MAINTENANCE - ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN (ENTRY LEVEL)
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.
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
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.
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.
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
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Master Electrician License
Class A HVAC License
SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED
INITIATIVE AND INGENUITY
Under direction where a definite objective is set up and the employee plans and arranges own
work, referring only unusual cases to supervisor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FREEDOM TO ACT
Generally controlled. General processes covered by established policies and standards with
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.
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.
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.)
Outside working environment, wherein there are disagreeable working conditions part of the time.
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.
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.