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Job Details

Austin Water Electrician I or II Multiple Levels

Company name
Law Department & City Attorney of Austin

Salary
See Notes to Applicants

Location
Austin, TX, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Bluecollar

Posted on
Oct 12, 2021

Valid Through
Jan 25, 2022

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Minimum Qualifications

Austin Water Electrician II:

 Education and/or Equivalent Experience: 

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus five (5) years of experience in commercial electrical installations and troubleshooting, including two (2) years of utility/industrial experience. 

Licenses and Certifications Required:

Must possess a valid State of Texas Electrical Journeyman License. 

A valid Texas Class C Driver License.

Austin Water Electrician I:

 Education and/or Equivalent Experience: 

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years of experience in commercial/industrial electrical installations. 

Licenses and Certifications Required:

Must be able to obtain a State of Texas Electrical Journeyman License within six (6) months from date of employment. 

Valid Texas Class C Driver License. 

Notes to Applicants

This position will perform apprentice-level electrical diagnostics on motors and motor controls, substation switch-gear and electrical distribution systems, and lighting systems within Austin Water process facilities.

This position will be filled at one of the following levels:

AWU

Electrician II:

Salary Range:

$30.72 – $34.52

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus five (5) years of experience in commercial electrical installations and troubleshooting, including two (2) years of utility/industrial experience.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

Must possess a valid State of Texas Electrical Journeyman License.

A valid Texas Class “C” Driver License.

AWU

Electrician I:

Salary Range:

$30.72 per hour

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus four (4) years of experience in commercial/industrial electrical installations.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

Must be able to obtain a State of Texas Electrical Journeyman License within six (6) months from date of employment.

Valid Texas Class “C” Driver License.

Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits, such as medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more – click

HERE

for more information. Additionally, this position offers a career progression plan, which provides a unique opportunity to promote without having to go through the competitive process. As employees go through on-the-job training to develop new skills and abilities and obtain the appropriate license, they are eligible to submit for Career Progression, which allows them to demonstrate knowledge and skills without having to interview for the promotion.

When completing the City of Austin employment application:

This position requires experience in commercial/industrial electrical installations, not residential.

Please include all of your relevant work experience that meets this requirement.

Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.

A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job titles and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. Your work history should include the duties you performed, and any related equipment and computer software used.

A résumé may be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Please include contact information from previous employers.

A cover letter may also be submitted. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position.

If you are selected to interview:

Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job will be assessed through a virtual skills testing appointment using Skype or Teams.

If you are selected as a top candidate:

Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or

GED

, undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution.

And are in the military or a veteran, you will need to provide a copy of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date.

Technical Licensure:

This position requires the employee to hold a valid State of Texas Electrical Journeyman License or be able to obtain a license within six (6) months of employment.

To determine your eligibility, please review the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Guidelines

Driving Requirement:

This position requires a Valid Texas Class “C” Driver License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin’s Driver Record Evaluation (

DRE

requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months.

Physical Requirements:

This position will require that you be able to perform the following essential job functions with confidence and with or without reasonable accommodations: carrying or lifting up to 50 lbs., pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs., sitting, standing, walking, lying, climbing stairs and ladders, reaching overhead, kneeling, crawling, stooping/bending, twisting, repetitive foot and hand movement, driving, grasping and squeezing, exposure to extreme weather conditions, atmospheric conditions, hazardous conditions, and very loud noise.

Candidates must be able to work in environments which may have hazardous atmospheres or in confined spaces where there is limited or restricted means for entry and exit, or where the activities of an employee are hindered.

Candidates must be able to perform duties with confidence at sites where climbing heights of up to 200 feet is required on ladders that support up to 300 lbs.

Selected candidate will be required to complete and pass a pre-employment physical exam to be considered for this position, which includes a Functional (FC) strength/agility test.

This position will require you to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime, outside of normal operating hours. It will also require you to participate in an on-call shift rotation program and respond to after-hours emergencies. Both the overtime and on-call shifts may require you to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

All Austin Water worksite locations are tobacco-free.

Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any AW worksite – including construction sites, parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicle located on the premises.

Pay Range

See Notes to Applicants

Hours

Monday through Friday, 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Job Close Date

10/25/2021

Type of Posting

External

Department

Austin Water Utility

Regular/Temporary

Regular

Grant Funded or Pooled Position

Not Applicable

Category

Technical

Location

3616 South First Street, Austin, TX 78704

Preferred Qualifications

Current State of Texas Journeyman Electrician License

Knowledge, training, and experience performing installations, maintenance, and diagnostics on 600v-5kv motors and motor controls, switchgear and 15kv electrical distribution systems

Experience working with solid state devices used in the operations of substation distribution equipment and process/motor control systems

Experience working in a water utility or similar industrial environment

Experience working on energized electrical power systems

Basic computer skills

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

This position is posted at multiple levels. For Duties, Functions and Responsibilities, please select the appropriate job description below:

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

Austin Water Electrician I:

Austin Water Electrician II:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

This position is posted at multiple levels. For Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, please select the appropriate job description below:

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Austin Water Electrician I:

Austin Water Electrician II:

Criminal Background Investigation

This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation

EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or

TTY

(512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within

the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Company info

Law Department & City Attorney of Austin
Website : http://www.austintexas.gov/department/law

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