Performs skilled work in the installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment. Interprets and enforces the city's electrical code. Inspects all electrical work performed, checks and approves construction plans and issues electrical permits. Performs additional duties involving the construction, repair and maintenance of the City’s traffic signals, City owned street lights and fiber optic network.
SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Education: Requires a level of knowledge normally acquired with the successful completion of high school or GED certification with journeyman's electrician and vocational training in electronics. Requires the successful completion of the Civil Service examination and meeting additional requirements as stated in the Code of Iowa. Possesses a valid driver’s license.
Experience: Requires completion of a four (4) year accredited apprenticeship program as a journeyman electrician plus two (2) to four (4) years of progressively more responsible work experience within a municipal inspection division, general contractor or electronic environment. Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of the codes, which affect electrical work.
Interpersonal Skills: Requires excellent interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with co-workers, other City employees, contractors, residents and respond to requests made by the general public. Must be an effective team player and requires the ability to work independently.
Analytical Ability: Requires the ability to detect electrical defects and faults in traffic signal equipment, electrical and electronic equipment, new and existing construction and building renovation projects. Requires the ability to operate advanced test equipment for troubleshooting computerized circuitry.
Working Conditions: Requires extensive standing, bending, stooping, pulling, pushing and lifting of electronic equipment ranging in weight from under one to one hundred pounds. Exposed to live voltage ranging from 5 volts to 480 volts. Exposed to heights ranging from one foot up to forty feet. Requires climbing in and out of sewer manholes and lifting of manhole covers ranging in weight from under one to over one hundred pounds. Exposed to a wide variety of hazardous chemicals, caustic chemical and materials. Work performed outdoors. Exposed to wide ranging weather conditions.
Work Schedule: Generally 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with one-hour unpaid lunch. Hours may vary based on flexible scheduling or needs of the department. Must be available outside of and in addition to these hours for City meetings and emergency activities.
This is a full-time, union, civil service position. Applications will be accepted until April 24, 2018 5:00 PM. The City of Bettendorf is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. The City of Bettendorf complies with American with Disabilities Act.