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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:N0620

PORT EVERGLADES ELECTRICIAN

NATURE OF WORK
 
This is skilled work in the electrical trade at Port Everglades and involves the installation of a variety of electrical systems and the supervision of skilled and semi-skilled workers.
 
Work involves determining work methods and procedures as well as frequent participation in assignments. Employee performs work and supervises the work of subordinates in new construction, troubleshooting, and servicing of lighting equipment, motorized electrical units, generators, transformers and related circuitry. Employees receive assignments in oral or written form, frequently accompanied by wiring diagrams, blueprints or equipment service manuals. Work is reviewed by technical and administrative superiors for conformance with instructions and for adherence to established codes and regulations.
 
ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS
 
Installs various conduit systems, wiring for power, lighting, control circuits, alarm systems, public address systems, lift stations and other electrical systems and machinery; installs branch circuits, feeders, new services, lighting fixtures, sound systems, motor control circuits, pumps, air conditioning units, generators, motors and transformers.
 
Replaces defective ballasts, circuit breakers, transformers, pumps, motors, lift station components, receptacles and fuses.
 
Trains and supervises skilled and semi-skilled workers to complete electrical work; plans, assigns, and reviews work of subordinates and performs skilled electrical work.
 
Supervises and assists in the installation, maintenance, and repair of interior wiring systems, public address systems, alarm systems, switchboards, and high and low voltage transformers.
 
Supervises and assists in the installation, repair, and maintenance of a variety of electric motors and generators.
 
Repairs, replaces and troubleshoots circuits associated with lift station and motor control circuits.
 
Assists in the preparation of blueprints and sketches in conjunction with new construction projects.
 
Maintains time records and daily activity log; prepares labor and material estimates, requisitions, and work reports.
 
Performs related work as required.
 
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
 
Considerable knowledge of the standard methods, tools and materials used in the electrical trade.
 
Considerable knowledge of construction, troubleshooting and maintenance electrical work.
 
Considerable knowledge of electrical codes.
 
Ability to work from circuit diagrams, construction plans and equipment manuals.
 
Ability to apply all safety standards required in working with high voltage.
 
Ability to supervise a work crew.
 
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
 
Skill in the operation of various tools used in the electrical trade.
 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
 
Successful completion of job related tests. Four (4) years experience in the electrical trade as a journey level electrician, including two (2) years supervisory experience desired.
 
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
 
Possession of a Broward County Certificate of Competency as a Journey Level Electrician or Master Electrician preferred. Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License at time of appointment.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION
 
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Financial Disclosure Required: No
Class Specs. Estab./Revised: E  11/1994   R  05/2012

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