7229 Transmission Line Supervisor 1

Recruitment #CBT-7229-085508

Introduction

 

 

There is currently, one (1) position at the Power Enterprise of the

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Position Description
Under direction, the Transmission Line Supervisor I (in class 7229) supervises a crew engaged in the construction, maintenance and repair of high voltage overhead transmission and distribution lines. The Transmission Line Supervisor I, is responsible for: interpreting and instructing staff on existing methods and procedures relative to transmission line construction and maintenance and repair activities; making contacts with other departmental personnel and the general public on line construction, maintenance and repair problems; gathering and preparing time and material reports on work performed.

Essential functions:

  • Lays out, assigns and supervises subordinate personnel engaged in construction, installation, maintenance and repair of high voltage overhead transmission lines and appurtenances
  • Assures that all safety precautions, tools and equipment are in use when necessary to perform maintenance and repair work on energized lines
  • Supervises the washing of insulators, the cleaning and painting of poles and transmission towers
  • Supervises the inspection and patrolling of transmission lines and clearance of right-of-way obstructions
  • Supervises the inspection of switchgear, transformers and other auxiliary equipment for proper operation and condition
  • Prepares records and reports of time worked, work performed and materials and supplies utilized on various projects
  • Assists in the development and advancement of subordinates through training and effective use of employee development programs

Nature of work requires considerable physical effort and manual dexterity with frequent exposure to inclement weather and serious accident hazards.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Six (6) years of journeyman level experience in the construction, maintenance and repair of overhead transmission systems, including two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Special Condition: Requires possession of class B California driver's license.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

•Select the desired job announcement
•Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
•Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
•Follow instructions on the screen

Computer kiosks are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file on-line applications in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfusd.edu, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application/employment record.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Ana Valdes at 415-554-1664 or via email at: aborjavaldes@sfwater.org  

Verification
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found here. Verification of qualifying experience, when requested, must be documented on the employer's business letterhead and must include the name of the applicant, job title(s), dates of employment, description of job duties performed, and signature of the employer or the employer’s authorized representative.

Experience claimed in self-employment will only be accepted if supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to minimum qualifications above. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted. Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may submit performance evaluations showing duties performed to verify qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain. The applicant must submit a signed statement explaining why verification cannot be obtained. Waiver requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Failure to provide the required verification, or request for waiver when requested may result in rejection of application.

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco. Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes. Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Selection Procedures

Supplemental Questionnaire - Minimum Qualifications (MQSQ): 
Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire during the online application process. The supplemental questionnaire will be used to screen for relevant qualifying experience and education in relation to the minimum qualifications of class 7229 Transmission Line Supervisor I.

Additional mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidate’s qualifications for this classification. 

Oral Examination: (Weight 100%)
Qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an oral examination. The oral exam has been designed to candidates relative knowledge, skill, and ability levels in job-related areas which may include, but are not limited to: knowledge of development and implementation of policies and procedures; knowledge of industrial and institutional electrical systems; safety rules and regulations; knowledge of construction management concepts.

A passing score must be achieved on the Oral Examination in order to be placed/ranked on the Eligible List.

Certification Rule: The certification rule for the ranked eligible lists resulting from this examination will be Rule of Three Scores. The department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.

Eligible List: The eligible list resulting from this examination is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.  The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be 12 months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.

Upon approval of the Human Resource Director (see Civil Service Rule 111A.26.5), the eligible list resulting from this announcement may be used by other departments that also use this classification or a similar classification.  To find other Departments which use this classification, please see http://www.sfdhr.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentID=21246   Search that document by title or job code to see which departments use the classification.

Drug Testing Requirement: Applicants for positions in this classification who are not currently employed by the City and County of San Francisco in a safety-sensitive position represented by Local 6, are required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. All employees in this classification may also be subject to drug and alcohol testing upon reasonable suspicion or after a work-related accident. Applicants with a positive result from a pre-employment drug test will be restricted from hire in safety-sensitive positions for six months after the date of the positive test.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:

Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned. Right to Work: All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States. Requests: Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#applicantswithdisabilities Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at: http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#veteranspreference  

Seniority Credit in Promotional Exams: Information regarding seniority credit can be found at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#senioritycredit  

Terms of Announcement and Appeal Rights: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. [Note: The correction of clerical errors in an announcement may be posted on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.]   The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 110.4. Such appeals must be submitted in writing to the Department of Human Resources, 1 S Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103-5413 by close of business on the 5th business day following the issuance date of this examination announcement. Information concerning other Civil Service Commission Rules involving announcements, applications and examination policies, including applicant appeal rights, can be found on the Civil Service Commission website at http://sfgov.org/civilservice/rules.Exam

Type: Combined Promotive & Entrance
Issued: September 28, 2018
Micki Callahan Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID #: 085508
PUC/AGV/415-554-1664

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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