Floodwall Maintenance Electrician I


Position Title: Floodwall Maintenance Electrician I - Louisville, KY

Position Description: 
Under supervision, inspects and troubleshoots high, medium, and low voltage electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, components and equipment. Maintains and repairs electrical circuits and related instruments and equipment. Calibrates, maintains, operates and repairs electronic instruments, recording devices and systems including programmable systems incorporating microchip technology. Performs all aspects of electrical construction and maintenance. 

Duties/Responsibilities: 
Essential Job Functions
Utilizes technical knowledge and experience to interpret wiring diagrams, schematics, flow diagrams, blueprints, vendor publications and other documents. Regularly inspects electrical systems (high, medium and low voltage), electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components for serviceability. Identifies malfunctions and estimates equipment, materials and supplies required to correct malfunctions. Performs preventive and corrective high, medium and low voltage electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic maintenance work on projects or systems. Uses relay logic/PLC logic in troubleshooting of electrical systems. Installs electrical, electronic, pneumatic and computerized systems. Diagnoses and repairs computer-related hardware and programmable devices. Repairs faulty circuitry at board and component levels. Installs, repairs and modifies piping for valves, regulators, meters and gauges. Regularly prepares and maintains records, reports, log books and other data related to tasks performed. Drives vehicle to job sites to transport tools, equipment and materials. Responsible for recording time, materials and equipment. Keeps shop, work bench and job sites clean and orderly. Performs necessary housekeeping tasks. May perform mechanical maintenance work under emergency conditions. May perform mechanical maintenance work to expedite returning a system or equipment to service. May perform all operator functions associated with the proper operation of sanitary pump and lift stations. May be requested to remove and install various sizes of motors and associated pulleys, belts and couplings and perform basic alignment. May be required to assist Floodwall Maintenance Mechanical personnel in the day to day performance of their duties. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates. 

Education/Experience/Skills Required: 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Necessary to the Work
Knowledge of high, medium and low voltage electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic maintenance techniques; knowledge of correct and safe usage of electrical and electronic test equipment and electrical codes (NEC, ISA, and ASME); skill in reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical blueprints, elementary and schematic diagrams; ability to use heavy tools including, but not limited to hammer drills, ditch witch, forklift, drill press, sawzall, bandsaws, core drills, concrete saws, pipe benders and threaders; ability to use a high voltage hot stick, megger and other high voltage testing equipment; ability to distinguish primary colors and their attributes; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work outdoors, at night and under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

Minimum Requirements
High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience working as a journeyman industrial electrician; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Completion of a journeyman-level training program in maintenance of electrical systems (high, medium and low voltage) and in electronic, pneumatic instrument systems and digital technology is preferred. Must have experience in working on medium and high voltage equipment such as 2400-4160 volt switchgear/motor controls and motors as well as various substation equipment ranging from 13.8KV to 138KV. Must have experience troubleshooting industrial motor controls. Must meet job knowledge and job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Salary: 
$29.49/hour

Application Instructions: 
Please apply on our website: http://www.louisvillemsd.org/Careers