ELECTRICIAN SPECIALIST Job Listing at Louisiana Department of State Civil Service in New Orleans, LA (Job ID ldoscs-335124)
Job Title: ELECTRICIAN SPECIALIST
Agency: DOTD-Engineering & Operations
Opening Date: Wed. 06/15/11
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
State Salary Range: $19.34 - $26.59 hourly
$40,224.00 - $55,308.00 annually
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
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Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions
Three years of experience in the electrical trade, one year of which must have been at the journeyman level.
SECTION 59 - GANG 007
JOB NUMBER 50366864, 50366866
These positions are located in the Electrical Maintenance department of The Crescent City Connection Division.
Applicants must be willing to obtain a TWIC card and a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License with air brake endorsement upon hire.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
Applicants who do not wish to apply online can submit a completed Civil Service application (application can be found by clickinghere) to Ms. Spriggens, Human Resources Analyst C, 2001 Mardi Gras Blvd, New Orleans, LA ,70114 or fax completed application to (504) 376-8189. Application must have the job title and job number on it. All supplemental questions must be answered and submitted with application. Any applications that do not contain this information will be rejected. Resumes will NOTbe accepted in lieu of completing the work experience section of the application.
DOTD/STATE EMPLOYEES:All qualified and interested permanent DOTD/STATE employees may apply.
DOTD EMPLOYEES:Refer to PPM #59 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT on training guidelines.
NEW HIRES:All qualified and interested applicants may apply.
For job specific information, please contact Joe Tortorich, Electrician Specialist Foreman, at (504) 376-8163.
Function of Work:
To perform technical and highly skilled electrical maintenance, repairs and installations on utility plant electrical systems, high voltage transmission systems, traffic signals, electrically operated bridge systems and marine electrical systems in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
Level of Work:
General from an Electrician Specialist Leader, Electrician Specialist Foreman or other maintenance supervisory personnel.
Functional over Electricians and may exercise functional over Trades Helpers.
Location of Work:
May be used by all State agencies.
Differs from Electrician Specialist Foreman by lack of full supervisory duties.
Differs from Electrician in that work is of a more complex nature (work on high voltage transformers, overhead underground and marine distribution lines and cables and the installation and maintenance of traffic signals.
Differs from Electrician Specialist Leader by lack of responsibility for overseeing work of other journeyman and advanced journeyman Electricians.
Examples of Work:
BRIDGE MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN SPECIALIST
Performs entire electrical maintenance on movable and stationary bridges.
Installs electrical equipment such as motors, starters, relays, panel boxes, switches, and coils for single and three phase systems.
Installs different types of voltage transformers and may be required to adjust voltage of agency owned transformers.
Troubleshoots shorts and open circuits in wiring, motors and emergency generators.
Maintains and repairs bridge hydraulic systems such as pumps, cylinders, hoses, filters, control valves.
Maintains and repairs grid couplings, locks, wedges, and barriers on movable bridges.
Performs maintenance to electrical distribution system over 600 volts at the district headquarters compound.
DISTRIBUTION AND POWER PLANT SYSTEMS ELECTRICIAN SPECIALIST
Performs a majority of duties on electrical systems/equipment at and above 660 volts:
Installs high voltage transformers.
Makes voltage adjustments on transformers.
Makes splices and insulates high voltage underground and overhead cables of 1,400 volts and above.
Locates and corrects problems on high and low voltage lines by using insulation meggers, oscillators or tone detectors to locate faults in underground cables.
Uses phasing sticks on phase rotation meters to check out rotation of cables before switching into the circuits.
Troubleshoots, repairs, and installs electrical meters, starters, and related switch gear and controls.
Installs, tests, repairs, and maintains generators, trans formers, converters, regulators, switches, circuit breakers, recording instruments, control systems and other circuit systems.
Dismantles, repairs and assembles generators, synchronous motors, motor generators, and rotary converters. Installs, alters, and replaces generation and distribution equipment in power plants, substations, transformer vaults, or distribution centers. Cleans, adjusts and repairs electrical equipment such as air and oil circuit breakers and remotely controlled telemetering equipment.
Draws, interprets, updates and files electrical blueprints.
Provides guidance to private contractors on circuitry layout of building and facilities.
Directs and trains helpers and may supervise other electricians or maintenance personnel on a functional basis.
Performs advanced Journeyman level work in the installation and
maintenance of marine electrical systems and related equipment.
Installs and repairs marine distribution cables.
Dismantles, repairs and assemble generators, synchronous motors, and marine motor generators and may overhaul marine generators on marine vessel electrical power plant systems.
Installs, tests, repairs, and maintains marine vessel generators, transformers, converters, regulators, switches, circuit breakers, recording instruments, control systems and other circuit systems.
Installs and repairs rigid electrical conduits, pulls in conductors, assembles buss bars, phases out and converts conductors, splices cables and seals connectors.
Troubleshoots distribution circuits and generating and controlling equipment to locate and correct the causes of outages and improper operation.
Repairs electrical auxiliary equipment in boosters and engine rooms, filtering and changing transformers oil, and checking conditions of insulators, oil circuit breakers and related equipment.
Checks and trues commutators and slip rings of rotary equipment while turning in their bearings, using dressing stones, under cutters and grinders.
Uses standard electrical tools and equipment such as volt meters, ammeters, watt meters, places and adjust mechanical contacts and trippers and time-delay intervals of circuit breakers and relays using feeler gauges, dressings tools, and timing devices.
Installs, alters, maintains, and repairs electrical systems such as electrical motors for generator pumps, lighting systems, and other electrical fixtures and equipment.
Performs repairs, maintenance and alteration to electrical systems of electrical movable bridges repairing limit switches, plunger switches, electrical drive motors, transformers, conduits hydraulic pumps motors and troubleshoots all electrical systems.
SIGNAL LIGHT ELECTRICIAN SPECIALIST
Installs, alters, maintains and repairs, traffic signals, controllers, and traffic loops.
Uses volt, amp and watt meters to troubleshoot and repair electrical problems.
Repairs overhead lights at rest areas, weigh stations and highway units.
Installs new traffic signal lights and flashing beacons.
Erects new poles and transfers interconnect and other cables, spans and controllers to new poles.
Erects free standing electronic traffic controllers at road intersections and fabricates signal lights.
Inspects signal cables and replaces signal heads.
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