Website City of Glendale
Under minimal supervision, this apprentice-level classification performs moderately complex electrical and mechanical work in a water and power system.
- Performs field load surveys and conducts load tests on transformers, motors, and other equipment.
- Tests instrument transformers and applies correction factors to watt-hour meter testing.
- Maintains security systems within substation network.
- Tests safety equipment such as rubber gloves, blankets, line hoses, hotsticks, and miscellaneous rubber goods using high voltage test equipment in accordance with established procedures for safety.
- Researches and requisitions supplies and maintains adequate stock levels.
- Tests, repairs, calibrates and maintains new equipment such as instruments, relays, meters, motors, transformers, regulators, boosters, switchgear and related equipment.
- Tests and repairs hazardous atmosphere detectors. Repairs and calibrates various types of test equipment. Performs acceptance tests on new distribution transformers to determine losses and compliance with specifications.
- Completes necessary documentation of instrument maintenance and testing in accordance with GWP operating policies and procedures.
- Develops test procedures, oversees and performs complex testing, maintenance, installation and calibration of protective relays, transducers, recorders, SCADA Systems and related devices used in electrical substations, pumping stations, and the Power Plant.
- Ensures Departmental services are provided with the highest customer service and ethical standards.
- Keeps current on new products and their suitability. Maintains liaison with manufacturers and vendors supplying equipment used by the test section.
- Read, write, and understand directions in English.
- Utilize Microsoft Office software programs, including Word, Outlook, and Excel.
- Safely operate a motor vehicle, industrial lift trucks, and manual lift equipment.
- Operate all test equipment used in conjunction with the testing, calibrating, and repairing functions.
- Establish and maintain smooth and effective working relationships and resolve interpersonal conflicts.
- Learn new skills and information required for the performance of job duties.
- Safely lift up to 50 pounds.
- Effectively communicate in English, and provide good customer service to people doing business with Glendale Water and Power.
- Model and practice the highest standards of ethical conduct.
Qualification & Experience:
- One-year experience in electrical testing and instrument repair.
- Graduation from high school or attainment of GED or CHSPE certificate.
- Twelve units of college or trade school courses in electronic/electrical theory, math, or physics.
Company: City of Glendale
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Administrative
Job Location: Glendale, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A