The Operations Technology Services (OTS) department at Eagle River Water and Sanitation District is responsible for advanced design, installation, testing, monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of a variety of electrical and systems associated with the production, treatment, storage, transmission, and distribution of the Districts water and wastewater facilities. This enables ERWSD to do what it does best- provide efficient and reliable water and wastewater service to our customers.
We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic team player with an electrical maintenance skillset to join our team as an Electrical Maintenance Technician. Electrical skills as well as willingness and enthusiasm to collaborate and communicate with others are keys to the success of this role. An ideal candidate will be able to shift gears based on changing priorities while still being focused on detail and quality.
Why work for us? This is a great opportunity to use your skills to help your community while working on cool projects with a fun team. This position will work with lots of different people and have a wide variety of projects to work on- youll never get bored! And the best part: you provide an essential service to the community while working outside and seeing some pretty amazing places. Not to mention our excellent benefits, housing program and opportunities for training, certification, and development.
What youll do:
Electrical: Serve as in house expertise for electrical repair and work on a wide variety of electrical maintenance including basic electrical installation, testing, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of a variety of electrical, mechanical and electronic systems, components and devices associated with water, wastewater, distribution and collection; inclusive of but not limited to sump pumps, adjusting seal water volume, motor control and pump control panels, installing wires, conduit, power distribution devices, motor starters, and VFDs according to current electrical code. Installing, configuring and troubleshooting VFDs. Testing of breakers, contactors and soft starts Repair and maintenance of all starters, solenoids, breakers, relays, terminals, and related electrical equipment. Responsible for ordering parts, supplies, and materials for repair of District electrical equipment, and ensuring a proper inventory of repair parts.
Maintenance: In additional to the electrical aspects of the job, this role will also be responsible for basic mechanical maintenance functions for district assets.
Teamwork: Be a strong team player by demonstrating a strong work ethic, integrity, and a positive attitude. Learn and work with experienced technicians to develop skills through on the job training Works collaboratively with all departments and district staff. Demonstrates a willingness to work independently in a team environment.
Communication: Be a good representative of district culture and values but communicating respectfully with peers and the public in a tactful and professional way.
Administration: Complete administrative functions correctly and on time including purchasing card reconciliation, ADP time entry, scheduling, opening and closing of Helpdesk tickets, and reading emails.
Safety: Work to create a culture of safety by embracing the safety culture and following all safety protocols. Participate in training and be knowledgeable in Arc Flash Safety and NFPA 70E. Required to follow all District safety and security policies and wear Personal Protective Equipment as required by the job duties
The Big Picture
Organizational Support: Maintain strong relationships with all departments as the first line Electrical and Mechanical support for the entire organization.
Continuous Learning: Keep current with new technologies and industry standards. Attend training and conferences to support ongoing initiatives and bring value to the District.
Values: Align with District Values in all aspects of work.
What were looking for
Must be 18 years or older.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
Bachelors Degree or Associates in a related field such as Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Electrical Trade School, etc. preferred. Minimum of one to two years of general maintenance, including 480 volt electrical experience necessary; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
The experience of an industrial electrician or lighting installation specialist would translate well to this role
Ability to read and interpret documents such as electrical diagrams, one-line diagrams, as-builts and schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to read and understand the NEC and NFPA70 books.
Knowledge of common electrical practices, electric code, proper safety when working in panels up to 480 volts as well as general electrical safety practices.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must be able to distinguish different colors of wiring
Proven customer service skills and the ability to work productively with minimal direct supervision.
Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal) are essential.
Computers skills to include Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook and Excel.
Ability to oversee and run special projects.
Demonstrated ability with electric and electronic testing equipment.
Knowledge of pumping systems highly desirable.
Must follow all District safety polices.
Must possess a valid Colorado Driver's license and be insurable under District's standards.
Must obtain CPR/First Aid Certification within the first six (6) months of employment.
Starting wage depends on qualifications.
All applicants must apply online at www.erwsd.org to be considered. All employees must be insurable under District standards, submit to a pre-employment drug screen and extensive background check.