Civil Service

Job ID:

Issue Date:
MARCH 28, 2019


Application Deadline:

General Statement of Job:
Under general supervision, performs skilled electrical maintenance and repair work in the maintenance of facilities and related equipment and systems for the General Services Department. Work involves electrical installation, maintenance, and repair of all buildings, facilities, street lights, and traffic signals managed by the General Services Department.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities (This is descriptive, not restrictive as to all tasks included in this position):
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs building maintenance such as installing new fixtures; replacing bulbs and ballasts; replacing outlets; resetting breakers; checking air conditioning, etc. Performs construction site work such demolishing and remodeling new and old electrical sites, installing electrical pipes, etc. Troubleshoots overhead and underground electrical work; installs new heads. Maintains, installs, and repairs generators. Provides assistance with special events such as setting up events, building equipment for correct operation, monitoring operations, etc. Examines job locations for correct method of work and necessary materials. . Records completed work order tickets with description, time, materials, and work completed. Maintains shop inventory, assists in ordering supplies, stocks shelves, pulls materials for jobs, etc. Performs after hour call outs on a rotating basis and as needed for emergencies or special events. Receives and/or reviews various records and reports such as memorandums, work orders, emails, etc. Prepares and/or processes various records and reports such as work orders, daily logs, minutes of meetings, etc. Operates a variety of equipment and machinery. Uses a variety of tools such as pliers, screwdrivers, nut driver set, wrench set, cordless drill, hole saw set, knock out set, etc.; and a variety of supplies such as wire, junction boxes and covers, duplex receptacles, switches, light bulbs, electrical panels, general office supplies, etc. Uses a variety of standard office tools, office supplies, and computer software such as word processing, spreadsheet, work order tracking system, email, etc. Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as Chief Electrician, Electrician I and III, General Services and City employees, contractors, and the general public. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs related duties as required. Essential duty status position, will be required to report to work during emergency situations, including, but not limited to, city-wide declared emergencies.

Communication Skills:
Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving information and instructions from supervisor.

Physical Requirements:
Requires medium work that involves walking, standing, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing, stretching or lifting all of the time and also involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a recurring basis, or considerable skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs in tasks involving very close tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Mental Involvement:
Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagrammatic or schedule form. Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex principles and techniques; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation. Must have the ability to comprehend and interpret received information.

Minimum Training and Experience Qualifications:
Requires a high school diploma, GED, HiSet, or equivalency certificate supplemented by two or more years of electrical maintenance and repair experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must possess a current, valid Louisiana Class D driver's license.

Interpersonal Relationship Skills:
Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with emergency situations or tight deadlines. Worker may be subject to danger or risk to a moderate degree.

Test Required:
The examination may consist of a written test, and/or a rating of training and experience. If used, the rating of training and experience will be based on information on file with the Civil Service Department. Thus, applicants must furnish a complete and accurate detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers, the dates of employment, and a photocopy of their high school (or equivalency diploma).

Salary Requirements:

The City of Kenner is an Equal Opportunity Employer - The Kenner Civil Service Department posts current examination announcements at its office and on its online application website. Job applications may be filed only when an examination is announced. It is important that you include your entire employment history including periods of unemployment on your application, plus any relevant education and experience. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Some job postings have an application deadline; others are open on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of applications have been received. Applicants who are interested in jobs that are not currently open for application may complete a job interest card which may be filed with the Kenner Civil Service Office at any time. DELAY IN THE MAIL: The Kenner Civil Service Department cannot accept responsibility for failure of the applicant to receive an admission slip to an examination, or for failure of the Department to receive material mailed by the applicant. VETERANS PREFERENCE in examinations will be granted only to those persons who provide proof of military service during covered periods and who are found to be eligible. The Kenner Civil Service Department does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs or activities. Therefore, reasonable accommodations will be provided to allow access to the Department's programs and activities for individuals with disabilities unless such accommodations would result in undue hardship. Auxiliary Aids such as readers, taped text, and large print material or other aids are provided for individuals requesting such accommodations under provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.