Electrician II

Under general supervision is responsible for skilled repair, design, modification, fabrication, and installation of electrical controls, electrical systems and equipment, and/or airport lighting and Navaids systems, and other related assigned duties. *Work schedule as follows: 6:30 AM – 5:00 PM / Monday – Thursday.

Position Category: Labor and Trade
Requires Background Check: False
Position Code: 7392-0020KV
Department: Streets & Stormwater
Division: Traffic Operations
Pay Grade: LT-19
Starting Salary: $20.93/Hr.

Essential Job Functions:

Designs, fabricates, installs, maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots traffic signal control cabinets, large and small, high and low voltage electric motors, electrical poles and masts, switches, cables, controllers, electronic equipment, and/or runway lighting, Navaids, and electrical distribution panels in accordance with the national electrical code

Installs, maintains, and repairs electrical/mechanical systems at various City facilities

Reviews submitted electrical blueprint diagrams and draws blueprints of manufactured electrical systems

Sets up, troubleshoots, repairs, and dismantles electrical/mechanical systems and equipment at various trade shows, conventions, meetings, and sporting events

Installs, operates, and maintains two and three-stage pumping stations of various complexity

Assembles traffic signal heads and fittings

Repairs, calibrates, and modifies electronically controlled systems in the field

Troubleshoots faulty and damaged electrical and electronic equipment

Diagnoses and repairs complex electrical and electronic systems and modifies during emergencies

Establishes and maintains service and circuit lines

Assists in troubleshooting, testing, and problem diagnosis of electrical controls, motors, motor starters, and Maintenance Monitor Computer (MMC)

Maintains a 13,200 voltage distribution system

Reports and corrects violations of the national electrical code

Operates a variety of light and heavy automotive equipment

Purchases major equipment and maintains inventory control of repair stock and supplies for equipment

Makes time and cost material estimates to upgrade electrical/electronic systems

Ensures compliance of safety practices and procedures on worksite

Keeps various log books and records of repairs and completed tasks and processes work orders

Inspects pump stations, reservoirs, tanks, and work performed by contractors to ensure electrical codes are met

Uses megohmeter, amprobe, multimeter, ground fault locator and various other electrical testing devices

Performs preventive maintenance on all electrical systems

Prepares various reports and maintains inventory

May supervise and/or lead a small number of employees in same or lower classifications

Minimum Requirements:

Graduation from high school or possession of a General Educational Development Certificate (GED), and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in electrical construction, maintenance, or quality control assembly and diagnostic work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience per Personnel Policies and Procedures, Section 128.

Comprehensive knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment of the electrical trade; good knowledge of electronic circuitry and the principles, tools, and equipment used in its repair and maintenance; some positions require considerable knowledge of the installation, maintenance, repair, and testing of Airport Lighting and Navigational Aid Systems; some positions require good knowledge of computer operations; and good knowledge of occupational hazards of the electrical trade and appropriate precautionary measures. Ability to work from blueprints, diagrams, and schematics; ability to locate and repair defects in complex electrical, mechanical, and electronic systems and equipment; ability to work with high voltages; ability to make time and material estimates; ability to perform heavy work in adverse weather conditions for prolonged periods of time; ability to climb 178 foot high storage tanks in some positions; ability to communicate with air traffic controllers using aircraft radios in some positions; ability to locate various types of airfield lighting cables using cable locators in some positions; ability to train and supervise the work of others; and the ability to understand and influence the behavior of others within the organization, customers, or the public in order to achieve job objectives and cause action or understanding.  Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment in the electrical field.

Physical Requirements:    

Physical requirements include standing and walking; frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds; frequent pulling up to 60 pounds; and occasional lifting and carrying up to 68 pounds; constantly lifts/carries up to 10 pounds; occasional pushing up to 60 pounds; pulling/pushing a maximum force of 100 pounds peak; frequent balancing, bending, reaching, kneeling, feeling, climbing, smelling, and twisting; and vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform essential tasks.

Licenses and Certificates:      

Possession of an unlimited Journeyman Electrician's License as issued by the State of Oklahoma; some positions within this classification require an appropriate Water/Wastewater License as issued by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ); a valid Class "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL); and/or a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with applicable endorsements; and some positions required to obtain a Level II Traffic Certificate as issued by the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) at first opportunity.

Working Environment:

Working environment is primarily outdoors and occasionally indoors, and in inclement weather. May be exposed to the following:  hazardous materials, animal waste/dead animals, flammable liquids, traffic, cramped work areas, suspended catwalk areas, excessive heights, excessive dust, weather/temperature extremes, trench excavations, underground gas/electric/petroleum/water/wastewater lines, rough terrains, cutting/chipping/grinding, sewage, damp/wet surfaces, snow/ice covered surfaces, insect bites, poisonous plants, overhead power lines, confined spaces, high voltages, and high noise areas; and may be required to work overtime and be on 24 hour standby.