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Trades Maintenance Specialist

Company: Pima County Government
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

0915 - TRADES MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST - SENIOR (ELECTRICIAN) Position Description This position, with on-call, weekend, and holiday shifts, is in the Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Department. Salary - - - $22.60 HourlySalary Grade: 47 - - -This is a manual labor position that requires the ability to lift and carry up to 75 pounds. All employees must safely carry out and complete assigned work order tasks while working around operating stationary equipment, vehicles and other powered equipment. The work environment frequently involves extremes of heat, humidity, dust and cold. On assigned projects the extended use of hand tools such as shovel, pick axe, digging bar and rake are required. All employees must properly wear and utilize all safety PPE clothing and equipment. Ascending and descending ladders and stairs to reach and work upon elevated or below grade work platforms and job sites is sometimes necessary. This is an on-call position, and may require weekend and holiday work if emergencies occur. -Please note: Successful candidates offered employment with Pima County, including current employees who have applied for new positions, are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their scheduled start date. If you are unable to become fully vaccinated due to a medical disability or religious observance/practice, you must request an accommodation - accommodation forms are located online. - - Duties/Responsibilities (Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.) -

  • Performs operational and preventive maintenance of complex facilities, equipment and/or systems that may include monitoring of specialized park areas such as natural resource or ecological systems;
  • Performs critical repairs to complex systems, equipment and related features to maintain system integrity and functions in accordance with standards, rules and regulations, particularly those systems or equipment operated under permits or licenses granted by other governmental agencies;
  • Serves as system or Departmental technical expert in the maintenance and modification of complex equipment and systems, including natural resource maintenance and interpretation;
  • Interprets and applies required codes or standards to work situations;
  • Interprets complex blueprints, schematics and diagrams to facilitate work;
  • Prepares working sketches, drawings and estimates of resources required for assigned projects;
  • Operates specialized equipment in direct support of other activities;
  • Recommends to engineering, support staff and management, modifications to current equipment, facilities, processes and systems to enhance operability, reliability and/or compliance with industrial or governmental standards or to enhance and protect or preserve ecological systems;
  • Acts as work center shift supervisor in the absence of the TM Supervisor;
  • Inspects and approves work of supporting operations and maintenance staff;
  • Coordinates equipment and system modifications or maintenance with operations and maintenance staff, supported facility managers or end-users to assure minimal disruption of services;
  • Maintains security and confidentiality of sensitive equipment, materials or end-products, particularly those associated with law enforcement and correctional activities;
  • Participates in development of Requests for Proposals and contracts for equipment, supplies and services;
  • Monitors contractor/vendor-supplied equipment, supplies and services for compliance with contract provisions;
  • Conducts or coordinates specialized training for TM staff in the systems being supported;
  • Inspects, services and maintains common and specialized tools, equipment and vehicles used in performance of duties;
  • Maintains comprehensive records of work performed, modifications to equipment or systems, and related operations logs;
  • Prepares periodic and special reports for management on equipment, systems and/or facilities supported or maintained;
  • May collect via manual, mechanical or electronics means, samples of process materials for subsequent analysis or to monitor proper functioning of the systems supported. -KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:Knowledge of:
    • operating principles, practices and techniques of assigned complex or specialized equipment, systems or facilities support systems;
    • operation and maintenance of tools, equipment and materials encountered in area of assignment;
    • operation and maintenance of testing and monitoring equipment common to skill, trade or are of specialization;
    • effective supervision, training and communications techniques;
    • hazards, safety procedures or equipment required in the area of specialization or assigned work-areas;
    • codes, standards, rules and regulations applicable to the craft, trade, specialty or area of work assignment;
    • basic contracting processes, including quality assurance or inspection of supplies or services for compliance with contracts;
    • principles and practices of park maintenance in area of assignment;
    • practices and principles in the maintenance of ecological systems. -Skill in:
      • following written and oral instructions;
      • preparing working sketches, drawings and estimates of resources required for assigned projects;
      • interpreting and applying required codes, standards, rules and regulations to work situations;
      • interpreting complex blueprints, schematics and diagrams;
      • maintaining documentation of activities;
      • leading, supervising and evaluating the work of others;
      • developing, implementing and monitoring work-unit budgets;
      • conducting and coordinating specialized and on-the-job training for assigned staff in the skill, craft, trade or area of specialization;
      • communicating effectively;
      • monitoring, assessing, and maintaining the condition of assigned ecological systems. Minimum Qualifications (1) Six years of direct journey-level work experience as an electrician.OR:(2) -Three years of experience with Pima County as a Trades Maintenance Specialist -as an electrician.Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. -Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application. -Preferred Qualifications: -(Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.): - - -
      • A minimum of three (3) years journey-level experience in the installation, operation and repair of control wiring, electrical distribution switch gear, motor control centers, and power generation equipment.
      • Experience with low and high voltage lighting and lighting related to commercial and/or industrial applications.
      • Experience with water well system, irrigation system and/or solar system electrical controls installation and repair.
      • Experienced in the use of aerial equipment.
      • Basic computer experience utilizing e-mail, excel spreadsheets, work order documents and written reports. -

Keywords: Pima County Government, Tucson , Trades Maintenance Specialist, Professions , Tucson, Arizona

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