Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Electrician Specialist Foreman - Physical Plant in Ruston, Louisiana

Electrician Specialist Foreman - Physical Plant

Salary

$2,758.00 - $5,646.00 Monthly

$15.91 - $32.57 Hourly

$2,758.00 - $5,646.00 Monthly

Location

Ruston, LA

Ruston, LA

Job Type

Promotion

Department

LA Tech University

Job Number

LATech ESF-251

Closing

12/11/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

NOTE: THIS POSITION IS OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT PERMANENT CLASSIFIED LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY HAS A SPECIAL ENTRANCE RATE (SER) IN PLACE FOR OUR ELECTRICIAN SPECIALIST FOREMAN POSITION. THE STARTING HOURLY RATE IS $23.00/HOUR INSTEAD OF THE MINIMUM LISTED.

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For further information about this vacancy contact:

Alicia Foster

Louisiana Tech University - Office of Human Resources

PO Box 3173

Ruston, LA 71272

318-257-2235

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Four years of experience in the electrical trade, two years of which must have been working with specialized systems such as high-voltage distribution lines, power plants, or heavy, high-voltage mechanical or industrial equipment, or with electrical or electronic systems such as traffic signals.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Training in the electrical trade will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required general experience on a month for month basis.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To oversee and supervise the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems primarily over 660 volts, and to coordinate activities of Bridge Maintenance Electrical Specialist, distribution and Power Plant Specialist, Marine Electrical Specialist, and the Signal Light Electrical Specialist.

Level of Work:

Supervisor.

Supervision Received:

Broad review from a Facility Maintenance Director, District Engineer, Marine Maintenance Superintendent 1, or other higher level supervisor, manager, or administrative official.

Supervision Exercised:

Line over a staff of Electrician Specialist, and Electrician Specialist Leaders.

Location of Work:

May be used by all State agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Electrician Specialist Leader by the requirement to exercise full supervisory responsibilities.

Differs from Electrician Foreman by emphasis on maintenance, repairs and installation of electrical systems primarily 660 volts and higher, and pertaining to complex and technical activities at a power plant, electrically operated bridge, signal light, and marine electrical operations.

Examples of Work

Assigns and inspects the work of journeyman Electricians, Leaders, Electrician Specialists, and Electrician Specialist Leaders.

Makes inspections to determine the need for repairs and to estimate cost of repairs.

Requisitions materials.

Updates and files cost and time records for all projects.

Approves leave.

Evaluates subordinate's work performance. Initiates and implements training programs for subordinates.

Conducts in-service training for subordinates.

BRIDGE MAINTENANCE ELECTRICAL:

Supervises entire electrical maintenance on movable and stationary bridges.

Oversees the installation of electrical equipment such as motors, starters, relays, panel boxes, switches, and coils for single and three phase systems.

Supervises the installation of different types of voltage transformers and may be required to adjust voltage of agency owned transformers.

Supervises the maintenance and repairs of bridge hydraulic systems such as pumps, cylinders, hoses, filters, control valves.

Supervises the maintenance and repair of grid couplings, locks, wedges, and barriers on movable bridges.

Oversees the maintenance of electrical distribution system over 600 volts at the district headquarters compound.

DISTRIBUTION AND POWER PLAN SYSTEMS ELECTRICAL:

Oversees a majority of duties on systems/equipment at and above 660 volts: and primary distribution lines of 1450 volts and above.

Oversees the installation of high voltage transformers.

Supervises splicing and insulation of high voltage under ground and overhead cables of 1,400 volts and above.

Oversees subordinates who locate and correct problems on high and low voltage lines by using insulation meggers, oscillators, or tone detectors to locate faults in under ground cables.

Uses phasing sticks on phase rotation meters to check out rotation of cables before switching into the circuits.

Troubleshoots, repairs, and installs electrical meters, starters, and related switch gear and controls.

Oversees installations, tests, repairs, and maintains generators, transformers, converters, regulators, switches, circuit breakers, recording instruments, control systems, and other circuit systems.

Supervises the dismantling, repairing and assembling of generators, synchronous motors, motor generators, and rotary converters.

Installs, alters, and replaces generation and distribution equipment in power plants, substations, transformer vaults, or distribution centers. Cleans, adjusts, and repairs electrical equipment such as air and oil circuit breakers and remotely controlled telemetering equipment.

Draws, interprets, updates, and files electrical blueprints.

Provides guidance to private contractors on circuitry layout of building and facilities.

Directs and trains helpers and may supervise other electricians or maintenance personnel on a functional basis.

MARINE ELECTRICAL:

Supervises the performance of advanced Journeyman level in the installation and maintenance of marine electrical systems and related equipment.

Supervises installation and repairs of marine distribution cables.

Oversees the dismantling, repairing and assembling of generators, synchronous motors, and marine motor generators and may overhaul marine generators on marine vessel electrical power plant systems.

Supervises the installation, tests, repairs, and maintenance of marine vessel generators, transformers, converters, regulators, switches, circuit breakers, recording instruments, control systems, and other circuit systems.

Supervises the installation and repairs of rigid electrical conduits, pulling in conductors, assembling buss bars, phasing out and converting conductors, splicing cables, and sealing connectors.

Oversees the Trouble shooting of distribution circuits and generating and controlling equipment to locate and correct the causes of outages and improper operation.

Supervises repairing electrical auxiliary equipment in boosters and engine rooms, filtering and changing transformer oil, and checking conditions of insulators, oil circuit breakers and related equipment.

Oversees the checking and truing commutators and slip rings of rotary equipment while turning in their bearings, using dressing stones, under cutters, and grinders.

Supervises installation, alteration, maintenance, and repairs of electrical systems such as electrical motor for generator pumps, lighting systems, and other electrical fixtures and equipment.

Supervises repairs, maintenance and alteration to electrical systems of movable bridges; repairing limit switches, plunger switches, electrical drive motors, transformers, conduits hydraulic pump motors, and troubleshoots all electrical systems.

SIGNAL LIGHT ELECTRICAL:

Supervises the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repairs of traffic signals, controllers, and traffic loops.

Oversees repairs of overhead lights at rest areas, weigh stations, and highway units.

Supervises the installation of new traffic signal lights and flashing beacons.

Oversees erection of new poles and transfers interconnect and other cables, spans, and controllers to new poles.

Supervises erection of free standing electronic traffic controllers at roadway intersections and fabricates signal lights.

Inspects signal cables and replaces signal heads.