FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting applications until closing at 5:00 pm, September 3, 2020
IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the Regular and full-time position of Electric Pre-Apprentice in the Electric Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 6:00 am – 3:30 pm; a flex schedule may be available.
The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.
The City of Roseville (COR) incorporates the following Core Competencies as part of the City’s culture:
Focus on people: Develop and deliver service-oriented solutions that meet or exceed expectations.
Build trust: Ensure honesty and integrity to gain confidence and support of others.
Ensure accountability: Take responsibility for the outcomes of one’s own work and foster a sense of ownership in others.
Communicate effectively: Deliver clear, concise messages and actively listen to ideas and questions.
Collaborate inclusively: Build effective working partnerships, alliances, and teams.
Make quality decisions: Make sound, timely decisions and recommendations.
Be adaptable/agile: Change approach or methods to best fit the situation and effectively balance competing priorities.
To learn to perform semi-skilled and skilled labor in support of the construction, maintenance, and repair of underground and overhead electrical transmission and distribution lines; and to operate construction equipment as required.
This is the first level in the Apprentice series. Positions in this class typically have minimal directly related work experience and work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. It is distinguished from the Electric Apprentice Line Technician in that the latter has completed the two week Pre-Apprentice school and is continuing to learn the full scope of work.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives immediate supervision from an assigned supervisor.
Receives technical and functional supervision from a Senior Electric Line Technician; may receive technical supervision from an Electric Line Technician as appropriate.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provide materials, tools and equipment for the construction and maintenance of underground and overhead electrical transmission, distribution, fiber optic lines, substations, metering and warehouse.
Assist and support line crews in construction and maintenance of distribution equipment.
Learn to perform the duties of an Electric Line Technician.
Successfully attend and complete a two (2) week Pre-Apprentice climbing and material identification school.
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
Perform related duties as assigned
Elementary principles of electricity.
Common construction tools.
Safe work practices.
Successfully attend and complete a two (2) week Pre-Apprentice school that includes climbing thirty-five (35) foot poles, mechanical ability, rigging, tool and material identification and their usage.
Successfully learn to operate various types of equipment used in the electric utility industry such as line trucks, backhoes and cable pullers.
On a continuous basis, know and understand operations, and observe safety rules; intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember equipment location; and explain jobs to others.
Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; reach, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when repairing or installing equipment; perform simple pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; visually differentiate between colors used for electrical wire coding; see and hear equipment operations and alarm sounds; work in dust, noise and fumes; work on slippery or uneven surfaces; work in underground vaults or enclosed substations and lift or carry weight of 50 pounds or less.
Learn to identify basic system malfunctions.
Learn to work with electrical energy and machinery with moving parts.
Perform work for training purposes a considerable distance above the ground among de-energized high tension lines while attending the Pre-Apprentice climbing and materials identification school.
Prepare and maintain simple records of activities.
Appropriately stock and load trucks with needed supplies on a daily basis; wash and clean trucks.
Work assigned shift schedules; be available for call-back and on-call assignment.
Work unusual and prolonged work schedules during emergencies, seasonally-caused circumstances in varying weather and temperature conditions.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
One year of construction experience is desired. Electric utility experience is preferred.
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.
Possession of a valid California class A driver’s license within six (6) months of date of appointment.
Possession of First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificates within six (6) months of date of appointment.
Internal Number: 20.014
About Roseville Electric - City of Roseville
The City of Roseville’s Electric Utility offers highly competitive salaries and benefits. The City of Roseville, population 145,000, is located approximately 16 miles east of Sacramento, California. We are a full service city, providing award winning and highly reliable electric, water, wastewater and solid waste utility services to our residents and businesses. Roseville’s Electric Utility operates and maintains two natural gas fired power plants, 16 substations, and over 800 miles of overhead and underground electrical lines.