This position is considered safety sensitive. Applicants for these positions are required to undergo drug testing prior to employment and subsequent to commencement of employment, will be subject to random, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing in compliance with Federal DOT alcohol and controlled substance testing program protocols.
Link Light Rail, operated by King County Metro Transit, is responsible for providing rail service to a 15.6 mile double track system from downtown Seattle to Seattle-Tacoma Airport.
This position will perform a variety of journey-level electrical work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic systems, equipment, and hardware at Link Light Rail Operation Maintenance Facility. This recruitment will be used to fill a current temporary vacancy and future career service vacancies. The temporary vacancy is anticipated to end on April 16, 2014.
Who May Apply: This temporary position is open to the general public. This recruitment may be used to establish an eligibility list to fill future career service/and or temporary vacancies that may occur over the next 12 months.
Forms and Materials Required: An on-line King County application and completion of supplemental questionnaire are required.
Work Schedule: This position is currently on day shift, working Monday - Friday. Employees must be able and willing to work any shift, including any combination of days off.
An Employer to Be Proud Of
King County Metro Transit is a regional leader in helping people move quickly throughout the region, reducing commuter stress, greening the environment and radically improving urban air quality, by providing comfortable, effective transit services for the thousands of commuters and other residents of King County, Washington. Working for Metro means working for a leader in this public transportation industry.
King County provides our employees with a free transportation pass (good on Metro, Pierce, Community and Sound Transit). We offer a generous benefits package including fully-paid medical, dental and vision benefits for the whole family and domestic partner. A generous sick leave and vacation plan, paid holidays, and participation in the Public Employees Retirement Plan (PERS) are provided, as well as the option of participating in the County's deferred compensation plan (a 457 plan).
For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact:
Human Resource Analyst
- Perform administrative tasks including evaluating work requests, designing and estimating, organizing and scheduling labor, materials and equipment to complete projects; write work orders using applicable software applications; maintain associated documentation, records and logs.
- Install electrical systems in new construction; install, modify and upgrade new and existing electrical systems, component parts and other related electrical equipment; repair damaged electrical equipment, conduit and conductors.
- Evaluate existing equipment, provide recommendations for future electrical needs and anticipate maintenance and repair costs.
- Maintain current equipment with preventive maintenance measures. Perform visual inspection and conduct cleaning including variable-speed drives, motors, motor control centers and programmable controllers.
- Maintain, troubleshoot and repair electronic digital communications control systems, combined electronic fire alarm and smoke control systems, electronic door security controls, electronic elevator security controls, intercom and paging systems, fans, pumps and their motor control equipment, digital card reader systems, parking gates and roll-up doors, motion sensors, and door monitoring systems.
- Maintain, troubleshoot and repair power distribution systems including but not limited to lighting distribution and low-voltage switching, power distribution panels and circuits, emergency generator and related heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and power transfer switches.
- Perform fire system confidence tests per National Fire Protection Association Standards (NFPA).
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills:
- Journey-level knowledge and skills in the electrician trade.
- Knowledge of local and Washington State electrical codes as well as the National Electrical and National Fire Protection Association codes.
- Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Act.
- Knowledge of electrical theory and basic electronic theory.
- Knowledge of electrical tools and materials.
- Knowledge of electrical instruments and test equipment.
- Knowledge of and compliance with applicable safety standards and requirements.
- Knowledge of basic mathematics and construction terminology.
- Skill in repairing, troubleshooting and maintaining electrical systems and equipment.
- Skill in reading blueprints and schematics.
- Skill in installing complete electrical systems.
- Skill in reading, interpreting, maintaining and repairing a variety of instrumentation.
- Skill in completing time and materials estimates.
- Skill in using a variety of hand and power tools, multi-meters and diagnostic equipment.
- Skill in written/verbal communications.
- Skill in using computer software such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
- Skill in working with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds and in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
- Strong customer service skills.
Necessary Special Requirements:
- Five years of current work experience as an electrician within an industrial facility environment.
- City of Seattle Steam Engineer license Grade III or better.
- EPA Freon refrigerant section 608 Type 2 or Universal certification.
- Washington State Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
- Class B CDL or higher, or the ability to obtain one within one-year of hire date.
- Washington State Journey Electrician Certificate – EL-01 and ability to maintain.
- Must obtain type FA-1 license from the City of Seattle Fire Department within 6-months of hire date.
Work Environment: Work in confined spaces with appropriate safety precautions and equipment. Work on ladders and in motorized reach equipment in excess of 60 ft.
Selection Process: Applications will be screened to determine whether candidates meet minimum qualifications. Candidates presenting evidence that they meet or exceed the qualifications noted above may be invited to participate in a panel interview process. Employment offers will be finalized after candidates have successfully completed physical examinations, drug screens and a drug and alcohol background checks. Reference checks and reviews of driving records will also be conducted prior to any final offer of employment.
Union Membership: This position is represented by IBEW L77.
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