CITY MASTER ELECTRICIAN

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To perform highly skilled maintenance and repair work on a variety of high voltage electrical equipment; to perform electrical inspection work, knowledge of and certification in the repair and service of traffic signals and related systems; to prepare records and reports, and to perform related work as required.

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK:  
Install, maintain and repair electrical equipment and devices including wiring, motors, switches, relays, and other high voltage electrical equipment.
Perform electrical tests to determine causes of electrical failures.
Measure, cut, thread, bend and install electrical conduit.
Maintain records and wiring diagrams.
Perform preventive maintenance on motors, relays, switches and other high voltage electrical equipment.
Troubleshoot electrical failures.
Drive truck and operate power-driven and other tools as required.
Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment at all City owned facilities including, but not limited to, the Wastewater Treatment Plant, Water Filtration Plant, Municipal Office Center (MOC), marinas, parks, lift bridges, water towers and pump stations, as well as, any other electrical request as deemed necessary.
Install, troubleshoot, repair, clean and service traffic signal controllers.
Check and repair electrical services and lights, including 110, 220, 480 & 600+ (up to 4.8 k.v.) volt systems.
Perform MISS DIG staking requests of City owned electrical infrastructure.
Design and install required electrical for special events.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
Certifications in the operation and maintenance of traffic signal controllers and related systems.
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of various types of heavy equipment.
Knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials, and practices used in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment and devices.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and necessary precautions in high voltage electrical work.
Ability to read and interpret electrical wiring diagrams and blueprints.
Ability to analyze complex electrical equipment failures.
Skill in the use of tools and equipment used in electrical work.
Mechanical aptitude.
Extensive knowledge and training in MIOSHA safety standards.
Ability to work effectively with other employees.
Ability to work in confined spaces.
Ability to work with/in arc flash rated personal protective equipment (PPE).

An employee in this class, upon appointment, shall have the equivalent of the following training and experience:

Graduation from an accredited high school.
Reasonable working knowledge of computer based interface equipment and systems.
Several years’ experience in electrical work and possession of a Master license.  
Must have or obtain a Traffic Signal Technician Certification Level II and Work Zone Safety Certification.
Extensive experience in the installation and repair of various electrical circuits, services, equipment and devices.
Must have a valid Michigan Driver License (Operator=s) and a valid Michigan Commercial Driver License (CDL), Group A/Air.

Salary:  $22.61 per hour plus an additional $2.00 per hour for possession of Master License

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