Electrician "A" (305476)
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Birmingham, AL 35207
Performs all advanced and critical electrical maintenance and electrical construction work throughout the
- Be familiar with all electrical equipment in their assigned area.
- Knows the location of various electrical equipment e.g., motors, controls, etc.
- Knows the location of spare parts.
- Informs Unit Foreman when parts required to do a job are not available.
- Informs Unit Foreman when stock of frequently used supplies is low.
- Maintains the proper storage and inventory of spare parts, equipment and supplies.
- Be familiar with safety rules and performs duties consistent with accepted industry and company safety
- Knows hazardous areas.
- Does bench repair work on electrical equipment.
- Knows where to locate blueprints for jobs when needed.
- Be able to read difficult electrical schematics and blueprints and able to document and edit errors and inconsistencies.
- Be able to properly use a burning/welding torch, be able to electric arc weld, and braze.
- Makes adaptations as necessary on electrical equipment to make it work consistent with the company’s requirements.
- Be able to determine sources of electrical trouble and correct them.
- Bends and installs conduit, fittings, enclosures, switches, disconnects, etc. Properly size and pulls wire consistent with national and local codes. Follows through until equipment is operating satisfactorily.
- Must have thorough working knowledge of electricity, electrical circuits and electrical equipment particularly as they apply to shop equipment operations. Able to apply this knowledge to make necessary repairs safely and efficiently.
- Documents the procedures and calibrations performed on instrumentation and equipment to meet current ISO requirements.
- Utilizes technical knowledge to assure the accuracy of recorded data for parts and equipment; locates and identifies missing data and enters all information into maintained records.
- Assists in the return and repair of instruments and devices to outside vendors. Performs the necessary tasks
to ensure that repaired items are returned to their proper locations, documented and inventoried.
- Receives work orders from computerized systems, performs necessary repairs and documents the repair
and the parts usage data into the CMMS database.
- Assists in the procurement of electrical parts necessary for repair and installation of equipment.
- Performs necessary fieldwork to obtain motor and equipment information and other data necessary to create a permanent record.
- Keeps work area clean and orderly. Knows safety rules that apply to the safety of others and to personal safety. Reports malfunction of equipment to proper authority. Performs other work as instructed by supervision.
- Must have successfully completed an apprentice program in an electrician craft classification and must have met the legal requirements of the City, State or National Codes applicable to the craft electrician trade. OR Must have met the legal requirements of the City, State or National Codes applicable to the craft electrician trade with two years work experience as a journeyman electrician. OR Must have successfully completed a trainee or apprentice program in an electrical craft classification with 8,000 hours electrical
experience. Proof of experience is required. Applicants who have not met the legal requirements of the City,
State or National Codes applicable to the craft electrician trade will progress toward craft rate pay based on
the rate and progression policies of ACIPCO.
- Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of
- Climbing ladder is required to access load center, overhead crane, substations, cupola, bucket truck, etc.
- Balancing required for ladders and working in high places. Balancing may be required for long periods
when working in high places such as on a ladder, roof of a building, etc.
- Stooping and kneeling to perform maintenance on equipment, run conduit, disconnect and connect motors
mounting on floor, wiring plugs, etc.
- Crouching to troubleshoot panel, perform maintenance on equipment, etc.
- Crawling occasionally required depending on accessibility of job area.
- Overhead reach for line work, wiring, installing light fixtures, running conduit, etc.
- Forward reach for wiring, wiring panels and motors at approximately 33 inch workbench height, operating
drill press with 48 to 64 inch handle, grinder, saw, etc.
- Bended reach used for shoveling dirt, bending conduit, rebuilding motors, etc.
- Handling tools – screw driver, sander, wire cutters, pinch grip, keyhole saw, skill saw, phone, conduit
bender, power bender, power tools, manlift levers, etc.
- Use of fingers required for paperwork, recordkeeping, operating switches, wire nuts, push buttons,
keyboard, wiring, bolts, etc.
- Feeling to position bolts, screws, check temperature and vibration, troubleshoot, etc.
- Talking on two-way radio, person-to-person, instruction, diagnosing problems.
- Vision required looking at prints; performing maintenance on equipment, discerning colors of wire, quality
and safety. Depth perception also required to operate boom truck and to utilize open/close stick for the
operation of disconnects.
- Hearing is required for safety and instruction.
- Lifting up to 75 lbs maximum required; nail gun, hammer drill, hand bender, light fixtures (23-60 lbs),
pipe threader (60 lbs), come-along (36 lbs), wire puller (67 lbs with assistance), pipe wrenches (17-20 lbs),
junction box (132 lbs with assistance), lift.
- Carrying is required for tool belt and wrenches could be up to 20 lbs. Pushing and pulling required for
wire, etc. could be with 50 lbs. of force.
- *Works in areas where it is often very hot, dirty and exposed to smoke and fumes.**
A job description stating the job duties and qualifications of the job is available at the Human Resources
Division. An applicant’s attendance, punctuality, and discipline records are important considerations when
evaluating candidates for job vacancy. Applicants with active discipline records may not be considered for a
ADDITIONAL OPENINGS ADDED WITHIN THIRTY (30) WORKING DAYS OF DATE FIRST
RESULTS POSTED WILL BE AWARDED FROM THIS BID.