involves heavy physical demands, such as exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. This position will be exposed to medium voltage (4,160 volts, 480 volts, etc.), will work around chemicals (chlorine, hydrogen peroxide, etc.), exposed to hydrogen sulfide as well as noisy areas and rotating equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Passion for job :  Maintains a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and self-starting approach to achieve and maintain higher levels of performance.  Lead by example to inspire employee commitment and motivation to ensure that Community Builders (employees) and neighbors (customers) experience the highest level of service and satisfaction.
Commitment to Excellence/Continuous Improvement :  Demonstrates a commitment to quality, takes pride in work, and strives to deliver the best possible results. Upholds the City's Quality Management System (QMS) through provision of consistent quality services that meet the needs and expectations of neighbors (customers) and other interested parties.   Aims to enhance neighbor satisfaction with city services by looking for opportunities to improve performance, generating ideas for improving processes, and thoroughly reviews work. Resilience, determination and innovation are all qualities essential for success.
Job Knowledge: The demonstration of specialized knowledge required to perform the job. Takes initiative in learning and implementing new concepts, technologies, and/or methods.
Customer Service Orientation :   Keeps internal and/or external customer(s) in mind at all times. Strives to proactively address customer concerns and needs.  Assists business partners and neighbors to achieve their work goals via application of their own skills and knowledge; strives to provide consistent customer satisfaction and proactively seek customer feedback.
Personal Credibility: Projects self-control, confidence, and composure while managing emotions, time, energy, and performance.
Results Orientation:   Demonstrates knowledge of what results are important, and focuses resources to achieve them.
Accountability: Takes personal responsibility for outcomes.
Engagement: Care about work assignments and meets expectations for work schedules and accomplishing assignments. Shows commitment to the organization and its goals.
Communication: Speaks, writes, and listens effectively in a variety of circumstances, shares information and ideas with others.
Ethics and Integrity : Degree of trustworthiness and ethical behavior of an individual with consideration for the knowledge one has of the impact and consequences when making a decision or taking action.  All community builders should familiarize themselves with the City's Policy and Standards Manual (PSM) Chapter 6, Section 10, Sub Section 8 (City Employee Code of Ethics).
Teamwork: Works effectively with others to achieve business goals and objectives.  Takes steps to promote cohesiveness, collaboration and synergy with associates throughout the organization. Bridges personal, business and cultural differences to work effectively in team settings.
Dependability & Consistency: Effectively and reliably accomplishing assignments and fulfilling the position responsibilities with minimal supervision, taking responsibility for personal work tasks.  Produces a regular volume of output processed.
Flexibility & Adaptability: Works effectively within a variety of situations; quickly adapting and responding to change, sometimes under situation of stress.
Initiative: Assertively addresses issues and problems that stand in the way of organizational progress.
Productivity and Work Quality: Ensures quality of work and work products match organization and department expectations.  Reviews one's own work for completeness and accuracy, seeks information or assistance when needed, and works well with other employees to provide quality work products and seeks to improve processes and practices to enhance quality and productivity.
Technical Expertise: Applies and improves extensive or in-depth specialized knowledge, skills, and judgment to accomplish a result or to accomplish one's job effectively.
Continuous Learning: The extent to which one is able to independently determine the need for personal and professional growth, appropriately identify relevant learning opportunities, and willingly participate in such developmental opportunities.
Time Management: Ability to prioritize and organize own actions to achieve targeted objectives.
Established Date: 11/18/2018       Revised Date: February 13, 2019
Management Category: 0             Classification Level: Advanced  
FLSA: Non-Exempt                        EEO Code: 7   -Category-Skilled Craft Work        
Class Code: TM060                      Pay Grade: TG07   

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  1. High School Diploma or equivalency supplemented by a vocational / technical certification in electric work
  2. Must possess at least three (3) years of experience at the journeyman level.
  3. Journeyman Electrician Certificate issued by the Broward County Central Examining Board.
Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job-related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for one year of the required experience or education.


Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests:  Evaluation of Training & Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method.  Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify.  All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment.

An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes.  To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form J-204.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous