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JEA Electrical Technician in Jacksonville, Florida

Under general supervision, installs, maintains and repairs electrical apparatus and electrical/electronic components of power plant machinery and equipment. Job requires general knowledge of concepts, techniques, practices, procedures, rules and regulations associated with electrical/electronic components and apparatus of power plant machinery and equipment sufficient to perform a range of varied, non-routine skilled craft activities. Procedures are established and a number of specific guidelines are available, requiring judgment in locating and selecting the most appropriate methods, techniques and procedures to apply to specific cases. Solves routine or recurring problems and identifies and suggests solutions to more complex problems. Work is reviewed upon completion for technical accuracy and compliance with instructions or established procedures. Regular contact with coworkers and individuals in other work groups is required to obtain, clarify or provide facts or information and solve problems. May be required to work in a maintenance planning capacity on a rotational basis. Ability to support plant operations as needed and to perform work in which qualified. * Monitors, provides technical training and inspects the work of others. * Installs, maintains and repairs electrical rotating equipment, controls and switchgear, wiring raceways and devices, and heating/ventilation/air conditioning equipment. * Maintains and repairs test equipment, batteries, performs specialized electrical tests and completes written reports. * Performs inventory and stocking functions. * Operates plant support equipment, standard office equipment, uses required software applications etc. * Inspects polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) filled equipment for leaks. * Maintains work area, tools and equipment in safe and proper working condition. * Operates heavy equipment and vehicles, including bucket, dump and flatbed trucks with gross vehicle weight ratings of 26,000 pounds or more and towing vehicles with gross weight ratings of 10,000 pounds or less. * Ensures compliance with all environmental operating permit conditions. * Complies with safety rules and regulations and employs safe work practices. * Conducts safety meetings and ensures that safety rules are enforced, safe work practices are encouraged and unsafe conditions and behaviors are corrected. * Issues safety clearances for maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment and systems. * Operates switches and uses tools to places electrical equipment such as busses and breakers in and out of service and to test breakers. * Develops and maintains work packages for the preventive maintenance programs. * Receives, codes, reviews and process new plant work orders using established planning guidelines. * Initiates, prepares and processes documents to generate purchase requisitions and field orders for non stock material purchases. * Follows up with vendors on materials requested but not received. * Researches stock items to provide adequate manufacturers part information in inventory management system. * Resolves recurring inventory problems and discrepancies, such as obsolete vendor part numbers, in conjunction with Inventory Control and Procurement personnel. * Performs other job-related work as assigned.

High school diploma or equivalent and a four (4) year combination of training and experience in maintaining an industrial facility i.e. power plant, pulp and paper mill, brewery plant, chemical plant, auto assembly plant, military installation or similar type facility in an electrical maintenance capacity.


High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of State of the Florida Electrical Technician/Electrician (Powerhouse) Apprenticeship program per certificate issued from the State of Florida Department of Labor containing a unique certificate number.

A valid driver’s license is required prior to employment and must be maintained during employment in this classification.

A valid Class “B Commercial Driver’s License as accepted in the state of Florida may be required to be obtained and maintained during employment in this classification.

This position requires that employees be in compliance with JEA procedure ES A0200 A0101 RS 628 Screening Personnel Risk Assessments (pre-hire for “FACTA” designations; pre-hire and recurring for “CIP” designations).

Job: *Skilled Craft

Organization: *JEA

Title: Electrical Technician

Location: FL-Jacksonville

Requisition ID: 11524