City of Goodyear


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Job Description Summary

Position Open Until Filled
The primary function of this position is to perform installation, maintenance, modification, and repair of industrial electrical systems involving process-controlled industrial equipment. This is a journey-level industrial electrician position involving voltages up to 15kV. The position requires graduation from an electrician training and apprenticeship program. Much of the work is performed on or around large medium-voltage equipment such as pumps, blowers, fans, transformers, and other equipment. Shift work, weekends, holidays, standby duty, and call-back duty may be required.

The position requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with a two-year associate's degree, diploma or equivalent from a college; a minimum three years of experience in a related field; and a valid driver's license.

The ideal candidate will be able to perform a variety of skilled electrical maintenance and repair of water and wastewater equipment. The ideal candidate will have experience using Rockwell software and programming and perform general and preventative maintenance on electrical controls, instrumentation, and equipment associated with water and wastewater SCADA systems. Ability to read electrical prints, as-builts, and design drawings preferred.

At the City of Goodyear, you will be a part of an organization that values its employees as its greatest asset. You will become part of a dedicated team of professionals that are committed to build and maintain a highly engaged workforce. You will be challenged to learn and grow in an environment that values employee development and career-building. You will thrive in a culture of innovation.

We believe that successful employees are those that possess six core values:

Integrity - Initiative - Empathy - Optimism - Innovation - Adaptability

If these six values rank high on your list of personal attributes and you want to be a contributing member of Goodyear, then don't wait -- APPLY TODAY! EXAMINATION PROCESS
Only a limited number of the most highly qualified applicants meeting the City's requirements will be invited for an interview. Examination process for this position will include:

Panel Interview


  • Formal Education/Knowledge: Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with a two-year associate's degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, business, vocational, or correspondence school. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training.
  • Experience: Minimum two years of experience in a related field.
  • Certifications and Other Requirements: Valid Driver's License
  • Reading: Advanced - Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Math: Intermediate - Ability to deal with a system of real numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Writing: Intermediate - Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Managerial: Semi-complex - Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, or temporary employees.
  • Policy/Decision Making: Significant - The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. There is a choice of the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. More complex work as well as decisions with more significant impacts may be reviewed prior to being finalized.
  • Technical Skills: Broad Application - Work requires advanced skills and knowledge in approaches and systems, which affect the design and implementation of programs, solutions for complex issues, and/or processes. Independent judgment and decision-making abilities may be necessary to apply technical skills effectively.
  • Interpersonal/Human Relations Skills: Moderate - In addition to the sharing of information, interactions at this level may also include providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies/procedures. In many of the interactions, contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas.
Essential Functions
  • Performs installation, maintenance, and repair of medium voltage equipment, booster stations, motors, and related control equipment.
  • Designs and plans layouts for energy management systems, equipment, electrical fixtures, and control equipment.
  • Performs installation, maintenance, repair and trouble-shooting of low-voltage 3-phase equipment, switchgear and other electrical systems and components.
  • Locates, plans, and carries out repair of system and component failures.
  • Prepares installation and repair cost estimates; Orders and purchases required supplies and materials;
  • Troubleshoots/maintains equipment that is Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) controlled;
  • Prepares and maintains work records, including work orders, maintenance and repair logs, vehicle inspection forms, daily work logs, compliance reports and other documentation.
  • Inspects, tests, and evaluates incoming supplies, materials and equipment; monitors inventory levels of spare equipment; orders and purchases required supplies and materials.
  • Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety.
12 Month Objectives

Within three (3) months
  • Become familiar with City, Department, and Division Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Become familiar with the location of all Public Works Water and Wastewater Facilities.
  • Complete the onboarding checklist with the supervisor.
  • Become familiar with the GoCanvas App and Lucity Software for entering safety and work order information.
Within six (6) months
  • Participate in “stand by” rotation.
  • Provide an “on-hand” spare parts list and update the spare parts inventory.
  • Account for 50% of your time using the work order system.
  • Perform/complete annual Motor control center (MCC), and Variable frequently drives (VFD) preventative maintenance work orders at 20 facilities as outlined in the Preventive Maintenance schedule.
Within one (1) year
  • Develop a spare parts inventory for all critical electrical equipment.
  • Make recommendations for equipment replacements at every facility.
  • Develop Power down/Power up Standard Operation Procedures (SOP's) for 5 facilities.

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