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Electrician - $5000 Sign On Bonus

Company: City of Racine
Location: Racine
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
We offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, pension program, HSA, and generous time off. City residents will earn a 3% differential on top of the hourly pay range. Learn more and apply today! Introduction:The Electrician position is a part of the Department of Public Works (DPW). DPW provides direct services to the City of Racine residents by maintaining various pieces of infrastructure around the City. The Electricians are very important to the City of Racine. They perform installation, repair and troubleshooting of electrical control systems and equipment all around the City of Racine including, but not limited to; maintaining street lights and signalized intersections.
Position Purpose:Performs installation, repair and troubleshooting of electrical control systems and equipment.
Essential Duties

  • Installs and repairs electrical fixtures, traffic signals, street lighting equipment, control panels, timers and assorted electrical equipment including electronic controls.
  • Maintains electrical systems for City bridges and buildings under the jurisdiction of the Department of Public Works.
  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize power problems and provide consistency with specifications and local electrical codes.
  • Performs various repair and replacement duties utilizing blue prints and electrical drawings.
  • Connect power cables to equipment, lighting fixtures, and electrical motors.
  • Test continuity of circuitry to insure electrical compatibility and safety of all components using standardized instruments.
  • Troubleshoot problem areas utilizing electrical knowledge and experience to repair faulty equipment or systems.
  • Must maintain a consistent and reliable attendance pattern.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be able to work in all outside weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work on stepladders, extension ladders and aerial trucks.
  • Must be able to work in areas of high voltage gear and equipment.
    Minimum Qualifications: Master or Journeyman electrician status with five years of progressive installation and repair experience.Valid Wisconsin Class A Commercial Driver's License or ability to obtain within a three month period.Must live within thirty minutes of any point within the City of Racine to respond to on-call duty.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of the methods and modern practices involved in installing, repairing, and maintaining a variety of power sources, equipment and, electrical accessories.Ability to logically solve problems of moderate difficulty with a minimum of supervision and direction.Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.Ability to communicate effectively, exercise good judgment, courtesy and tact when dealing with the general public and others.Ability to operate and work from an aerial truck.
    Special Requirements:Availability for twenty-four hour on-call duty including weekends and holidays for a week at a time.
    Supplemental Information
    Physical Demands of the Position:
  • Physical ability to maneuver and install traffic signal and streetlight poles using a crane.
  • Standing, kneeling, walking, sitting and stooping.
  • Kneeling, crouching, climbing, balancing and bending/twisting.
  • Reaching, feeling, talking and hearing.
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds.Equipment Used:Aerial truck, service truck, dump truck, fork lift, cranes, electrician hand tools, drills, cutting tools, large hand tools used in dismantling and reconstructing traffic signals and streetlights, computers and associated testing equipment related to the electronic field.
    This job description is intended to identify essential duties and also illustrates other types of duties that may be assigned. It should not be interpreted as describing all of the duties that will be required of an employee or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments that an individual is required to perform. In addition to the responsibilities and duties listed, it is expected that employees maintain a consistent and reliable attendance record. Job descriptions are subject to revision at any time at the discretion of the City of Racine. The City of Racine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Keywords: City of Racine, Racine , Electrician - $5000 Sign On Bonus, Professions , Racine, Wisconsin

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