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Electrical Controls Specialist
($54,121.60 - $72,862.40 Annually)
First review of applications will be Thursday, May 11, 2017.
This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of the "most qualified" applicants who may be considered to fill the Electrical Controls Specialist vacancy. To be considered "most qualified" an applicant will possess any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to: a four-year electrical apprenticeship OR graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's degree in Electrical, Electronics, or related field; considerable (3-5 years) experience as a journey-level Electrician; good (1-3 years) experience in the instrumentation field involving the installation, maintenance, calibration, and repair of electronics solid-state controls, instrumentation, data communications, and related equipment; and both instrumentation and electrical experience including medium voltage within an industrial background.
An Electrical Controls Specialist performs skilled Electrical/Instrumentation installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair work related to electrical equipment up to 15kv and instrumentation equipment used to operate and monitor the City's water, wastewater, and gas systems.
Installing, programming, calibrating, and commissioning various electrical/instrumentation devices including variable frequency drives, level transmitters, flow meters, radios, power monitoring equipment
Developing electrical and electronic system designs, plans, specifications, wiring schematics, and basic one-line diagrams
Assisting in the startup, commissioning, and troubleshooting of the process control system including correcting problems with communications, field process variables, or design engineering
Coordinating and acquiring materials and equipment to repair or install at facilities
Acting as technical lead on new projects including new gas, water, wastewater facilities, substations, pump stations, plants, etc.
Reviewing drawings, plans, specifications, and submittals from the City's Engineering Department or a consultant for utility projects
Enforcing compliance with City standards and technical specifications for utility projects
Providing technical and inspection assistance to the City of Mesa Construction Inspectors
Assisting Design Engineers or Engineering companies with design criteria for process controls and electrical distribution projects
Performing calibration and verification for Arizona Corporation Commission on gas regulator stations
Certifying calibration for Inter-Agency flow meters
Creating, modifying, and updating AutoCAD and/or PDF drawings for new and existing projects
Incumbents may be subject to call-out and must be willing to work overtime as required (by assignment)
In addition, an incumbent may be subject to after-hours stand-by duty for emergency repairs and must be able to use independent judgement in decisions related to their duties
An employee in this class is required to use appropriate safety equipment and follow safety procedures in in accordance with OSHA and NFPA 70E
This class may involve hazardous conditions typically associated with medium voltage, natural gas, raw sewage, toxic chemicals, laser beams and confined work areas. This class receives general supervision from an Electrical Controls Supervisor who reviews completed work for conformance and compliance with installation, maintenance, and repair specifications and standards.
This class is FLSA non-exempt.
Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.
Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to: a four-year electrical apprenticeship OR graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's degree in Electrical, Electronics, or related field
3-5 years experience as a journey-level Electrician
1-3 years experience in the instrumentation field involving the installation, maintenance, calibration, and repair of electronics solid-state controls, instrumentation, data communications, and related equipment
Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license by hire date
Must successfully complete operator qualification training administered by the Energy Resources Department within 18 months of hire/promotion into the class and must retain qualification throughout employment in order to work on the City of Mesa's natural gas system
Experience with medium voltage switchgear and starters within an industrial background
Substance Abuse Testing: This class is subject to DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) drug and alcohol testing as outlined in 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 199.
City of Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. Applications will be available as of the opening date of 4/14/17. Apply by date 5/11/17. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we will review applications as they are received. For complete job description, requirements and online application form, please visit our web site at: www.mesaaz.gov/jobs
City of Mesa is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Located in Maricopa County and just 15 miles east of Phoenix, Mesa covers 132 square miles, is the third largest city in Arizona and the 38th largest city in the nation.
The City of Mesa provides the advantages of a thriving metropolis while maintaining the feel of a suburban environment.
With dynamic recreational, educational and business opportunities, Mesa enjoys the best in a variety of... amenities including parks within easy walking distance from home, a variety of sports facilities that cater to athletes young and old, highly rated golf courses for every skill level, a diversity of special events and community festivals, and Mesa's ever-popular Chicago Cubs and Oakland A's Spring Training baseball.