MUNICIPAL SERVICES ELECTRICIAN
|1/26/2024 08:00:00 AM
Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is an urban hub bursting with energy. Milwaukee provides a casual sophistication – big city appeal without the big city hassles. We are accessible and affordable, and our residents are welcoming. Milwaukee has evolved through the years, bringing together its unsurpassed historic charm with a breathtaking Art Museum, top-flight arts and cultural attractions, professional sports, lakefront festivals, recreational opportunities, and great restaurants.
The City of Milwaukee is proud to employ a diverse workforce that is committed to providing exemplary service to the City’s residents. If you have a passion for being a part of an inclusive team of public servants, please consider the following opportunity.
The Municipal Services
Electrician inspects, installs, services, repairs and maintains electrical
equipment for the City of Milwaukee's street lighting, traffic control, water
and sewer instrumentation, communication network systems, buildings, and
Inspect, install, service, repair, and/or maintain the following:
- Overhead and underground wires, cables, transformers, switchgear and other accessories, underground conduits, manholes, and vaults.
- Electronic/electrical and mechanical equipment and poles used to carry wires and cables.
- Computerized systems, monitoring/control systems, DC battery systems, high voltage systems, variable speed drive equipment, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems, alarms, and various motor types.
- Cranes, telemetry, fiber optic and metallic cable, data-line telemetry, parking control, and other electric/electronic systems.
- Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and all types of raceway systems.
Perform driving duties:
- Drive or operate commercial and/or non-commercial vehicles as needed in assigned work unit.
We welcome qualified individuals with
disabilities who are interested in employment and will make reasonable
accommodations during the hiring process in accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities
Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.
Conditions of Employment
- Municipal Services Electricians must be available for emergency call-in work. Evening, weekend, and holiday work may be assigned on a rotating schedule.
- Ability to see colors in order to use color-coded wiring systems (cannot have color vision deficiency).
- Ability to work in confined underground spaces.
- Must be able to perform physical activities in the work environment that require agility, including ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps or poles; walking and standing, crawling, crouching, stooping, kneeling, reaching, balancing, pushing and pulling.
- Must be able to work at heights in excess of 100 feet.
- Must be able to perform heavy physical work, exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and lifting and moving objects weighing 50 lbs. frequently.
- Must be able to withstand prolonged exposure to variable and extreme weather conditions including rain, wind, excessive heat, intense cold and snow.
- SPECIAL NOTE: Appointment to the Municipal Services Electrician positions within the Milwaukee Water Works requires residency within 15 miles of the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of Milwaukee within six months of appointment pursuant to Rule III, Section 4(g) of the Rules of the City Service Commission. A map defining the jurisdictional boundary is located on the Fire and Police Commission website at: http://city.milwaukee.gov/fpc/Residency-Map.htm#.WPTR5E11qAg.
The preplacement medical requirements for this title include:
- Physical/lift test
- DOT – Drug Test
- Four years of experience installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical services and equipment.
- Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) A, B, and C covering general, air brakes, and combination sections within six months of appointment and throughout employment.
- Successful completion of an electrical apprenticeship program.
- State of Wisconsin certification as a Master or Journey-level Electrician.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics
- Knowledge of electrical wiring, circuitry, and/or electronic components.
- Knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC).
- Practical knowledge of work involved in the installation, repair, and maintenance of the electrical systems described in the essential functions above.
- Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams, blueprints, and other electrical specifications.
- Ability to use hand tools and other mechanical equipment common to the electrical profession.
- Knowledge of and commitment to safe work practices.
- Ability to read and understand documents such as policies, procedures, and manuals.
- Verbal communication skills to effectively respond to repair requests in person and to communicate technical information to non-technical customers.
- Knowledge of and commitment to customer service best practices.
- Ability to work cooperatively and fairly with coworkers and customers whose backgrounds may differ from one’s own.
The current salary range (Pay Range 7LN) is $92,987-$120,936 and the resident incentive starting annual salary for the City of Milwaukee residents is $95,777-$124,564. Appointment above the minimum is possible based upon level of experience and other qualifications and is subject to approval.
- Additional $1.50 per hour when designated to hold the Wisconsin Electrical Contractor License for the City.
- Employees will receive an additional 5% when assigned lead work.
The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive benefit program that includes the following:
- Defined Benefit Pension Plan
- 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
- Health and Dental Insurance
- Paid Parental Leave
- Comprehensive Wellness Program
- Onsite Clinic Services
- Onsite Employee Assistance Program
- Alternative Work Schedules
- Long Term Disability Insurance
- Group Life Insurance
- Tuition Benefits
- Paid Vacation
- 12 Paid Holidays
- Paid Sick Leave and other paid leaves
- Flexible Spending Arrangement
- Commuter Value Pass
For full details of
the benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee, please visit https://city.milwaukee.gov/der/benefits.
THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: an evaluation of education, experience and/or responses to supplemental questions; a written or performance test, a structured interview or other assessment methods. The Department of Employee Relations reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to structured interviews and performance examinations. Structured interviews may include written exercises. Selection process component weights will be determined by further analysis of the job.
INITIAL FILING DATE - THIS IS A CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT. Applications will be accepted and interviews held during 2024 as often as required to meet the needs of the City. Qualified applicants will be notified by email of the date, time, and place of the examination. Unless otherwise required by law, the City of Milwaukee will not provide alternative test administration. The applicant is responsible for attending all phases of the job selection process at the time and place designated by the City of Milwaukee. Employment may be possible immediately following the examination if positions are vacant at that time. The names of successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list in a rank determined by the final grade without reference to the date of the examination. The names of candidates who pass all phases of the selection process may remain on an eligible list resulting from a continuous examination for up to six months.
APPLICATIONS and further information may be accessed by
EEO Code = 703
The City of Milwaukee values and encourages diversity and is
an equal opportunity employer.
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