Electrician II

Recruitment #1702-ELECT2AFSI-001

Introduction

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

WHAT MATTERS MOST

Hillsborough County Government is guided by our shared values that help us deliver on the promise of effective quality service. We expect and demonstrate:

  • Customer Commitment: Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity: Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence: Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork: Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Minimum of four (4) years experience as an electrician or Journeyman's License from any jurisdiction
  • Customer Service Experience
  • Commercial Experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Three years of experience as an electrician; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

Or
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical Demands:

The physical demands for this position is to stoop, bend, lift and stand for long period of time.  This position requires to climb ladders up to 12 feet high and also, using the man-lift up to 60 feet high.  At times, carrying up to 40 lbs.

Working Environment:

This position is a full-time that deals with all weathers from extreme heat to an air conditioning office. Also, will work in confined spaces, on ladders, scaffolding, towers and lift buckets up to a considerable height.  The individual will be in an on-call status and respond to call outs, working non-standard duty hours and rotating shifts that include nights, weekends and holidays.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Working knowledge of the principles of electricity.
  • Working knowledge of the functions and operations of commercial and industrial electrical equipment.
  • Working knowledge of safety requirements.
  • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code.
  • Working knowledge of the materials and tools used in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment.
  • Working knowledge of electrical industry standards.
  • Working knowledge of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Skill in the use and care of electrical testing, diagnostic and repair equipment.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces, on ladders, scaffolding, towers and lift buckets up to a considerable height.
  • Ability to distinguish differences in wire, cable colors, sizes and types.
  • Ability and willingness to be in an on-call status and respond to call outs, working non-standard duty hours and rotating shifts that include nights, weekends and holidays. 
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical diagrams.
  • Ability to follow established procedures. 
  • Ability to operate a standard motor vehicle safely.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds. 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Installs, maintains, alters, and repairs wiring, power appliances, light machinery and electrical circuits.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs moderately complex electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Installs electrical fixtures and appliances.
  • Locates and corrects power failures and short circuits.
  • Performs electrical work on photoelectric cells, time clocks, electrical heaters, airconditioners, motor generator units, air compressors and traffic counters.
  • Adjusts and cleans limit switches and warning devices.
  • Makes emergency repairs to elevators, generators, and other electrical apparatus, appliances and equipment.
  • Acts as a lead worker of subordinate staff.
  • Drives a motor vehicle to and from work sites and loads and unloads tools and equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

Conclusion

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

  • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
  • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
  • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
  • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
  • Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.

Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.

Veteran’s Preference:

Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

Response/Recovery Activities:

Employees may be required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to a major emergency or natural disasters affecting County operations. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees may be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*