Thank you for your interest in our Wastewater Electrical Technician I-II position with the City of Tulare.
To be considered for this promotional opportunity applicants must submit a detailed application with detailed information in each section of the application. In addition to submitting a detailed application, applicants are required to respond to the supplemental question associated with the application.
Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications for this position will be invited to advance to the interview phase which is scheduled for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2021. Additional details regarding the interview phase will be sent via email to qualified applicants after our screening process is complete, on or before Tuesday, February 9, 2021.
Under direct or general supervision, performs a wide variety of skilled electrical maintenance and repair work on the City’s wastewater treatment facilities and systems; provides technical support to the Wastewater and Water Divisions; and performs related work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direct or general supervision from the Wastewater Maintenance TechnicianCrew Leader. May provide technical and functional direction to lower-level staff.
Wastewater Electrical Technician I: This is the entry-level class in the wastewater treatment electrical technician series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents perform duties required to ensure that City infrastructure (with focus on the wastewater and collection infrastructure), systems, and facilities, to which assigned are maintained in a safe and effective working condition and provide the highest level of safety. As experience is gained, assignments become more varied and are performed with greater independence. Incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining the knowledge, skill, experience, licenses, and certifications, which meet the qualifications for and demonstrating the ability to perform the work of the higher-level class.
Wastewater Electrical Technician II: This is the journey-level class in the wastewater treatment electrical technician series. The wastewater treatment electrical technician series performs the full range of duties required to ensure that City infrastructure (with focus on the wastewater and collection infrastructure), systems, and facilities to which assigned are maintained in a safe and effective working condition and provide the highest level of safety. Responsibilities include inspecting and attending to assigned areas in a timely manner, and performing a wide variety of electrical tasks in the maintenance and repair of assigned wastewater treatment facilities and systems. This class is distinguished from Wastewater Maintenance Technician Crew Leader in that the latter is responsible for technical and functional direction over lower-level wastewater maintenance technician staff and is capable of performing the most complex duties assigned to the division.
Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Wastewater Electrical Technician I: One (1) year experience involving skilled industrial electrical maintenance on major equipment and systems.
Wastewater Electrical Technician II: In addition to the above, three (3) years of full-time industrial electrical experience equivalent to Wastewater Electrical Technician I at the City of Tulare.
Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR certification.
Wastewater Electrical Technician I:
Within ninety (90) days of the date of entry into the position, must complete the NFPA 70E (National Fire Protection Association) – Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace course.
Within twelve (12) months of the date of entry into the position, must obtain a Grade I Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association and maintain a valid certificate for the entire term of employment in this class.
Wastewater Electrical Technician II:
Possession of a Grade II Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association and maintain a valid certificate for the entire term of employment in this class.
About City of Tulare
The City of Tulare is an exceptional community of 60,000 situated in the Central San Joaquin Valley along Highway 99, just 45 miles south of Fresno and 60 miles North of Bakersfield. Its mid-sate location benefits businesses needing same-day access to key California markets as well as residents seeking recreational opportunities in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east and the spectacular California coastline to the west.