Electrical Technician

Jonesboro, AR

Electrical Technician


Safety Sensitive:      Yes

Classification:          Non-exempt, hourly

Department:            Building Maintenance

Reports To:              Facilities Maintenance Director



GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

This safety sensitive position (SS) purpose is to maintain the electrical needs of city facilities.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Inspects and troubleshoots refrigerant equipment for proper operation and recharges equipment as

required. This duty is performed daily.

2. Tests and troubleshoots electrical system malfunctions, repairs, and tests equipment prior to placing

back into service. This duty is performed weekly.

3. Repairs and services electrical infrastructure and electric boilers. This duty is performed annually.

4. Makes electrical repairs to all city buildings and facilities. This duty is performed weekly.

5. Rebuilds electric motors. This duty is performed monthly.

6. Services and rebuilds high and low pressure pumps for splash pads and pools. This duty is

performed as needed.

7. Services and repairs appliances. This duty is performed monthly.

8. Operating a city vehicle is required for the essential functions.

9. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned

satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability

required.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired), such as basic accounting, computer, etc.

Equivalent of four years in high school, plus night, trade extension, or correspondence school

specialized training, equal to two years of college, plus 2 years related experience and/or training, or

equivalent combination of education and experience.


COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small

group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions,

percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios, and

proportions to practical situations.


CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only

limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or

diagram formats.


REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Driver’s License


PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Master Electrician License

Class A HVAC License


SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Basic: 10-Key


INITIATIVE AND INGENUITY


SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Under direction where a definite objective is set up and the employee plans and arranges own

work, referring only unusual cases to supervisor.


PLANNING

Considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner,

and/or sequence of performance of own work; may also occasionally assist in the planning of work

assignments performed by others within a limited area of operation.


DECISION MAKING

Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor

importance and which would not only affect the operating efficiency of the individual involved, but

would also affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a slight degree.


MENTAL DEMAND

Close mental demand. Operations requiring close and continuous attention for control of operations.

Operations requiring intermittent direct thinking to determine or select the most applicable way of

handling situations regarding the organization's administration and operations; also to determine or

select material and equipment where highly variable sequences are involved.


ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING

Moderately structured. Fairly broad activities using moderately structured procedures with only

generally guided supervision. Interpolation of learned things in somewhat varied situations.


RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS

Responsibility for work of others: Not indicated.


RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT

Occasionally responsible for organization's property where carelessness, error, or misappropriation

would result in moderate damage or moderate monetary loss to the organization. The total value for

the above would range from $5,000 to $150,000.


ACCURACY

Probable errors of internal and external scope would have a moderate effect on the operational

efficiency of the organizational component concerned. Errors might possibly go undetected for a

considerable period of time, thereby creating an inaccurate picture of an existing situation. Could

cause further errors, losses, or embarrassment to the organization. The possibility for error is always

present due to requirements of the job.


ACCOUNTABILITY


FREEDOM TO ACT

Generally controlled. General processes covered by established policies and standards with

supervisory oversight.


ANNUAL MONETARY IMPACT

The amount of annual dollars generated based on the job's essential duties / responsibilities.

Examples would include direct dollar generation, departmental budget, proper handling of

organization funds, expense control, and savings from new techniques or reduction in manpower.

None. Job does not create any dollar monetary impact for the organization.

IMPACT ON END RESULTS

Modest impact. Job has some impact on the organizations end results, but still from an indirect

level. Provides assistance and support services that facilitates decision making by others.

PUBLIC CONTACT

Frequent contacts with general public, patrons, or other outside representatives, wherein the manner

of handling these contacts has a bearing on the organization's position and operation.

EMPLOYEE CONTACT

Contacts with other departments or offices and also frequently with individuals in middle level

positions; consulting on problems which necessitate judgment and tact in presentation to obtain

cooperation or approval of action to be taken. Also, important contacts with associates as required in

advanced supervisory jobs.

USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS

Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and

production machines and equipment, driver's license/cdl, etc.)

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside working environment, wherein there are disagreeable working conditions part of the time.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an

employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations

may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving

mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat, risk of

electrical shock; frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places, extreme cold; and occasionally

exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, wet or humid conditions, vibration. The noise level in the work

environment is usually loud.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations

may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity

in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands

to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl,

talk or hear, taste or smell; and occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or

move more than 100 pounds; regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities

required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth

perception; and ability to adjust focus.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Not indicated.