ELECTRICIAN II

Branson, Missouri
UTILITIES - WATER
02-12-2020
Meadows
22.16  Hourly
19.69  Hourly
Full Time, Non-Exempt
Day Shift

Open to Internal and External Applicants

Closing Date:  February 26, 2020

Grade:  21C

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Department:  Utilities

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Electrician II position is responsible for performing skilled tasks in the repair, maintenance and installation of electrical systems, wiring, machinery, equipment and other electrical devices, including electric motors, electronic controls, alarm circuitry, programmable logic controllers and telemetry equipment.  May perform as lead person of employees assisting in electrical work.  This position works under limited supervision with work reviewed for results achieved and is supervised by a Division Manager.

 

COMPETITIVE PAY

  • Starting pay commensurate with experience and level of duties
  • Opportunity for annual increases; current eligible employees up to 5% more for 2020
  • Excellent growth opportunities for fully engaged employees
  • Non-exempt – overtime eligible

 

GREAT BENEFITS

Medical Insurance:

  • Up to 100% of employee only coverage is available
  • Option for three plans to fit your needs
  • $0 deductible available for a nominal monthly cost
  • HSA plan where nearly $100 monthly is deposited to your account
  • 2/3 of dependent coverage paid by the Employer

Dental Insurance

  • 100% of employee coverage paid by the Employer
  • $1,500 annual benefit toward basic and major services
  • No cost oral exams (twice yearly)
  • Dependent coverage available

Paid Time Off Work

  • Vacation - begin with 80 hours accrued vacation a year
  • Sick Leave – 96 hours accrued sick leave a year
  • Up to 24 hours Community Involvement leave each year, as approved
  • 12 paid holidays a year

Retirement

  • Pension plan through Missouri Local Government Retirement System (LAGERS)
  • Vesting in only five years
  • Employer contributes 14% of annual wages to LAGERS on employee’s behalf
  • Monthly payment from LAGERS upon retirement for life
  • Two 457(b) retirement plans to choose from for additional retirement income

Other

  • Life and AD&D insurance paid by the Employer
  • Vision coverage; supplemental insurance (disability, cancer, accident, etc.) available
  • No cost employee membership to CoxHealth Fitness Center at the Branson RecPlex
  • No cost admission for employees and their families to the Branson AquaPlex

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position requires a regular and consistent physical presence in and around City of Branson facilities. Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Behaves in a manner that promotes a productive, healthy, save and positive work environment by:
    • Depicting trustworthiness through integrity, truthfulness, consistency and honesty, and while protecting confidential information as necessary;
    • Creating and maintaining positive relationships at all levels by treating others with courtesy, respect and in a conflict-free professional manner, and believing the best in others;
    • Taking into consideration the effects on others, on costs, and on intended outcomes of decisions and actions taken;
    • Upholding the public trust by being safe, enforcing safety, and working promptly, diligently and with a focus on quality;
    • Showing impartiality and equity toward others, and not using job responsibilities to provide nor elicit special favors, and by not making promises that conflict with job duties and responsibilities;
    • Adhering to all policies, laws and regulations as applicable to the role and to being a citizen.
  1. Follows the directives and guidelines of the Division Manager to ensure all required and necessary work meets service level expectations in the operation and maintenance of the electrical infrastructure used for the City of Branson’s water and wastewater treatment systems. Such service levels must be in line with standards established for the City of Branson by the Department of Natural Resources, the Environmental Protection Agency, and other regulatory agencies.
  2. Installs electrical, electronic alarm and warning equipment for various operational equipment in treatment plants, lift stations, wells, and other city buildings and structures.
  3. Wires and connects telephone sets, distribution cables, RF cables, signal lines, ground wires, secondary power distribution lines, battery circuits and related electrical.
  4. Sets up and operates test equipment to evaluate functioning of various electrical and electronic communication units.
  5. Diagnoses problems and repairs defective electric motors, electrical systems, alarm circuitry, telemetry controls and electronic equipment, including programmable logic controllers (PLC) and monitoring system computers, variable speed drives, and other electronic and electrical devices.
  6. Writes, edits, and installs as necessary various technical PLC programs to achieve methods of operation in control of wells, lift stations, treatment plants, and other facility controls as necessary.
  7. Calibrates and maintains as necessary electronic and controlling devices such as telemetry equipment, flow meters, gauges, gas detectors, and time delay circuits.
  8. Inspects, maintains, repairs and installs power systems components such as motor control centers, power distribution systems, motors, lighting panels, emergency lighting systems, switchgear, heating and air conditioning systems, air dryers, boilers, heat recovery devices, variable speed drives, emergency generator components, and other equipment.
  9. Reviews and makes recommendations of plans and specifications for new electrical construction and upgrades to water and wastewater systems components and other city electrical work.
  10. Repairs, and maintains high voltage fuses, plans link boxes, cutouts and transformer connections.
  11. Operates, maintains, and repairs emergency generators and switch gear, and city owned electrical transformers.
  12. Confers with operators and supervisors for planned or urgent interruptions in operations due to electrical or programming work. 
  13. Maintains and repairs high voltage lines and high voltage equipment.
  14. Maintains electric control circuits including the installation and maintenance of circuits on automatic HVAC equipment.
  15. Maintains safety practices in coordination with supervision and the Safety Officer in order to ensure that proper safety techniques and equipment are being utilized.
  16. Leads employees assisting in electrical work to the extent of assigning tasks, training on tasks, determining methodology and tools, and enforcing safety rules.
  17. Keeps and maintains file of records and logs of work performed.
  18. Performs computer data entry related to work orders completed and tasks performed.
  19. Designs circuits using principles of Electrical Engineering.
  20. Operates, repairs, programs and installs radio communication equipment. 
  21. Other duties as assigned by supervision.

  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

*Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

  • Knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools, and materials of the trade.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current National Electrical Code requirements.
  • Knowledge of programming languages and computer logic. 
  • Ability to work from drawings, blueprints and other specifications.
  • Ability to write and edit programs for programmable logic controllers and other electronic control equipment to the extent of complete operation.
  • Ability to use and maintain the tools, materials, and equipment common to the electrical trade.
  • Ability to locate and adjust defects in electrical systems and equipment.
  • Ability to be accountable for inventory/property management.
  • Ability to make recommendations that impact the City budget.
  • Ability to use various types of computer software (including Microsoft Office) and hardware.
  • Ability to use or repair small/light equipment, such as power tools.
  • Ability to use or repair medium equipment and machinery, such as vehicles or commercial mowers.
  • Ability to use or repair heavy or complex machinery, such as HVAC systems, construction equipment, or water plants.
  • Ability to repair or install telecommunications systems.
  • Ability to repair or install computer hardware or network systems.
  • Ability to repair or install complex software or management information systems.
  • Ability to read and write ladder logic programming.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

See under Experience, Education and Training below. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands and working environment, which follow, is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee must be able to talk, hear, sit, stoop, bend and reach to both ground level and overhead; hold and grip objects; must be able to lift/move/carry up to sixty (60) pounds on a regular basis and up to one-hundred (100) pounds on an occasional basis, with specialized equipment or assistance; must meet all determined physical capability examination requirements for the position. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus. 

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; tight claustrophobic spaces; confined spaces; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; high electrical voltage with risk of electrical shock and arch-flash conditions.  The noise level in the work environment ranges from low to high dependent upon work responsibilities.

 

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent is required.
  • Three years of experience in electrical component installation, maintenance and repair, troubleshooting and programming of automated instrumentation and control systems is required.
  • One year programming experience of Allen-Bradley MicroLogix and SLC 5/05, 5/04, & 5/03 PLCs or related type PLC devices preferred.

 

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION

  • National Electric Code certification is required.
  • Possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license and be insurable under the City’s vehicle insurance coverage when operating a City vehicle.
  • National Career Readiness Certificate preferred.
  • Additional licenses or certifications may be required for this position.

 

MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a high degree of integrity, strong work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to pass required physical capability examinations for the position.
  • Must properly follow all provisions of the City of Branson and the Utilities Department policies and procedures.