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MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN CREW LEADER
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for supervising a number of skilled, semi-skilled, and relatively unskilled workers in electrical maintenance and repair work. Employees in this class supervise and perform any task associated with electrical maintenance and repair. Incumbents assign staff, plan and lay out work, provide instructions, and inspect work. The nature of the work will require employees in this class to operate motor vehicles and power driven equipment. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Oversees and participates in the repair, maintenance and installation of electrical systems and equipment, such as power distribution and auxiliary power distribution equipment, wiring switches, motors, controls, heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment, and fixtures and lighting equipment in keeping with applicable standards and codes.
Supervises and plans the work for subordinate maintenance crews of skilled, semi-skilled, and relatively unskilled employees.
Determines material and labor requirements and may requisition needed materials and supplies.
Prepares, as needed, sketches or directions concerning work to be performed.
Assigns staff to project and provides instructions or plans and interprets same when needed.
Inspects work in progress and upon completion to ensure quantity and efficiency of work.
Fulfills reporting requirements relating to schedules, project status, assigned staff, and material used.
Will evaluate work performance of subordinate employees.
May ensure subordinate staff is properly trained in, and enforce, all safety procedures, standard operating procedures, policies and industrial standard practices.
May ensure technical training of subordinate staff.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and applicable codes, and equipment used in installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment.
Thorough knowledge of practices, techniques, and electrical theory associated with the electrical trade.
Skill in the use of a variety of hand and powered tools and motorized equipment.
Ability to supervise others in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to plan and lay out electrical work.
Ability to read and interpret plans, diagrams, and specifications.
Ability to use a variety of tools and test equipment used in electrical work.
Ability to use a personal computer and associated office and electrical software.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Ability to perform moderate to heavy labor.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
Two (2) years of non-competitive class service as a Maintenance Electrician.
Six (6) years of work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment which must have included laying out of work and diagnosis of malfunctions.
2 years of the required experience may be fulfilled by either a baccalaureate degree or higher in electronic or electrical engineering technology or engineering or other technical curriculum which relates to electrical construction or maintenance or repair of electronic equipment from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees, or 4 years of technical or apprentice training in the same fields.
SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT
Depending upon area of assignment, possession of a valid New York State CDL with appropriate endorsements for the class of vehicle being operated.