PLANT and EQUIPMENT ELECTRICIAN

  • CITY OF RIVERSIDE, CA
  • Riverside, California
  • Oct 31, 2021
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $74,256.00 - $90,228.00 Annually USD

Job Description

The Position

The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of PLANT and EQUIPMENT ELECTRICIAN to fill one (1) vacancy in the Sewer division of the Public Works department. The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.

The ideal candidate will have Journey level industrial electrical background in maintaining, installing and troubleshooting Motor Control Centers, PLC's, plant process electrical equipment and lighting as well as some wastewater plant experience. Knowledge and understanding of NFPA 70E safety requirements as well as some experience with SCADA or equivalent supervisory controls and data acquisition system would be a plus. The City recently completed a $192 million dollar modernization of the 46 MGD wastewater facility located at 5950 Acorn Street Riverside, CA 92504. The project included advanced treatment systems and new technology. This plant expansion introduced several new technologies designed to produce high quality effluent water and increase the plant's efficiency.

Under general supervision, Plant and Equipment Electricians perform skilled electrical and electro-mechanical work in the inspection, repair maintenance, testing and installation of operating and control systems, equipment and fixtures; and do related work as required.

Work Performed
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Install conduit, wire, relays, pull boxes, switchboards and switches in making additions, extensions or alterations in electrical systems.
  • Maintain, repair and replace electrical and electronic equipment, including motor, and pumps, generators, controllers, switchboards, switches and electronic boards, circuitry and components.
  • Troubleshoot, test, locate and repair defects in electrical and electronic circuits and equipment to 4160 volts.
  • Assist in installation and modification of in-plant telephone system and the maintenance of electrical metering and telemetering equipment.
  • Operate a variety of electrical diagnostic and test equipment.
  • Assist in general plant and facility maintenance activities.

Qualifications
Recruitment Guidelines:

Education: Equivalent to completion of twelfth grade.

Experience: Three years journey level experience as an industrial/plant maintenance electrician.

Necessary Special Requirement
Possession of an appropriate, valid class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

Highly Desirable Qualifications:
  • Highly desirable, Grade I or II Electrical/ Instrumentation Technologist certification issued by the California Water Environmental Association (CWEA)
  • Knowledge of SCADA or equivalent system
  • PLC experience in installation, troubleshooting and programming
  • Experience working with higher voltage; up to 12kV
  • Experience working in a motor control center
  • Experience working in an industrial setting (manufacturing, food, wastewater, refinery)


Selection Process
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION:
1) Completed Employment Application
2) Completed Supplemental Questionnaire

PLEASE NOTE: FOR DIRECTIONS ON ATTACHING A DOCUMENT TO AN ON-LINE APPLICATION, OR GENERAL INFORMATION ON COMPLETING YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION, CLICK HERE: ( Application Guide).

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SCHEDULING ASSESSMENTS:
If you are selected to move forward in the assessment process, you may be required to self-schedule your appointment. You will be notified via email of your status and provided with self-scheduling instructions. Please check your email regularly following the closing date of this recruitment.

The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification.

Positions that require, or may require, a California Commercial Driver's License are considered Safety Sensitive and are monitored by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Any candidate being considered for a Safety Sensitive position must submit authorization forms to the City immediately upon request to begin the pre-employment process.
It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment.

It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment.

Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen, and/or medical/physical examination.

NOTE : The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Proof of education listed in your application will be requested at the time of conditional offer. Acceptable documentation consists of transcripts or degree, if applicable, by the accredited U.S. college or university.

Education obtained outside the United States (US) require one of the following options:
  1. An equivalency statement from an evaluation company certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at http://www.naces.org/members.html or the Association of International Credential Evaluators Inc. (AICE) at http://aice-eval.org/members/.
  2. An advanced-level degree from an accredited US college or university.

All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.

THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT.

Job Address

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