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Journeyman Electrician - Electrician 2

Journeyman Electrician - Electrician 2 (ODOT17-0442oc)

 Announcement: ODOT17-0442oc – Salem

 

 The mission of the Department of Transportation is to provide an efficient, safe transportation system that enhances Oregon's economic competitiveness and livability.

Bring your electrical expertise to ODOT!

In this position you will perform journey level skilled electrical work as part of an electrical maintenance team. You will also assist in selection and purchase of materials, and at times work within the team to participate in the training of apprentice electricians. In this role you will participate in team development and support team decisions. 

We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.

Additional Details:

  • This is a part-time position. You may be required to work 40 hours per week at peak times (spring, summer, fall) of the year, and, when the customer demand lessens, you may have your hours reduced to 20 hours or less per week. Benefits will be prorated according to the number of hours worked.
  • This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our next application screening is scheduled for Tuesday, 10/24/2017 at 8:00 a.m., but we may close the announcement at any time when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after the first screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
  • This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).

Duties and Responsibilities:

ROADSIDE
Replace, program, inspect, and trouble shoot traffic signals and controllers; flashing beacons; sign illumination; highway illumination and control circuits; irrigation controls; new services and panels; portable light plants, generators; ramp meters; variable message signs; weather information systems; traffic count systems; and roadway video and camera systems.

BUILDINGS & GROUNDS 
Install new services requiring single and three phase power, and new power distribution panels.
Upgrade obsolete or inadequate power distribution systems. Install new extensions to existing branch circuits or adding new branch circuits.
Install lighting fixture; both electrical discharge and incandescent.
Work on motor controls for shop equipment (air compressors, overhead doors, etc.; fuel pumps and enclosures; lubricating pit ventilation and lighting; ventilation blowers; heating and air conditioning controls and service motor controls for sand shakers and rock crushers.

PARKS & REST AREAS 
Work on motor controls for potable water, irrigation water, and waste water pumps; underground and overhead feeder and branch circuits.
Install permanent and temporary services for single and three phase power

BRIDGES 
Work on waterway navigation lights and automatic lamp rotation mechanisms; aviation warning beacons; drawbridge controls and related circuitry; and communication circuits

LOCATING 
Locate underground lines for street lighting, traffic signals, and other underground lines owned by ODOT.

Working Conditions:

  • This position requires the work performed outdoors on a year-round basis and under all types of weather conditions.  
  • Must be capable of working on structures of high elevation such as bridges, light towers and buildings.  
  • Subject to numerous calls to work after normal working hours.
  • Requires lifting, bending, stooping, and sitting in a vehicle for long periods of time while traveling between job locations.  
  • Exposure to electrical shock hazards.
  • Requires visual acuity to distinguish different colors.
  • This position requires the work performed outdoors on a year-round basis and under all types of weather conditions.  
  • Must be capable of working on structures of high elevation such as bridges, light towers and buildings.  
  • Subject to numerous calls to work after normal working hours.
  • Requires lifting, bending, stooping, and sitting in a vehicle for long periods of time while traveling between job locations.  
  • Exposure to electrical shock hazards.
  • Requires visual acuity to distinguish different colors.

Minimum Qualifications:
General Oregon journeyman electrical license. Be sure a copy of your license is attached to your application form.
 
Special Qualifications:
Driving is an essential function of this position. You must possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license and be able to obtain a commercial driver license B (CDL-B) within 6 months of hire. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).
 
Preferred Attributes: We may show preference to candidates whose application materials demonstrate the following.

  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • Experience making sound decisions.
  • Experience demonstrating dependability.

Questions:

For questions about the job announcement or online application, call 503-986-7146.

This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our next application screening is scheduled for Tuesday, 10/24/2017 at 8:00 a.m., but we may close the announcement at any time when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after the first screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted on: Thursday, October 12, 2017
This listing expires on: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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