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Electrician Constructor - Journey Level

Company: Government jobs
Location: Pasco
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description

Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship.

Seattle City Light is looking for several Electrician Constructors to join our team our various teams around the utility. These roles install and maintain a variety of electrical systems using specialized tools and vehicles; provide on-the-job training to apprentices and helpers, and diagnose and correct defects in power generation and distribution systems. The work requires expert knowledge of electrical theory and principles, familiarity with the tools and equipment used in the electrical trades, ability to interpret and apply blueprints, specifications and codes, and knowledge of safety rules and procedures. Work is carried out independently, with the supervisor providing instruction and clarification for unusual or difficult problems. Employees select from and apply a variety of written guidelines and reference materials. These positions will report to an EC&M Supervisor. Job Responsibilities

  • Installs, maintains, tests and repairs generators, control equipment, electrical motors, power circuit breakers, voltage regulators, automatic generation control equipment, transformers, and other electrical equipment.
  • Installs and repairs conduit and wiring in and around substations, powerhouses and other installations.
  • Installs, inspects and repairs security systems, selective and control relays, station batteries, and chargers.
  • Diagnoses, repairs and replaces water-level monitoring and control systems hoisting equipment, spillgates, intake gates, overhead cranes, and elevator systems.
  • Operates and maintains specialized mobile equipment and vehicles.
  • Instructs and monitors the work of Electrical Helpers and Electrician-Constructor Apprentices.
  • Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned Qualifications


    Experience: Requires a minimum of three years experience in the electrical trades as an apprentice or helper, including one year working with 2200 volt or higher electrical equipment (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).

    Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands:
    Works outdoors in all weather conditions. Works on or near energized high voltage equipment, at heights, and in confined areas. May be exposed to toxic/hazardous substances. Requires physical exertion and lifting or manipulating of objects that weigh more than 50 pounds. Additional Information

    Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

    Application Process.
    It is preferred that you submit the following with your online application:

    • A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the job announcement
    • A current resume of your educational and professional work experience.
      Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the qualifications. Seattle City Light values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Seattle City Light encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

      Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check. The background check will involve a criminal history check, which includes conviction and arrest records in compliance with the Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 and the City of Seattle Personnel Rule 10.3. A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information.

      Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page:

      The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents.

      More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: Local 77 Plans - Human Resources -

      01 Have you completed an accredited electrician apprenticeship program or equivalent training?
      • Yes
      • No

        02 Do you have three years of experience in the electrical trades as an apprentice or helper?
        • Yes
        • No

          03 Are you a journeyman electrician?
          • Yes
          • No

            04 Do you have at least 1 year or more experience working with 2200 volt or higher electrical equipment?
            • Yes
            • No

              05 In this position, you will need to be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Work on or near energized high voltage equipment, at heights, and in confined areas. May be exposed to toxic/hazardous substances. Requires physical exertion and lifting or manipulating of objects that weigh more than 50 pounds. Are you able to work in that environment?
              • Yes
              • No

                06 Please select which Electrician Constructor roles within the utility that you would be interested in: (please select all that apply)
                • Generation Electrician Constructor at Cedar Falls
                • Electrician Constructor Substations
                • Electrician Constructor Operator

                  07 Please select your highest level of education completed.
                  • High School Diploma/GED
                  • Some College
                  • Associates Degree
                  • Bachelors Degree
                  • Masters Degree
                  • Doctorate Degree

                    08 Do you have a valid Washington State Drivers License?
                    • Yes
                    • No, but I can obtain a valid Washington State Drivers License by the time of hire.
                    • No, and I will not be able to obtain a valid Washington State Drivers License.

                      * Required Question

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