Recruitment #1811-2020-001



The City of Tucson’s Environmental and General Services Department, Architecture and Engineering Division is seeking an experienced and motivated professional with an excellent work ethic to manage facility electrical design projects including coordination with other professional disciplines. 

General Description

Manages facility electrical design projects including coordination with other professional disciplines.

Essential Functions

Manages facility electrical projects by coordinating design developments, scheduling projects, developing budgets, and coordinating construction activities. Hires the design team and construction team and reports construction progress.

Monitors projects to ensure adherence to project budgets and schedule. Coordinates changes as required.

Monitors the development of the electrical restructuring by managing the projects electrical load, profiling and procurement of energy services.

Designs, constructs, and initiates plant instrumentation, water control systems, and electrical power systems by analyzing, calculating, estimating cost and time, developing and reviewing detailed electrical and control system drawings, and specifications in compliance with ordinances.

Develops contract documents, analyzes schematics, oversees the incorporation of underground conduit, and represents the City with statewide or regional organizations.

Acts as a liaison between City agencies, consultants, contractors and the public.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years experience in electrical engineering

Special Job Requirements

Registered as a Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of Arizona

Selection Plan

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in an Oral Board interview.   

Oral Board Interviews will be held:  Week of January 21, 2019.

Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List.  An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:      

  • 10% of your rating for education and work experience
  • 90% of your Oral Board interview   

Selection interviews may be conducted post-list by the hiring manager.

This recruitment will establish a civil service list that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months.

Veterans, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List.  If you qualify for preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must bring your documentation with you at the time of Oral Boards or email it to EGSD_HR@tucsonaz.gov. The DD 214 must be a copy that indicates characterization of service.  

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call Brianna Aguilar at 520-837-3776 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.


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Additionally, communication during this process will be sent via email, so please ensure your browser accepts emails from jobs@tucsonaz.gov and check your email account regularly. Failure to respond or follow instructions may result in disqualification.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


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To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.

The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.

Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.