Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Qualified Craft Worker (Electrical) (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #191024-6822TC-001

Introduction

The State of ConnecticutConnecticut Airport Authority is recruiting for a full-time Qualified Craft Worker (Electrical) position located at Bradley International Airport.  This is a 37.5 hour per week, first shift position.  The work schedule is Monday-Friday from 7:00am - 3:00pm, with a half-hour unpaid meal break.  NOTE: *New State Employees start at $52,088. 

The CAA is also recruiting for SECOND-SHIFT Qualified Craft Worker (Electrical) position.  If you are also interested in the second shift position, you must apply for that position separately.

This position is responsible for performing a full range of highly skilled duties in the electrical trade including:   

  • Operation of terminal building 4800 volt primary feeders switchgear and high voltage runway lighting systems, obstruction and beacon lighting on towers
  • Indoor and outdoor lighting repairs with aerial equipment
  • Electrical repairs
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of various building systems including building energy management systems, HVAC systems, emergency generators, fire alarm and sprinkler systems, passenger loading bridges and baggage conveyor systems 
  • The ability to perform all duties while monitoring airport radio frequencies and communicating with Airport Operations and the Airfield Tower by radio

The Connecticut Airport Authority was established in July 2011 to develop, improve, and operate Bradley International Airport and the state’s five general aviation airports (Danielson, Groton-New London, Hartford-Brainard, Waterbury-Oxford, and Windham airports). The board consists of eleven members with a broad spectrum of experience in aviation-related and other industries, as well as government. The goal of the CAA is to make the CAA’s airports more attractive to new routes, new commerce, and new companies who may be considering making Connecticut their home. Our work is focused on providing 1st class aviation facilities and services, because by keeping our airports operating at their best we deliver a powerful and positive impact on the state’s economy.  Visit ctairports.org to learn more about us, and join us on Facebook @FlyBDL. 

 

 

Selection Plan

An individual serving in this position must be able to successfully undergo a thorough background and security screening, physical examination and pre-employment drug screening, fingerprinting and maintain required security clearance during the duration of employment.  Incumbents in this class must obtain Bradley movement area certification within 90 calendar days of hire, allowing them to independently operate vehicles and equipment on Airfield movement areas while effectively communicating with Air Traffic Control for proper clearance.  Movement area certification must be maintained during the duration of employment.  A valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license is required and must be maintained for the duration of employment. 

An individual in this position may be exposed to extreme weather.  Various storm events will require employees to stay at work or report to work for the duration of the storm; which at times could be up to a period of several days, to include holidays and weekends. It is expected that the selected candidate understands this and is willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever his or her services are needed; to include mandatory winter overtime from November 1 through April 30.

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application with their submission.  Applicants invited to interview will be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include:  performance reviews, supervisory references, licensure, etc.

Questions about these required documents should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office:  Carol Stewart, cstewart@ctairports.org, 860-254-5894.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency, this class is accountable for performing a full range of highly skilled duties in one of the following trade areas: electrical, plumbing and steamfitting, utilities or heating, ventilation and refrigeration.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs highly skilled maintenance and/or construction work requiring application of trade skills, codes and standard trade practices in electrical, plumbing, utilities, or HVACR trade areas; makes estimates of time, personnel and determines and obtains required materials; keeps necessary records; may perform duties related to similar trade areas as required; may act as liaison with other operating units and outside contacts; may operate heavy equipment; may respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations at state owned airports; performs related duties as required.

ELECTRICAL: Performs highly skilled tasks in accordance with national and local codes and standard trade practices; lays out and installs electrical conduit for power and lighting; makes repairs to electrical motors, controllers, switchboard panels, traffic lights, lights, power circuits, ventilating fans, electronic counting and traffic control devices, intercommunication systems and electrical generators; installs open and concealed wiring and lighting fixtures; maintains and repairs unit heaters, fans, building maintenance machines and equipment, gas pumps, refrigeration units, diesel electric generators, movable bridges, fire alarm systems, etc.; repairs relays and switches; rewires motors; bends pipes; installs, repairs and maintains oil burners; performs necessary safety testing of electrical equipment and keeps required records; performs pole work; may diagnose failures and repair drilling and patching to facilitate installations; may assist in high voltage work.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply standard tools, materials, methods and practices of the particular trade; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare estimates and keep shop records; some ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of experience in the particular trade area indicated by the parenthetical title.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been performing skilled trade functions in the specific trade area.
Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Skilled Maintainer or Transportation Maintainer 2.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of subject requirements in a maintenance trade area may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
2. Two (2) years of experience as a Qualified Craft Worker Intern in a designated maintenance trade area may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
3. Experience performing technical duties within a designated maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General and Special Experience on a year for year basis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred qualificiations are a State of Connecticut E2 or E1 Electrical license, experience with airport lighting systems, and experience with maintenance and repair of passenger boarding bridges and/or conveyor systems.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications including possession and retention of an Unlimited Journeyperson's license in the trade area indicated by the parenthetical title.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain specific education and/or experience to meet various certification requirements.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles; and may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment, extreme weather conditions and/or environmental conditions.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.