Jefferson Parish Sheriff
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PLANT MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN (2308)
at Jefferson Parish Sheriff
- Purpose of Announcement
- EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO ESTABLISH AN EMPLOYMENT LIST TO FILL ONE (1) CURRENT WEST JEFFERSON VACANCY IN THE DRAINAGE DEPARTMENT.
This employment list will also be used for FUTURE East & West Jefferson vacancies in various Departments.
- Kind of Work
Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform skilled electrical and instrumentation work in the installations, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair on treatment plant and lift station pump mechanical and equipment devices or the drainage pump stations electrical systems. Employees in this classification troubleshoot and diagnose electrical equipment malfunctions, and determine need for repair or replacement of equipment, instrumentation, and electrical parts accordingly. Maintenance responsibilities consist of routine tasks, i.e., checking voltage and amperage levels, inspecting wiring conditions in control panels and boards. Position ensures compliance with established safety and accident prevention standards. Performs related work as directed. This position is also an essential, emergency duty status worker and may not be relieved of duty when the Parish President or his designee recommends a voluntary or mandatory evacuation of Jefferson Parish. Position requires driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference.
NOTE: Some positions may require driving of a Parish vehicle necessitating a class D license, thus possession of a valid Class D Driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference for those particular positions.
- Minimum Qualifications For Admission to Examination
- Possession of a current Class C or higher Jefferson Parish Electrical license*; OR possession of a current Electrical Work (Statewide) license* issued by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC).**
PLUS, significant (at least nine months), full-time, verifiable, paid work experience in the repair and maintenance of high voltage electrical apparatus (480-4160 volts) and industrial/plant equipment, including electro-mechanical and programmable motor control panels and pneumatic control systems and devices. Work experience must demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and read schematic diagrams on the stated equipment. Some positions require knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
NOTE:*Proof of a current and valid passing score on the licensing exam is acceptable for application.**A Jefferson Parish Electrical license is required for employment in this position. A current Louisiana Electrical Work (Statewide) license (or current and valid passing score on the examination) is acceptable for application; however, once an employment offer is extended, an applicant has ten (10) days to obtain the required Class C or higher Jefferson Parish Electrical license. Failure to obtain a Class C or higher Jefferson Parish Electrical license will disqualify an applicant for permanent employment in this position.
- Kind of Examination
(ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL)
The examination will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%.
Applicants should supply complete and accurate information concerning their previous training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers, and dates of employment. This information is subject to verification. The Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience claimed for credit.
POSTING NO. 2308-06R