ELECTRICIAN / TDO

POSITION OVERVIEW

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM:ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

DIVISION:TRANSPORTATION & DRAINAGE OPERATIONS
BRANCH:SIGNAL MAINTENANCE
LOCATION:2200 PATTERSON
WORKDAYS & HOURS:
MON - FRI,VARIOUS SHIFTS
*Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Troubleshoots, maintains, manages and upgrades existing electrical, electromechanical, and electronic installations and systems. Researches and analyzes causes of failures. Repairs, replaces and installs new equipment/components and related hardware to maximize functionality. Provides preventive maintenance ensuring safe, clean, and efficient operating conditions. Prepares and updates various records, logs and reports. Responds to emergency calls for various types of component failures and shutdowns. Organizes, schedules, and monitors work assignments. Inspects field locations to determine appropriate types and placement of electrical components for installation.

WORKING CONDITIONS
There are routine exposures to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture and air pollution. The position may involve periodic exposure to chemical substances and physical trauma of a minor nature such as cuts, bruises and minor burns.This position involves considerable physical exertion, such as regular climbing of ladders, lifting of heavy objects (up to 80 pounds) on a frequent basis and/or assuming awkward positions for long periods of time.

This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier I Level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a High School diploma or a GED certificate. Requires successful completion of an apprentice electrician program approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training or the equivalent as recognized by the Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
None

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
A valid State of Texas Journeyman Electrician License is required. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License and comply with the City of Houston's policy on driving. May require a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

PREFERENCES

Preference will be given to applicants with journeyman experience, who are able to work alone and perform electrical work alone. Candidates with demonstrated experience in traffic signal repair, maintenance, and/or construction will be given preference. Preferred candidate will have a valid CDL, or will obtain one within 90 days of employment.

Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**


GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED None
However, the department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Pay Grade 18

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832.393.6027.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, with specific instructions, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information. If you need special services or accommodations call TTY 7-1-1.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.


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