Electricain I
The City of Miramar, FL - Miramar, FL

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Under occasional supervision, installs, repairs and maintains electrical and communications equipment for the City of Miramar. Reports to the Electrical Supervisor.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

Troubleshoots electrical outages; determines corrective action needed.

Installs, modifies and maintains electrical systems for all City buildings, warehouses, garages and fire stations.

Installs, tests, inspects, troubleshoots, maintains and repairs electrical circuits, ballpark lighting, irrigation systems, air conditioning systems, electrical motors, building lighting, street and outdoor lighting, emergency generators and transfer switches, etc.

Installs data and communication outlets; installs and maintains uninterruptible power supply components.

Develops and follows preventive maintenance schedules for all electrical systems.

Prepares and submits maintenance records and reports.

Determines materials needed for assigned projects; orders supplies, parts and materials as needed.

Operates a vehicle, various meters, diagnostic tools, power tools and electrician's hand tools.

Maintains assigned tools and equipment.

Performs all work in accordance with City policies, procedures, codes and standards of quality and safety.

Interacts and communicates with immediate supervisor, co-workers, other City employees, sales representatives, contractors, etc.

Changes light bulbs; cleans light lenses, and performs other general maintenance work as required.

Performs related duties as required.

Perform general office work as required, including entering data, typing reports and correspondence, answering the telephone.

Assists the A/C Tech with A/C repairs and maintenance.


Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including a vehicle, trucks, hand and power tools, etc. Must be able to exert up to twenty pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work; must be able to remain on feet for periods of time, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push, pull, lift, carry and perform manual tasks. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of up to 100 pounds.

Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.

Interpersonal Communications: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving assignments and/or direction from supervisor.

Language Ability: Requires ability to read a variety of policies and procedures, equipment manuals, codes, technical diagrams, etc. Requires the ability to prepare maintenance reports, purchase requisitions, daily reports, etc., with proper format. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control and confidence.

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply rational systems to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form. Requires the ability to learn and understand principles and techniques; to make routine independent judgments in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation. Must have the ability to comprehend and interpret received information.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently using electrical and other building trade terminology.

Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to add and subtract totals, to multiply and divide, to determine percentages and decimals and to determine time and weight. Must be able to use practical applications of fractions, percentages, ratio and proportion. Must be able to use practical applications of geometry, algebra and trigonometry.

Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape, and visually read various information.

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes using office machinery and hand/power tools.

Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, control knobs, buttons, switches, catches, hand and power tools, etc. Must have significant levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.

Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency situation or tight deadline. The worker may be subject to danger or risk to a significant degree.

Physical Communications: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear).

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Requires a vocational/technical diploma in electrical maintenance and repair work supplemented by a minimum of four (4) years in an apprenticeship program and

four (4) years of experience as a commercial electrician, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess Electrician Journeyman license.