• City of Long Beach, CA
  • Long Beach, California
  • Feb 19, 2021
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $3,516.32 - $4,785.68 Biweekly USD

Job Description


Applications are available online beginning Friday, February 19, 2021, through 4:30 PM, Friday, April 23, 2021, EXTENDED.

Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021, current salary ranges may be impacted by the city-wide furlough.


Under direction, performs responsible supervisory and specialized professional work in electrical engineering; designs, develops, and evaluates interior and exterior electrical power distribution systems including lighting, fire detection and suppression, communication, security, computer, mechanical control, railroad signalization, fiber optic infrastructure systems, local and wide area networks, container crane power and control systems, refrigerated container unit power outlets and remote monitoring systems, and container terminal switchgear; develops and evaluates task requirements and technical standards for work performed by consultants; coordinates electrical service requirements with utility companies; estimates electrical construction costs and recommends energy-saving improvements; inspects both in-progress and completed work; applies electrical codes and standards to the design of city electrical facilities; may assist in the selection, training, work assignment, and evaluation of subordinates; prepares standards for world application of shore to ship power and controls ("cold ironing"), designs photovoltaic systems, develops procedures and requirements to restore electrical power system to port terminals within a short time after a disaster; and performs other related duties as required.


• Current registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of California (proof required)*AND
• Four years of paid, full-time equivalent experience with primary responsibility for preparation or review and approval of standards, designs, and cost estimates of electrical engineering projects, which must have been gained after graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Electrical Engineering (proof required)* , OR after passing the Engineering-in-Training (E.I.T). examination in the field of Engineering (proof of successful completion of the E.I.T. examination showing date awarded required)*.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Thorough knowledge of electrical engineering theories, principles, methods, techniques, tools, and equipment used in the design, construction, testing, calibration, maintenance, and repair of industrial electrical and electronic equipment and devices.
• Working knowledge of general construction practices.
• Knowledge of National Electrical Codes (NEC), ordinances, standards, and regulations pertaining to the work.
• Knowledge of project management methods and practices for planning, budgeting, scheduling, monitoring performance, and evaluating results.
• Ability to provide field solutions to electrical construction problems and ensure contractor compliance with plans, specifications.
• Ability to work with division staff, consultants, and local agencies.

Willingness to work weekends, evenings, overtime, and holidays as needed.

A valid motor vehicle operator's license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of appointment.

*Proof of required documents must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristics on the form. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Electrical engineering experience related to marine terminal operations; Experience in SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition); Experience in ETAP (Electrical Transient Analyzer Program), SKM Systems Analysis Inc., or other power distribution's software is desirable for some positions.


Application Packet...........................................................Qualifying

This selection procedure will be conducted using a non-competitive process, which means applications are evaluated solely on training, experience, education, or certification. All applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be placed on a list. This is a continuous eligible list, which means eligible lists may be established periodically and may expire six months from their effective date. Applicants may apply only once during a four-month period. Applications received by March 22, 2021, will be placed on Test #01 established eligible list for this recruitment. Applicants receiving Veteran's Credit will be placed on the eligible list first and then in the order in which applications were filed.

Based on the number of applications accepted, the selection procedure may be changed. In the event of the need to revise the selection procedure, those affected will be notified of the details at a later date.

If you have not received notification within two weeks of applying contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public.

This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

J.O.B. K89NN-21 SV:EE 2/17/2021Closing Date/Time: 4/23/2021 4:30 PM Pacific

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