7345 Electrician

Recruitment #TEX-7345-091796

Introduction

Vacancies: Three (3) Full-Time/Full Year positions

Appointment Type Temporary Exempt (TEX), this position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. Duration of this temporary-exempt appointment not to exceed 3 years (36 months).

Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 57,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 132 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile . Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

The SFUSD community is unified by our Core Values :

● Student-centered: We put students’ needs first

● Fearless: We persist through challenges

● United: We celebrate and build on each other’s strengths

● Social Justice: We stand with those most vulnerable in our community

● Diversity-driven: We respect and seek to understand each person

We are also inspired by Vision 2025 , which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan , Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to and will champion our Core Values, are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.

Under general supervision performs skilled electrical work in connection with the installation, maintenance, repair and alteration of electrical systems under 600 volts, machinery and equipment; may exercise work direction over craftsmen involved in such work; and performs related duties as required.

Requires responsibility for: print reading, installing, maintaining, testing and repairing electrical equipment; inspecting and repairing generating equipment; cutting, bending and installing rigid conduit, electrical metallic tubing (EMT) and pulling conductors; setting up and using ladders, staging, aerial lift trucks and light towers, and use of personal protective equipment (PPE). May involve work with high voltage (277 Volt - 480 Volt) equipment and installation, maintenance, testing and repair of traffic signal equipment.. Nature of work involves physical effort and dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs and body; exposure to hazardous environments where injuries may be encountered.

The strongest candidates will have:

● Installs, maintains, tests and repairs electrical distribution systems and devices such as lighting, power circuits, fixtures, transformers, programmable logical controls (PLC), motors, motor controls, process controls, auxiliary lighting systems, life safety systems, electronic controls, relays, regulators, branch circuit breakers, main distribution circuit breakers, irrigation control systems, and other related electrical equipment which may be in confined spaces.

● Inspects and repairs generating equipment and UPS (uninterrupted power supply) and its auxiliary accessories.

● Maintains, adjusts and repairs circuit breakers and related operating equipment.

● Tests and repairs various types of relays and regulators.

● Conducts electrical installations, maintenance and repairs in connection with internal communication systems (PA) and specialized clock systems.

● Maintains, Installs, and repairs lighting and accessory equipment.

● Maintains and repairs auxiliary lighting systems, fire alarm systems, and various specialized installations.

● Cuts, bends and installs rigid conduit, electrical metallic tubing (EMT) and pulls current carrying conductors.

● Use of scissor lifts and boom lifts at elevated heights (up to 100’).

● Understanding and working knowledge of the NEC as well as state and local codes.

● Erects and uses ladders, scaffolds, staging, aerial lift trucks and light towers.

● Communicates via two-way radios and telephones.

● May install, maintain, test and repair traffic signal equipment.

● Prepares and submits reports for time, and material used reports on work accomplished.

Knowledge of: various types of electrical equipment and methods of installation and of the tools, materials and equipment necessary to the maintenance and repair of such installations; of electrical codes in the National Electrical Code, San Francisco Electrical Code, local codes, General Order 95 and California state electrical safety orders; of existing safety codes, ordinances and regulations.

Ability and Skill to: read drawings, ladder diagrams, schematics, sketches and blueprints; inspect equipment, perform routine maintenance and identify, correct and report electrical problems; oral and written communication skills; mathematical skills to do simple arithmetic computations and basic algebra. Requires considerable skill in the use and handling of electrical equipment and tools used in the electrical trade.

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Education:
Completion of a recognized Apprenticeship program (Inside Wireman Apprenticeship).

Experience:
One (1) year of journey level electrician experience.

License and Certification:
Possession of a valid California (Class C) driver license.

Substitution:
Additional experience as a journey level electrician may be substituted for the required electrician apprenticeship on a year-for-year basis.

Six years of inside wireman experience equivalent to journey-level as defined by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers may be substituted for the required experience.

 

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Verification of Experience and/or Education Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

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. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456. Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative. 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. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2. 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. Verification of required valid licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being 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 (TEX-7345-091796)

· Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information

· Click on "I am a New User" if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”

· Follow instructions given on the screen  

Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, One South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, for use by the public. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

You can also watch this video for further assistance with our online application system:  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-kUFHXhBjQ&feature=youtu.be  

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(s) from CCSF are not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the @sfgov.com address.  

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.  

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the Human Resources Analyst, Jennifer Long at (415) 241-6101 x1214 or email at: Longj@sfusd.edu

Verification of Experience and/or Education  

Verification of the qualifying experience and education may be required at any point in the application, examination or departmental selection process.   

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.

Selection Plan

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Agency will be invited to participate in the selection process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview. The application procedure is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need assistance to participate in this recruitment, please contact the analyst at (415) 241-6101. Notification in advance will enable the department and County to evaluate arrangements to reasonably accommodate your need.

 

THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Selection Procedures

Application Evaluation

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://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 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.

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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