Substation Electrician II / III

Substation Electrician II / III

31 Jan 2024
Texas, Austin, 73301 Austin USA

Substation Electrician II / III

Position Information Posting Title Substation Electrician II / III Job Requisition Number AE503549 Position Number 113992 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Electric System - Field Ops Minimum Qualifications Substation Electrician IIEducation and/or Equivalent Experience:

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years of experience in a related electric utility field.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

Valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver License or ability to acquire license and/or endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment.

Produce and maintain an acceptable driving record.

Substation Electrician III

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years of experience in a related electric utility field.

Licenses or Certifications:

Valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver License or ability to acquire license and/or endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment.

Produce and maintain an acceptable driving record.

Notes to Applicants

Position Summary:

This position may be filled at either a Substation Electrician II or III level. This position will be a part of the Substation Maintenance group and will report to the Substation Maintenance Supervisor. This position will be working in high voltage substations ranging from 69kV – 345kV. This position will safely assist in the installation, modification, and repairs of Austin Energy’s high voltage substations. This position will be available for scheduled, unscheduled, and call back work. This position will be available for rotational on-call stand by and follow all safety procedures and policies.Note:Top Candidates will need to complete both a written and field level test at the experience level they are hired in at, before their 6 month probation period ends. Failure to pass the test will result in terminationEmployment Application:

The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Employment Record should be complete with job titles, employment dates, job duties, functions, and responsibilities for each position held. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your application.

Please be sure to detail on the application all current and previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.

Résumés will not be accepted and statements such as “see résumé” will not be accepted. You may use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable.

Please note that Austin Energy may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement. Once the job posting has closed, applications cannot be changed.

If you are selected as a top candidate:

Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution.

If you are identified as a top candidate and are in the military or a veteran, you will need to provide a copy of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date.

This position requires a criminal background investigation.

Work Schedule:

Shifts may change according to departmental needs.

Employee may be required to work additional hours outside of regular work schedule.

Commercial Driver’s License: This position requires a valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver License or the ability to acquire one within 90 days of employment. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin’s Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) (https://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Employment/newhiredriversafetystandards.pdf) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months.Job offer may be contingent on passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening test and thereafter, comply with Department of Transportation, Federal Regulations and the Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing rules as outlined by the City of Austin Drug and Alcohol Policy for Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles.Work Schedule:

This position is categorized as Essential Personnel with the City of Austin. Essential staff are required to work during emergencies or bad weather if they are scheduled to work and, in some cases, when they are not scheduled. Essential employees ensure the continuance of key operations for the City of Austin.

Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends and may include on-call shifts.

Shifts may change according to departmental needs.

Employee may be required to work additional hours outside of regular work schedule.

Pay Range

CommensurateHours Monday – Thursday; (5:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.) with OT as necessary.Job Close Date 02/14/2024 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 2526 Kramer Ln, Austin Texas 78758 Preferred Qualifications Preferred Experience:

Experience with Doble Testing

Experience with Substation equipment maintenance and repair

Experience with Load Tap Changer maintenance and repair

Experience operating Boom Trucks and Cranes up to 30 tons

Experience operating Personal Lift Bucket Trucks up to 65 ft.

Skill and experience reading and interpreting substation prints and one-line diagrams

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

This position is posted at multiple levels. For Duties, Functions and Responsibilities, please select the appropriate job description below. Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

Substation Electrician II (https://services.austintexas.gov/hr/jobdesc/jobrptdesc.cfm?codeid=2883)

Substation Electrician III Knowledge, Skills and Abilities This position is posted at multiple levels. For Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, please select the appropriate job description below. Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.Substation Electrician II (https://services.austintexas.gov/hr/jobdesc/jobrptdesc.cfm?codeid=2883) Substation Electrician III Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or Texas Relay by dialing 7-1-1.The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

The minimum qualifications for this position is graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years of experience in a related electric utility field. Do you meet these qualifications?

Yes

No

This position requires a Valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver License. Do you have a Valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver License or if selected for this position, do you have the ability to acquire a Texas Class A Commercial Driver License and/or endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment?

Yes

No

The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City’s Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement?

Yes

No

This position requires the ability to produce and maintain an acceptable driving record. Are you able to meet this requirement?

Yes

No

This position requires a criminal background investigation (CBI). By selecting the following, you are acknowledging that you understand if you are selected as a top candidate for this position, you will need a successful CBI to be hired.

I acknowledge and understand this position requires a Criminal Background Investigation.

Describe how you meet the minimum education and experience qualifications.

(Open Ended Question)

Please describe your experience with Doble Testing. Include all equipment you have tested and what role you played in the testing.

(Open Ended Question)

Describe your experience with Substation equipment maintenance and repair. Please include the types of equipment you worked on.

(Open Ended Question)

Describe your experience with Load Tap Changer maintenance and repair. Include all types and manufacturers you have worked on.

(Open Ended Question)

Describe your experience operating Boom Trucks and Cranes up to 30 tons.

(Open Ended Question)

Describe your experience operating Personal Lift Bucket Trucks up to 65 ft.

(Open Ended Question)

Describe your experience reading and interpreting substation prints and one-line diagrams.

(Open Ended Question)

A physical requirement of this position is the ability to work in confined areas. Are you able to meet this requirement with or without reasonable accommodations?

Yes

No

Do you have a CDL with a current tanker endorsement

Yes

No

This position is classified as an “essential” position. The candidate must be able to work during emergencies or bad weather if they are scheduled to work and, in some cases, when they are not scheduled. Shifts may change according to departmental needs and work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends. Are you able to meet these schedule requirements?

Yes

No

If selected as the top candidate, will you be able to complete both a written and field level test at the experience level you are hired in before your six (6) month probation ends?

Yes

No

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Job Details

  • ID
    JC50970689
  • State
  • City
  • Full-time
  • Salary
    N/A
  • Hiring Company
    Austin Energy
  • Date
    2024-02-01
  • Deadline
    2024-04-01
  • Category

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