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WRF Electrical Technician

Cobb County Government

Posted: Sep. 4, 2018

End Date: Oct. 5, 2018

Position Information

This position is located in the Central Maintenance Division of the Cobb County Water System.

Salary $20.78 - $33.24 per hour
Essential Functions

Installs, programs, tests, repairs, replaces, and maintains a variety of electrical fixtures, systems, equipment, and related components, such as variable frequency drives, soft and electromagnetic starters, electrical motors and relays, timers, counters, solenoids, actuators, complete machine control cabinets, reference circuits, electrical wiring, conduits, feeders, case assemblies, lighting fixtures, power supply systems, and other fixtures, systems, equipment and components. 

Evaluates electrical fixtures, systems, equipment and related components: assesses and troubleshoots problems and errors; performs maintenance and repair work; and verifies proper operating condition.

Determines amount of materials needed to complete projects: provides cost projections and project coordination as needed; gathers equipment, tools, parts, and supplies to make needed repairs; monitors inventory levels; and initiates requests for new or replacement materials as required.

Performs general cleaning and maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment and tools in operable condition: inspects equipment; checks diagnostics; replaces parts; washes and cleans equipment; cleans shop and work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; and reports faulty equipment. 

Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals: places safety cones, markers, or signs to alert employees and citizens of work areas, wet floors, or other potential hazards; and locks and secures chemical and equipment storage areas.

Prepares and maintains documentation for all work activities, such as work orders, timesheets, electrical diagrams, maintenance logs, inventory forms, etc.: enters and retrieves information into computer-based work order maintenance management system.

May provide emergency coverage as directed/required; works on standby status according to established departmental schedules.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED and vocational or technical training in electrical work; supplemented by five years of experience as an electrician in an industrial environment, preferably in a water and/or wastewater treatment facility; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Licenses and Certifications
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications  
License and Certifications

Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must possess and maintain Wastewater Maintenance Certification from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP).