Electrician Constructor - Journey Level
Company: Government jobs
Posted on: January 25, 2023
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.
- 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
- Instructs and monitors the work of Electrical Helpers and
- Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as
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
Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's
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
It is preferred that you submit the following with your online
- 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
- A current resume of your educational and professional work
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 - seattle.gov
01 Have you completed an accredited electrician apprenticeship
program or equivalent training?
02 Do you have three years of experience in the electrical trades
as an apprentice or helper?
03 Are you a journeyman electrician?
04 Do you have at least 1 year or more experience working with 2200
volt or higher electrical equipment?
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?
06 Please select which Electrician Constructor roles within the
utility that you would be interested in: (please select all that
- 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?
- 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
* Required Question
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