Salt Lake City

  • AIRFIELD MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN

    Requisition ID
    2019-4288
    Department
    AIRPORT
    Minimum Salary
    USD $25.94/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $32.13/Hr.
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Announcement:   First application review will occur on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.  Only applications received prior to this date and time will be included in the first review.  The position is open until filled. 

     

    Salt Lake City is one of the nation’s best places to live, work and play. Maintaining that reputation as well as implementing new progressive solutions for sustainable growth, means that we need the best people working here. We’re looking for civic minded individuals who want meaningful work that will directly impact the city that we all love. When you join us, you will have the security and peace of mind that comes from a career in local government. We pride ourselves on our dedication to gender pay equity and a friendly and respectful atmosphere for all. Submit an application and see for yourself why Salt Lake City Corp. is the best place to work!

     

    We choose only the very best to work for the residents of this great city — and we reward our hardworking employees with a generous benefits package.  

     

    • Medical + HSA or Flex Account
      • Medical Premium is only $9.79 biweekly for single coverage and $29.38 biweekly for a family coverage
    • Paid time off
      • 12 vacation days + 11 paid holidays + 5 paid personal days
      • Six weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents
    • Tuition Reimbursement up to 4k dollars a year
    • Pension or 401K with 10% of salary contributed by the city, no match required
    • Dedicated Wellness Clinic for employees and their families
    • Discounted Auto/Home/and Pet Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Training and Development

    This classification is reserved for positions with primary responsibility to provide full performance level work on airfield lighting systems.

     

    Employee works as a fully licensed electrician. Employee maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs airfield lighting systems and some airport navigational aids with strict compliance to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and recommendations. Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on lighting systems and other exterior or interior electrical systems at journey level. May perform electrical work in other areas as assigned including: street and area lighting, facility power distribution, transformers, motors, switch gear, automated control systems and similar apparatus. Leads and assists with training and certification of apprentice-level maintenance electricians.  Except as stipulated below, requires license by the State of Utah as a journey level or master electrician. May serve as a lead worker on an assigned crew. 

    Responsibilities

    • Performs routine tasks involving maintenance and repair of runway and taxiway edge lights, lighted signs, PAPI's, and REILS. Performs preventative maintenance tasks on airfield lighting system equipment in accordance with FAA guidelines.
    • Troubleshoots and diagnoses system or equipment malfunctions using various test instruments and tools. Plans, installs and modifies building lighting and power distribution systems in conformance with the National Electric Code. Maintains electrical equipment including motors, switch gear, lighting, telemetry and similar apparatus by making appropriate repairs and adjustments.
    • Works with contractors and may inspect their work to ensure compliance with Airport specifications. Plans, installs and maintains all airfield lighting systems and some navigational aids with strict compliance to the FAA regulations and recommendations.
    • Repairs or replaces faulty wiring and damaged equipment and distribution systems. These include indoor and outdoor systems and may be underground or concealed. Requests required maintenance of related facilities such buildings, vaults and associated equipment.
    • Designs electrical systems for various equipment and facilities including specifications, availability of needed equipment, installation time and costs; then takes appropriate actions to ensure proper installation and operation of said equipment at facilities.  Remodels existing facilities in compliance with specifications and codes.
    • Rebuilds various types of equipment such as:  Lighting and distribution equipment including runway and taxiway lights, motors, pumps, switches, transformers and related equipment as needed.   May be required to follow precise instructions.
    • Maintains various precision telemetry and other automated control systems, which may include water distribution systems to regulate pressures and flows, or navigational aids such as PAPI and VASI.  Must be able to make precise adjustments to the function and/or aiming of these devices.
    • Performs routine repairs and maintenance on airport emergency generators.
    • Reads blueprints and drawings and must be familiar with various methods of design and symbols commonly used in electrical schematics.
    • Maintains accurate records of work performed and time and material used. Maintains inventories of equipment and replacement parts.  Performs preventive maintenance and may create maintenance schedules.  Recommends material procurement.
    • Trains or assists in the training of subordinates, including apprenticeship maintenance electricians.  May perform general maintenance duties in one or more craft or building trades other than electrical.  May operate heavy equipment including aerial platform vehicles, trenchers, and backhoes.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Possession of a current license with the State of Utah as a Journeyman or Master Electrician. Experience including airfield lighting maintenance and repair is desired but not required.
    • Knowledge of electrical motors and motor controls, wiring, pumps and lighting systems, and general mechanical ability. Must be familiar with the use of hand tools commonly used in the electrical trade.
    • Knowledge of building and electrical codes.
    • Valid driver’s license or driving privilege card. May be required to obtain a Commercial Driver's License, depending on needs of the assigned area.

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