PW Industrial Electrician

at City of Boise
Location Boise, ID
Date Posted August 3, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Performs skilled electrical installation, alteration, inspection, and maintenance of complex industrial and all-purpose electrical systems in support of public works utilities. Completes in-depth and timely troubleshooting and repairs of all industrial related equipment. Provides general facility maintenance activities to equipment and fixtures in other city owned facilities as needed. Trains workers in electrical safety and maintains a clean and safe working environment. Works with a great deal of independence under general supervision.
Performs Journey-level electrical work on industrial and commercial machinery troubleshooting, conducting repairs, installation and maintenance of electrical systems including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), motor control cabinets, Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems, generator back-up systems, motors, panels, switchgear and related electrical components throughout wastewater facilities and other public works utilities. Anticipates impact of equipment failure or takes specific components off-line and devises workarounds as appropriate. Accepts assignments in the form of verbal and written orders that may be accompanied by sketches, diagrams or blueprints. (50%)

Performs maintenance on all electrical systems and equipment within the industrial wastewater treatment plant facilities and other utilities. Assists with preventive maintenance procedures on instrumentation equipment. Gathers equipment information and assists with development of preventative maintenance procedures. (20%)

Inspects equipment for repair and replacement needs. Assists in material and equipment selection for supply and inventory levels. Creates, updates and archives electrical prints and schematics. Records labor times, service intervals and equipment replacement through a computerized asset management program and creates reports on current industry trends. Participates in weekly safety meetings and training classes. (10%)

Performs industrial, commercial, and standard electrical installations, repairs and maintenance to other city owned facilities and equipment outside of Public Works utilities. (10%)

Assists mechanics with the maintenance and repair of wastewater valves, pumps and other process equipment and facilities. Leads and trains registered electrical apprentices on general assignments, proper electrical installations and safety procedures. (10%)

Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Total Percentage = 100%