Lead Electrical Technician
Company: Orange County Sanitation District
Posted on: January 15, 2022
ORANGE COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT
invites applications for the position of:
Lead Electrical Technician
An Equal Opportunity Employer
$47.83 - $58.12
OPENING DATE: 10/01/20
CLOSING DATE: 10/29/20 05:00 PM
What do you value in your next job?
At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the
framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work
ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to
invite you to explore our career opportunities further.
Honesty, Trust, & Respect
We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and
respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our
customers, and our community.
Teamwork & Problem Solving
We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and
collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to
solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and
we acknowledge team and individual efforts.
Leadership & Commitment
We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and
using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals.
We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our
organization, and our community.
Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities
We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills,
and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and
development will we continue to progress as an agency and as
We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD
by our many talented employees.
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Lead Electrical
Under direction, leads, oversees, and participates in the work of
staff responsible for the maintenance, repair, and installation of
electrical equipment and systems from 0V up to 12KV to include
power generation, operation thereof, synchronizes, parallels and
transfers/switch plant load.
Performs preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance on
electrical, generation and distribution systems including 12K volt
generators, exciters, 12K volt circuit breakers, generator
controls, 12K volt power transformers and motors up to 2,600
horsepower. Estimates time, materials, and equipment required for
jobs assigned; contacts other departments involved in the
maintenance or repair of equipment; lays out job plans;
requisitions materials as required. Able to read, maintain and
update all electrical drawings, schematics and single line
The Lead Electrical Technician performs the more complex
advanced-journey level functions and provides training to less
experienced Electrical Technicians; oversees and performs
predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance on assigned
equipment; oversees and assists contractors as necessary. Position
is responsible for ensuring that the crew is performing corrective
and preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, installations, and
repairs such as: isolating power and ground wires; installing
grounding cables; restoring power; inspecting equipment; checking
voltage and amperage; installing electrical circuits; bending and
installing conduit; and pulling wire and wiring circuits according
to blueprints, electrical drawings, schematics and single line
This person will oversee and perform a variety of tests, samples,
readings, and other necessary precautions to determine if equipment
is showing any signs of deterioration. In addition, the Lead
Electrical Technician will be responsible for creating written
procedures for switching and Lock-Out-Tag-Out (LOTO) for 12KV
through 480 volts. Other duties will include verifying the work of
assigned employees for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques,
compliance with standards and specifications, safety, and
timeliness; training and mentoring staff; and assisting inspectors
and contractors as necessary.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
1. High school diploma or G.E.D., supplemented by specialized
training or coursework such as relevant trade school in electrical
technology or a related field; AND
2. Four (4) years of work experience maintaining, repairing and
installing electrical equipment with at least two (2) years of
experience performing duties comparable to an Electrical Technician
II with the District.
Licenses and/or Certifications:
1. Valid California Class C Driver's License.
RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PROCESS
(an eligible list may be established for future vacancies)
Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs
APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: October 29, 2020 before 5:00 P.M.
(or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been
Hiring Salary Range: $47.83 - $52.74/Hour
(starting salary will be within this range based upon
Must possess mobility to work in and around District facilities;
ability to travel to various District sites, projects and/or
meetings; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform moderate to
heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces and around
machines, to climb and descend ladders; to operate varied hand and
power tools and equipment; vision to read printed materials and a
computer screen; color vision to discerns electrical wires and
gauges; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over
the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring
frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or
hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve
data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate
above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this
classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work
and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift,
carry, push and pull materials and objects weighing up to 40
pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.
Employees work in and around facilities and are exposed to loud
noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather
conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace,
chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous
physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset
staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in
interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and
Standby and Call Back
Employees in this classification may be required to participate in
standby duty and are subject to call back, which may include
nights, weekends and 24-hour emergency call out with little or no
notice. Any employee designated to serve on standby, or report to
an emergency, and refuses to do such, shall be subject to
disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Disaster Service Workers
All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated
Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government
Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County
Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to
this effect. Employees are required to complete all related
training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event
of an emergency.
For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job
functions please review the Classification Specification for this
position found on our website.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application
materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in
the job announcement and class specification to receive further
consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not
guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be
reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be
invited to continue in the selection process.
False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from
the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements
made on applications are subject to investigation and
To ensure your application is accurate and complete, please review
the Job Application Guide.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSDs
pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation
and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a
drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification,
removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All
statements made on applications are subject to investigation and
Reference Checks will be conducted by OCSD to verify employment
related information for all potential employees once a contingent
job offer is made during the background investigation process. This
is done to ensure that individuals who join OCSD are well qualified
and have a strong potential to be successful in their employment.
The extent of the inquiry will depend on the position being applied
for, but will at least include:
Verification/Reference from current and past employers
Confirmation of necessary licenses, certificates, and degrees.
Please have all necessary documentation ready. Additional inquiries
may be necessary depending on the position for which you are
applying. Human Resources will also schedule a post-offer physical
examination once a job offer has been made.
OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application
system. Applications submitted via mail, fax or email will not be
The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed
or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement
may be modified or revoked without notice.
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