Electrician 2 (Journeyman Electrician)
Transportation-Highway - Clackamas, OR

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Position Summary

ODOT13-0048OC -Clackamas

This is a Limited Duration position. Limited Duration appointments that are expected to end on or before June 30, 2014. Limited Duration appointments are regular status, benefits eligible, with a designated maximum length of service.

The Electrician 2 (Journeyman Electrician) is responsible for performing journey level skilled electrical work as part of an electrical maintenance team. Assist in selection and purchase of materials, and at times work within the team to participate in the training of Apprentice Electricians. This position is expected to participate in team development and support team decisions.

This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).

Employee will be required to use a vehicle to conduct business; you must possess and maintain a current, valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL-A, or CDL-B) or have the ability to obtain one in six months.

This announcement will be used to fill multiple vacancies.

Instructions - Minimum Qualifications

The 'Work Experience' and/or 'Education' sections of your application must clearly describe how you meet the qualifications for this position as listed below; you must also answer supplemental questions.

A resume' or position description will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Minimum Qualifications :

A General Journeyman Electrical license. Please attach a copy of your license to this application.

Criminal Background and additional pre-employment check(s) as required for the position will be conducted on final candidates (could include Driver License, LEDS, and/or Education Verification).

Veteran's Points :

Honorable or General 'Character of Service' showing on a DD214 or DD215 attached to your application - 5 Points

Honorable or General 'Character of Service' showing on a DD214 or DD215 and a 'Certificate of Civil Service' preference letter attached to your application - 10 Points


For questions about the job announcement, call 503-731-8389.

For technical help with online application, call 1-877-204-4442.

Application Help: Application Help: http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/CS/HR/jobs/Application_Help.pdf

Position Duties

Electrical duties on the roadside:

Replace, program, inspect, and trouble shoot traffic signals and controllers; flashing beacons; sign illumination; highway illumination and control circuits; irrigation controls; new services and panels; portable light plants, generators; ramp meters; variable message signs; weather information systems; traffic count systems; and roadway video and camera systems.

Electrical duties for building & grounds:

Install new services requiring single and three phase power, and new power distribution panels.

Upgrade obsolete or inadequate power distribution systems. Add new branch circuits or install extensions to existing branch circuits.

Install lighting fixtures, both electrical discharge and incandescent.

Work on motor controls for shop equipment; fuel pumps and enclosures; lubricating pit ventilation and lighting; ventilation blowers; heating and air conditioning controls; and motor controls for sand shakers and rock crushers.

Electrical duties for parks and rest areas:

Provide permanent and temporary services for single and three phase power.

Work on motor controls for potable water, irrigation water and waste water pumps; underground and overhead feeder and branch circuits.

Electrical duties for bridges:

Work on waterway navigation lights and automatic lamp rotation mechanisms; aviation warning beacons; drawbridge controls and related circuitry; and communication circuits.

Electrical duties for locating:

Locate underground lines for street lighting and traffic signals, and other underground lines owned by ODOT.

Application Checklist

Electronic or Paper Application Checklist:


Supplemental Questions*

Veteran's Documents - If Applicable

*When submitting a paper application, if supplemental questions are listed in the on-line announcement your answers must be attached.

Oregon Department of Transportation

Human Resources

Region 1

123 NW Flanders

Portland OR 97209

Fax 503-731-3163

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