*Salary pending final budget approval; start date no earlier than October 1, 2017*
The purpose of the class is to install and maintain electric substation equipment, relays and distribution equipment and relays. The class is responsible for installing, inspecting, operating, testing, commissioning and maintaining substation/distribution equipment and installing, inspecting, operating testing, commissioning and maintaining substation/distribution relays as well as preparing logs and reports concerning both. Installation, operation and Maintenance of the Electric Department Radio network also falls under this class. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed; develops work methods and sequences under general supervision. Requires a high school diploma or GED and formal training, special courses, or self-education equivalent to the satisfactory completion of two years of college education or specialized advanced training in electronics, communications, or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have five (5) years or more experience in electrical substations. Must have five (5) years or more of industry experience and (5) years of on-the-job training dealing with the installation and maintenance of substation electrical equipment. Experience in electric industry, electrical substation and in the operation of electrical test equipment are preferred. Proficient use of AutoCAD, Microsoft Office®™© applications (i.e.: Microsoft Word®™©, Microsoft Excel®™©, etc.) PowerPoint®™© are preferred. This position is subject to emergency call-out and is expected to work overtime and stand-by as needed. Performs manual or technical tasks prescribed by standard practices, which may require computation, the use of several procedures, and the use of independent judgment with obvious choices; requires normal attention for accurate results. Considerable knowledge of installation of electric overhead and underground systems, various types of heavy equipment. Considerable knowledge of state and local traffic laws, ordinances and regulations regarding operation of equipment. Requires a valid State of Florida Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL) and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment. Must be able to obtain required lockout/tag-out and substation switching qualifications certifications within 90 days of employment. and maintain certifications according to department guidelines throughout employment. Special skills or equipment certification may be required. Residency Requirements: Must be available for on call status/assignments. Must live within 20-mile radius of the intersection of Hwy 27 and Main Street, or move within this 20 mile radius within first 9 months of employment. Must rotate substation / communications on-call duty.