City of Edinburg
  • 16-Jan-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant -Dept #6200
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • 17.34 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.

Job Title:

Journeyman Electrician II



Reports to:

Wastewater Plant Manager

FLSA Classification:


Safety Sensitive Type:

Safety Sensitive

Effective Date:


Job Summary:

Performs complex work in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment and circuits. Work involves installing, replacing, and maintaining electrical systems, apparatus, components of machinery, and equipment. May provide guidance to others. Works under minimal supervision, with partial latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Job Functions:

Note: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position.

a. Manage inventory of materials, obtain price quotes, order and receive parts.

b. Recommend improvements for energy efficient motors, large repairs, lighting and other components.

c. Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, circuits, and electrical components of machinery and equipment.

d. Set up regular maintenance schedule for electrical equipment, replace electrical motors, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, or electronic components of electrical equipment.

e. Assist in changing out or repair light fixtures in and around the building.

f. Participate in vehicle maintenance.

g. Program new traffic control systems in accordance with approved plans.

h. Maintain accurate records of time and materials used in the maintenance and repair history of all electrical equipment.

i. Operate bucket truck, dump trucks during signal repair or installation of new signals.

j. Wires circuits and cleans and tightens low-voltage switch gears.

k. Plans the layout of electrical wiring to ensure compliance with specifications and electrical codes.

l. Manage the maintenance and renovation of electrical service.

m. Performs related work and reports as assigned.

Conditions of Employment:

  1. Applicant will be subject to a complete background investigation. Incomplete, inaccurate and/or failure to report information will cause the applicant rejection from consideration.
  2. Applicant must take and pass a pre-employment drug test administered by the City of Edinburg at the City's expense.
  3. Must have a current valid class "C" driver's license from the Texas Department of Public Safety with a satisfactory driving record.
  4. Electrician's (Journeyman's) License.
  5. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.

Required Education:

High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalency.

Education Preference:

Community college, vocational business, technical, or correspondence school certificates are likely sources.

Educational Substitute:

Not Applicable

Required Work Experience:

Requires three (3) years' experience in commercial type installation electrical work, magnetic starters, and motor control circuits.

Experience Preference:

Five (5) years' experience in related field.

Supervisory Experience Requirement:

Not Applicable

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

a. Requires a working knowledge of electrical processes of pump panel motors.

b. Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies.

c. Work involves a comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the work environment of the organization.

d. Intermediate computer skills in a Microsoft Windows programs.

e. Ability to diagnose electrical problems and repair minor ones; knowledge of low to high voltage trouble-shooting techniques for pumps panels and motors; ability to read schematic drawings.

f. Knowledge of City and National electrical codes, of safety and accident prevention procedures, and skills in utilizing special electrical tools.

Equipment Materials:

General office and safety equipment/materials to include but not limited to the following:

  • Personal computer
  • Office equipment
  • Hand Tools/Power Tools
  • Welder/Cutting Torch
  • Front-End Loader
  • Boots/Gloves/Safety Glasses
  • City Vehicle
  • 2-Way Radio

Work Conditions:

Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk.

Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; use math and mathematical reasoning; perform detailed work, multiple tasks; work with constant interruptions; and interact with staff and the public.

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